Classic Re-Release Review: Skyclad – first five albums

Noise Records / BMG are raiding some quality back-catalogue at the moment, digging out fistfuls of classic albums for re-release. As well as reissuing the first three Tankard albums on vinyl and CD towards the end of the month, waiting in the wings are the first five releases from seminal pagan metal band Skyclad: The Wayward Sons … Continue reading Classic Re-Release Review: Skyclad – first five albums

Video Roundup: Orden Ogan, Inglorious, Battleme, Skyclad, Easy Life, Kaipa

Another serving of audiovisual goodies for you to sink your teeth into... Orden Ogan - "Vampire in Ghost Town" Orden Ogan release their new lyric video for "Vampire In Ghost Town", taken from their critically acclaimed new album Gunmen which is out now. The German melodic power metal institution Orden Ogan will embark on their next headlining European tour … Continue reading Video Roundup: Orden Ogan, Inglorious, Battleme, Skyclad, Easy Life, Kaipa

Noise Records to relaunch with classic compilations

BMG purchased Noise’s holding company Sanctuary records from Universal Music in 2013, and will re-launch Noise Records in 2016. Noise's early releases - including the seminal 1984 Death Metal compilation - would lay the groundwork for future European metal mainstays such as Grave Digger, Hellhammer (who became Celtic Frost), Helloween, Kreator, Running Wild, and Tankard. These acts would … Continue reading Noise Records to relaunch with classic compilations

Skyclad / Skiltron – Bannermans, Edinburgh (17th Jan, 2015)

[Photo sets: Skiltron | Skyclad - all pics by Lara of IShootMetal.com] These Moshville gigs tend to be firsts for me. This time took me out of my usual stomping ground of Glasgow to Scotland's capital Edinburgh. It was rather exciting for me since I hadn't been there since I was a child, maybe 10 years … Continue reading Skyclad / Skiltron – Bannermans, Edinburgh (17th Jan, 2015)