Bloodstock 2017 Interview: Mikkel Haastrup of Forever Still

(Transcription by James) Just after their performance on the Main Stage on the Friday at Bloodstock, we had a quick chat with Mikkel from Forever Still about their set and also his thoughts on the festival given that it was his first time there. Read on for the full transcription: You opened the main stage … Continue reading Bloodstock 2017 Interview: Mikkel Haastrup of Forever Still

Bloodstock Day 1: “Vikings, Crowd surfers and Fire”

The masses awoke to what would prove to be a rather varied day, not only weather wise but also musically. Whilst there was some rain that did appear today, this did nothing to deter the hordes that had gathered to witness today's happenings. Having the non-enviable task of opening the Ronnie James Dio for the … Continue reading Bloodstock Day 1: “Vikings, Crowd surfers and Fire”

Wildfire 2017: Sunday Review

The majority of bands have played. People are still reeling from the sheer excellence of Oliver/Dawson Saxon and much like the day before, people are off to a sluggish start with the exception of a knowing group gathered at the Moshville Times stage to see Monkey Puzzle. For me, the Sunday was a chance to … Continue reading Wildfire 2017: Sunday Review

Tuesday Video Roundup: Gutted, Forever Still, Red Queen, The Negation

Anyone else got a "we're heading for the holiday week" cold? Just me then? Dammit. Pass the Lemsip. Gutted - "Into Oblivion / Atrophied Existence" (Feat. Attila Csihar of Mayhem) The long-running death metal band from Hungary have braved trends and challenges of all kinds. They released their fourth full length album titled Martyr Creation … Continue reading Tuesday Video Roundup: Gutted, Forever Still, Red Queen, The Negation

Monday Video Roundup: Beachheads (Kvelertak), Lugnet, Adoration Destroyed, Forever Still

Yeah, we skived a day as we weren't getting anything through to pass on to you for some reason. It's almost as if the PR companies and bands had something on over the weekend. Anyway, here we go with 2018's first Video Roundup. Beachheads - "Moment of Truth" Beachheads have unveiled the first single from … Continue reading Monday Video Roundup: Beachheads (Kvelertak), Lugnet, Adoration Destroyed, Forever Still

Lacuna Coil / Forever Still / Genus Ordinis Dei – The Garage, Glasgow (15th November 2016)

Following my previous show with Delain, here I am still on the female fronted bandwagon with Lacuna Coil... The first act that night, from Italy: Genus Ordinis Dei (5) gave a very heavy and different opening to the show than would be expected.¬†The melodic death style of the band was something a bit different¬†and would … Continue reading Lacuna Coil / Forever Still / Genus Ordinis Dei – The Garage, Glasgow (15th November 2016)