Festival Review: Tons of Rock 2019 – Day Three

Every year I have attended Tons of Rock festival since 2015 there has been at least one day when it rained. Not this year - clear skies and sun for the entire time, and this final day was the hottest. I was beginning to regret wearing black jeans. We decided not to attempt to squish … Continue reading Festival Review: Tons of Rock 2019 – Day Three

Interview: Anders Fridén of In Flames

In Flames recently released their 13th album I, The Mask to a great reception from both fans and the media alike. Prior to their show in Manchester on their recent UK tour, I had the opportunity to sit down with vocalist Anders Fridén to discuss both the new album and a range of other topics. How … Continue reading Interview: Anders Fridén of In Flames

Gig Review: In Flames / Norma Jean / Light The Torch – O2 Ritz, Manchester (4th of April 2019)

Various songs by In Flames are being played from several peoples' phones as I arrive at Manchester's O2 Ritz on Oxford Road. The mood of those who had arrived early was one of anticipation and excitement that they were getting to see one of their favourite bands in one of the city's premier venues. One … Continue reading Gig Review: In Flames / Norma Jean / Light The Torch – O2 Ritz, Manchester (4th of April 2019)

Five Finger Death Punch / In Flames / Of Mice & Men – SSE Hydro, Glasgow (18th Dec 2017)

Support reviews by Ross, headliner by Mosh. Photos by Gavin Lowrey unless otherwise stated So a night of metal on the cards right as the year is winding up with an excellent headliner? I'm up for that. Settled into the Hydro's lowest tier of seating for the first time ever, it provides a bird's eye … Continue reading Five Finger Death Punch / In Flames / Of Mice & Men – SSE Hydro, Glasgow (18th Dec 2017)

Review: In Flames – Down, Wicked & No Good

In Flames kept this one under their hat... We weren't allowed to tell you about this EP until today - when they release it! Four cover songs by quite the variety of original artists by Swedish multi-genre specialists In Flames. Confession - I was only really familiar with one of the original artists, so I went … Continue reading Review: In Flames – Down, Wicked & No Good

Classic Covers: Hellfest All-Stars – Walk This Way

Gibson have shared the All-Stars cover of Aeromith’s "Walk This Way", filmed on the Gibson bus at this year’s Hellfest in France. Featuring members of Shvpes, In Flames, Inglorious and Chuck D of Public Enemy/Prophets Of Rage, the names of the genre put down an exquisite cover of the 1975 classic. This year’s Hellfest took … Continue reading Classic Covers: Hellfest All-Stars – Walk This Way