Bloodstock 2016 – Saturday (Ross and James’s view)

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)

Bloodstock 2016 – Saturday (Sean’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)

Bloodstock 2016 – Mosh’s overview and highlights

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

Fear Factory announce intimate Brighton show

It's that time of year again where festivals get into full swing and bands make surprise appearances in small venues up and down the country to warm up and give those who can't travel to campsites the chance to catch them. Fear Factory have just announced a show at Concorde 2 in Brighton on August … Continue reading Fear Factory announce intimate Brighton show

Tuesday Video Roundup (Fear Factory, In This Moment, Not Today, Nu-Nation)

With the post going up late, there are a couple of biggies on here that I only got the mail about in the early evening that otherwise would have been left till tomorrow. Enjoy your evening rocking out to this lot... Fear Factory - "Expiration Date" The song is taken from the band's latest masterpiece, … Continue reading Tuesday Video Roundup (Fear Factory, In This Moment, Not Today, Nu-Nation)

Interview: Burton C Bell of Fear Factory

As the UK leg of the band's Demanufacture celebratory tour drew close to the end, we had a chance to talk to Burton in Glasgow. We were planning a video interview, but sadly the lighting just didn't work out and - despite much effort from James in post - it just wasn't going to look particularly … Continue reading Interview: Burton C Bell of Fear Factory