Sean’s Bloodstock 2017 review: Friday

After the long journey from Glasgow to Bloodstock the previous night, the first full day of non-stop heavy metal mania couldn’t come quick enough. Endeavour (7) was the first band I caught on the Sophie Lancaster stage. They performed their complex and varied music both tightly and heavily. The audio quality in the tent got … Continue reading Sean’s Bloodstock 2017 review: Friday

Bloodstock Day 1: “Vikings, Crowd surfers and Fire”

The masses awoke to what would prove to be a rather varied day, not only weather wise but also musically. Whilst there was some rain that did appear today, this did nothing to deter the hordes that had gathered to witness today's happenings. Having the non-enviable task of opening the Ronnie James Dio for the … Continue reading Bloodstock Day 1: “Vikings, Crowd surfers and Fire”

Video Roundup: Saint Apache, Ate Bit, Blind Guardian, Paradise Lost, Betraying the Martyrs, Roxin’ Palace

A quick blast of half a dozen new and recent released to get your eyeballs and earholes into... Saint Apache - "The Story Doesn't End Here" Fiery UK unit, Saint Apache, drop their mesmerising new EP Wolf Machine on Friday 21st July. The raucous crew have also just premiered the video for "The Story Doesn't … Continue reading Video Roundup: Saint Apache, Ate Bit, Blind Guardian, Paradise Lost, Betraying the Martyrs, Roxin’ Palace

Friday Video Roundup: Aborted, King King, Blind Guardian, Statues, Tuesday The Sky

Let's kick the weekend off in style with 5 of the best new videos released either today or in the past few days! Aborted Belgian death metallers Aborted have today released a video for a brand new track "Fallacious Crescendo". The track taken from their forthcoming EP titled Bathos, is available to listen to below: … Continue reading Friday Video Roundup: Aborted, King King, Blind Guardian, Statues, Tuesday The Sky

Interview – Marcus Siepen of Blind Guardian

Mel got to pop backstage before the band's recent Glasgow show and have an enjoyable chat with the Blind Guardian's guitarist, Marcus Siepen. Tonight is the first night of this Blind Guardian UK tour, how are you feeling about it? We started three days ago, we played in Saarbrücken, Germany, and then we played another … Continue reading Interview – Marcus Siepen of Blind Guardian

Review: Blind Guardian / Gloryhammer 17/05/2016 -QMU Glasgow

I'll start with this... If you are a power metal fan, it is a rule of thumb to love Blind Guardian, so obviously as a power metal fan Blind Guardian count amongst one of my favourite bands. The last time I had seen them in London (May 2015) Hansi had promised Blind Guardian would be … Continue reading Review: Blind Guardian / Gloryhammer 17/05/2016 -QMU Glasgow