Category: Rabidfest

Rabidfest 2023: Breaking Down The Bands #23: Reveller!

There are just 11 days to go until the biggest Metal Weekender that Oxford has to offer takes place on 4th and 5th November at The Bullingdon, so if you’re in need of one final reason to get a ticket, you’ve come to the right place! Rabidfest will see 20 bands take to the Devolution

Rabidfest 2023: Breaking Down The Bands #22: Shoot To Kill!

Making a mockery of our numbering sequence, bands have dropped out and been replaced since they were originally announced to take part in the special occasion that will be the fifth anniversary of Rabidfest. For clarity, there will be no less than 20 bands taking to the Devolution Magazine sponsored main stage at The Bullingdon

Rabidfest 2023: Breaking Down The Bands #21: Fetus Destruction!

Is it better to burn out or fade away? After a triumphant set at the 10th Anniversary of Tech-Fest in the summer, inking a deal in blood with Seek & Strike Records and releasing a debut full length album in “Ominous“, Midlands Technical Death Metal Monsters Monasteries decided to go their separate ways and leave

Rabidfest 2023: Breaking Down The Bands #20: Maelstrom!

Last week may have brought the news that both Johanna Rey and Indecorum will no longer be performing at Rabidfest 2023 but fear not as the line up has been restored to twenty (yes 20) bands with the addition of relentless Hardcore outfit Maelstrom and crushing Grindcore unit Fetus Destruction. The fifth anniversary of Oxfords finest

Rabidfest 2023: “Black Pill Myth” by Johanna Rey (Track Review)

What’s Rabidfest we hear you cry? It’s Oxfords finest Metal Weekender that’s what it is. Two days of wall to wall riffs, percussive battery, bombastic bass lines and guttural screams from twenty bands on the Devolution Magazine sponsored main stage and all for charity too! Held at The Bullingdon over the weekend of the 4th

Rabidfest 2023: Listmania: Seven Years of Bound In Fear!

Breathing a sigh of relief, the good news is that there have been no casualties, injuries or otherwise to bands playing the 5th Anniversary of Rabidfest in November due to year’s incarnation of Bloodstock Open Air Festival. Phew! The Devolution Magazine sponsored main stage at The Bullingdon in Oxford over the weekend of the 4th

Rabidfest 2023: Breaking Down The Bands #19: Blaze Bayley!

It seems the stars are aligning for this years fifth anniversary incarnation of Oxfords finest Metal Weekender. Some impressive new albums, stunning new singles and incredible live performances have already been signed sealed and delivered in 2023 by the majority of the bands set to take to the Devolution Magazine sponsored main stage over the

Rabidfest 2023: “HIVE” by Tribe Of Ghosts (Track Review)

What better way to continue the build up to November’s fifth anniversary incarnation of Rabidfest than with a track review for the latest single by Tribe of Ghosts? At the end of April we did likewise with their last single “Sunburner (Deny The Rot)” and have since done likewise for cuts from Imperium and Monasteries