Tag: Godsmack

Review: “Blood For Heaven” from Spektrvm

Originally formed in 2016 by bassist Michael Pouliezos and guitarist George Zikas, Greek Metal group Spektrvm (pronounced “Spectrum“) went through numerous line up changes before settling on vocalist Thanos Zabetakis, guitarist Nicholas Dhamo and drummer Lyo Panagiotopoulos in the final months of 2021, having tried and tested them in the live arena. Their debut album

Bootleg: Godsmack in Boston!

Boston Massachusetts at the Bayside Expo Center for “Smackfest” on 31st December 1999 is where we find Godsmack for this next bootleg. An unknown origin VHS tape transfer courtesy of Liberated Tape Archive sees the band hammer out a quartet of cuts including “Whatever” and “Bad Religion” from their debut self titled album in the

Riff Police! Pull Over! #115: Nine Inch Nails Vs Godmack

Between Nine Inch Nails 1989 debut album “Pretty Hate Machine” and 1994’s highly influential “The Downward Spiral” were a pair of EPs entitled “Broken” and “Fixed” which sowed the seeds that would become that sophomore record. The first of those, “Broken” saw something of a style shift from essentially darkwave gothic 80’s inspired synth pop

Bootleg: Godsmack in Austin Texas!

Filmed back in 1999 and featuring original drummer Tommy Stewart, here’s a full set from Godmack on their debut self titled album “Voodoo Tour” in Austin Texas. The show includes a cover of the White Zombie classic “Thunder Kiss ’65” along with “Whatever” and “Keep Away“. It comes courtesy of the Liberated Tape Archive who

Review: “To Conquer A Fear” by We Struck Gold

Billed as an EP but featuring 7 tracks and therefore qualifying among streaming outlets as an album, Bristol Melodic Hardcore quartet We Struck Gold have let us have “To Conquer A Fear”, the first of a two part release. Whether that means it will eventually see vinyl with the second half remains to be seen

Bootleg: Godsmack In Moscow Russia!

Including “I Stand Alone”, “Awake” and “Whatever”, here’s a full Pro-Shot set from Godsmack at The Adrenaline Stadium in Moscow Russia on 1st June! Let’s hope their next album is a return to their older style having strayed from the path on their latest effort “When Legends Rise”.

NEWS: Download Festival add 43!

The organizers of Download Festival have announced 43 additions to this year’s incarnation with some interesting choices. Heart of a Coward will hopefully have their new album completed in the for the festival, while Brighton Progressive Instrumental trio Toska‘s rise is nothing short of incredible! Whether their inclusion also means that Frog Leap will appear

Listmania: Metal Noise Top #5 Disappointing Albums of 2018!

Episode #3 of Listmania Season and it’s time to run down 5 really disappointing albums that were released in 2018. We’re not ones for negativity so this list is of albums which… we had pencilled in for a review and upon several listens we were like… “Meh. This is not good. We’ll pass. Next!” 1.

NEWS: Godsmack return in February!

Having postponed their European tour due to the unexpected death of Guitarist Tony Rombola, Massachusetts Metallers Godsmack have announced the rescheduled dates for the tail end of February with Like As Storm as direct support. Here are the trio of UK dates which are now in reverse order; 27/02 London, O2 Forum 28/02 Manchester, O2