Mayhem / Mortiis dates rescheduled to 2021

The undisputed inventor of dungeon synth, Mortiis, unleashed his last full length album Spirit Of Rebellion - a re-interpreted expansion and continuation of the 1994 Era I classic Ånden som Gjorde Opprør - at the beginning of the year via Omnipresence Productions / Dead Seed Productions. In September and October 2020, Mortiis should have hit … Continue reading Mayhem / Mortiis dates rescheduled to 2021

Festival Review: Damnation Festival (2nd November 2019)

At the stroke of mid-day on the "day of the dead", the doors of Leeds Student Union were flung open to the hordes of metal fans that travelled, some from very far away, to witness a stacked lineup of some of the best metal bands on the touring circuit at the moment. Kicking things off … Continue reading Festival Review: Damnation Festival (2nd November 2019)

We’ll Be There: Damnation Festival 2019

The time is almost upon us when the doors of Leeds University union will be flung open for the annual gathering of excellent metal in the North East. Now in it's 15 year and having sold out for the past few years, the festival has built up a reputation for booking some of the finest … Continue reading We’ll Be There: Damnation Festival 2019

Festival Review – Rock The Coast 2019

Rock The Coast was a diverse, eclectic mix of classic rock such as Rainbow, Europe, and The Scorpions all the way up to extreme black metal pioneers Mayhem. The festival is based in the grounds of Sohail Castle in the southern coastal town of Fuengirola, Spain. Unsure of what to expect I found myself walking … Continue reading Festival Review – Rock The Coast 2019

Album News: Skillet / Mayhem / Bloodred Hourglass / Plague Vendor

Some album news for you on this week's hump day! Skillet Every victory merits a theme song, and victory is exactly what multi-platinum, two-time Grammy nominee rockers Skillet hail as they partner with Billboard to announce the soundtrack to triumph on their tenth full-length album, Victorious due August 2nd (Atlantic). The follow-up to the RIAA … Continue reading Album News: Skillet / Mayhem / Bloodred Hourglass / Plague Vendor

We’ll Be There: Rock the Coast Festival (14th-15th June)

It’s that time of year when we are all getting excited about the festival announcements for Download, Bloodstock and many of the others based here in the UK. I have a different plan, while many of you are packing your waterproofs and heading for Download, I will be breaking out my pasty legs in the … Continue reading We’ll Be There: Rock the Coast Festival (14th-15th June)