Category: Spotlight

NEWS: Sumo Cyco Launch Crowd Funding for album #3!

It’s that time of year again! Canadian female fronted hard rockers Sumo Cyco have started up their crowd funding campaign for album #3 with the below video clip appearing this evening and the promise of a new single in 14 days time! If you want to participate, then you can check the bundles out here.

Spotlight: New Machine Head Album?

Kerrang! Magazine are asking what 9 things we want from the upcoming new Slipknot album in a recently released article here which makes for interesting reading. Coupled with the news that Robb Flynn has announced Machine Head as being “working on new heaviness” this week, it kind of got us thinking… What would we hope

Spotlight: What If I Never Listened To Metal?

When strange things happen, do you ever think you’ve somehow been trapped in the Twilight Zone? In this latest short from Canadian Black Metal Werewolf, he poses the question “What if I never listened to Metal?”. Shudder to think. Metal isn’t just music, it’s a lifestyle choice. So not listening to Metal? That’s like… Not

Spotlight: Bloodstock going Download?!

There is no doubt that Bloodstock Open Air Festival has been getting more and more commercial over the years. Some fans have even suggested it’s becoming more and more like Download Festival. Metal Hammer have put together 10 of the most hilarious reactions to Parkway Drive being announced as one of the headliners for this

Spotlight: Jonathan Davis Vocals!

The fans have spoken. Or at least the KoRn fans who read Revolver Magazine. They did a Top #5 vocal performances readers poll for Jonathan Davis and the outcome might surprise. You can read the full article here. For our money the choices are pretty interesting with only one choice from outside of the bands

NEWS: xServitudex release “Bringing Your Hell” EP!

After a couple of teases earlier in the week, xServitudex have returned with their second EP! Entitled “Bringing Your Hell”, it’s a 5 track affair mastered by none other than Joel Grind, the mastermind behind Toxic Holocaust! It was recorded after the bands European tour and was Mixed by Andy Nelson at Bricktop Recording. The

Welcome to 2019!

It’s time to celebrate the end of one year and the coming of another. 2018 had plenty of things going for it. New bands arriving on the scene, older bands reforming or returning from hiatus and of course a hat full of quality material. What will 2019 bring? Well… Hopefully plenty more of the same!

Listmania: Metal Noise Top #5 Live Bands of 2018!

New Year’s Eve will be here tomorrow and that can only mean one thing. Our fifth and final installment of the bunch of 5 campaign! We’ve had albums, EPs, anticipated releases so now it’s the turn of the live band. We’ve reviewed a hanger full of live bands over the past year, so here are

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

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