Category: Live Review

Live Review: SikTh, Loathe & MSRY @ The Bullingdon in Oxford!

The final date of highly influential Tech-Metallers SikTh‘s 8 date UK run with Loathe sees them joined by Hardcore Punk trio MSRY at The Bullingdon in Oxford. Having re-united 4 years ago and dropped an EP and Album while touring the globe since, it’s a smaller venue show on a tour which sees the band

Live Review: Upsurge Festival Day #3!

After yesterday’s switch to Merch tables downstairs and from glasses to plastic cups for beer, day #3 promises a fine selection of talent and fortunately no Grime… …Pressure [7.5/10] from Norwich open up with some straight up hardcore, complete with politically charged and socially aware messages. A couple of short speeches about the scene and

Live Review: Upsurge Festival Day #2!

After last nights Sheer Terror warm-up show, Sunday the first full day of Upsurge Festival. Complete with a 5 string bass and snoodes, Kent Metallic Hardcore band MTXS [9/10], blow away any cobwebs from last night. Airing a new song which they are recording tomorrow and classics like “Suffer”, surely they should be higher up the

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