Bootleg: “Running With The Dead” from Last Hounds!

Midlands Hardcore Punks Last Hounds have thrown us a live in session rendition of track “Running With The Dead“. Recorded live at Bay Ten Studios while being engineered, mixed and mastered by Reece Hayden, the song was one released as a single in March 2019. The band have an album set to drop in 2021

Bootleg: Hell-Born in Warsaw!

Filmed in Warsaw Poland on 4th October 2019 at Hydrozagadka, here are “Hellfire“, “Darkness” and “Guardians of the Daemongate” from the returning Black Metal legends Hell-Born. 29th January will see them unleashed the plague wind that is “Natas Liah” via Odium Records which features a guest appearance from Negral of Behemoth on “Blakk Metal” and

Review: “Cortex” by Mindwork

After an eight year hiatus Prague-based Progressive Death Metal band Mindwork are back with a new line up and new music. Original members Martin Schuster (vocals, guitars) and Filip Kittnar (drums) are joined by new pairing Jiri Rambousek (lead guitars) and Dominik Vozobule (bass) for a new EP mastered by the legendary Jens Bogren (Sepultura,

Throwback: “Inside” by Sw1tched!

Another band that faded away after selling 100k of records between their debut “Subject To Change” and sophomore album “Ghost In The Machine” were Cleveland Ohio Nu-Metal act Sw1tched. They rose to prominence during a spell that saw them play Warped Tour in 2001 and Ozzfest in 2002 before a wealth of line up changes

NEWS: Smell of Decay call time…

Parisians Smell of Decay have returned to their EP “Time To Die” for a music video for the title track. Created by mastermind RS, it depicts themes of corruption, greed and warfare that frequent the lyrics of the Thrash act in classical style, along with more than a hint of politically aware commentary. Since this

Documentary: Behind The Scenes of “Wrath” by Neon Empire!

Dublin Ireland Electro-core outfit Neon Empire have documented their recent trip to JSR audio to record single “Wrath“, the first new music to follow their debut June EP “Distorted Reality“. Our first exclusive interview of 2021 saw us talk to them about everything from influences to exploring the dynamic between their clean and unclean vocal

Playthrough: Dying Fetus at Brutal Assault!

Dedicated drum cam footage of Dying Fetus drummer Trey Williams playing “Kill Your Mother / Rape Your Dog” at Brutal Assault Festival in 2018 is music to our ears. The annual meeting of Metal minds in the Czech Republic is set to go again in 2021 with Asphyx, As I Lay Dying and Malevolence all

Documentary: Malevolence drum rig for album #3!

Earlier this week Sheffield Shredders Malevolence shared pictures of themselves working on their next album, which is exactly the kind of good news that we wanted to hear in 2021. Drummer Charlie Thorpe takes us through the drum rig the band will be using for the release, a Tama Starclassic and then gives us a

NEWS: Impurity open the letter…

Rocking our boat since its 10th January drop has been the self titled debut EP from solo project Impurity. Tapping up the skills of King Zabb and Griffin Campbell in Portland Oregon, the Metallic Hardcore has continued into a music video for the Beatdown groove of “Letter Opener“. You can snap it up over at

Documentary: 15 Years of Madness from Welicoruss!

Serbian Symphonic Black Metal act Welicoruss have released a documentary dedicated to their 15th Anniversary together. The film shows band from its inception to the present day with unseen footage archived over those years and is divided into two parts. The first half sees mastermind Alexey Boganov (Guitars, Vocals, Orchestration), the leader and founder of