Month: December 2018

Bootleg: Devildriver at Bloodstock 2018!

It’s finally here. Having teased us with a trio of videos comprising “Grin F***ed”, “My Night Sky” and “Ruthless”, the organizers of Bloodstock Open Air Festival have now dropped the full anvil heavy hour long set from Californian Metallers Devildriver! The 2019 incarnation of the annual festival will take place at Catton Park in Derbyshire

NEWS: Apart and Divided want your “Confessions”!

St. Petersburg Russian 7 piece Apart and Divided appear to be gearing up for the release of a new EP with the re-release of a music video for “Confessions” today. It originally surfaced back in April and features guest vocals from former Crown The Empire screamer David Escamilla.

Listmania: Top #5 most anticipated releases of 2019!

We are now at the point of Listmania Season where it’s time for the Top #5 most anticipated releases of 2019! These are group of releases that have dates pencilled in rather than of the “Maybe” or “perhaps” or “Winter” variety…. 1. “Back To The Green Zone” by Road Mutant (4th January) Having witnessed their

NEWS: Teddy Rocks 2019 first wave!

Taking place over the weekend of 3rd May, the 2019 incarnation of Teddy Rocks Festival will once again be at Charisworth Farm in Blandford, Dorset. Fighting Children’s cancer with Rock, the festival organizers have announced their first wave of bands as follows; The Darkness (Saturday Headliners) The Zutons (Sunday Headliners) Phil Campbell and the Bastard

NEWS: Pist.On March dates!

Having had one false start, Brooklyn New York’s Pist.On will be upon our shores in March for a run of dates with Scarlet Rebels around their set at the 2019 incarnation of Hammerfest. The band are celebrating their 25th anniversary. 21st London, O2 Academy Islington 22nd Glasgow, Audio Glasgow 23rd Prestatyn, Hammerfest 24th Norwich, The

Review: “Self-Titled” EP by Dematerialize

Signed to Famined Records, the home of Harmed, are Illinois quartet Dematerialize. The band promise to “make use of relentless chugs, melodic sweeps and atmospheric keys to mercilessly pound the listener into submission” in their mission statement. Them be bold words. Soaked in high energy fury “Ephemeral” uses some Metalcore lead guitar work underpinned by

NEWS: “Metal Superstar” from Emerging From The Cocoon!

A Deathcore band from Taiwan?! Are you feeling alright?! Apparently you are… Emerging From The Cocoon have laid down the gauntlet with new song “Metal Superstar”, the follow up to single “Shinsaku Ningyo” from an as yet to be announced new release. The Taipei, Taiwan quintet have Death Metal roots on show with their full debut “Lucifugous Moth”

Spotlight: Banger TV tribute to the fallen!

Entitled “Rest In Power”, Banger TV have released a tribute to the fallen Metal & Rock Heroes from 2018. Accompanied by “St. Francis” by Josh Lippi & The Overtimers, it is a thing of beauty and a classy celebration in black and white. Ralph Santolla of Death, Deicide & Obituary fame, Carsten Otterbach of Morgoth and Dolores

Review: “Erase The Pain” by Palisades

Produced by Howard Benson (My Chemical Romance, Of Mice & Men, In Flames), “Erase The Pain” is the fourth studio album from New Jersey boys Palisades. Following the success of their Electronicore single “High and Low” from their debut full length “Outcasts” back in 2013, that sound inspired their standout release and sophomore album “Mind Games”

NEWS: Linkin Park cover from October Ends!

While preparing for their debut full album “Zodiac” which is pencilled in for a TBC date in 2019, Newcastle upon Tyne Metalcore quartet October Ends have released a cover of “From The Inside” by Linkin Park. Is it in a Punk Goes Pop style? Maybe. It is a fitting tribute to the late Chester Bennington.