Tag: Borders

The Black Map #42: Kodama from St. Albans!

The city of St. Albans is about 20 miles outside of London in Hertfordshire. It’s foundations come from the Iron Age settlement of Verulamium, Celtic for “settlement over or by the marsh” and it takes its name from St. Alban himself. Although his resting place is believed to be on the outskirts of the current city,

Review: “Fantasy” by Landmvrks

Marseille, in the South of France is home to Landmvrks, a band who have been steadily improving a glowing reputation for some time now. Arrival of new album “Fantasy” and the announcement of supporting While She Sleeps and Stray From the Path throughout February has come as a coup for them. They might have the least “Metal” cover

NEWS: Tech-Fest Derby All Dayer in January!

With their annual Techabilitation event at London’s New Cross Inn just around the corner on 11th November, UK Tech-Fest have announced an all day event in Derby in January! Taking place at The Hairy Dog on 26th, it will feature the talents of Ingested, Nexilva, Valis Ablaze, Borders, Voices From The Fuselage, Sertraline, The Parallax

The Black Map #33: From Once We Came from London!

Returning to our capital city for this weeks entry in the UK Underground Metal Scene diary of sorts that is The Black Map to showcase some of our green and pleasant lands best Metal talent, we bring you a band who have been playing shows since 2015 and have spent a year crafting their debut album.

Interview: Martyr Defiled with The APW!

Lincoln Metallers Martyr Defiled called their 11 year career to an end in September with an impromptu interview to share some touring wisdom with The APW. The bands final run saw them take fellow Lincoln crew Borders across the country before finishing up at Manchester Rebellion. The bands final release “Young Gods” is out now…

NEWS: Bleach tour dates!

Having released their debut EP “Disconnect” on Friday, Manchester Hardcore crew Bleach have announced a quintet of northern live dates in the coming month including a December one dayer in Lincoln. Perhaps surprisingly, neither Borders or Reclaimer are on the bill… October with Harmed and Centuries 3rd Leeds, Temple of Boom 4th Manchester, Star And Garter

Interview: Harrison Cook from Reclaimer!

In the second of our exclusive interview series from Upsurge Festival this past weekend, we spoke to none other than Harrison Cook, vocalist from Lincoln melodic hardcore quintet Reclaimer! Having released their debut EP “Same Hell, Different Devils” in December 2016, the band returned earlier this summer with new single “Chapter II”. It was fantastic meeting you

NEWS: Borders announce One Dayer in October!

Lincoln quartet Borders, who appeared in our Black Map feature a few months back, have announced they will be headlining a one dayer in Manchester after their run as main support for Martyr Defiled on their farewell tour in September. The event takes place at Aatma on 31st October and will see the Metallers joined by

Review: “Diagnosed” EP by Borders

Lincoln quintet Borders released “Diagnosed” in April 2017 to have played shows with the likes of Whitechapel, Faces of Eve and Martyr Defiled in support of it. Having appeared on our Black Map feature a few weeks back, we figured it was about time we gave them a full review. “Analyst” gets things off to a