Tour News: Alter Bridge (inc new album!) with Shinedown + Silverdust / Delain / Thrice + Refused

It's festival season so as people start to float (literally) into Download the upcoming tour announcements are being made... Alter Bridge This one leaked yesterday via some cockup on Twitter apparently, but the official announcement is now out: Alter Bridge are back at the end of 2019, bringing a new album with them! Oh, and … Continue reading Tour News: Alter Bridge (inc new album!) with Shinedown + Silverdust / Delain / Thrice + Refused

Album Review: Delain – Hunter’s Moon

It's been a while since I listened to anything by Delain, so when this one dropped through our virtual letterbox I was quite keen to give it a listen. Hunter's Moon is the final part of a trilogy begun with Lunar Prelude and then the Moonbathers album. Hunter's Moon is only four new tracks - so essentially an EP's worth … Continue reading Album Review: Delain – Hunter’s Moon

Festival Review: Tons of Rock 2017 – Day Three

Katie's review of this year's Tons of Rock is, like the festival itself, massive - so we're splitting it into three bite-size chunks. Even then, they're still bite-size to a large, scary Viking. Here's the third serving, covering June 23rd at Fredrikstern Fortress, Halden, Norway. Missed Part One? Clickety-here, while Part Two is also now available. … Continue reading Festival Review: Tons of Rock 2017 – Day Three

Delain / Evergrey / Kobra and the Lotus – Classic Grand, Glasgow (9th November 2016)

Symphonic/Melodic/Progressive live shows are always a special experience and tonight was no exception. After missing out on seeing Delain the past few times they've been here, I finally got the chance to see them in concert... Opening the show with their catchy riffs were Canadian rockers, Kobra and the Lotus(6). With good energy and interaction with the … Continue reading Delain / Evergrey / Kobra and the Lotus – Classic Grand, Glasgow (9th November 2016)

Album News: Delain, Harringtones, Blink 182, To Cast A Shadow

Another round-up in the hectic world of album news! No way is rock/metal dead with this much new stuff coming out all the time... Delain The Dutch wonders have just announced their fifth studio album with a release date of August 26th. The band have this to say about Moonbathers: We have never had so many … Continue reading Album News: Delain, Harringtones, Blink 182, To Cast A Shadow

Delain announce UK dates for November

Delain have just announced they return to the UK and Ireland in November 2016 to support the upcoming album release scheduled for the summer 2016! As well as an appearance at Download, make sure to catch the band and their energetic live shows on the following dates. Support comes from Evergrey and Kobra and the … Continue reading Delain announce UK dates for November