Tag: Norma Jean

The Black Map #65: Sharkteeth Grinder from Corby!

Heading to Castle Fest in September, DIY Mathcore trio Sharkteeth Grinder have added Blackened elements to their sound and are know for their chaotic live shows. It’s no wonder when they cite their influences as being Dillinger Escape Plan, The Chariot and Norma Jean that their raw uncontrolled energy and sanity questioning stage antics would

Review: “Q3” EP by Mind Power

It’s been 3 months since their previous EP “Q2” and having featured guest appearances from John Henry of Darkest Hour and Rob Fusco of One King Down and Most Precious Blood  on “Q1”, Mind Power from Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania who feature former members of A Life Once Lost, Dead End Path, Ligeia and Bring The Heat have brought “Q3” to the plate with a guest appearance

Exclusive Interview: Brandon Kellum of American Standards!

There aren’t many bands that can carry off a chaotic style with enough control to avoid sounding like a car crash. One such band is Phoenix Arizona’s American Standards. A complex and emotionally and politically charged Hardcore Punk quartet, they’ve suffered a few lows in amongst the highs of 300 plus DIY shows. They have a

Interview: In Flames talk “I, The Mask”!

Recorded at the Bristol SWX stop of their tour with Norma Jean and Light The Torch, The Mike James Rock Show caught up with Anders Fridén of In Flames. Topics of conversation include forgetting venues until you turn up, waking up immediately before the gig and of course the new album “I, The Mask” which

Interview: Howard Jones talks Light The Torch!

The Mike James Rock Show caught up with Howard Jones of Light The Torch and formerly Devil You Know, Killswitch Engage and Blood Has Been Shed to talk about Mental Health, getting back up again and of course their new album. It was recorded in March during their run with Norma Jean and In Flames

NEWS: Empath throwing “Styx” into the river…

Hailing from Munich Germany, Progressive Post-Core (that’s right people, it’s a whole new sub-genre of Metal) 5 piece Empath have released a second single entitled “Styx” to follow up last year’s debut “In Obedience”. This past April the band took the stage with Employed To Serve and Norma Jean in their home town. Something they

Bootleg: Norma Jean in Moscow!

Pro-Shot at Aglomerat in Moscow Russia on 26th April, here’s a full set from Norma Jean. The Atlanta Georgia Metalcore crew are still touring 2016’s “Polar Similar” which appeared via Solid State Records, with sessions for a new album apparently taking place in January. This set includes “1,000,000 Watts” and “I, The Planet”.

NEWS: My Epic sing to “Bloody Angels”!

The second single from their upcoming Facedown Records 10th May slated EP “Violence” entitled “Bloody Angels” has appeared from My Epic. At this rate, we’ll have a music video for every song on the EP before it appears!

NEWS: Light The Torch have a second UK run…?

If you don’t fancy seeing the band formerly known as Devil You Know in support of In Flames and Norma Jean, Light The Torch have announced a run of headlining dates that will take place immediately after that European Tour. These shows will take place at the end of this month, April, with support bands

NEWS: My Epic celebrate “White Noises”!

From their upcoming new album “Violence” out 10th May via Face Down Records, My Epic have been joined by Cory Brandan of Norma Jean for single “White Noises”! Pre-orders are available here, with the single being given as an instant download in return.