Gig Review: Gloryhammer / Beast in Black / Wind Rose – SWG3 Warehouse, Glasgow (25th October 2019)

There was a bit of an adventure figuring out the location and time for this gig as, like many others in recent months, it was shifted from the still non-functional Slay. The alternative found was SWG3 Warehouse, one of the halls within SWG3 I hadn't already been to and - as it turns out - … Continue reading Gig Review: Gloryhammer / Beast in Black / Wind Rose – SWG3 Warehouse, Glasgow (25th October 2019)

Album Review: Wind Rose – Wintersaga

Wind Rose are a band I inadvertently skipped over a couple of times - I missed their last album in our review pile and I didn't see them at Bloodstock in 2017. I am now kicking myself up the arse. With the recent release of the stupidly catchy cover of "Diggy Diggy Hole", they blipped … Continue reading Album Review: Wind Rose – Wintersaga

Gig Review: Ensiferum / Ex Deo / Wind Rose – Islington Academy (1st May 2018)

On Tuesday night Katie headed to The O2 Academy in Islington to see Finnish melodic folk-metal band Ensiferum play the only UK date of their 38-show “Road To Glory” European tour, which promised to feature a special set of new, old and rare hits. Doors were at the early time of 6pm but I was … Continue reading Gig Review: Ensiferum / Ex Deo / Wind Rose – Islington Academy (1st May 2018)

Bloodstock 2017 “The Day Before the Madness”

Whilst it may only be Thursday, the loyal hordes descended upon Catton Hall for what would prove to be a varied yet enjoyable evening. With this being the first year that Bloodstock has sold out, the level of anticipation and excitement amongst the crowd was electrifying. First up and having the non enviable task of … Continue reading Bloodstock 2017 “The Day Before the Madness”

#ROADTOBOA2017 – Wind Rose

As ever, we’re going to try and cover every single Jäger, New Blood and SOPHIE stage band before Bloodstock kicks off on August 10th. Your chance to check them out and start planning which bands to get there early for! Trust us when we tell you that this is bound to result in some frustrating … Continue reading #ROADTOBOA2017 – Wind Rose

Wednesday Video Roundup: Damnation Plan, Cry My Name, Columbus, Synopsys, Drum Drum Dance Dance, Wind Rose

Midweek metal coming right at you... along with some hardcore, a bit of pop-punk.... ah, the usual mix! Damnation Plan - "Rise of the Messenger" Finnish progressive melodic death metallers Damnation Plan release a music video for "Rise Of The Messenger" off their new album Reality Illusion, released March 10 2017 via Inverse Records. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xo5ca7jwWR8 … Continue reading Wednesday Video Roundup: Damnation Plan, Cry My Name, Columbus, Synopsys, Drum Drum Dance Dance, Wind Rose