Festival Review: Tons of Rock 2022 – Day 2

On the second day of Tons of Rock Festival it was still 26 degrees, so I started my day by heading to the Vampire Stage (the only tent stage) to watch Féleth. The band had won a competition to play the festival and did look noticeably younger than the other acts, but they were excellent … Continue reading Festival Review: Tons of Rock 2022 – Day 2

Black River (feat. members of Behemoth and Dimmu Borgir) unleash new album

Polish rock/metal/punk combo Black River – featuring Behemoth bass player Orion and Dimmu Borgir drummer Daray - have unleashed today, June 24th, their highly acclaimed new album Generation aXe via Crusader Records/Golden Robot Records, on CD and digital. Vinyl release will follow in early 2023. Generation aXe focuses on the band’s anger at what they … Continue reading Black River (feat. members of Behemoth and Dimmu Borgir) unleash new album

Batushka replace Dimmu Borgir on Bloodstock bill

Bloodstock is disappointed to announce that Dimmu Borgir are forced to cancel their appearance at this weekend's festival due to circumstances beyond their control. Dimmu Borgir's statement reads as follows: Dimmu Borgir regrets to inform you that we have to cancel our appearance at this year´s Bloodstock due to illness.  The doctors have ordered full … Continue reading Batushka replace Dimmu Borgir on Bloodstock bill

2018 Crew Review: Jim Costin – Senior Editor

Is it really the end of 2018? This year has gone far too quickly for me and has been a little more challenging than others. Real life duties have sadly kept me from doing as much with the site but hopefully that will change soon. There have been some amazing shows I have been to … Continue reading 2018 Crew Review: Jim Costin – Senior Editor

Bloodstock announce four more bands for 2019

As the festive season descends upon us, Bloodstock come bearing gifts! Four more bands for 2019! Saturday’s special guest on the Ronnie James Dio main stage will be none other than thrash titans, Anthrax. The band are set to start work on a new studio album in 2019, so maybe we’ll get to hear something … Continue reading Bloodstock announce four more bands for 2019

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)