2020 Crew Review: Sean M – Contributor

It’s coming to the end of 2020 and on the whole, it’s been memorable for all the wrong reasons. Lockdown restrictions as a result of COVID-19 has greatly impacted most people’s lives in one way or another, and some semblance of normality still seems far away. However, the arts and entertainment has been one of … Continue reading 2020 Crew Review: Sean M – Contributor

Album Review: Testament – Titans of Creation

It's always good news that there's a new album imminent from thrash legends Testament. Having released a series of killer albums in recent years, anticipation is high for the next release -Titans of Creation. With two singles from the album already out and getting the mosh pits going at the band’s recent gigs, the new … Continue reading Album Review: Testament – Titans of Creation

Gig Review: Testament / Exodus / Death Angel – Barrowlands, Glasgow (8th March 2020)

It's fair to say Glasgow's thrashers are in for a treat tonight, as a legendary trio of old-skool thrash gods roll into a rain-drenched Barrowlands. It's been a while since Testament, Exodus and Death Angel have been in Scotland, and the hordes of thrash-hungry headbangers are certain mosh it up to as The Bay Strikes … Continue reading Gig Review: Testament / Exodus / Death Angel – Barrowlands, Glasgow (8th March 2020)

Festival Review: Wacken XXX Day 2

The first full day of Wacken, which runs Wednesday to Saturday, was to be another of just finding our way around and wandering with just a couple of bands on the "to see" list. We'd intended to arrive for 11 to catch Baby Face Nelson but things didn't go to plan... A new arrival in … Continue reading Festival Review: Wacken XXX Day 2

Festival Review: Tons of Rock 2019 – Day Three

Every year I have attended Tons of Rock festival since 2015 there has been at least one day when it rained. Not this year - clear skies and sun for the entire time, and this final day was the hottest. I was beginning to regret wearing black jeans. We decided not to attempt to squish … Continue reading Festival Review: Tons of Rock 2019 – Day Three

Gig Review: Testament, Annihilator and Vader – QMU, Glasgow (2nd April 2018)

With an all-star thrash line-up, this gig is set to be a contender as gig of the year for many. With each band firing on all cylinders following their latest awesome releases (Testament’s Brotherhood of the Snake, Annihilator’s For the Demented and Vader’s The Empire respectively), heavy moshing good times are certain to lie ahead. … Continue reading Gig Review: Testament, Annihilator and Vader – QMU, Glasgow (2nd April 2018)