Thy Art Is Murder announce UK dates with Malevolence and more

You wait for bands to start touring then five come along at once... all on the same bill! Making sure they're not pushing their luck in terms of dates, Australia's Thy Art Is Murder (who absolutely slayed at Bloodstock 2019) are bringing quite the package to our shores in a year's time... Today, Thy Art Is … Continue reading Thy Art Is Murder announce UK dates with Malevolence and more

Bloodstock 2019: Mosh’s View

I'm the Big Bad Editor in Chief and I've been remiss in not doing my Bloodstock review as yet... Time to address that! Everyone else has already done lengthy bits about bands so I'll try not to focus on them, and instead bang on about what a great event it was. As usual! There are … Continue reading Bloodstock 2019: Mosh’s View

Festival Review: Bloodstock 2019 Day 2 – Ross’ View

With showers over the course of the weekend so far, mud has made an appearance despite not being listed on the line-up. Another repeat of figuring our plan of action between Mosh, Sean and I sees me back out amongst the bands before a retreat later to interview them. Krysthla have the honour of opening … Continue reading Festival Review: Bloodstock 2019 Day 2 – Ross’ View

Album Review: Thy Art Is Murder – Human Target

Australia has many deadly things - spiders, jellyfish, sharks, crocodiles - but thankfully it keeps most of them in-house. However, occasionally one escapes. Such as Thy Art Is Murder, a bunch of brutal musicians who together produce a noise certainly dangerous to the unwitting, unwilling and grannies. Amazingly Human Target is my first real encounter with … Continue reading Album Review: Thy Art Is Murder – Human Target

Gig Review: Parkway Drive / Killswitch Engage / Thy Art Is Murder – Alexandra Palace, London (2nd February 2019)

The last time Aussie hardcore five-piece Parkway Drive played London it was at the relatively tiny IndigO2 as part of the Metal Hammer Golden Gods. That night I made the terrible mistake of not sticking around to watch their headline set and have regretted it ever since, but we all make questionable decisions sometimes, right? … Continue reading Gig Review: Parkway Drive / Killswitch Engage / Thy Art Is Murder – Alexandra Palace, London (2nd February 2019)

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