Album Review: Empire Warning – Unite & Die

We've encountered Empire Warning a couple of times. Band of the Day back in 2018, in the runup to Bloodstock and we chatted to them at last year's event as well. Winning London's Metal 2 the Masses was no mean feat, being as it is the largest (by far) of the regions. Unite & Die … Continue reading Album Review: Empire Warning – Unite & Die

Bloodstock 2019: Mosh’s View

I'm the Big Bad Editor in Chief and I've been remiss in not doing my Bloodstock review as yet... Time to address that! Everyone else has already done lengthy bits about bands so I'll try not to focus on them, and instead bang on about what a great event it was. As usual! There are … Continue reading Bloodstock 2019: Mosh’s View

#RoadToBOA2019 – Empire Warning

It’s that time of year again, when in the run-up to Bloodstock we endeavour to interview every band gracing the Sophie Lancaster, New Blood and Jägermeister stages from 8th – 11th August 2019. This means you’ve got a chance to read up on all your favourite bands set to play over the weekend and decide … Continue reading #RoadToBOA2019 – Empire Warning

Gig Report: M2TM London Grand Final – 6 July 2019

After a mammoth eight months of heats, it was finally time for the moment the London underground metal scene had been waiting for - the Metal 2 The Masses London Grand Final. There was a brilliant turn-out of fans at Nambucca in North London, eager to support the bands and their local scene. It all … Continue reading Gig Report: M2TM London Grand Final – 6 July 2019

Report: Metal 2 the Masses Semi-Final 2 – The Big Red, London (21st June 2019)

Metal 2 The Masses London returned to The Big Red on Friday for the second and final Semi Final round, featuring: Empire Warning (metal), Mountain Caller (prog / post-metal / stoner / doom), Oldblood (doom / stoner / post-metal), Orbital Junction (rock), Salvation Jayne (alt-rock) and YGODEH (synth / prog / doom). Unfortunately due to … Continue reading Report: Metal 2 the Masses Semi-Final 2 – The Big Red, London (21st June 2019)

Metal 2 the Masses London – Quinter Final 5 (26th May 2019)

Metal 2 The Masses London returned to The Big Red on Sunday for the fifth and final Quinter Final round, featuring: Detoxen (thrash metal),  Empire Warning (metal), Enquire Within (heavy rock / metal), Enterfire (melodic metal with thrash influences), Mountain Caller (prog / stoner / doom), Winter’s Edge (symphonic power metal) and Seven Main Sins … Continue reading Metal 2 the Masses London – Quinter Final 5 (26th May 2019)