Advent 2018 Day 17: Slay Duggee feat. Dan Tompkins (TesseracT) – Walking in the Air

Ah, the old Christmas covers are flowing now. Wearing their daft costumes in a homage to CBeebies legend Hey Duggee (don't diss Duggee, I got a load of Duggee stuff for my birthday), Slay Duggee are joined for this effort by TesseracT's Dan Tompkins. So at least one of them can sing on this version... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FPVY8olur8

Bloodstock announce four more bands for 2019

As the festive season descends upon us, Bloodstock come bearing gifts! Four more bands for 2019! Saturday’s special guest on the Ronnie James Dio main stage will be none other than thrash titans, Anthrax. The band are set to start work on a new studio album in 2019, so maybe we’ll get to hear something … Continue reading Bloodstock announce four more bands for 2019

Festival Review: Hellfest 2018 (22 – 24 June)

France’s soirée of festival season is Hellfest, based in the sleepy town of Clisson, which lies half an hour from Nantes in the Pays de la Loire region of the country, and this year is it’s 13th incarnation In the beginning, starting off more on the heavy side, it’s grown into one of the most … Continue reading Festival Review: Hellfest 2018 (22 – 24 June)

Album News: Black Stone Cherry, TesseracT, Arch Enemy, Monsternaut, Tommy Stewart’s Dyerwulf

A couple of pretty big announcements today... Black Stone Cherry Black Stone Cherry are set to release their sixth studio album, Family Tree, via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group on 20th April 2018. "Burnin’", the first musical taste of the new collection is available today (video below, digital versions available), along with the ability to pre-order … Continue reading Album News: Black Stone Cherry, TesseracT, Arch Enemy, Monsternaut, Tommy Stewart’s Dyerwulf

Devin Townsend Project / TesseracT / Leprous – Barrowlands, Glasgow (14th March 2017)

When I was speaking with fellow members of my cohort at Uni before the gig, they all seemed to express some amount of shock and awe that I was coming to this gig. "I really didn't think you'd be into Devin Townsend Project," they said. Well, I am a fan of Devin and have been … Continue reading Devin Townsend Project / TesseracT / Leprous – Barrowlands, Glasgow (14th March 2017)

Review: TesseracT – Errai

Pioneering, home grown prog-metallers TesseracT have just released their latest studio instalment, which comes in the form of a four track EP, stripping back songs off their latest full length Polaris. Similarities can be drawn between the band’s earlier release of Perspective as this EP reveals to the listener a more laid back and ambient vibe, … Continue reading Review: TesseracT – Errai