Tag: Avenged Sevenfold

NEWS: Enquire Within cover Avenged Sevenfold!

As if recording a live in session album at Hackney Road Studios wasn’t enough for one year, London Metalcore outfit Enquire Within have also started a covers series for bed time entitled “Under The Covers“. Songs by Trivium, Gojira, System Of A Down, Cancer Bats and Power Trip are all said to be in the

Review: “Enlightened In Eternity” by Spirit Adrift

From humble beginnings, primarily as an outlet for multi-instrumentalist Nate Garrett (lead and harmony vocals, guitar, bass), Spirit Adrift started life in 2015 as a studio project encompassing his love for hard rock sensibilities and multiple strains of timeless heavy metal, taking influence from bands like Black Sabbath and Corrosion of Conformity. With the addition

Riff Police! Pull Over! #118: Vesuvian Vs Avenged Sevenfold!

The number of times Avenged Sevenfold have been in the dock as both the offenders and the offended against is getting stupid at this point, their “Hail To The King” practically a tribute to Metallica from start to finish. But we digress. It’s actually “Waking The Fallen” by Avenged Sevenfold that is an album which

Review: “Into Chaos” by From The Ruins

Formed in Reno Nevada in 2016, From The Ruins are a Thrash Metal quintet of some repute. Having torn up the West Coast with a sound which is built around the machine gun riffing of Chuck Reyome and Scott Schlingheyde, they cite influences in Death Angel, Kreator and Slayer as well as some of the melody and progressive tendencies of early 

Interview: “Quadra” Q&A part #7 from Sepultura!

This week Brazilian Thrash Metallers Sepultura have gone one bigger than the last six and brought on board not one but two special guests for the “Quadra” Q&A series. This time out, drummer Eloy Casagrande, who joined the band in 2013 takes the lead and is joined by drumming legend Mike Portnoy (Dream Theatre, Avenged

Review: “Pitchfork Justice” by Shatter Brain

There are a few areas of the World that we lovingly refer to as hotbeds of Metal talent, one of which is Australia. Adelaide in South Australia is home to Shatter Brain, a band with a big reputation and not that much music to show for it. Tom Santamaria (Vocals), Matt Disisto (Guitar), Jack Hartley

The Black Map #98: Skywalker from Liverpool!

March is going to see Skywalker embark on their first ever bus tour, heading from Russia to Germany with stops in Poland, Switzerland and Italy. That’s because the Liverpool via Prague Post Hardcore quartet are joining Unity TX and First Blood in supporting Deez Nuts on their headlining tour for “You Got Me F***ed Up“.

Review: “The Vengeance Trilogy” EP by Messiah

‘”The Vengeance Trilogy” is a trio of songs and the story of a boy whose family and village have been massacred by monsters. This boy grows up to become a ferocious Knight who leads his army to attack the Kingdom of monsters and kill them all. The thing is, it is him, now, who has

Riff Police! Pull Over! #89: Hazzerd Vs Avenged Sevenfold!

Formed in Huntington Beach California in 1999, it was 2003 that saw Avenged Sevenfold rise to prominence with their critically acclaimed Hopeless Records sophomore album “Waking The Fallen“. Single “Unholy Confessions”  was the first song by the band to crack the mainstream and was heavily rotated on MTV2’s Headbangers Ball, which was at the time

Under The Influence #27: Enquire Within on “Scars” by Soil!

Starting out in Chicago Illinois in 1997, Soil had to wait four years before their fans could sink their teeth into their major label debut album “Scars“. Heavily influenced by the Grunge era and the likes of Alice In Chains and also classic Rock, they were seen by J Records as being the next Staind