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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 […]

Freakangel – How the Ghost Became..

Born out of the depths of Suicidal Romance, covered in grime, dirt and heavy riffs come Freakangel. Taking influence from bands such as Combichrist, Nine Inch Nails and Fear Factory, they reach to the darker side of the industrial metal genre with heavy drums, dark vocals, darker synths and thrashing guitars but yet, still incredibly […]

Neck Of The Woods – The Passenger

Vancouver’s progressive metallers Neck Of The Woods are releasing their killer debut album The Passenger through Basick Records on 15th September! Neck Of The Woods have already released an insane single from the new album entitled Bottom Feeder which you should definitely check out below. On the new single, the band has said it is about “Recognising recurring patterns in relationships that […]

InVisions – Never Nothing

York metalcore rockers InVisions have slowly been teasing their self released debut album, Never Nothing, for a while now. Having released three singles from the record –  Turn Up, a party anthem. followed by Purge, tinged with the darker side of metalcore and concluding with the latest single is Soul Seeker. The album is finally here and it’s as loud […]

Cursed Earth – Cycles of Grief Volume 1: Growth

Fresh from signing to UNFD Australian metallic hardcore band Cursed Earth released the Cycles of Grief Volume 1: Growth EP on the 4th August. This EP sees the group display a true understanding of the various styles of heavy music, whilst maintaining a thematic consistency based around the darker aspects of life. The EP has […]

Make Them Suffer – Worlds Apart

Australian six-piece Make Them Suffer released their album Worlds Apart on July 28th. The album is full of catchy hooks, anthemic choruses, and it’s almost worlds apart from their previous albums. ‘First Movement’ opens the album, and immediately sees the band move away from their deathcore roots, onto something a little more progressive. Their style is more melodic […]

Sevendust Sign With Rise Records

Heavy metal five-piece Sevendust, formed in 1996, have recently been signed to the well-known Rise Records. Bands that have also been signed includes the impressive Five Finger Death Punch, Of Mice & Men and even PVRIS. This occurred after the massive success of their latest album, Kill The Flaw, which awarded the band with their highest album […]

Acacia Strain – Gravebloom

Deathcore band ‘Acacia Strain’ have released their 8th album, Gravebloom, and the 11 track mammoth of an album is full of heavy breakdowns, growls, and drone sounds. Faster songs like ‘Calloused Mouth’ and ‘Bitter Pill’ do well to add variety to the generally almost sludgy sound with rumbling bass lines and filthy riffs under rasping […]

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