Gig Review: Corrosion of Conformity / Orange Goblin / Fireball Ministry / Black Moth – The Garage, Glasgow (1st November 2018)

It’s been 3 years since I last saw Black Moth and boy they have grown up plus the new album, Anatomical Venus, is simply stunning. The first four tracks all stem from the new opus and are tremendous live, the band kick this short but very powerful set off with “Istra” followed by the standout track for me “Moonbow” … Continue reading Gig Review: Corrosion of Conformity / Orange Goblin / Fireball Ministry / Black Moth – The Garage, Glasgow (1st November 2018)

Festival Review: Hellfest 2018 (22 – 24 June)

France’s soirée of festival season is Hellfest, based in the sleepy town of Clisson, which lies half an hour from Nantes in the Pays de la Loire region of the country, and this year is it’s 13th incarnation In the beginning, starting off more on the heavy side, it’s grown into one of the most … Continue reading Festival Review: Hellfest 2018 (22 – 24 June)

Live Review – Download Festival Saturday 9th June 2018

You have to love Download Festival, not only does it have a consistently great line up year after year, and it takes place in the spiritual home of rock at Donington, but they are forever striving to make this a better festival with everything from introducing a Co-op shop for the campsite, thinking consciously about … Continue reading Live Review – Download Festival Saturday 9th June 2018

Bloodstock 2016 – Brian’s View (with a bit of help from Stephen P)

Joining us down at Bloodstock were Brian and his brother-in-law who managed to help fill in a few other gaps in our coverage! Take it away, chaps - first up from Brian... Seed of Sorrow - Friday Bloodstock really does get a lot of things right, like drawing on the talent unearthed through Metal to … Continue reading Bloodstock 2016 – Brian’s View (with a bit of help from Stephen P)

Bloodstock 2016 – Friday (Ross’s view)

This is Ross's view of the Friday. Photos are by Will Tudor Photography and Bukavac Photography. For our overviews of the weekend, you'll want to check any of the following: Mosh / Ross / Sean / James / Zach (aged 11). As is obvious, we had a group of people down at Bloodstock this year (Brian … Continue reading Bloodstock 2016 – Friday (Ross’s view)

Bloodstock 2016 – Friday (Sean’s view)

This is Sean's view of the Friday. Photos are by Will Tudor Photography and Bukavac Photography. For our overviews of the weekend, you'll want to check any of the following: Mosh / Ross / Sean / James / Zach (aged 11). As is obvious, we had a group of people down at Bloodstock this year (Brian … Continue reading Bloodstock 2016 – Friday (Sean’s view)