Review: “All That I Am, Laid Out in Front of Me” by Akimbria

When it comes to making a statement as a new band and getting people to really pay attention to your offering, nothing quite says “We’re HERE!” like a guest appearance from a titan of a genre that you’re creating in. Some might call it cheating or underhand because you haven’t got there on your own,

The Black Map #187: Artificial Pathogen from Glasgow!

In a day and age where modern technology means that musicians no longer need to commit something to tape and send it across the planet via a well known courier service and wait months to get something back, International collaborations have offered up some truly unique listening experiences and innovations. One of those bands is

NEWS: Death Blooms 2022 headlining tour!

After tours supporting Trash Boat and Blood Youth, Liverpool Metallers Death Blooms will be on a run of headlining shows of their own in support of their debut full length album “Life Is Pain“, out now via Adventure Cat Records in February and March 2022. They’re promising the album in full plus different older tracks

NEWS: Spoiler take on a Slipknot cover for charity!

Joining After Smoke Clears on the Quazar Studios Slipknot tribute album “Two Of Nine“, a celebration of the lives of Paul Gray and Joey Jordison while raising money for the National Voices Charity in aid of those who have Transverse Myelitis are Essex Deathcore brutes Spoiler. They’ve chosen to take on a personal favourite in

Documentary: In The Studio #1 with Sadistic Force!

The aces might still be wild but 2022 is going to see new material from Austin Texas Blackened Thrash trio Sadistic Force. They’ve started a behind the scenes featurette series filmed by Austin Harris and edited by James Oliver to give us a flavour of their new creations. Let’s hope that as with “Blood Moon

Playthrough: “Ghosts” by SETYØURSAILS!

SETYØURSAILS bassist Dominic Ludwig has been given a shard of the limelight for a playthrough video for “Ghosts” from their 21st January releasing “Nightfall” which will be accompanied by a tour from Nuremberg to Leipzig between January and March. The Metalcore outfit have made their name on not mincing their words and are joined on

Bootleg: Nasty in Munich Germany!

The Impericon Never Say Die Tour may only be sweeping through Germany this year but BDHW Records have allowed fans of Nasty to enjoy the fun Worldwide with a partial set of 23 minutes of pro-shot footage from the Munich stop of the run. So from the Hardcore crew finally able to play shows around

NEWS: After Smoke Clears take on a Slipknot cover for charity!

A compilation album put together by Quazar Studios to celebrate the life of Slipknot members Joey Jordison and Paul Gray while raising money for the National Voices Charity in aid of those who suffer Transverse Myelitis has been released this weekend and features 38 bands across a huge 37 tracks including Majin, Worm Shepherd and

NEWS: Death Angel hide from the light!

Found everywhere you’d expect it to be, the legendary Death Angel have dropped a 69 minute live album and DVD combo “The Bastard Tracks” via Nuclear Blast this very weekend with a video for “Absence Of Light” surfacing. It’s something of a celebration following the bands Grammy Nominated “Humanicide“, a Jason Suecof (Bury Your Dead,

Bootleg: Ice Nine Kills in Fort Wayne!

Filmed at Piere’s Entertainment Center in Fort Wayne Indiana on 23rd November by Mosh Pit TV here are a holy trinity of cuts from the set of the Horrorwood loving Ice Nine Kills. The theatricore masters pushed the boundaries at both ends of the extremes of their sound with a new line on their last