Band of the Day: Divine Chaos

We've come across the noise merchants of Divine Chaos before - in 2015 and 2017. It's about time we caught up with them again and found out what they're up to now! Simple things first – where are you guys from? Originally Slough but now we live all over the country. How did you meet? … Continue reading Band of the Day: Divine Chaos

Gig Review: Badger Fest 2018 (Rebellion Bar, Manchester)

Due to the roaring success of the first Badger Fest hosted last year at Manchester’s Star and Garter we see the event return for its anticipated sequel, this year hosted at the Rebellion Bar. It isn’t hard to see that over the past few years we have seen a rise in local events here in … Continue reading Gig Review: Badger Fest 2018 (Rebellion Bar, Manchester)

Amplified 2017 Interview: Divine Chaos

It's an absolute pleasure to finish off my weekend at Amplified with what I'd consider to be one of the best thrash bands of this decade, Divine Chaos. With Jack Daniels being passed around and an unmatched energy in their blood, nothing can possibly go wrong... What time did you guys arrive here? I'm not … Continue reading Amplified 2017 Interview: Divine Chaos

Frank Fest – New Hall, Tiverton (7th & 8th April 2017)

Review by Mike Spencer-Futter Music festivals. The British Summer is filled with different festivals for different genres. The issue I have with them? Price. Sure, you get to see a high number of bands that you may or may not have heard of, but when those festivals can cost anywhere between £146 all the way … Continue reading Frank Fest – New Hall, Tiverton (7th & 8th April 2017)

Bloodstock 2016 – Sunday (Sean’s view)

After another night of rock ‘n' roll excesses and a morning of BBQ’d pork products (and cups of tea and coffee), the final day of heavy metal mania at Bloodstock 2016 lay ahead. The first band I caught was Ronnie James Dio stage openers Ghost Bath (7). I only saw the end of their set … Continue reading Bloodstock 2016 – Sunday (Sean’s view)

Bloodstock 2016 – Sunday (Ross’s view)

Harsh, screeching vocals are Visions of Disfigurement’s way to introduce themselves to everyone. Describing themselves as “slamming death metal”, they certainly have…colourful lyrics. Just one listen of “Fecaluria” will ensure that you’ll never forget some of the images they conjure up. Drums come at a breakneck pace and work well in tandem with the down … Continue reading Bloodstock 2016 – Sunday (Ross’s view)