As the lockdown has meant that gigs and festivals are not permitted, Tech-Fest joined forces with Invicta Magazine and Loki Films to bring us Tech-Fest at home over the past couple of nights. Each one sees a selection of bands perform their songs from their own homes in advance of the premiers of these before
As anyone who had planned to attend Tech-Fest this summer will already know, existing tickets are being shuffled to next years event. What you may not know is that premiering exclusively on YouTube via Invicta Magazine on 2-3 July, an array of bands from the 2020 lineup have put together streams from home, pre-recorded with
It’s been just 7 days since we left Newark Showgrounds after another triumphant incarnation of Tech-Fest, thanks to Simon Garrod and the team. The Festival that inspired the creation of Metal Noise back in August 2017 has completed its 8th year and remains the King of the Underground Metal Scene, the UK’s equivalent of Euroblast.
Fortunately yesterday’s inflatable genitalia is no where to be seen as some kids appear with their parents to watch Brink of Extinction [6/10] who include in their set the thoroughly enjoyable single “Jekyll & Psyclops”. The Bristol natives have a pair of vocalists who take lines in turn as much as verses for their groove
After last night’s two people crowd surfing on an inflatable sofa going over the barrier and fortunately not getting broken during Black Tongue’s set, In Fear They Follow [7/10] bring a stuccato riff filled Metalcore bounce to open day #3 of UK Tech-Fest and attract a decent crowd. “Solace” is a decent cut though during
Day #2 of UK Tech-Fest has plenty of treats in store including some very new bands. Originally called Perception and now incorporating large doses of Post-hardcore melodic elements to create a bastardised version of their older sound, Keepsake [7/10] get the Fireball Whiskey stage off to a sweaty start. It’s an emotive set that is
After missing their announcement due to a Facebook and Instagram outage, UK Tech-Fest have announced their 2nd wave of bands! The announcement comes with news of a new VIP offering for this year and a couple of interesting exclusives! Liverpool Tech-Metallers Carcer City had announced their final EP “Silent War” and a final tour run,
UK Tech-Fest have announced their first wave of bands for the 2019 incarnation of the annual festival. Taking place at Newark Showgrounds over the weekend of 4th to 8th July, it’s 4 days of wall to wall Metal! The line-up in full is… Dying FetusMONUMENTSPsycropticJon GommRevocationArchspireBLACK TONGUEPolarisBlack Crown InitiateA Night In TexasSarah LongfieldAdimironPalm ReaderThe OmnificVoices
The annual post UK Tech-Fest one dayer at London’s New Cross Inn returns on Sunday 11th November with 10 bands taking the stage! The line-up includes a number of bands who have featured at the festival previously as well as a couple of newbies, while the night will be headlined by French Progressive Tech-Metallers Uneven Structure.
Having been announced alongside Ursus and a secret headlining act to replace Norma Jean and Protest The Hero on Sunday 8th July at UK Tech-Fest, Loathe have announced a warm up show on Saturday 7th at The Flapper in Birmingham! To celebrate, here’s fan filmed footage of the Liverpool wrecking ball performing “White Hot” on