Ugh. Where do we start? 2021 was a horrible mess, filled with cancelled gigs, political garbage (more so than ever before) and climaxed with one of the worst Christmas number one singles in living memory. Thankfully somehow, somehow, music survived in near-guerrilla format. Bands continued their pushes online, live streams have become as commonplace as … Continue reading Crew Review 2021: Mosh (the Big Kahuna)
Aggression Continuum marks a milestone in Fear Factory's history - the last one to feature the vocals of mainstay and co-founder Burton C Bell, leaving Dino Cazares as the only other long-stander in the group. Dino, of course, didn't appear on Transgression or Archetype, though otherwise has been on every album and is now the (excuse … Continue reading Album Review: Fear Factory – Aggression Continuum
Industrial-tinged extreme metal pioneers Fear Factory are proud to announce that their tenth studio album, Aggression Continuum, will be released on June 18th via Nuclear Blast, just in time for the band's 30th anniversary. Today, Fear Factory offers fans the first preview of the album with the music video for "Disruptor". Watch the video, directed … Continue reading New Fear Factory album announced, new video playing now!
Blowing the cobwebs away after Twisted Sister’s dominating performance, Black Ink Sun are Saturday’s opening band on the New Blood stage. They bring a massive sound loaded with grooves and it reminds me of Lamb of God to the point you could imagine Randy Blythe strutting across the stage. A band of that quality is … Continue reading Bloodstock 2016 – Saturday (Ross and James’s view)
Waking up on the second day of the festival after a day of great heavy metal was surprisingly energetic and not hungover (maybe it was for some though). After a nice morning cup of tea to prepare us for another day of metal, the Moshville crew got stuck in. First band of the day opening … Continue reading Bloodstock 2016 – Saturday (Sean’s view)
Up until this year, I was a Bloodstock virgin. I've been to a fair few other festivals (Leeds, Monsters of Rock, Download, Sonisphere, Graspop) over the years, but travel and family have meant that I needed to put those extended gigs on hold in recent years. However, just the right level of begging and the … Continue reading Bloodstock 2016 – Mosh’s overview and highlights