Tag: Shokran

NEWS: Radar Festival moves to October, 3rd wave of bands!

The organizers of second incarnation of Radar Festival have announced they have rescheduled from 31 July and 01 August 2020 to Friday 16 and Saturday 17 October 2020. This means Toska, Voyager, Palm Reader, I Built the Sky and Nick Johnston will drop off the bill. However the trade off for that are some high

Riff Police! Pull Over! #99: Chrome Is Burning Vs Shokran!

Alessandra Italy Metalcore act Chrome Is Burning like to cross over into other styles with their sound and their debut “Age Of The Fallen Gods” in 2014 does exactly that. Citing influences in Born Of Osiris, Veil Of Maya and The HAARP Machine you might not expect them to have a heavy electronic vibe on

Review “Legion: The Fall” by The Contradiction

The Contradiction are Progressive Oriental Metal band from Czech Republic with members originally from Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Poland who have collaborated with members of Silent Generation, Shokran, Obscure of Acacia, Diary of My Misanthropy, Brojob, Marina, Second to Sun and John Wolfhooker to “prove that art don’t have any borders and we all can create beautiful music, no

Listmania: Metal Noise Top #5 Albums of 2019!

Carlsberg take the Moto “Probably the best beer in the World” into their advertising campaigns, then these are probably the best albums of 2019. On our eyes at least and remember kids, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. One man’s silk purse is another man’s sow’s ear. 2019 was a fantastic year in

Playthrough: “Faces Behind The Stars” from Shokran!

Progressive Tech-Metal titans Shokran were one of the highlights of this summer’s incarnation of UK Tech-Fest and their third album “Ethereal” is an absolute joy. If you haven’t already, check out our review of that. Having announced a big run of September and October shows, guitarist Dmitry Demyanenko has taken a minute to record a

Live Review: UK Tech-Fest afterthoughts

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.

Live Review: UK Tech-Fest Day #3: Saturday

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

Exclusive Interview: Faces of Eve on UK Tech-Fest!

There is now a little under a month to UK Tech-Fest, one of the highlights of the summer with a varied line-up of bands from all corners of the globe converging on Newark Showgrounds for four days of wall to wall Metal! We caught up with Faces of Eve for an exclusive interview to get

NEWS: Shokran hypnotised by the “Golden Pendant”!

Having pulled it earlier in the week, Tech-Fest bound Russian Progressive Tech-Metallers Shokran have finally let us have the official music video for “Golden Pendant” from their simply amazing album “Ethereal”. We were lucky enough to review it before it came out and if there is one album you should check out this year, it’s

NEWS: “Abdication” from Red Handed Denial!

In just 10 days time on 29th March Ontario Canada natives Red Handed Denial will drop album “Redeemer”. Featuring a guest appearance from Shokran frontman Andrew Ivaschenko, single “Abdication” follows “Empire” and “Clockwork” with pre-orders available here. The band is fronted by Lauren Babic of CrazyEightyEight.