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Prognosis- Definition

Admittedly, I don’t hear much about Manchester’s metal scene. You’d assume it’s as good as any UK city’s scene but it does have one thing that no other city in the UK has. Prognosis.  Prognosis are a quartet from the aforementioned city of Manchester with one hell of a debut record on  the way. Definition […]

UK TECH-FEST announces TECHABILITATION 2018

Following the success of UK Tech-Fest this year, TECHABILITATION 2018 has been announced! It will be held on 11th November at The New Cross Inn, London. Uneven Structure will be joined by The Hirsch Effekt, Sumer, Perception, The Cartographer, Dividium, From Her Ashes, Jonny Turner, Brink of Extinction and Altitudes for what will be an insane night! Advance tickets are only £15 for […]

The Agony Scene – Tormentor

15 years have passed since The Agony Scene first took the stage. Several records, international tours, and a lengthy hiatus later are back with a vengeance Tulsa, Oklahoma’s The Agony Scene released their fourth full-length Tormentor record – first in a decade – on 20 July via Outerloop Records. Produced by Mark Lewis, Tormentor promises to be bands heaviest and most mature […]

Slayer announce final UK tour

Slayer have announced details of their final UK and European tour! After 37 years, one of the most brutal bands to exist are taking their leave from the industry, but not before one more brutal assault on our shores. Joining Slayer on their final run are Lamb Of God, Anthrax and Obituary! Thu 1st Nov – DUBLIN 3 […]

Trivium & Co. live @ Brixton Academy

As Code Orange headed off stage to a stunned crowd, I wondered how I would start this review. What came to mind was; three of the most exciting bands in metal, and Trivium, wow Brixton. I decided against that as it sounds critical towards Trivium. A stance I definitely didn’t want to take once Trivium […]

AWOOGA release new single Temporal

AWOOGA have released new single and video Temporal, taken from their debut album Conduit. Bassist and vocalist Tam Ali comments “We tried to condense everything that Awooga loves into one song and video.  Joe Pesci’s vile character in Moonwalker starring Michael Jackson, Egyptians and mysterious pyramid shit.  And North Korean military rallies  –   Existence is imperative and […]

Stone Free Festival 2018 reveal new acts

Stone Free Festival, have announced new artists for their two-day festival on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th June! Here are the new acts that have been announced. WARRIOR SOUL / JARED JAMES NICHOLS / GODSTICKS / FIRE RED EMPRESS / KILLIT / VAMBO PLUS HEADLINING THE SPEAKEASY LOUNGE TIFFANY STEVENSON JOINING HEADLINERS & SPECIAL GUESTS […]

Ho99o9 live at The Electric Ballroom – London

It’s a cold dark night in Camden North London, it’s spooky, scary and would befit any Halloween tour or midnight walk. But, this isn’t Halloween, this is pure hardcore heavy distorted metal trapped in the body of hip hop. This is Brooklyn’s very own, Ho99o9. We of Alt-Corner are here. The Electric Ballroom has been […]

You Win Again Gravity – Anonymity

Merge Funeral for a Friend and Against the Current, throw in some stumbling, edgy riffs as well as some heavy vocals and you have You Win Again Gravity's new album 'Anonymity'.

Calligram – Askesis

Released on November 24th, Calligram’s debut record Askesis is a dark brooding example of blackened hardcore. The combination of slow more expansive elements and the unadulterated fury of faster more extreme parts, will take the listener on a dark artistic journey. Being only six tracks long, there is no filler with each song bringing something […]

COMPLEXITY FEST announces SIKTH, CARNIFEX, JOHN FRUM and more

Dutch heavy music festival Complexity Fest have announced SikTh, Carnifex, Three Trapped Tigers, God Mother, Ulsect (Including members of Textures and Dodecahedron) and finally John Frum (supergroup made up of members from The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Faceless, John Zor) Many more acts are still yet to be announced. The dates of the festival are Friday 23 and Saturday 24 February 2018 and more information and tickets can be found […]

SATYRICON release single

SATYRICON have released killer new single To Your Brethren In The Dark from their upcoming album Deep Calleth Upon Deep! About the new single Satyr has said “‘To your brethren in the dark’ is definitely one of the flagship songs on the record.  This is about emotion, our nature, the spirits, the autumn, the sombre and rainy days, those who we lost […]

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