Gig Review: HRH Metal Day 2

The sun rose over the O2 Academy in Birmigham and once more the doors were flung open for the final day of the third rendition of HRH Metal. Having been a fantastic day yesterday, expectations were high with a buzz amongst the audience that they were in for a fantastic day of great music and … Continue reading Gig Review: HRH Metal Day 2

Gig Review: Decapitated / Dyscarnate / Baest – Manchester Academy 3 (12th February 2019)

Decapitated have always had a special place in my metal sphere. They were one of the first bands I photographed properly with a DSLR and they also released, in my opinion, one of their best albums in 2017. Having only caught a small amount of them at Bloodstock 2017, I was highly looking forward to … Continue reading Gig Review: Decapitated / Dyscarnate / Baest – Manchester Academy 3 (12th February 2019)

Heavy Scotland announce four more phenomenal bands

Edinburgh's Corn Exchange, hosting the annual Heavy Scotland festival, is going to go off from the 31st of August to the 2nd of September. Already boasting a strong lineup for the 2018 incarnation of the event with Carcass, Nervosa, Hate, Sisters Of Suffocation and others on the lineup, four more phenomenal bands have been added … Continue reading Heavy Scotland announce four more phenomenal bands

Decapitated – all charges dropped, headline slot at Mammothfest announced

Yesterday, via facebook, Decapitated announced that all of last year's rape charges against them were dropped. In a lengthy statement, reproduced below, the band went into detail regarding their ordeal and the stresses put on them by the charges and incarceration. As ever, we make no judgement or comment on the actual case details, but … Continue reading Decapitated – all charges dropped, headline slot at Mammothfest announced

Charges against all Decapitated members dropped by Spokane County Prosecutors

Please note, this is still a developing story and details are still emerging. We will endeavour to keep you all updated as further details become available. Spokane County Prosecutors have decided to drop the rape and kidnapping charges held against the four members of the Polish death metal band Decapitated. As we reported last year, … Continue reading Charges against all Decapitated members dropped by Spokane County Prosecutors

2017 Crew Review – James “Jimmy” Costin, Senior Editor

As is customary at this time of year, we like to put together a “year in review” from the perspective of each team member, or at least as many of the crew as we can. This time around it’s the year from the point of view of our Senior Editor/Accreditation Editor –  James Costin… It’s … Continue reading 2017 Crew Review – James “Jimmy” Costin, Senior Editor