Category: Spotlight

NEWS: Slaughter To Prevail get pimped!

It must be international Slaughter To Prevail day because not one but two remixes of “Demolisher” have landed on Planet Metal. The first comes from Gun Drummer, who met the band and filmed with them the last time they were in the US, while the second comes from famed Deathcore enhancer Misstiq who adds some

Spotlight: Independent venues need HELP!

Talking of charity, here on Skull Island there are struggling independent venues who are in need of a helping hand. A cause supported by Holy Roar Records and Employed To Serve, there is a crowdfunding campaign underway to help them out here. After all, no venues = no live shows = less bands = everything

Spotlight: Between The Buried And Me 20th Anniversary!

It seems hard to imagine that Between The Buried And Me are going to be celebrating their 20th Anniversary on 15th May 2020. It seems like only yesterday that a copy of “Alaska” found it’s way to our CD player and we were introduced to their Progressive Death Metal tones. Well that 20th Anniversary will bring

Listmania: Cancer Bats Top #5 Hardcore Records!

One of the most nomadic bands around have to be Canadian Hardcore Punks Cancer Bats. They’ve played everywhere and anywhere in the World from huge festival stages to dive bars, because they simply love playing. Finally able to pin frontman Liam Cormier down for a few minutes, Banger TV persuaded him to spill his guts

Listmania: Heavy Music Awards 2020! Cast Your Vote!

It’s that time of year again! The Heavy Music Awards have been a staple of the past few years and now once again it’s you’re chance to cast your vote on the bands that you think matter the most! Just remember – all voters entered into the draw to win tickets to the Heavy Music

Listmania: 5x Bloodstock 2020 Possibilities! Part #2: Underground Acts!

Following our two part gambling man’s punt on potential headliners and underground acts at this year’s incarnation of Tech-Fest, it’s time to turn our attention to Bloodstock for the second time. The annual Catton Park, Walton on Trent Derbyshire Metal Festival will be taking place over the weekend of the 6th August and be celebrating

Listmania: 5x Bloodstock 2020 Possibilities! Part #1: Headliners!

Following our two part gambling man’s punt on potential headliners and underground acts at this year’s incarnation of Tech-Fest, it’s time to turn our attention to Bloodstock. The annual Catton Park, Walton on Trent Derbyshire Metal Festival will be taking place over the weekend of the 6th August and be celebrating its 20th Anniversary this