MetalDays 2018: Day 7 and wrap-up

By this stage you'll probably be sick of a list of bands so I'll just rattle through the handful I caught through a haze of Laško. On New Forces, Asylum Pyre and Copia both impressed, while main stage act Death Alley from The Netherlands didn't quite get the audience they deserved for their fuzzy hard rock. Two-man … Continue reading MetalDays 2018: Day 7 and wrap-up

Festival Review: Tons of Rock 2018 – Day 2

Yesterday the weather in Halden was pretty “British”; cloudy, a bit rainy and a bit sunny. Today there was a thunderstorm brewing, so myself and my fellow photographers arrived in the press room equipped with plastic bags of various descriptions in an attempt to keep our pricey gear dry in the event of rain. With … Continue reading Festival Review: Tons of Rock 2018 – Day 2

We’ll Be There: Tons of Rock (20-22 June)

With Norway's largest open-air festival Tons of Rock just over a month away, Katie has put together a list of the bands she is most looking forward to watching at this year’s festival… This will be my fourth year at Tons of Rock festival, which takes place within the walls of Fredriksten Fortress in Halden, … Continue reading We’ll Be There: Tons of Rock (20-22 June)

Gig Review: Epica / Myrkur / Oceans of Slumber, O2 Forum Kentish Town (13 April 2018)

Dutch symphonic metal titans Epica brought their epic (pun intended) live show to the O2 Forum in Kentish Town in the last their six-date UK tour in support of their latest EP The Solace System. The queue snaked around the venue as fans eagerly awaited a night of metal. Opening the show were Texan progressive … Continue reading Gig Review: Epica / Myrkur / Oceans of Slumber, O2 Forum Kentish Town (13 April 2018)

Video Roundup: Kadavar, Haemorrhage, Sinicle, In Twilight’s Embrace, Epica, Power Quest

Another day, another half-dozen videos to spoil you with... Kadavar - "Into the Wormhole" Berlin based rock overlords Kadavar have released the official video for new track "Into The Wormhole". The video was shot at Sphaèros Art Cave in Paris and was directed by Luizo Vega (Studio V). The video concept was developed by drummer Tiger and features Aqua Nebula Oscillator vocalist David Sphaèros. Haemorrhage - "Transporting … Continue reading Video Roundup: Kadavar, Haemorrhage, Sinicle, In Twilight’s Embrace, Epica, Power Quest

Thursday Video Roundup: Papa Roach, Set The Score, They Uncultured, ForeverandNever, Epica, Inter Arma

Good. Grief. A week's-worth of videos poured in over the last day so it's been quite a job going through them and plucking out just six. Hopefully they're up to scratch... Papa Roach - "Help" "Help", the new Darren Craig-directed video from Papa Roach, has been released. The song is taken from the band's ninth … Continue reading Thursday Video Roundup: Papa Roach, Set The Score, They Uncultured, ForeverandNever, Epica, Inter Arma