Mercury Circle (feat. members of Children of Bodom & Swallow The Sun) share new music video and album details

Following their critically acclaimed The Dawn Of Vitriol EP (2020), Mercury Circle have shared a brand new song from their upcoming and highly anticipated debut album, Killing Moons, which is slated for release on October 8, 2021 via Noble Demon. Born as a brainchild in 2018 by Iconcrash's and Swallow The Sun’s Jaani Peuhu, and … Continue reading Mercury Circle (feat. members of Children of Bodom & Swallow The Sun) share new music video and album details

Alexi Laiho tribute video posted by members of Immortal Guardian, Helion Prime, Oceans of Slumber

The metal world was shocked and saddened earlier this week by the news of the passing of metal guitar legend, Children of Bodom's Alexi Laiho. As one of the most influential guitarists of his generation, the loss of his unquestionable impact is felt around the globe by metal musicians who he inspired. Members of Immortal … Continue reading Alexi Laiho tribute video posted by members of Immortal Guardian, Helion Prime, Oceans of Slumber

RIP Alexi Laiho (Children of Bodom): 1979-2020/1

It always hits home when someone whose music we appreciate passes on, and on a personal note it hits harder when they're around my age. It really makes you appreciate what you have and that you should make the most of it. Alexi Laiho did just that with his 41 years. As well as founding … Continue reading RIP Alexi Laiho (Children of Bodom): 1979-2020/1

Festival Review: Bloodstock 2019 Thu/Fri – Sean’s View

We've a lot of Bloodstock stuff to go up over the next few days. With a big group of us there as crew and punters, we managed to cover a fair whack. Here's Sean's take on the opening evening and the first full day. Thursday After a few weeks of our annual #RoadToBOA pre-festival interviews, … Continue reading Festival Review: Bloodstock 2019 Thu/Fri – Sean’s View

Album Review: Children of Bodom – Hexed

Children of Bodom are one of those bands who most people in the metal scene will have at least heard of. Being one of the most successful musical acts to come out of Finland in recent years with their classic album Follow the Reaper being certified gold in Finland, the band has a long history of delivering … Continue reading Album Review: Children of Bodom – Hexed

MetalDays 2018: Day 7 and wrap-up

By this stage you'll probably be sick of a list of bands so I'll just rattle through the handful I caught through a haze of Laško. On New Forces, Asylum Pyre and Copia both impressed, while main stage act Death Alley from The Netherlands didn't quite get the audience they deserved for their fuzzy hard rock. Two-man … Continue reading MetalDays 2018: Day 7 and wrap-up