Empyre to release live album in May ’24

Empyre will release their first live album on Friday 17th May. Pre-orders are open now, exclusively from www.empyre.co.uk. Channelling the essence of the legendary MTV Unplugged series, Live & Unplugged captures the emotion, energy and boldness of Empyre's music in its purest form. Guitars take centre stage, vocals soar, and the stripped-back arrangements allow the … Continue reading Empyre to release live album in May ’24

Festival Review: Steelhouse 2023 – Sunday

It’s a soggy start to Sunday. The sky is grey and the rain persists pretty much all day. But everyone on the mountain perseveres between staff, volunteers, bands, and perhaps most importantly, the patrons of the festival. Spirits are still high and people are raving about Those Damn Crows and Airbourne’s performances from the night … Continue reading Festival Review: Steelhouse 2023 – Sunday

Festival Review: Station 18 Festival – Hangar 18, Swansea (Day 3: 30th April 2023)

Final weather report. It’s wet. Much more representative Welsh Bank Holiday weekend weather but the temperature inside Hangar 18 is warm, and about to get warmer. We’ve covered the album release of South Wales deep sea lurkers King Kraken in depth, including their triumphant launch party at the end of January. Today, the quintet arrive … Continue reading Festival Review: Station 18 Festival – Hangar 18, Swansea (Day 3: 30th April 2023)

Gig Review: EMPYRE / Black Orchid Empire – KK’s Steel Mill, Wolverhampton (22nd April 2023)

What an amazing atmosphere for Saturday night with EMPYRE headlining KK’s Steelmill, taking the audience by storm with their new album Relentless. To start off the nights show, rock band Black Orchid Empire gave the audience a blast with bits from their new album, Tempus Veritas, and the song that stood out the most which was "The … Continue reading Gig Review: EMPYRE / Black Orchid Empire – KK’s Steel Mill, Wolverhampton (22nd April 2023)

Video Roundup: Black7 / Paria / Empyre / Plastic Barricades / Revaira / The Dark Side Of The Moon / Sortilège

Life has been getting in the way if me chucking too much stuff up on the website recently (thank you to all our other crew for writing review after review!), so here's an eclectic lucky seven of the recent video releases that have made their way into our mailbox recently. Black7 German heavy instrumental project … Continue reading Video Roundup: Black7 / Paria / Empyre / Plastic Barricades / Revaira / The Dark Side Of The Moon / Sortilège

Video Roundup: Those Damn Crows / Empyre / Die So Fluid / Oceanhoarse / Merlock / Katapult

As the year kicks off in full swing already, here's a bunch of the best visuals we've had this week... Those Damn Crows Rocket-fuelled Welsh lads Those Damn Crows blast into 2023, sharing the catchy, contemplative new single "See You Again" from their forthcoming third album Inhale/Exhale. A ten-track collection of bona fide, modern rock … Continue reading Video Roundup: Those Damn Crows / Empyre / Die So Fluid / Oceanhoarse / Merlock / Katapult