Gig Review: Metal 2 the Masses Manchester – Heat 1 (19th January 2020)

It's only been 5 short months since we were sat basking in the warm, sunny (sometimes) and loud fields in Derbyshire where Bloodstock calls home. August and the return to those hallowed fields is still far off, yet here I am driving into Manchester through fog filled roads (seriously like a Silent Hill film) eager … Continue reading Gig Review: Metal 2 the Masses Manchester – Heat 1 (19th January 2020)

We’ll Be There: Heaps of Metal Festival – The County Music Bar, Chesterfield (8th-9th June 2019)

What started off as a dream is now starting to come to fruition for Chris Heap and his team. June 8th - 9th will see more than twenty local and UK bands hit the stage with the aim of the Heaps of Metal festival to raise awareness of the charity CALM. CALM are the Campaign … Continue reading We’ll Be There: Heaps of Metal Festival – The County Music Bar, Chesterfield (8th-9th June 2019)

2018 Crew Review: Ricky – Writer

After submitting my 150th article for The Moshville Times, the time has come for the end of year list for 2018. As I cast my memory back to 2017, that was a breeze compared to this year with Evocation and The Shadow Archetype being my album of the year. What I did not expect was the … Continue reading 2018 Crew Review: Ricky – Writer

Gig Review: Badger Fest 2018 (Rebellion Bar, Manchester)

Due to the roaring success of the first Badger Fest hosted last year at Manchester’s Star and Garter we see the event return for its anticipated sequel, this year hosted at the Rebellion Bar. It isn’t hard to see that over the past few years we have seen a rise in local events here in … Continue reading Gig Review: Badger Fest 2018 (Rebellion Bar, Manchester)

Beermageddon 2019: first bands announced

News from Beermageddon Central... Every year Beermageddon Survivors vote for the band they want to return to the festival as their Friday night headliners, after a storming high octane set they welcome back once again... Face Up! An amazing set from their recently released debut album The World Is Ours cemented them as firm fans favourites, … Continue reading Beermageddon 2019: first bands announced

Interview: Russ Custard of Frozen in Shadows

I recently reviewed Frozen in Shadows' self titled EP where I described it as a refreshing take of melodeath and a darker In Flames meets Night In Gales. I must admit, I am not a huge melodic death metal fan as I like my death metal old school, but I found myself listening to the EP … Continue reading Interview: Russ Custard of Frozen in Shadows