Tag: Kerrang!

Listmania: 50 Of The Worst Album Covers Ever!

There was a time, back in day when going down to the local record store and flicking through the albums on the rack in the Metal section ment that a potentially decent album was easy to spot. For us, at the height of Roadrunner Records, their logo was the seal of approval and if that

Riff Police! Pull Over! #87: Opposition Party Vs Metallica!

Music is about personal taste and opinion and so from bands with a rich discography each Metal Head will have their own personal favourite. If someone asked where to start with Metal or who Metallica are, we’d hand over a copy of the brilliant “Master Of Puppets“. For us, it’s simply Metallica’s finest hour. It

The 12 Days of Christmas #10: “Repentless” by Slayer!

The festivity of the twelve days of Christmas runs from 25th December to 5th January, based on an English Christmas Carol that sees a lover give gifts cumulatively over the Christmas season starting with Christmas Day. Originally published in 1780, it’s probably French in origin, Skull Island has been conquered many times in it’s rich

Bootleg: Gatecreeper in the K! Pit!

Back in the US for the latest edition of the Kerrang Magazine K! Pit series, Sonoran Death Metallers Gatecreeper decimated The Well in Brooklyn New York with a set mixed by Will Putney at Graphic Nature Audio. Including “Puncture Wounds”, “Barbaric Pleasures” and “Flamethrower”, it’s a blistering 30 minutes with “Deserted” out now!

Throwback: “Unleash” from Soulfly!

A couple of weeks back, Kerrang Magazine published an article detailing 13 of their favourite guest vocal appearances plus the entire “Irony Is A Dead Scene” EP from Dillinger Escape Plan fronted by Mike Patton, which got us thinking about some of our personal favourites. The guest appearance is such a regular thing now that

Review: “Fracture/Decompose” by Cutting Teeth

Leeds quartet Cutting Teeth aka James Thurlby, Jono Roberts, Nathan Euington and Adam Jones have been making waves of late with single “Diathesis” hitting 13k worth of YouTube streams in a month at the time this review was written. They come from a city with a number of emerging talents and follow hot on the

Bootleg: Machine Head in the K! Pit!

Scheduled to play for half an hour, when Machine Head turner up at East London Dive Bar Blondies for this performance for the Kerrang! Magazine K! Pit series, they had other plans. Playing for over an hour, they hammered out not only 7 tracks from their seminal album “Burn My Eyes” but also a selection

NEWS: Cast Your Vote: Kerrang! Nu-Metal album of all time!

Like every era of sub-genre that comes and goes and comes back again, it’s probably fair to say we’re in the nostalgic phase when it comes to Nu-Metal. After all, not only has Nu-Metal returned with the likes of DED but the sub-genres of Nu-Metalcore and Gloom have been spawned with their roots firmly in

Bootleg: Fit For An Autopsy in the K! Pit!

The latest entry in the Kerrang Magazine K! Pit series sees Fit For An Autopsy destroy a dive bar called The Gutter in Brooklyn New York with new song “Shepard” and classic “Black Mammoth” appearing in a 6 song set! “The Sea Of Tragic Beasts” is out tomorrow, 25th October via Nuclear Blast!