This'll be a big post... sorry! We get around 200 emails a day here. A lot of them are requests for album reviews (30-60 a day or thereabouts). Fridays are huge for video releases (about 40 today) and also album release news as it seems to be the day that bands throw their new stuff … Continue reading Album News: every release we were mailed about today!
2019 marked the 15th anniversary of the currently most successful modern heavy metal band in Germany: 15 years of Powerwolf, 15 years of the one and only metal mass! Of course, the ultimate high priests of heavy metal are celebrating their triumphant history in glorious style. Set for a summer release on June 5th 2020 … Continue reading Powerwolf to release ‘Best Of The Blessed’ album
I'm the Big Bad Editor in Chief and I've been remiss in not doing my Bloodstock review as yet... Time to address that! Everyone else has already done lengthy bits about bands so I'll try not to focus on them, and instead bang on about what a great event it was. As usual! There are … Continue reading Bloodstock 2019: Mosh’s View
We've a lot of Bloodstock stuff to go up over the next few days. With a big group of us there as crew and punters, we managed to cover a fair whack. Here's Sean's take on the opening evening and the first full day. Thursday After a few weeks of our annual #RoadToBOA pre-festival interviews, … Continue reading Festival Review: Bloodstock 2019 Thu/Fri – Sean’s View
After a couple of years away from Catton Hall, 2019 saw me return to Bloodstock, my first since 2016 and second overall. As is tradition, we headed down from Glasgow (ish) on the Thursday with a slightly different crew compared to that year – this time, it was myself, Mosh, Sean and Aidan. With a … Continue reading Festival Review: Bloodstock 2019 Day 1 – Ross’ View
All good things must come to an end and as we hit the final day of Wacken XXX, Mark and I decided to go for broke and hit a few more bands than we'd managed so far. We finally had the lay of the land, and there was a lot to pick from. Having said … Continue reading Festival Review: Wacken XXX Day 4