Review: Crossfaith – Wipeout

Wipeout is the third in a series of EPs Crossfaith have brought us since 2016's New Age Warriors. While the reappearing narrative of the future dominates the record, Wipeout sees the band stray only slightly from their melting pot of electronica, hardcore, nu metal and metalcore. When this arrived in my mailbox, I was convinced we … Continue reading Review: Crossfaith – Wipeout

Interview: Kenta Koie of Crossfaith

Kenta Koie is the lead vocalist for Japanese band Crossfaith, known worldwide for their intense performances and unconventional mixing of metal with other genres. I had a sit down with Kenta at Slam Dunk North in Leeds and we talked about the very early days of Crossfaith, the Japanese metal scene and I also got … Continue reading Interview: Kenta Koie of Crossfaith

Review: Slam Dunk 2017 – Midlands and North

This mammoth review from Pit Troll really reflects the size of Slam Dunk and it's amazing how they can shift this many bands around in three days! Apologies for the lack of photos, but we just didn't have a shutterbug free over that weekend - Mosh I very much enjoyed last year’s Slam Dunk Festival. … Continue reading Review: Slam Dunk 2017 – Midlands and North

Crossfaith – King Tuts, Glasgow (28th March 2016)

Before this gig was announced, the last time I had the pleasure of seeing Crossfaith live was at Download Festival 2014. At the time I had no idea who they were and actually had them mixed up with another band called “BattleCross”. They were the second band to play on the hallowed grounds of Donington … Continue reading Crossfaith – King Tuts, Glasgow (28th March 2016)

Crossfaith / The One Hundred / Counting Days – The Haunt, Brighton (18th March 2016)

Prior to this gig I didn't listen to a lot of the music of the bands on the lineup as a part of a new reviewing tactic. However I had an idea of what was to come - an evening of head-crushing, double-peddling, wall-of-deathing splendour. There was all of this in spades! First on the … Continue reading Crossfaith / The One Hundred / Counting Days – The Haunt, Brighton (18th March 2016)

Skindred / Crossfaith / (hed)p.e. / Yashin – Glasgow 02 ABC – 10/11/15

Having got to the ABC nice and early I was well organised and blessed enough to catch all 4 bands. First up were Glaswegian metalheads, Yashin who were more than eager to please there home town crowd, opening up with the very befitting "Runaway Train" from their 2012 album We Created A Monster Second song in and … Continue reading Skindred / Crossfaith / (hed)p.e. / Yashin – Glasgow 02 ABC – 10/11/15