Month: May 2019

The Black Map #58: Broken Down from Sheffield!

The Steel City is famous for a lot of things. But strictly in Metal terms, While She Sleeps and Malevolence are now not only UK household names but growing in Global reputation. Crawling out from their shadows are Beatdown Hardcore crew Broken Down whose upcoming EP “Path of Terror” holds much promise. Not least because killer

NEWS: In Depths plan their summer…

Wrexham Metallers In Depths have mapped out their summer plans with the hopes of appearing at this summer’s Bloodstock on the cards! Their 7th June set is the Metal To The Masses Grand Final for North Wales with 4 bands going head to head for a spot. with Damim, Left For Red; 7th June –

NEWS: Street Soldier debut first music video!

How long will it be before “Northern Hate” from Street Soldier appears? That’s the question that we want an answer to. The Rap influenced Hardcore crew have their roots in Cold Hard Truth, Biohazard and Hatebreed and have been playing shows relentlessly over the past 12 months. They’ve been knocking the firsts out of the

NEWS: Shokran hypnotised by the “Golden Pendant”!

Having pulled it earlier in the week, Tech-Fest bound Russian Progressive Tech-Metallers Shokran have finally let us have the official music video for “Golden Pendant” from their simply amazing album “Ethereal”. We were lucky enough to review it before it came out and if there is one album you should check out this year, it’s

NEWS: Bailer November Shows!

Creating a poster that leans towards the Jagermeister imagery, Ireland Metallic Hardcore crew Bailer have announced they will be joined by Black Coast and Hornets for a trio of November shows! If that means more new material between now and then… We hope so! 28th Belfast, Voodoo 29th Dublin, Fibbers 30th Cork, Dali

Bootleg: Slipknot on Jimmy Kimmel!

It kind of goes without saying that the Slipknot tracks performed live and aired on the Jimmy Kimmel show would be online in a matter of hours. The surprise is that the band performed single “All Out Life” alongside “Unsainted” which appeared earlier this week, even though the song doesn’t feature on the track list

NEWS: Alien Weaponry to destroy summer!

Three piece Thrash Metallers Alien Weaponry will be heading over from New Zealand this summer as part of a huge World Tour! The European Festival circuit is the place they’ve targeted, filling in the gaps with club shows as you’d expect as the band play their unique blend of Thrash coupled with their native language

Playthrough: “What I Deserve” from Part of the Plan!

Part of the Plan drummer Martin Schultz borrowed a room at the University of Windsor in Ontario Canada to record this drum playthrough for recent single “What I Deserve”. The band have been heavy on the playthrough videos in the past, part of building their DIY Metal work ethic!

NEWS: Drown In Sulphur. Blackwind Tour. November.

Drown In Sulphur have announced a run of smaller UK shows in a run that plots their course to this year’s incarnation of Fall In The Brawl Festival in Manchester! The Milan Italy Deathcore quintet have new album “Blackwind” appearing on 14th June so you can expect April single “Moths” in the set! 4th Brighton,

NEWS: “Drowning In The Sound” with Trivium!

While frontman Matt Heafy continues to push out the cover songs every day, Trivium as a band have been quietly working away in the background. Having been spoken about around 12 months ago, the band have released a song that didn’t make the cut for current album “The Sin And The Sentence”. It’s one that