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Canvas & supports @ Undertone, Cardiff

Undertone, Cardiff’s little basement venue is the destination for tonight as post-hardcorers Canvas promote their recently released album Worry. Due to work and the delay to all the trains (thanks football and Arriva Trains Wales…), I arrive at the venue almost at the end of local and opening band Defeatist. What I did catch though […]


Cursed Earth have revealed they are releasing CYCLES OF GRIEF: The Complete Collection, CD and LP out 20th October 2017. Cursed Earth will also be supporting Makes Them Suffer on their European tour!

Winds Of Plague release new Single and reveal album details!

Winds Of Plague revealed that their fifth album, Blood Of My Enemy is set to be released 27th October 2017. With this announcement, the band has also unveiled a first taste of what the new album will entail with epic, hard-hitting debut single Never Alone. The new track has also be released with an intriguingly bizarre music video Vocalist […]

Tenements are Standing On The Backs Of Angels!

Glasgow posthardcorers TENEMENTS have released new hardhitting single Standing On The Backs Of Angels. Perfect for fans of bands like Of Mice And Men, The Amity Affliction and Pierce The Veil. Check out the killer new single here TENEMENTS have commented “It is our mission statement to lay out all of our cards on the table. Each piece of music we write is […]

CORE OF iO reveal new EP ‘PART II: EUROPA’ and release new single!

CORE OF iO have announced they are releasing a new EP PART II: EUROPA out 1st December! The band has also just released a killer single Hit The Hard River with a lyric video. CORE OF iO are touring the UK in October! Oct 20th – Camden, The Unicorn; Oct 25th – Brighton, The Prince Albert; Oct 26th – Ashford, The […]

Tempest release new single Remember Me feat. George Wright

Tempest, the melodic metalcore band from South East England have released a blistering new single Remember Me. The track features George Wright from Idle Shores.  Tempest are also currently working on their debut album to be released in 2018. Check out Remember Me below;  

THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD announce new album!

THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD are back with new album Disomus following their last LP Skepsis out back in 2010! Disomus is being released 13th October 2017. Two singles have already been released from the album, killer tracks Hate The Living and Obitual!

Were I Blind self-titled EP

Were I Blind‘s epic new self-titled EP merges post-hardcore vibes with electric backing to make a killer sounding cross over album! Bringing a fresh take to the Electron-industrial metal genre, especially with songs like Heading For Disaster including aspects from Rap to create an awesome sounding track! About the EP Were I Blind, the band has said “We are […]

Skies In Motion- Life Lessons

The first few minutes into this album I knew I’d found my new favourite hardcore band. Derby based five piece, Skies In Motion are the band responsible for the record we have before us. It’s a rollercoaster ride of chugging riffs, soaring choruses and brutal breakdowns. As debut records go, does it get much better? […]

Create To Inspire are Blue!

Melodic hardcore band Create To Inspire have released a music video for their killer single Blue. The track has been taken from their debut album Sickness. The band explain; “Blue is a song about imagining a life without your significant other, the one you depend on and care for the most. We wanted to create something in this video […]

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 […]

Final bands announced for BLOODSTOCK!

*Festival announcement klaxon* It’s only three weeks until the epic metal fest begins and with it the final line up! In addition to the already killer line up, Venom Prison will be playing main stage Sunday and UNITRA on the Jagermeister stage! Winners of the Metal 2 The Masses competition Raze The Void, K-LACURA, EMBODIMENT, HOOFKNUCKLE, HUNDRED YEAR OLD […]

Faultlines take on the A-Z challenge!

Brit melodic hardcore quintet Faultlines released their first single Breathe with their revamped line-up earlier this month. We got the band to take on our A-Z challenge so you can find out more about them! A song that made you want to make music? Sie: New Found Glory – Dressed To Kill Beni: Lamb Of […]

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