Festival Review: Inferno Norway 2018 Day 2

One of my favourite things about Inferno Festival is the associated conference which sees movie screenings, guitar/drum clinics and various discussions on different aspects of the music industry. On day two I was off to the hotel cinema, beer in hand to watch RocKabul. RocKabul is a documentary about Afghanistan's first metal band, District Unknown, … Continue reading Festival Review: Inferno Norway 2018 Day 2

Bloodstock 2018 adds three more big names

As we creep through October, Bloodstock is very excited to announce three more bands for 2018! Joining Friday’s bill in the Ronnie James Dio main stage special guest slot are black metal legends, Emperor in a UK exclusive appearance. Frontman Ihsahn tells us that they’ll be performing a special set based around one of their … Continue reading Bloodstock 2018 adds three more big names

Classic Covers: Hellfest All-Stars – Walk This Way

Gibson have shared the All-Stars cover of Aeromith’s "Walk This Way", filmed on the Gibson bus at this year’s Hellfest in France. Featuring members of Shvpes, In Flames, Inglorious and Chuck D of Public Enemy/Prophets Of Rage, the names of the genre put down an exquisite cover of the 1975 classic. This year’s Hellfest took … Continue reading Classic Covers: Hellfest All-Stars – Walk This Way

Emperor to headline 2018 Inferno Festival

Twenty years ago: “O'Nightspirit! I am at one with thee. I am the eternal power. I am the Emperor!”. These are the words from the opening track “Alsvartr (The Oath)” from Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk – and they can make your skin crawl. So it will when the mighty Emperor return to Inferno … Continue reading Emperor to headline 2018 Inferno Festival

Festival Review: Tons of Rock 2017 – Day Two

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 second portion, covering June 23rd at Fredrikstern Fortress, Halden, Norway. Missed Part One? Clickety-here. Day Two Thursday had been perfect weather … Continue reading Festival Review: Tons of Rock 2017 – Day Two