Tag: Hang the Bastard

Exclusive Interview: Urne talk writing, recording and gear!

Full of songs of weighty heart, running on a narrative based around the central character’s struggle as he’s pulled between good and evil, darkness and light, the recently released and critically acclaimed “Serpent & Spirit” album from Urne is one that is as deep and meaningful as you choose to make it while also packed

Review: “Serpent & Spirit” by Urne

“I had a bit of a bad patch for a few months, I’m absolutely fine now, but I drew on those two months where I just wasn’t feeling great. I took that and wrote a story based about that. The actual track-listing is done like that film Memento, where it’s all in a different order.

Interview: Urne talk “Serpent & Spirit” with Heavy New York!

Formed by ex-Hang The Bastard bassist Joe Nally and guitarist Angus Neyra after their former band called it quits, the pair already had a reputation for big, heavy riffs. Joined by drummer Richard Harris, they gilded their new outfit Urne, as in funeral urn, but using the German spelling for no real reason other than

Review: “Red Zone Tapes (Vol. 1)” from Road Mutant

It has been a phenomenal debut year for Road Mutant. Thomas Cronin, Charlie Pearce, Jay Rutterford, Calvin Chadwick and Sam Edwards have shared stages with Climate of Fear, Jungle Rot, Annotations of an Autopsy, Gets Worse and Inhuman Nature to name but a few, while delivering cuts from their debut EP “Back To The Green

Review: “Expansion of Reality” EP by Grim Existence

Hailing from of all places Newton Abbot Devon are a five piece Metal band that are in equal measure Hardcore, Death Metal and Trash and looking to bring devistation to the nation by painting your town red after a 4 year absence. Recorded in January 2019 by Rich Robinson at Big Red Studios (RIP), “Expansion

NEWS: Upsurge 2019 line-up announcement!

Last August we had the pleasure of witnessing the debut of Upsurge Festival at the New Cross Inn in London. This year the event is back and across the weekend of 16th – 18th August! The first wave of bands has been announced with some impressive names already, not least our friends in Road Mutant!

Review: “Back To The Green Zone” EP by Road Mutant

Rewind back to the end of August 2018. The venue? London’s New Cross Inn. The event? Upsurge Festival. We were lucky enough to witness the debut live performance from a band featuring in their ranks members of This is Colour and The Boy Will Drown. That band? Road Mutant! They launched upon us a blistering Crossover