Band of the Day Revisited: Shattered Skies

Another week, more sunshine, loads of people heading off on holiday and the festival season well underway. Is there a better time to add more music to your "ooh, I have to listen to that" pile. Today's offering are Shattered Skies, who we first encountered half a decade ago... Simple things first – where are you … Continue reading Band of the Day Revisited: Shattered Skies

Shattered Skies updates

A few bits of news for fans of the London-based, but still nice and Irish, melodic groove-metallers. First up, they'll be headlining the Bloodstock Open Air Club Night at the Intrepid Fox in London town. That's with ...aAnd? and Affluenza on February 15th. They'll also be playing at the Hard Rock Hell Prog Festival (www.hrhprog.com) … Continue reading Shattered Skies updates

Cover Song of the Day: Shattered Skies – Merry Christmas Everybody

Yeah, so I've already finished off the "12 days" stuff but this just appeared on my facebook timeline and I had to share it with you. Shattered Skies were a New Band of the Day some time ago and, indeed have also featured as a Cover Song of the Day before! Just good timing on their … Continue reading Cover Song of the Day: Shattered Skies – Merry Christmas Everybody

New Band of the Day: Shattered Skies

London Town. Smog, bankers and the seat of government for Her Majesty's isles. So, not a lot going for it really. However, Shattered Skies have set up home here despite hailing from the Emerald Isle so it's got at least one plus point. Playing a rather unique blend of "melodic groove metal" (according to their … Continue reading New Band of the Day: Shattered Skies

Cover Song of the Day: The Final Countdown by Shattered Skies

This bunch will be covered in New Band of the Day on the 31st, but I happened to see this on their YouTube playlist. It's fairly close to the original, but with a very slightly heavier edge and some brilliant guitar work in the twin solos towards the end. I didn't want to leave it … Continue reading Cover Song of the Day: The Final Countdown by Shattered Skies