We’ll Be There: Rock the Coast Festival (14th-15th June)

It’s that time of year when we are all getting excited about the festival announcements for Download, Bloodstock and many of the others based here in the UK. I have a different plan, while many of you are packing your waterproofs and heading for Download, I will be breaking out my pasty legs in the … Continue reading We’ll Be There: Rock the Coast Festival (14th-15th June)

Herod Release New Video For “Fork Tongue” Featuring Bill Steer (Carcass)

Herod have arisen from the ever- prosperous Swiss music scene. Throughout their young 4 years of presence, they have already shared the stage with such acts as Gojira, Crowbar, The Ocean, Carcass, Obituary, Napalm Death and Voivod – attesting their repute as the bus boy’s of King Herod, serving up whole sides of rare riffs, … Continue reading Herod Release New Video For “Fork Tongue” Featuring Bill Steer (Carcass)

2017 Crew Review: Max Southall, News Editor

I love going to gigs, reviewing music and interviewing bands all year round but perhaps my favourite part of doing all this is putting together the end of year review and the hours of thought and drafting that went into it makes me just as excited for next year. I kinda went off on this … Continue reading 2017 Crew Review: Max Southall, News Editor

2017 Crew Review – Beze, writer/reviewer

I'll stick to my trademark short and sweet (mmm...) style, but for me 2017 has been just that - short (must be an age thing) and sweet in terms of some great releases and gigs to tempt even the most ancient of hermits from their caves... Best New Album: Memoriam - For The Fallen. Following … Continue reading 2017 Crew Review – Beze, writer/reviewer

Heavy Scotland returns for 2018 – first bands announced

Heavy Scotland will return with a bang in 2018 with a new date, extending the festival to three days from Friday 31 August to Sunday 02 September, returning to Edinburgh's Corn Exchange. Exclusively playing in Scotland in 2018 are: metal legends Carcass, thrash titans Gama Bomb, Brazilians Nervosa and local favourites Perpetua. Purchase tickets from: … Continue reading Heavy Scotland returns for 2018 – first bands announced

Gig Review: Inferno Festival 2017 Day 2

One of the best things about Inferno is the official festival hotel. This year everyone from fans to bands were staying in the Scandic St Olav’s Plass, and the hotel had made a fantastic effort for the festival with flaming torches at the entrance, and personalised Inferno drink and food menus. During the day there … Continue reading Gig Review: Inferno Festival 2017 Day 2