Gig Review: SikTh / Devil Sold His Soul / Press To MECO – Concorde 2, Brighton (7th December 2017)

Tonight's line-up is another one of those weirdly put-together bills with bands coming from various sectors of the rock and metal stratosphere. It's show number five on this tour where SikTh are revisiting 2005's, genre-defining Death Of A Dead Day. Such is the reverence and acclaim that the record holds, the place begins to fill slowly … Continue reading Gig Review: SikTh / Devil Sold His Soul / Press To MECO – Concorde 2, Brighton (7th December 2017)

Tour News: King Parrot, The Heretic Order, Devil Sold His Soul, Press To MECO, Eva Plays Dead, Beth Hart

The hype of Machine Head's return to the UK has most certainly not worn off but there's no reason we can't all get excited for a couple more shows in the coming months. Check out the varied bunch below. King Parrot And what a way to begin. In an effort to reschedule the shows they … Continue reading Tour News: King Parrot, The Heretic Order, Devil Sold His Soul, Press To MECO, Eva Plays Dead, Beth Hart

Devil Sold His Soul release single – proceeds to Martlets Hospice

Ambient metallers Devil Sold His Soul today release new single "The Reckoning" via Basick Records with all proceeds going to Martlets Hospice. You can grab the track on bandcamp and it's embedded below for you to have a listen to before you inevitably decide to part with your cash in aid of a great cause. … Continue reading Devil Sold His Soul release single – proceeds to Martlets Hospice

Jägermeister Tour – local support announced

Six dates, five quid entry, four bands each night. I don't think you can beat that for value. The Jägermeister sponsored tour features Ghost, Gojira and The Defiled each night plus one "local" support on each date. Those dates, details and bands listed below: Monday 18th March – Sheffield O2 Academy (Heights) Tuesday 19th March – … Continue reading Jägermeister Tour – local support announced

Year in Review – Gigs (and which were the best?)

Well, December is almost over and it's time to dig through the reviews and see what I reckoned was the live musical high-point of the year. And it's bloody hard, believe me. If you just want to skip down to the bit where I try to make my mind up, scroll down until you see … Continue reading Year in Review – Gigs (and which were the best?)

Metal Hammer Razor Tour II, Glasgow Cathouse

[Pics of three of the bands on Flickr via these links: Devil Sold His Soul / Heights / Heart of a Coward] Four bands, eight quid, beer for £2 a pint and t-shirts at a tenner. Can't turn that kind of an offer down. Especially when one of them is Heights. As ever, I managed … Continue reading Metal Hammer Razor Tour II, Glasgow Cathouse