Album Review: Hatebreed – Weight Of The False Self

There are a few bands in my book who can do no wrong, with a solid run of must-have albums. Sabaton, Slayer, Alestorm, Nickelback... (OK, I may be kidding about one of them) ...and Hatebreed. The Jasta-fronted hardcore outfit has been on the go since 1994, without a single duff release out of their eight … Continue reading Album Review: Hatebreed – Weight Of The False Self

Hatebreed launch assault with new video for “Instinctive (Slaughterlust)”

Hatebreed have released the ferocious opening track to their new album, accompanied by a new video. "Instinctive (Slaughterlust)" is the second song to be taken from their forthcoming LP, Weight Of The False Self. Check out the video, directed by Justin Reich, below. "In a fight for survival, which a lot of us are right … Continue reading Hatebreed launch assault with new video for “Instinctive (Slaughterlust)”

New Hatebreed track (first in 4 years) available now!

After landing the biggest song of their 25-year career, selling out shows worldwide, and finishing the victory lap of an intense three-year cycle, Hatebreed return with their first new single in four years with ‘When The Blade Drops.’ Check it out below or grab your copy from all the usual places. "This is just a … Continue reading New Hatebreed track (first in 4 years) available now!

MetalDays 2018: Day 6

After running / crawling up a hill in the morning, I grabbed some lunch and headed to the festival arena for what was without a doubt my busiest day. The sun was shining strongly, and the bands today were guaranteed sweaty crowds... even before they took the stage! On the New Forces stage, I unfortunately … Continue reading MetalDays 2018: Day 6

Festival Review: Hellfest 2018 (22 – 24 June)

France’s soirée of festival season is Hellfest, based in the sleepy town of Clisson, which lies half an hour from Nantes in the Pays de la Loire region of the country, and this year is it’s 13th incarnation In the beginning, starting off more on the heavy side, it’s grown into one of the most … Continue reading Festival Review: Hellfest 2018 (22 – 24 June)

Mosh’s Bloodstock 2017 “Best Of” – Ronnie James Dio (main) Stage

It's been a few days, the exhaustion is starting to subside, but I still have some great memories of this year's Bloodstock kicking around that I need to throw out to you lot before they disappear in the vague mesh of neurons that make up my old age. A mesh that took a battering last … Continue reading Mosh’s Bloodstock 2017 “Best Of” – Ronnie James Dio (main) Stage