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Impericon Festival announces stage times!

With only a couple of days to go until Impericon Festival hits Manchester, the stage times have been released! Taking place at Manchester’s Academy2 on bank holiday Monday – April 17, the festival showcases some of the worlds’ best metal acts! Stage times are as follows: Thy Art Is Murder          9:45-10:35pm Being As An Ocean       […]

Uneven Structure have Crystal Teeth!

With just over a week to go until the release of latest album La Partition, French sextet Uneven Structure have released the video for new single Crystal Teeth! Guitarist Igor Omodei says; “Crystal Teeth belongs to the brighter end of the album’s spectrum – revealing the most rock impregnated riffs we’ve got.” He adds; “Crystal Teeth closes […]

Anewrage – Life-Related Symptoms

Italian alt-metallers Anewrage released their second album Life-Related Symptoms on April 7. We had a sneak peek ahead of the release with the lead single Upside Down and were excited to hear the rest! Opening track Upside Down is catchy and the vocals are hoarse in a good way. There’s clap-a-long sections and it feels […]

Borders take on the A-Z challenge!

Lincoln tech-metallers Borders are getting closer to the release date of their Diagnosed EP (April 21) so we asked them to take on our A-Z challenge! A song that made you want to make music? Pantera were a mainstay in our youth, the heaviness really shaped our music taste and made us realise that’s the […]

Deference @ Fuel, Cardiff

For the final part of Day of Deference, we bring you a live review of their show in Cardiff! Monday’s are dreary days aren’t they? With the weekend over (this Monday was made even worse with the fact it being Monday meant Creeper’s gig had finished which we were also at last night) and people […]

A chat about everything with Deference!

For part two of our Day of Deference, we have a rather lengthy but fun interview with the quintet from the Cardiff date of their current UK tour! We talk about new EP False Awakening, plug some of their friends’ awesome work and even get interrupted by a homeless man and some skateboarders. How has […]

While She Sleeps announce acoustic show and more dates!

While She Sleeps have anounced a special intimate acoustic show at London’s St Pancras Church on April 24th. This is to celebrate the release of album number three You Are We which is se for release just three days earlier on April 21. The band have also announced that three more live dates are set […]

Sumo Cyco & Devilskin @ Birmingham o2 Academy

Opening the night were West Midlands based Rock band Sister Shotgun with a hometown show. Although this band was plagued with tech issues during their set, with the way they handled it, they showed true professionalism! A fairground-esc walk on track started, reminding me of similarities to ‘A Little Piece of Heaven’ by Avenged Sevenfold, […]

Dragonforce announce UK tour!

Dragonforce have announced the UK leg of their Reaching Into Infinity world tour! The metallers are set for a ten date run in October! Guitarist Herman Li says; “The UK is still one of DragonForce’s favourite place to tour, and we can’t wait to bring the epic-ness back home!” Check out the dates below; Reaching […]

Anewrage are set to go Upside Down on UK tour!

Italian alt-metallers Anewrage have revealed the video for new single Upside Down and announced a UK tour! The track is taken from their forthcoming album Life-Related Symptoms and frontman Axel Capurro explains; “‘Upside Down’ is about changing perspective on life and habits. A lot of people are ‘asleep’ and walk on a path that most of […]

Uneven Structure to tour Europe with Twelve Foot Ninja!

Prog metallers Uneven Structure have been announced to join Twelve Foot Ninja as special guests on their European tour! The run will give the French sextet the chance to showcase their forthcoming record La Partition which is set for release via Longbranch/SPV on April 21, 2017. Check out the dates below; Monday 10 April – […]

Slyde are Back Again to Divide!

Canadian melodic prog metallers Slyde have released the video for new track Divide. The single is taken from their lates EP Back Again which is out now! The band’s unique take on prog metal sees powerful keys and melodic clean vocals and shows that the two year hiatus lead to the quartet coming back with […]

Bear take on the A-Z Challenge!

Bear are set to release their album /// on April 7th via Basick Records. The Belgian math-metallers draw inspiration from Meshuggah and The DIlinger Escape Plan and we asked the band to take on our A-Z challenge! A song that made you want to make music? Tough one, cause every song I hear can inspire […]

A thank you to HIM

Sunday March 5, 2017 was a sad, sad day for love metal fans everywhere as Finnish superstars HIM announced they would be calling it a day after 26 years. Formed in 1991 by frontman Ville Valo and bassist Mikko ‘Mige’ Paananen under His Infernal Majesty. Following a brief hiatus in 1993, the band went on […]

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