Festival Review: Bloodstock 2019 Day 2 – Ross’ View

With showers over the course of the weekend so far, mud has made an appearance despite not being listed on the line-up. Another repeat of figuring our plan of action between Mosh, Sean and I sees me back out amongst the bands before a retreat later to interview them. Krysthla have the honour of opening … Continue reading Festival Review: Bloodstock 2019 Day 2 – Ross’ View

MetalDays 2018: Days 3-4

With the main stage and second stage both kicking off on the Monday, I spent a fair bit of time getting a proper feel for Metal Days and surprisingly little watching bands! The already busy venue was obviously filling up even more, and the atmosphere got even better. It's impressive that some people had, by … Continue reading MetalDays 2018: Days 3-4

2014 Year In Review: Top albums – Mosh

Just realised that I hadn't added my own thoughts to the top tunes of the year, so here we go... and it's not going to be easy. I'm tempted to include albums I encountered this year as well as those released since January 1st but that would be cheating! So albums and EPs released this … Continue reading 2014 Year In Review: Top albums – Mosh

100-Word Review: Dust Bolt – Awake The Riot

Yet another from the "catch up" pile, Awake The Riot popped up on my mp3 player while I was working in the garden this afternoon. I just had to get a review done when I got in - it's brilliant... and also already available so you don't even need to wait to buy your own copy! … Continue reading 100-Word Review: Dust Bolt – Awake The Riot

New Band of the Day: Dust Bolt

More random digging around on YouTube brought this new band to light. Dust Bolt are signed to Napalm Records and have one album out - Violent Demolition - released in 2012. Imagine a classic Bay Area thrash act, only with German accents, and you have Dust Bolt. Fast, heavy, lyrics about killing things, shouty bits, the … Continue reading New Band of the Day: Dust Bolt