Tag: Martyr Defiled

Playthrough: “Obsidian” from Viscera!

We’re not the only ones to be prasing the debut album “Obsidian” from Technical Death Metal super group Viscera. Featuring members and former members of Sylosis, Heart Of A Coward, Martyr Defiled, Nervecell, Surfaces and Abhorrent Decimation, Unique Leader Records have on their roster a beast of a band. Fresh from the Faces Of Death

Review: “Obsidian” by Viscera

If they’re not already on your radar, then here’s what you need to know about Viscera. In their ranks are members and former members of Heart Of A Coward, Sylosis, Nervecell, Surfaces, Martyr Defiled and Abhorrent Decimation in vocalist Jamie Graham, guitarist Ross McLennan, bassist David Archer, drummer Alex Micklewright and guitarist Adam Bell. As experienced players

NEWS: Tech-Fest announce second wave of bands!

And boom! Tech-Fest have announced their second wave of bands for the 2020 incarnation of the annual pilgrimage to Newark Showgrounds as it enters it’s 9th year! Interestingly having announced their appearance at Fury Fest in April as a one off, Martyr Defiled are back on the bill having called it a day. Reflections have

NEWS: Viscera streaming “Delilah”!

For those not in the know, Viscera are a super group who are about to blow your mind with their debut offering “Obsidian“. Available for pre-order here, the album will appear on 6th March via Unique Leader Records with new song “Delilah” premiering today. Super group? In their ranks are members and former members of

NEWS: Viscera get “Immersed In Ire”!

One of the most anticipated albums in Q1 of 2020 is without a doubt the debut from Viscera. Rearing it’s ugly head on 6th March via Unique Leader Records and going by the name “Obsidian“, it sees the band on tour with Decapitated raiding across Europe in March and at this summer’s incarnation of Tech-Fest.

NEWS: Fury Fest 2020 line up announcement!

In Greek mythology the Hydra was a serpent-like monster with many heads. If you cut off one hydra head, two more would grow back in its place. The weekend of April 18th will see the 2020 incarnation of Fury Fest become the Hydra as it becomes two events. One in Manchester Academy 2 and One

NEWS: Hoods smashing up Europe in October!

Celebrating 25 years together are Sacramento Californian Hardcore crew Hoods who will be upon our shores for a run of 4 shows in October during a European trek. Expect cuts from all 13 of their releases, not least 2014’s “Gato Negro” out via Artery Recordings! Influenced by the likes of Madball, Sick of It All,

Live Review: UK Tech-Fest afterthoughts

It’s been just 7 days since we left Newark Showgrounds after another triumphant incarnation of Tech-Fest, thanks to Simon Garrod and the team. The Festival that inspired the creation of Metal Noise back in August 2017 has completed its 8th year and remains the King of the Underground Metal Scene, the UK’s equivalent of Euroblast.

Review: “Purify” by Borders

Someone at Metal Hammer has got serious beef with Lincoln’s Borders. Poor reviews for both their live show with Martyr Defiled on their final run at Camden Underworld which we attended and now this very album. They’ve got it wrong. Very wrong. The person or people who did those reviews must have been a Classic

Review: “Cradle to tha Casket” EP by Magna Carta

Hailing from Lincoln and featuring former members of Martyr Defiled, Climates and Tripswitch, Magna Carta are a brand new Hardcore Crossover Metalcore quintet that have a lot of promise. After all, a great band is greater than the sum of its parts. So when the individuals involved are of this caliber, their material should be