Tag: Monolith

NEWS: Where Stars Collide are in search of “Freedom”!

Having made their name sharing stages with Loathe, Landmvrks and Dreamshade to name but a few in their native Italy, we’re hoping that Where Stars Collide find the freedom their looking for to bring their live set to the rest of Europe and beyond. The sky is the limit and when you create Progressive Metal

Documentary: Fear Factory Studio Update #2!

As the Dino Cazares launched Go Fund Me campaign for rebuilding “Monolith“, the completed 2017 album from Fear Factory, has hit $20k of its $25k target, he’s shared the tiniest of second studio updates. He promised live drums to replace the programmed ones on the original and so here’s the evidence that Mike Heller is

Documentary: Fear Factory Studio Update #1!

Fear Factory guitarist Dino Cazares has been very quick to brush off claims form other, potentially former members of the band and provide an update on the studio work going on as a result of the controversial Go Fund Me campaign launched earlier this week. At present it’s not clear whether the album completed in

Bootleg: Fear Factory in Sacramento California!

It seems that there is more than meets the eye to the current situation with Fear Factory. Earlier this week guitarist Dino Cazares launched a Go Fund Me campaign to raise $25k, stating it was to resurrect the machine for a new album due to legal costs around the Fear Factory name. But according to

WIN: A Copy of “Monolith” by Perception!

How about the “Monolith” EP from Tech-Influenced Metalcore crew Perception? We thought it was great (check out our review!) and enjoyed their live set in support of Carcer City at the beginning of June. If you’d like to be in with a chance of winning a copy all you have to do is drop an email to

Review: “Monolith” by Perception

The follow up to their impressive 2016 offering “Collapse”, Southampton based Tech-Infused Metalcore crew Perception released “Monolith” in March. Once again returning to Avenue Studios and getting Dan Kerr back into the production chair seemed a wise decision, as did having him Mix & Master the EP as he did with its predecessor. So how

The Black Map #13: Perception from Southampton!

Week #13 of our journey across The Black Map of the UK Underground Metal Scene takes us to the sunny South coast city of Southampton. Unsigned Tech-Influenced Progressive Metalcore merchants Perception have been running the channels since 2011. Their 2016 EP “Collapse” has been outdone by their newly released “Monolith”, plunging the band into the same

The Black Map #9: Perception from Oxford!

Continuing our journey across The Black Map of the UK Underground Metal scene, we head from Glasgow down to leafy Oxford. Unsigned Tech-Influenced Metalcore crew Perception have been busy cutting down everything in their path since 2012 and supporting anyone and everyone at shows the length and breadth of our green and pleasant land at

NEWS: Perception announce trio of June dates!

Perception have announced they will support Valis Ablaze across a trio of June dates before this summers UK Tech-Fest appearance. The Oxford Tech-Influenced Metalcore crew have a new EP out in “Monolith” which is available over and bandcamp. 15th Southampton, Suburbia 16th Northampton, The Lab 17th Sheffield, West Street Live 5th July, Newark Showgrounds, Tech-Fest