Primordial Radio hosting a pair of charity gigs – London and Edinburgh

We're always happy to give a charity gig a bit of press, and we have two here coming up courtesy of Primordial Radio. It always amazes us how many bands and organisations are willing to put on fundraisers in our rock and metal community, giving up their time and energy to help others. Kudos to … Continue reading Primordial Radio hosting a pair of charity gigs – London and Edinburgh

EP Review: Louise Distras – Street Revolution

If the last few years have taught us anything, rock’s not dead, far from it. Similarly, punk is thriving. You only have to look at Frank Carter’s continued success with his outfit The Rattlesnakes, and Idles’ non-stop dominance. And as the latter are more than happy to put the current ills of society under the … Continue reading EP Review: Louise Distras – Street Revolution

Camden Rocks 2017: Ross’s View

Camden Rocks is a long day and the ultimate “something for everyone” rock festival. 250 bands over 25 venues, clashes galore and ensuring you get in (every venue has a one in, one out policy), you may find yourself queuing for a long time or suffering your way through the previous band to make sure … Continue reading Camden Rocks 2017: Ross’s View

Barb Wire Dolls / Louise Distras / Dapitz at Bannermans, Edinburgh (15th October 2016)

First up tonight, local Edinburgh old school punks Dapitz. Having seen the lads before, and being a punk as well as a metal fan, I was looking forward to it. The band have a new bass player who is a fair bit heavier on the bass which actually works really well in the context of … Continue reading Barb Wire Dolls / Louise Distras / Dapitz at Bannermans, Edinburgh (15th October 2016)

Wednesday Video Roundup: Death Valley High, Last Great Dreamers, Berserkers, Louise Distras

So many videos coming in this week, it's ridiculous. Here's today's pick of the crop... Death Valley High - "Warm Bodies" One part Marilyn Manson, one part Deftones, NorCal's Death Valley High are readying new album, Cvlt [As Fvk] for release on 4th November 2016 via minusHEAD Records, with lead single, "Warm Bodies" [amazon text=available … Continue reading Wednesday Video Roundup: Death Valley High, Last Great Dreamers, Berserkers, Louise Distras

The Red Paintings / Yuma Sun / Louise Distras – The Attic, Glasgow 24th April 2016

[avatar user="Ross" size="50" align="left" /]I’m rather fond of The Attic in Glasgow. I’ve seen Thunder play an intimate acoustic set in there and I’ve witnessed Evil Scarecrow in all their glory on a Friday night in there. Tonight, it hosts The Red Paintings, a band I know precisely jack shit about, other than my friend … Continue reading The Red Paintings / Yuma Sun / Louise Distras – The Attic, Glasgow 24th April 2016