Gig review: Tygers of Pan Tang / Pectora – La Belle Angele, Edinburgh (22nd November 2019)

Here we are at Edinburgh’s La Belle Angele for the opening night of the Tygers of Pan Tang UK tour to promote their excellent new album just out today Ritual. Up first on the stage, Danish band Pectora from Roskilde kick off events promoting their fabulous new album Untaken which came out in May this year. We get … Continue reading Gig review: Tygers of Pan Tang / Pectora – La Belle Angele, Edinburgh (22nd November 2019)

Winter Storm 2017 Review: Saturday

“Who’s hungover?” Tom Russell asks Saturday’s assembled audience as he raises his own hand. Glasgow’s Beard of Doom is in fine spirits as always and despite the earlier start to proceedings, a sizeable crowd has already invaded Troon Concert Hall. Talk consists of how Heavy Pettin split the vote – pretty equally. Some thought they … Continue reading Winter Storm 2017 Review: Saturday

Wildfire 2017: Sunday Review

The majority of bands have played. People are still reeling from the sheer excellence of Oliver/Dawson Saxon and much like the day before, people are off to a sluggish start with the exception of a knowing group gathered at the Moshville Times stage to see Monkey Puzzle. For me, the Sunday was a chance to … Continue reading Wildfire 2017: Sunday Review

Les-Fest rebrands as Wildfire – and look at these bands for 2015!

Looks like it's "Les-Fest Wildfire" next year, and then just "Wildfire" from then on as Scotlands biggest and best metal festival shrugs off the cheap jokes... First up, bands confirmed for next year already are (and hold onto your hats): Tygers of Pan Tang Lawnmower Deth (so that's it - I'm buying a day ticket at … Continue reading Les-Fest rebrands as Wildfire – and look at these bands for 2015!