Month: April 2018

The Black Map #8: From Sorrow To Serenity from Glasgow!

We continue our journey around the 69 Cities of our green and pleasant land and march The Black Map from Newcastle to Glasgow and spotlight From Sorrow To Serenity. The Scottish Metallers haven’t had it easy, having to recruit former Nexilva frontman Gaz King in 2017 and released stand-alone single “Golden Age” in follow up to

Bootleg: Dirty Rotten Imbeciles at Hellfest!

Filmed in Clisson, France at Hellfest 2017, here’s a Pro-Shot full set from Houston Texas Crossover hardcore punk Thrashers Dirty Rotten Imbeciles aka D.R.I who will be upon our shores in August with Millions of Dead Cops. Who says old men can’t deliver a headbanging set? Kurt Brecht and Spike Cassidy sound as good, if not

NEWS: DRI Vs MDC tour coming to the UK in August!

Crossover hardcore punk thrashers Dirty Rotten Imbeciles will be arriving upon our shores in August with Millions of Dead Cops for a co-headlining run. DRI released their first studio recording in 15 years with their “But Wait… There’s More!” EP in 2016 on Beer City Records. 4th London, Camden Underworld 5th Blackpool, Rebellion Festival 7th

Review: “Covenant” by Unprocessed

German progressive tech-metallers Unprocessed have consistently put out material every 2 years since their 2012 inception. 2014’s full length debut “In Concretion” saw the Wiesbaden, Hessen crew flex their muscles with 8 minute plus songs while 2016’s “Perceptions” EP saw the band dial back slightly.  Where does the 13th April release find the band? Starting with

NEWS: Candlemass invite you to their “House of Doom”!

Doom Metal legends Candlemass are streaming the title track of their forthcoming EP “House of Doom”. The EP will appear via Napalm Records on 25th May with pre-orders available here. The Swedes are doing a very limited number of shows this year but have a number of European festival dates dotted about this summer.

Bootleg: Full set from Trapped Under Ice!

….and a pro-shot, full set from Baltimore Maryland Beatdown Hardcore crew Trapped Under Ice at Underground Arts in Philadelphia PA on 27th August 2017. Their current album “Heatwave” is out now via Pop Wig Records.

Bootleg: Hardcore Kings Terror from Sound & Fury 2017!

A full set from Terror filmed at Sound & Fury Festival 2017 at The Regent, Los Angeles California. The highly influential beatdown hardcore crew had released current EP “The Walls Will Fall” via Pure Noise Records in the April. Legends will rise? They don’t come much more legendary than Terror.  

NEWS: Chelsea Grin offer “Dead Rose”!

Here it is! The first taste of the new Josh Travis (Emmure, Glass Cloud, ex-Tony Danza) and Drew Falk co-produced Chelsea Grin album! No title or release date has appeared for the follow up to 2016’s “Self Inflicted” but with former Lorna Shore frontman Tom Barber stepping into Alex Koehler’s literally massive shoes and guitarist Jacob