Gig Review: Venom Inc / Suffocation / Nervosa / Aeternam / Survive – Islington Academy, London (13th March 2018)

Not a bad line-up right? Tonight is a quaint marriage of brilliant new talent and at points, unbelievable promise, with some of the best songs in the annals of rock music by statesmen of the genre. These bands have come from around the globe, showing just how varied and international metal is. And if the … Continue reading Gig Review: Venom Inc / Suffocation / Nervosa / Aeternam / Survive – Islington Academy, London (13th March 2018)

Interview: Jeffrey “Mantas” Dunn of Venom Inc.

Jeffrey Dunn, known more likely to the metal community as "Mantas", is the picture of a rock star. Adorned in leather from head to toe and one foot on the table, it's textbook cool and it's almost intimidating. After serving his time in the legendary NWOBHM band Venom, and forging a name for his side … Continue reading Interview: Jeffrey “Mantas” Dunn of Venom Inc.

Bloodstock 2018 – more bands announced

Bloodstock are excited to make their first band announcement of 2018! Tickets for 2018 are flying out the door, with less than 50 VIP tickets remaining. Do not delay if you’re planning on joining us in the Serpent’s Lair! Standard tickets, as well as the very popular Deposit Scheme and the last few camper-van pitches … Continue reading Bloodstock 2018 – more bands announced

News Roundup: Venom Inc., Damnation Festival, Alice Cooper, Contrive, Destructor

A quick rundown of recent news items from up and down the rock/metal spectrum... Venom Inc. Black metal originators Venom Inc. will unleash their upcoming full-length opus, Avé, out August 11, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. Today, you can watch the fourth instalment of the band's one-on-one video interview series describing behind-the-scenes details on Avé. This … Continue reading News Roundup: Venom Inc., Damnation Festival, Alice Cooper, Contrive, Destructor

Tour News: Venom Inc, Scout Killers, Nails, Northlane, Radio Moscow

Another load of awesome stuff has been announced as we head into prime gig time, check it out! Venom Inc The rejuvenated 1989-1992 incarnation of Venom including guitarist Jeff Dunn, frontman Tony Dolan and drummer Anthony Bray, arrived rather unexpectedly in my inbox recently with the news of Avé; the groups first full length release, out on Nuclear Blast … Continue reading Tour News: Venom Inc, Scout Killers, Nails, Northlane, Radio Moscow

Video Roundup: The Dirty Denims, HeadCrusher, Kabbalah, Exit Eden, Venom Inc., The Cadillac Three

Sneaking another bunch out to celebrate the fact that it's Saturday and Saturdays rock! The Dirty Denims - "Back With A Bang" I know nothing about this band other than being told to put the video up by Katie. They've got a definite AC/DC vibe to them, though, and it's a cracking song. "Back With … Continue reading Video Roundup: The Dirty Denims, HeadCrusher, Kabbalah, Exit Eden, Venom Inc., The Cadillac Three