Save The Black Heart vinyl set now available

Camden’s beloved The Black Heart is close to being saved, with 90% of their £150,000 target already achieved. However, with just six days left to hit 100%, another £15,000 needs to be raised to secure its future. The Save The Black Heart Crowdfunder – which has had 3750 supporters so far – has released details … Continue reading Save The Black Heart vinyl set now available

Album Review: Venom Prison – Primeval

Welsh death metal outfit Venom Prison revisit the earliest days of the band with the 11 track album Primeval, featuring re-recordings of tracks from EPs Defy The Tyrant and Primal Chaos, as well as two brand new songs. I'm not usually a fan of re-recordings, but in this case I will happily make an exception. Firstly … Continue reading Album Review: Venom Prison – Primeval

2019 Crew Review: John H – Writer

This was a funny old year for me, busy with work, busy with family, busy listening to as much new music as I could, but not all that busy writing about it. Between various sites, I didn’t cover as much as I would’ve wanted to but still managed to write about some of what I … Continue reading 2019 Crew Review: John H – Writer

Festival Review: Damnation Festival (2nd November 2019)

At the stroke of mid-day on the "day of the dead", the doors of Leeds Student Union were flung open to the hordes of metal fans that travelled, some from very far away, to witness a stacked lineup of some of the best metal bands on the touring circuit at the moment. Kicking things off … Continue reading Festival Review: Damnation Festival (2nd November 2019)

Damnation 2019 Interview: Larissa Stupar of Venom Prison

Prior to their 'special performance' at this year's Damnation Festival, we got to spend some time with vocalist Larissa from Venom Prison discussing the new album, their recent hectic touring schedule and also what the special surprise that was in their performance. You're headlining the Tone Management stage later on today at the festival, are … Continue reading Damnation 2019 Interview: Larissa Stupar of Venom Prison

We’ll Be There: Damnation Festival 2019

The time is almost upon us when the doors of Leeds University union will be flung open for the annual gathering of excellent metal in the North East. Now in it's 15 year and having sold out for the past few years, the festival has built up a reputation for booking some of the finest … Continue reading We’ll Be There: Damnation Festival 2019