Gig Review: Lords of the Land at SWG3, Glasgow (6th April 2019)

Arriving in the middle of the festival, SWG3 is looking pretty packed between the Galvanisers stage and the TV Studio (converted to a makeshift bier halle/merch market) for an afternoon of the finest extreme metal. Hitting the stage shortly after 3pm are blasphemous black metal demons Belphegor. The sound is on point as the band … Continue reading Gig Review: Lords of the Land at SWG3, Glasgow (6th April 2019)

Review: The Black Dahlia Murder – Nightbringers

If there's one album that's been receiving a lot of hype in the extreme metal scene recently, then it's this small matter of a new Black Dahlia Murder album. Not content with resting on their laurels, the band decided to create something so immense that it broke the record for number of pre-orders in Metal … Continue reading Review: The Black Dahlia Murder – Nightbringers

Interview 2: Alan Cassidy of The Black Dahlia Murder

Before their show in Glasgow, I got the chance to spend to some time with the Drummer of Black Dahlia Murder. We chatted about the reaction to the most recent album, his drum technique and also the most crazy thing he's ever seen on tour. His crazy thing is certainly one of the more interesting … Continue reading Interview 2: Alan Cassidy of The Black Dahlia Murder

Abbath / Primordial / The Black Dahlia Murder / Benighted – London Forum, Jan 23rd 2016

In the Forum venue in London many excitable fans eagerly wait to see Abbath, the new project by the similarly-monikered former Immortal front-man. Primordial are also playing with Benighted and The Black Dahlia Murder. After re-scheduling the event a few times (it was due to happen back in December), it is now time to see … Continue reading Abbath / Primordial / The Black Dahlia Murder / Benighted – London Forum, Jan 23rd 2016

Interview: Alan Cassidy of The Black Dahlia Murder

Formed in the USA, The Black Dahlia Murder have become one of the most popular bands in the extreme metal genre, establishing themselves with their melodic death tones. I caught up with drummer Alan Cassidy, (who is slightly hungover, playing their second night in London with Abbath) to discuss the tour, and what the metal … Continue reading Interview: Alan Cassidy of The Black Dahlia Murder

The Black Dahlia Murder / Benighted / Scordatura – Cathouse, Glasgow (19th January 2016)

I've sort of had an up and down relationship with The Black Dahlia Murder. They're one of those bands I listened to when I was just getting into metal and then sort of forgot about for a bit until they released an album and my interest spiked for a bit and then it sort of … Continue reading The Black Dahlia Murder / Benighted / Scordatura – Cathouse, Glasgow (19th January 2016)