Festival Review: Power Metal Quest Fest – The Asylum, Birmingham (18th September 2019)

On Saturday I headed to The Asylum in Birmingham for Power Metal Quest Fest - an ever-expanding all-day festival celebrating some of the finest power, prog, viking and battle-infused heavy metal that the scene has to offer. After arriving from London and checking into my hotel, I headed straight to the venue, arriving with just … Continue reading Festival Review: Power Metal Quest Fest – The Asylum, Birmingham (18th September 2019)

EP Review: Luke Appleton – How Does It Feel To Be Alive?

Continuing our brief series of "it was shoved in my hands at a festival so I'm reviewing it" releases, is this 4-track offering from Luke Appleton. Many may know him from Iced Earth and Fury UK (he plays bass in both), and Absolva where he stretches to six strings, but Luke's had a side project … Continue reading EP Review: Luke Appleton – How Does It Feel To Be Alive?

#RoadToBOA2018 – Luke Appleton

As ever, we’re going to try and cover every single Jäger, New Blood and SOPHIE stage band before Bloodstock kicks off on August 9th. Your chance to check them out and start planning which bands to get there early for! Trust us when we tell you that this is bound to result in some frustrating … Continue reading #RoadToBOA2018 – Luke Appleton

Bloodstock 2018: 13 more bands announced

Bloodstock's countdown is hotting up, with just 9 weeks left to go! There’s still plenty of exciting things to reveal about 2018’s event though, including this stellar collection of thirteen more bands you’ll be lucky enough to see, if you’ve snapped up a ticket! Your support for Bloodstock's regional Metal 2 the Masses finals has … Continue reading Bloodstock 2018: 13 more bands announced