Festival Review: Bloodstock 2019 Thu/Fri – Sean’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

Festival Review: Bloodstock 2019 Day 1 – Ross’ 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

Gig Review: Incineration Fest, London (12-13 May 2018)

Despite a price increase from last year, the lure of a great atmosphere at the festival along with some quality bands, including Taake, Abbath and Rotting Christ, was strong enough to get me to London for the second year in a row. Once again the festival did not disappoint and the lack of clashes saw … Continue reading Gig Review: Incineration Fest, London (12-13 May 2018)

Rotting Christ arrested for having a scary name – now released

Greek black metallers Rotting Christ were arrested earlier in the week (12th of April) in Georgia, apparently on charges of suspicion of Satanism and terrorism while on tour throughout Europe. It's not the first time they've been flagged up for their controversial name, having performed under a different name in South Africa a few years … Continue reading Rotting Christ arrested for having a scary name – now released

Incineration Fest reveal first 11 bands

After a phenomenal event earlier this year with the likes of Sodom, 1349, Akercocke and Samael (among many, many others), the team at Incineration Fest began drip-feeding the unsuspecting metal public with announcements from 10am last Friday till 11:40. The following bands were revealed to appear next year. Sunday nights headliners Abbath were first to … Continue reading Incineration Fest reveal first 11 bands

EXCLUSIVE: UK premiere of Grand Sounds compilation inc. Rotting Christ

Grand Sounds is one of many promotional companies we deal with and they specialise in the darker, heavier, more evil side of the metal spectrum. They've just released their seventh digital sampler, featuring sixteen acts from their roster and we have the UK exclusive stream just for you lot. The tracklist is below and it … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: UK premiere of Grand Sounds compilation inc. Rotting Christ