Author: DJ Vapour

Review: “Cursed Be Thy Kingdom” by Bewitcher

“The goal on this one was to make a classic sounding rock and heavy metal record, but filter it through the Bewitcher lens. It’s more personal and observational in certain spots, but with all the pleasures of flesh, magic, and sin that one could ever expect from Bewitcher. This record is nearly two years in

Riff Police! Pull Over! #152: Metallica Vs Brainstorm!

It seems strangely fitting that in a week that saw Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett watch the ESP 400 series guitar he played in the video for their iconic single “One” fetch $112,500 USD at auction (more here) that they should be once again in this feature. Not because they’ve done anything wrong of course. This

NEWS: Dregg break the internet…?

Directed by Luke Gregory, Australian New Wave Hardcore champions Dregg have dropped a music video for new single “Internet” for which viewer discretion is advised. They’ll be playing four dates in June that will no doubt see them trash venues in Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne when the cut produced and mixed by Sam Yates

Bootleg: Sick Of It All in Louisville Kentucky!

Shot by Justin Lee on a static cam back on 2st June 2002 at The Water Tower in Louisville Kentucky, here’s a full set from New York Hardcore Punk legends Sick of It All. It includes the classics “Scratch The Surface” and “Clobberin’ Time” as well as personal favourite “District” as the band took 2000’s

Playthrough: “Vermin” from Lotus Eater!

Milking their return single “Vermin” for all it’s worth, after a live drum playthrough from Cameron Humphrey and a one take vocal in the same vein from former MTXS frontman Paul Collins, now it’s the turn of new Lotus Eater guitarist Adrian Cooper, also formerly of MTXS to drop his own video. So from behind

Bootleg: “Chronic Slaughter” from Slaughter To Prevail!

Remember when all was right in the World and we could go and drink beer and bang our heads without the risk of getting infected by anything other than a hangover? Well those days are soon to return and at Cosmonavt Club in Saint-Petersburg, Russia on 13th April 2021, Deathcore brutes Slaughter To Prevail returned

NEWS: Dead End Finland return with “Beyond The Distance”!

Back in September Finnish Melodic Metal quartet Dead End Finland released a new single entitled “Wounded & Bleeding“ said to be the first from a then recently recorded and unnamed EP said to be set for an early 2021 release via Inverse Records. However eight long months on and we have nothing… until now! The label

Playthrough: “Deadbeat Lullaby” from TrueShot!

Armed for the apocalypse with a 7 string Kiesel Guitar and a Sentinels hoodie, it must be time for a playthrough video for the new single from New Hampshire Metalcore outfit TrueShot courtesy of Adam Levesque. The fifth new single since their debut 2019 EP “Escape” goes by the name of “Deadbeat Lullaby” and was

NEWS: Another Now announce “OMNI” with “Parallax”!

On 16th June Dutch Metalcore crew Another Now are set to release their full-length debut album ‘OMNI’. The roots of the record go back to the end of 2019 when they first drafted a couple of songs in the studio and has been produced and mixed by bassist Rik Bosmans while being mastered by Darius van Helfteren

NEWS: Millstone return to “Zombieland”!

Following a recent trend of releasing a music video after an audio stream of a track during an album pre-release campaign, Siberian Groove infused Death Metal quartet Millstone have unveiled a Maxim Sysoev (Second To Sun, Ultar, Grima) directed music video for their 1st April single “Zombieland“. The track will appear on their upcoming 15th