It’s been just 7 days since we left Newark Showgrounds after another triumphant incarnation of Tech-Fest, thanks to Simon Garrod and the team. The Festival that inspired the creation of Metal Noise back in August 2017 has completed its 8th year and remains the King of the Underground Metal Scene, the UK’s equivalent of Euroblast.
Fortunately yesterday’s inflatable genitalia is no where to be seen as some kids appear with their parents to watch Brink of Extinction [6/10] who include in their set the thoroughly enjoyable single “Jekyll & Psyclops”. The Bristol natives have a pair of vocalists who take lines in turn as much as verses for their groove
After last night’s two people crowd surfing on an inflatable sofa going over the barrier and fortunately not getting broken during Black Tongue’s set, In Fear They Follow [7/10] bring a stuccato riff filled Metalcore bounce to open day #3 of UK Tech-Fest and attract a decent crowd. “Solace” is a decent cut though during
Day #2 of UK Tech-Fest has plenty of treats in store including some very new bands. Originally called Perception and now incorporating large doses of Post-hardcore melodic elements to create a bastardised version of their older sound, Keepsake [7/10] get the Fireball Whiskey stage off to a sweaty start. It’s an emotive set that is
After missing their announcement due to a Facebook and Instagram outage, UK Tech-Fest have announced their 2nd wave of bands! The announcement comes with news of a new VIP offering for this year and a couple of interesting exclusives! Liverpool Tech-Metallers Carcer City had announced their final EP “Silent War” and a final tour run,
UK Tech-Fest have announced their first wave of bands for the 2019 incarnation of the annual festival. Taking place at Newark Showgrounds over the weekend of 4th to 8th July, it’s 4 days of wall to wall Metal! The line-up in full is… Dying FetusMONUMENTSPsycropticJon GommRevocationArchspireBLACK TONGUEPolarisBlack Crown InitiateA Night In TexasSarah LongfieldAdimironPalm ReaderThe OmnificVoices
The annual post UK Tech-Fest one dayer at London’s New Cross Inn returns on Sunday 11th November with 10 bands taking the stage! The line-up includes a number of bands who have featured at the festival previously as well as a couple of newbies, while the night will be headlined by French Progressive Tech-Metallers Uneven Structure.
Having been announced alongside Ursus and a secret headlining act to replace Norma Jean and Protest The Hero on Sunday 8th July at UK Tech-Fest, Loathe have announced a warm up show on Saturday 7th at The Flapper in Birmingham! To celebrate, here’s fan filmed footage of the Liverpool wrecking ball performing “White Hot” on
While they haven’t announced the well know fact that Protest The Hero have cancelled their European run due to vocal issues and therefore logically their appearance at the Festival, UK Tech-Fest have announced the Workshop and After Parties splits. Those arriving on the Thursday will perhaps get the choicest of the pickings with Of Virtue
You read that right. For the second year running the UK Tech-Fest organisers have been left to find a “secret” headliner with the news, announced earlier today that Protest The Hero have been forced to cancel their remaining “Fortress” anniversary dates due to vocal issues. You can read all about that over at The PRP.