Category: Live Review

Live Review: Upsurge Festival Day #1: Sheer Terror Warm-Up Show!

London’s New Cross Inn is the venue for this weekends Upsurge Festival, combining a fine selection of underground Metal and Hardcore talent with a sprinkling of bigger names and UK Exclusives for 2018 across the Bank Holiday. Saturday is billed as the “Sheer Terror Warm Up Show” and sees 8 bands take the stage… …Victim

Live Review: Fat Lip Fest 2018 in Bristol!

The Adnam Stage is where we’re at, in The Lanes bowling alley for Bristol’s Fat Lip Feat 2018! Fat Lip has been going since 2013 with regular live shows and taking its name from the much loved Sum 41 song. The annual one dayer is split across 4 stages and 3 venues in a close

Live Review: UK Tech-Fest Day #4 – Sunday 8th July!

Sunday, day 4 and the sun is out. It’s hot, we’re tired and sweaty but well up for it with some fantastic bands on the bill today. Opening up are Leeched [7/10] who make enough noise as a trio to take on any quintet. These dudes are Napalm Death for 2018 and smash the daylights

Live Review: UK Tech-Fest Day #3 – Saturday 7th July!

It’s another sweltering day at Newark Showgrounds that kicks off with Pravitas [7.5/10] from Leeds draw the biggest opening crowd of the weekend so far. Their bend of Technical Groove Metal with bludgeoned vocals goes down well. The bass work on closing new song is absolutely phenomenal. Tiberius [6.5/10] are a heavier version of something

Live Review: UK Tech-Fest Day #2 – Friday 6th July!

Due to circumstances outside of their control, Jinjer have been left stranded with no Visas and therefore forced to cancel UK Tech-Fest and last nights show in Guildford. So we have lineup changes…  Altitudes [7/10] from Bristol open up this mornings proceedings with some well delivered instrumental Technical Metal (or Cathedral Metal as we like to call

Live Review: UK Tech-Fest Day #1 – Thursday 5th July!

It’s hotter than Crematoria and after a lengthy drive and tents pitched, we grab a pint and check out female fronted opening act Jonny Turner [7/10] who’s emotional progressive tech-metal fits the surroundings perfectly despite the heat. The second band on the Waghorn guitars stage is Fractions [8/10]. The fully bearded quintet from Leicester smash