Gig Review: Municipal Waste, Toxic Holocaust, Enforcer and Skeletal Remains – Ivory Blacks, Glasgow (4th December 2019)

A few days into December and the festive season is well under way. For fans of all things fast and heavy, an early Xmas present has arrived in Glasgow. Ivory Blacks is already busy with raging headbangers ready for a Yuletide mosh to some killer extreme metal courtesy of Municipal Waste, Enforcer, Toxic Holocaust and … Continue reading Gig Review: Municipal Waste, Toxic Holocaust, Enforcer and Skeletal Remains – Ivory Blacks, Glasgow (4th December 2019)

MetalDays 2018: Day 7 and wrap-up

By this stage you'll probably be sick of a list of bands so I'll just rattle through the handful I caught through a haze of Laško. On New Forces, Asylum Pyre and Copia both impressed, while main stage act Death Alley from The Netherlands didn't quite get the audience they deserved for their fuzzy hard rock. Two-man … Continue reading MetalDays 2018: Day 7 and wrap-up

2017 Crew Review: Sean Merrigan, Writer/Reviewer

It's that time of year again. As 2017 draws to a close, rock and metal media folk everywhere are reflecting on everything hard and heavy from the past year and sharing their thoughts with their respective readership. Now it's my turn! Best New Album Choices, choices! As with every year there's been a multitude of … Continue reading 2017 Crew Review: Sean Merrigan, Writer/Reviewer

2017 Crew Review: Max Southall, News Editor

I love going to gigs, reviewing music and interviewing bands all year round but perhaps my favourite part of doing all this is putting together the end of year review and the hours of thought and drafting that went into it makes me just as excited for next year. I kinda went off on this … Continue reading 2017 Crew Review: Max Southall, News Editor

Bloodstock Day 2: “Ghosts, Ghouls and enemies of God”

Day two dawned upon the moistened ground that today would play host to a whole host of different genres within the hard rock and metal scene. Combine that with some of the best touring bands in existence then you've got the recipe for a good day. Today kicked off with Ward XVI on the New Blood … Continue reading Bloodstock Day 2: “Ghosts, Ghouls and enemies of God”

Video Roundup: Municipal Waste, American Opera, The Fell, The Fading, Transit Method, Quinn Sullivan

Today's my youngest daughter's birthday. To celebrate, we'll be having cake and sweeties and jelly after getting up far too early so she could open all her presents. Being lovely, I'm spreading the joy by giving you lot a bunch of new stuff to listen to as well. Municipal Waste - "Breathe Grease" Richmond Virginia's … Continue reading Video Roundup: Municipal Waste, American Opera, The Fell, The Fading, Transit Method, Quinn Sullivan