Articles about Metal
Upload Festival 2016
Before I start my review I would like to say that the UK needs more festivals like this one. It is rare that you will see such a great line up on a festival bill, especially one that has some of the best unsigned / DIY bands in the UK, so with anticipated excitement I took the long drive down to Wakefield for the first ever Upload Festival at Warehouse23.
Meet your new favourite supergroup: Sinsaenum
Ever wondered what drummer Joey Jordison got up to after leaving Slipknot? Well he’s been continuing in music with VIMIC and has now teamed up with former Dragonforce virtuoso bassist Frédéric Leclercq to create supergroup Sinsaenum!
Asking Alexandria unveil ‘Here I Am’ video
Asking Alexandria are set to make a return to the UK with an appearance at the Kerrang Awards and have revealed a brand new video for Here I Am. As with the band’s previous releases, the video contains a poignant message and delves deeper into recently released album The Black.
Spotlight on: South Wales
South Wales has long been known to supply some of the best rock and metal acts with the likes of Manic Street Preachers, Stereophonics, The Blackout, Kids in Glass Houses, Funeral For A Friend and Bullet For My Valentine being the major exports. While Wales celebrates the success of these bands, they would not exist had it not been for the underground music scene providing platforms and exposure. So what does South Wales have to offer? Let’s have a little look!
For I Am King – ‘Daemons’ | Album
I really would struggle to pick a favourite song, but highlights have to be Interlude, Hades, We Must Obey, and Breathe The Fire; but every song on the 10-track album packs a punch and had me headbanging in my tiny university room.
Fort Fest announce second wave of bands!
Fort Fest is gearing up to make its mark with it’s inaugural line-up. The festival takes place in Bedfordshire between September 2-4 with early bird tickets available now at just £55 including camping AND parking! Absolute bargain!
AltCorner Presents AltTape Volume 1!
We here at AltCorner work closely with some of the best new upcoming artists around and what better way to showcase these acts than to create an EP of our favourite tracks right now! In our first release of the AltTape, we have chosen eight tracks all of which are more than pleasing on your ear holes! Oh and guess what?! all EIGHT tracks are FREE!
Akercocke are back with UK shows
Following a five year hiatus in which the band pursued several individual projects, British extreme metal masters Akercocke are back with album number six and a fresh run of UK dates following their August appearance at Bloodstock festival.
We Chat To Faultlines Vocalist Christina Rotondo!
FAULTLINES are a six-piece melodic metal band from the UK. They released their debut EP ‘All We’ve Ever Known’ on the 15th April 2016. ‘All We’ve Ever Known’ sees Fautlines take on unique dual vocal harmonies of singers Christina Rotondo and Jake Noakes. The band certainly have a bright future and Ruby chatted to vocalist, Christina Rotondo about their formation, the future and performing live!
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Black Crown Initiate announce new album
Pennsylvania metallers Black Crown Initiate have announced their new album Selves We Cannot Forgive is set for release on July 22via Long Branch / SPV. To celebrate the band have released track For Red Cloud which is their first new material since 2014’s critically acclaimed debut album Wreckage of St
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Doomsday Outlaw – ‘Suffer More’ Album
Doomsday Outlaw are a 5 piece hard-rock band from Derbyshire. Suffer More is their 14-track sophomore album and it’s amazing.
Valleys Soundfest 2016
Valleys Soundfest is an alternative music festival that is held by students on the Music Technology course at Coleg Y Cymoedd. Each year the festival benefits a chosen charity, the past couple of years it has been the charity Love Hope Strength Foundation UK. The festival showcases up and coming artists, both locally and nationally as well as college bands.
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Thousands of used cars for sale across the UK! Cheap, Reliable and Local!
From Sorrow To Serenity announce line-up changes
Scottish tech-death metallers From Sorrow To Serenity have announced two new members in the form of talented drummer Ian Baird and an exciting prospect in former Nexilva frontman Gaz Kin
Five Heavier Acts You Should Definitely Watch At Slam Dunk 2016
Whilst, Panic! At The Disco and traditional Pop Punk bands get all of the attention, I have singled out five of the best heavier acts who I think you should definitely check out!