Tag: Akkadian

Listmania: New Years Day Honours List 2021!

We reached a lot of milestone markers in the success of Metal Noise in 2021 and while we weren’t able to bring you anywhere near as many live reviews as we’d hoped for or any summer Festival coverage (for obvious reasons), there were some real bucket list moments chalked off, including our fly on the

The Black Map #162: Akkadian from Cambridge!

After two weeks in London we head to Cambridge for this week’s entry in the Black Book of the UK Underground Metal scene and to a band that have a retina threateningly bright future ahead of them. When people talk about Metal bands with themes of Ancient Egyptians one might think of the Power Metal

Exclusive Interview: Akkadian talk writing and recording!

Following the release of their single “Agenda” we have ear marked Cambridge Metallers Akkadian as not only ones to watch but also as future Tech-Fest and Bloodstock performers, their meaty riffs crossing over Metal sub-genres with consummate ease. Formed in 2018 in Cambridge but not the types to get involved in any kind of boat

Bootleg: Akkadian in Cambridge!

A home town show for Akkadian on 11th January 2020 saw them returning to The Junction in Cambridge a year after their first ever live show which they performed at the very same venue. The set was filmed in full by Dan Williams and features six cuts, three of which have been released as singles

Track Review: “Agenda” by Akkadian

Taking their name from the ancient Mesopotamian Empire, Akkadian are a quintet who like to muse on themes of the ancient civilizations of the Sumerians and Egyptians while touching on Inter-dimensional travel and beings, something which runs deep within the mystery of both cultures. They formed in 2018 in Cambridge, releasing singles “Black Sand” and

The Black Map #97: Akilla from Cambridge!

Formed in Cambridge in 2017, Melodic Death Metal project Akilla was based on the axis of song writing duo of guitarist Ross Wilson and now ex-guitarist Ryan Slater. After trialing a few individuals the pair settled on bassist and backing vocalist Jonny Dawson and Will ‘Ginge’ Taylor on drums in early 2018 to complete their