Gig Review: Parkway Drive / Killswitch Engage / Thy Art Is Murder – Alexandra Palace, London (2nd February 2019)

The last time Aussie hardcore five-piece Parkway Drive played London it was at the relatively tiny IndigO2 as part of the Metal Hammer Golden Gods. That night I made the terrible mistake of not sticking around to watch their headline set and have regretted it ever since, but we all make questionable decisions sometimes, right? … Continue reading Gig Review: Parkway Drive / Killswitch Engage / Thy Art Is Murder – Alexandra Palace, London (2nd February 2019)

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)

Festival Review: Nova Rock 2018 Day 4

Entering the Pannonia Fields on Sunday took a lot longer than the other days due to the amount of people that seemed to be leaving. We finally got to the Red stage in time to see part of Less Than Jake’s set. Chris DeMakes on vocals and guitar joked about camera men “not getting paid … Continue reading Festival Review: Nova Rock 2018 Day 4

Iron Maiden announce 2018 Legacy of the Beast dates

Ears still ringing from the Book of Souls tour, Maiden are already laying plans for the followup "history and hits" dates where the focus will be more on classic material. Dubbed "Legacy of the Beast" to tie in with the recent computer game and comic, expect a stage set design which will feature a number of different … Continue reading Iron Maiden announce 2018 Legacy of the Beast dates

Bullet For My Valentine / Killswitch Engage / Cane Hill – Inverness Ironworks, 1st Dec 2016

I consider myself very lucky to have been able to attend this particular gig as I gather that there are only a few very select dates where BFMV are playing their A-bomb album The Poison in full during their current UK tour. Still buzzing from the Glasgow Academy gig (reviewed by James) and the vibrant after-party … Continue reading Bullet For My Valentine / Killswitch Engage / Cane Hill – Inverness Ironworks, 1st Dec 2016

Interview: Justin Foley of Killswitch Engage

A few days ago, before their show in Glasgow, I had the opportunity to have a chat with the drummer from the legendary Killswitch Engage. After a warm welcome and a brief laugh with Adam, we got down to business… How’s the tour been so far? Pretty fun. They’ve been pretty good. Incarnate came out … Continue reading Interview: Justin Foley of Killswitch Engage