Gig Review: Tailgunner / Tantrum / Oath Sc / Wild Fire – Bannerman’s, Edinburgh (18th October 2023)

Here we are again back at Bannermans, Edinburgh for a night of proper heavy metal and a band I've wanted to see for while: Tailgunner. But we have three other bands to enjoy first, kicking off with Wild Fire who start the show with "Undercover" from their fabulous 2023 Buried Deep EP. With a crunching … Continue reading Gig Review: Tailgunner / Tantrum / Oath Sc / Wild Fire – Bannerman’s, Edinburgh (18th October 2023)

Album Review: Tailgunner – Guns for Hire

If you like your metal rooted in the classic style of Maiden, Helloween, Gamma Ray etc, then it is almost a given that you’ll love the debut album by Tailgunner. Ten songs of anthemic metal that switches from traditional to speed in an instant, combined with soaring clean vocals and dual guitar harmonies, Guns for … Continue reading Album Review: Tailgunner – Guns for Hire

EP Review: Tailgunner – Crashdive

Like every genre, there are peaks and troughs in the popularity of styles. The current surge in bands who are blending high speed power with traditional metal seems to show no sign of slowing and in Tailgunner, we have another example of a band who unashamedly drink in their influences and wear them proudly on … Continue reading EP Review: Tailgunner – Crashdive