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Blood Youth announce Closure tour

Brit metal-punks Blood Youth are hitting the road for a run of UK dates in the Autumn and they're bringing along up-and-coming talent Zoax for the ride!

Kyle from Icantdie takes on the A-Z challenge

Formed in 2015 and based in Bridgend, South Wales. Icantdie are a three piece alternative rock band. They recently released their debut EP “"Transition/Merger" and are set to play their debut show opening Throwfest later this month. Recently vocalist Kyle took on the A-Z challenge.

Puppy – Vol. II Review

Puppy are a 3-piece alt-metal band from north London, consisting of: Jock Norton as the vocalist and guitarist, Billy Howard on drums, and Will Michael on bass. Since forming in 2014, they’ve generated an impressive buzz – especially for an unsigned band. Their mini-album ‘Vol. II’ is out August 12th, and it’s pretty good.

Icantdie – Transition/Merger EP

Icantdie are an exciting new alternative heavy metal band from Bridgend. So far they have received alot of airplay on radio and have recently released a music video for their debut single "Merger". The band are set to open Throwfest on August 21st and have just recently released their debut EP Transition/Merger which was recorded, mixed and mastered by former Funeral for a Friend guitarist Gav Burrough.

SINNERGOD TAKE ON THE A-Z QUESTIONNAIRE CHALLENGE

Hailed as 'The New Goth Kings Of Manchester' by Metal Hammer Magazine, the North West dark metalllers Sinnergod certainly live up to their reputation. They dispatch a sound that curiously tugs from Depeche Mode and Gary Numan, and also channels the rhythmic crunch, pounding drums and colossal choruses of Metallica and Iron Maiden.

Owleye Take On The A-Z Questionnaire Challenge!

Owleye, a Denver based Post Hardcore band take on the A-Z challenge...

When We Were Wolves at Cathouse, Glasgow

Rounding the night off were When We Were Wolves, who are loud and heavy...and unashamedly so. They are a complete contrast to the opening band Armstrong. Mitch's voice was better in the dirty vocal than the clean but still had me entertained. They seem to be skating that thin ice between metal and post hardcore and I kind of like it.

Black Crown Initiate say Selves We Cannot Forgive

Black Crown Initiate have released the video for their latest record's title track Selves We Cannot Forgive. The release is the first video installment from the album and was directed by Justin Reich.

AVENGED SEVENFOLD ANNOUNCE MASSIVE UK TOUR FOR 2017

In December 2013 AVENGED SEVENFOLD celebrated their No. 1 album ‘Hail To The King’ with a sold out arena tour taking in Manchester, Birmingham and London’s Wembley Arena. They followed that with an awe inspiring headline slot at Download Festival in June 2014 cementing their unshakable reputation for breath-taking live performances.

Maxdmyz Take On A-Z Questionnaire Challenge!

London-based five-piece alternative progressive metallers Maxdmyz take on the A-Z Questionnaire Challenge! If you think Glen Danzig meets Amon Amarth, you are half way to getting what the brilliant Maxdmyz are like!

Shield Fest II (FVK/More Than Most/Junior + more) @ Hobos, Bridgend

A very emotional night but it showed that FVK are going to go on and have plenty of success in their future ventures. A very good festival overall which organiser Adam Tibbs should give himself a pat on the back for! Now to count down the days until the next Shield Fest!

Rave the Reqviem preach The Gospel of Nil

Swedish industrial metallers Rave the Reqviem have announced that their The Gospel of Nil record is set for release on October 7 via DWA. Originally started as a one man project, the quintet now features a mother-son vocal combination. The record is the first album as a quintet and effortlessly combines industrial metal, heavy electronica and mainstream rock creating a mesmerising masterpiece.

Detours – Our Promise EP

Detours, a six-piece melodic metalcore band from Lowestoft released their debut EP earlier this week. The EP Our Promise was recorded at Foxhound studios who in the past have recorded bands like Empires Fade and City of Lights. Our Promise was in production for over a year before it was released this week; however the wait was definitely worth it.

Dark Tranquility show you Atoma

Swedish metal legends Dark Tranquility are currently recording their 11th album! The band have given us some hints to tide us over though, Atoma is the title and it's set for release via Century Media Records on November 4 2016!

Avatar announce UK tour!

Avatar are set to hit the UK this Autumn. The Swedes are heading to our shores as part of their European tour in support of their incredible Feathers & Flesh album which was released via Century Media Records this May.

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