Month: May 2018

Review: “Self-Titled” EP by Pressure Cracks

So for those not in the know, Pressure Cracks are the second post-Letlive. project from frontman Jason Aalon Butler following The Fever 333. As with The later, this new band are a supergroup of sorts, with Werewolf Congress guitarists Dan Bieranowski (The Mistake, ex-Scars Of Tomorrow) and Kevin Fifield (ex-Scars Of Tomorrow, Gone Without Trace) alongside bassist Ryan

Riff Police! Pull Over! #13: Behemoth Vs Anthrax!

Legends that are Behemoth have pretty much done it all, twice. The Polish extreme metallers have had a lot of praise from many corners and it’s not often that a bands name gets dropped in conjunction with the words “they helped establish a scene”. They’re impressive “Conquer All” single from 2004 album “Demigod” might sound

NEWS: New VCTMS album this summer..?

Pre-order bundles are now available here for the upcoming new VCTMS album entitled “Vol III: Halfway Happy” which as a TBC summer 2018 release date. They put out a music video a week ago for “Devil’s // Door” featuring Aiden Versteegh of Falsifier so we know what we’re in store for. Shame that the cancelled their

Review: “Spring Demonstration” EP by Boundaries

Boundaries are a 5 piece metal band from Hartford, Connecticut comprising of frontman Matt McDougal, drummer Kevin Stevens, bassist Brandon Breedlove and axe wielding duo Zadak Brooks and Cory Emond. Having supported everyone from Bury Your Dead to Walls of Jericho, they’ve been putting in the hard yards for some time now. Indeed a pair of

Awards: Time to Vote with Kerrang!

Having been strangely absent from the awards season last year, the Kerrang! Magazine Awards are back this year with a bang and a very interesting list of sponsors. The winners will be revealed at Islington Assembly Hall in London on 21st June and you can cast your votes here but before you do, here’s a rundown of

Interview: Northlane @ Slam Dunk!

Dann from The Mike James Rock Show caught up with Australian tech-metal heroes Northlane at Slam Dunk Festival this past weekend.  Talking about their upcoming live album and the surprise release of last years “Mesmer” via UNFD, it’s an interesting cut.