Lam is an exciting new alternative metal group from Méribel, France and Warrington, UK. Featuring Mike Pilat on lead vocals (from acclaimed Swiss metal band Herod, ex The Ocean), George Whalley (Broohaha, Gotts Street Park) on drums, Ben Vickers and James Beedham on guitar and bass. The name ‘Lam’ comes from an entity encountered by … Continue reading Cross-Channel band Lam release new single/video (featuring Mike Pilat of Herod)
Herod have arisen from the ever- prosperous Swiss music scene. Throughout their young 4 years of presence, they have already shared the stage with such acts as Gojira, Crowbar, The Ocean, Carcass, Obituary, Napalm Death and Voivod – attesting their repute as the bus boy’s of King Herod, serving up whole sides of rare riffs, … Continue reading Herod Release New Video For “Fork Tongue” Featuring Bill Steer (Carcass)
Always trying to keep on top of the review pile, here's a trio of shorter pieces covering albums coming your way over the next few weeks... Herod - Sombre Dessein (15th Feb) Hailing from Switzerland, Herod are heavier than the recent Alpine snowfall and far darker. Only four years old as a band and they get … Continue reading Album Review Triple-hit: Herod, Demon Head, Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard
The new boys opening up the Dreathcrusher tour are "progressive sludge" squad Herod from Switzerland. We had a chance to talk to frontman David about life on the road with four legendary heavyweights, as well as Herod's own debut album... Looking at the bill tonight, you're very much the "new boys". Everyone else has been around … Continue reading Interview: David Glassey of Herod (CH)
What a line-up. Even with the worst-kept secret in metal (the "special guest" being Napalm Death was an open secret from the day that tickets went on sale), it was going to be a must-see for anyone into the heavier end of things. Glasgow was only the second night of this juggernaut of a tour … Continue reading Deathcrusher (Carcass / Obituary / Napalm Death / Voivod / Herod) – Glasgow Barrowlands, 24th October 2015
Swiss noise mongers Herod have premiered their latest video, "Northern Lights", ahead of their upcoming slot as part of the stunning Deathcrusher tour; opening for legendary death metallers Carcass, grindcore overlords Napalm Death, Floridian extremists Obituary and Canadian thrash gods Voivod! All remaining UK/European dates are as follows and we'll be talking to the guys … Continue reading Herod – check out their new video before you see them live!