Review: “Beset By False Prophets” by Twitch of the Death Nerve

“Beset By False Prophets” is a record in two parts. Not satisfied with releasing a four song EP, Twitch Of The Death Nerve have combined their latest frenzied assaults with a recording of their entire set at Xxxapada Na Tromba festival that took place in Lisbon, Portugal in January 2020 to give us 14 tracks

The Black Map #150: Old Selves from York!

Heading from South to North for this week’s entry in our on going weekly Black Map feature that highlights all that is good in the UK Underground Metal scene and we put the pin in the atlas on the city of York. They have a scene with the likes of InVisions hailing from the territory

NEWS: ForeignWolf are all alone…

….in unveiling the first single “Alone” from their upcoming EP “Your Weapons, Your Words“, which arrives on Friday 14th May. It will be the sophomore release from the Alternative Metallers who formed in Belfast Northern Ireland in 2019 and will follow debut “Tempered Hearts” which set the tone for the four piece to progress. The new

NEWS: Burn Down Eden put the hammer down!

…with pre-orders available here, German Melodic Death Metallers Burn Down Eden have premiered the third single from their upcoming third self titled album. The track chosen is “Sadomasochists From Beyond the Grave” with the band giving credit to the Hellraiser movies for some of the inspirations behind it, picking up where their second album “Liberticidal” left off

Bootleg: If Hope Dies in Montreal!

Another one filmed by Sabastien Lapointe and brought to digital life by Hate5six sees Metalcore merchants If Hope Dies at Salle L’X in Montreal Quebec Canada on 13th September 2003 as they toured “Siege Equipment For Spiritual Decline” which was released the previous year. 2020 saw Sakers Music release a new early years anthology entitled

NEWS: Darko take on a Tim Burton classic?!

Accompanied by a weird and disturbing music video directed by Norbert Crowfield that has nothing to do with Tim Burton’s 1996 science fiction movie of the same name, Darko have dropped another new track in “Mars Attacks“. The project that sees Chelsea Grin vocalist Tom Barber joined by Emmure drummer Josh Miller has been nothing

Playthrough: “Departed” from Maitreya!

Continuing to build the buzz around their 25th June releasing album “Hyper Reels“, Oshawa, Canadian Progressive Death Metallers Maitreya have locked guitarist Mark Wylie in the studio to record a guitar playthrough video for second single “Departed“. The strength of the pair of singles released so early in the album cycle is impressive and fortunately

Bootleg: Bury Your Dead in New London!

“Alone I stand, here I stand waiting, Dreams of me erasing all the false words that you spoke, Regret filled nights finally end, Sleepless nights finally end, I’m not forgiving you, I will never ever forgive you“ Back when Dinosaurs roamed the Earth, Bury Your Dead were fronted by Joe Krewko and recorded “You Had

Documentary: Inspirations for “Hell Unleashed” with Evile!

Returning from the brink with a new line up and a new album with the backing of Napalm Records, Evile will be spearheaded by Ol Drake as they take to the road once more. The album, “Hell Unleashed“, will surface on 30th April with Adam Smith of RipTide fame making his recording debut for the

Bootleg: Anzeria at Istanbul Rock Fest!

The 15th incarnation of the Istanbul Rock Fest took place back in 2013 at the Istanbul Technical University. A home town festival for Turkish Symphonic Metallers Anzeria, it was one of a handful of shows before they went on hiatus. Returning to the studio in 2020, the band recorded the impressive “Holy Defy” which dropped