2020 Crew Review: Iain “Mosh” Purdie – Editor in Chief/Grand Poobah

OK, then so it's time to draft some words about 2020 and try to make out that it's not been a cataclysmic shitstorm caused mainly by political ineptitude and a hyperactive microorganism. But I can't. Because it was. So I won't. Instead I'll focus mainly on the music side of things, which is surprisingly limited … Continue reading 2020 Crew Review: Iain “Mosh” Purdie – Editor in Chief/Grand Poobah

Album Review: Paradise Lost – Draconian Times 25th Anniversary Edition

Even through the pandemic, it's been quite a year for Paradise Lost. May saw the release of sixteenth studio album Obsidian, which was then followed up by a successful live stream last month, and now they roll back the clock with a reissue that has been an extremely important part of my life for the … Continue reading Album Review: Paradise Lost – Draconian Times 25th Anniversary Edition

Paradise Lost announce special live streaming performance for 5th November

Following on from the release of their new album Obsidian in May, British gothic metal legends Paradise Lost have announced a special live streaming performance and alternative to bonfire night for the 5th November. Vocalist Nick Holmes comments: Greetings, I hope everyone is well! Just a quick few words to thank everyone for the ongoing … Continue reading Paradise Lost announce special live streaming performance for 5th November

Paradise Lost announce ‘Draconian Times’ 25th anniversary reissue

In 1995 Paradise Lost released their masterpiece Draconian Times, an album that defined them creatively and made them one of the best metal bands the UK has ever produced. To coincide with the albums 25th anniversary Music For Nations will reissue Draconian Times on 4th December. Working with Simon Efemy (Napalm Death The Wildhearts, Obituary), … Continue reading Paradise Lost announce ‘Draconian Times’ 25th anniversary reissue

Album Review: Paradise Lost – Obsidian

It's no secret that I'm a bit of a fan of Paradise Lost. They were one of the first bands I saw live back in my mid-teens, and I used to bump into them in Bradford Rios now and again. Nice bunch of guys and one of a small collection who lay partial claim to … Continue reading Album Review: Paradise Lost – Obsidian

Paradise Lost release first video from forthcoming album

Excited? We are...  The masters of gothic metal Paradise Lost have shared the video for new single "Fall from Grace" which is the first track from their new album Obsidian due to be released on 15th May via Nuclear Blast. There will also be an album release show in Leeds on 17th September where they … Continue reading Paradise Lost release first video from forthcoming album