Tag: Rise Records

Riff Police! Pull Over! #132: Legend Vs Slipknot!

“This is another me-and-Paul [Gray, bassist] creation. It was similar to ‘Duality’, in that I had mixed feelings about whether it was a good song… Then we got together and started working on it as a team and it just came together. A lot of bands, who I won’t name, have ripped this song off.

Documentary: Cane Hill “Power of the High” behind the scenes!

If October single “Power of the High” from Cane Hill didn’t get you high enough, the band have given us the opportunity to relive their experience making the music video for the track which they created with DreamSeeker Productions with a behind the scenes featurette. We’re hopeful that this is the first of many with

Interview: Hacktivist talk new material on Mosh Talks!

20:00 on Friday 13th November will see the internet come to a standstill for Pulse Of The Maggots festival as Knotfest.com bring us sets from 20 emerging artists. One of those bands will be Hacktivist who will be premiering a new song, as unveiled for vocalist J Hurley during this new interview with Beez as

Throwback: “Numbers” by Legend!

Crunchy breakdowns and pummeling rhythmic battery are the stuff of Legend. A band who rose to prominence following a raw and brutally punishing 4 song demo that lead to their 2010 debut “Valediction“, which offers up the mind of Hardcore Vs Metal crossover that The Acacia Strain love to hear. Back in 2011, they were

Playthrough: Full Set from Varials!

Returning to Bloodaxe Fest at Club Citta in Kawasaki Japan on 21st September 2019, here’s dedicated drum cam footage of Varials sticksman Sean Rauchut playing the full set. Vocalist Travis Tabron exited stage left earlier this year and after a run with Boundaries frontman Matt McDougal filling in, we’ve seen footage of the band back

NEWS: Cane Hill celebrate the “Power Of The High”!

A couple of weeks after the third Anniversary of the release of their huge single “Too Far Gone” from the album of the same name, Cane Hill have returned with another song about… And an equally psychedelic music video. Entitled “Power Of The High“, it sees the band return to their heavier sounds after 2019’s

Documentary: Varials Recording new material #3!

Some four months after the last episode of their life in quarantine series that essentially documents them recording their third album, Varials have dropped part #3. Still to unveil their new vocalist, this one sees them playing piano, noodling on guitars and manipulating parts on a computer. We’re wondering if their t-shirts are a subtle

Playthrough: Full Set from Varials!

All has gone quiet from the Varials camp since a couple of initial fly on the wall pieces of studio footage appeared of them recording album number three and yet to announce their new vocalist. So while we wait for an update on that and the album itself, here’s dedicated drum cam footage from their

Review: “Inferno” by Eighteen Visions

Shrouded in mystery, Eighteen Visions have released their first new material since their 2017 Rise Records comeback album ‘XVIII’. A self release and a concept record inspired by Italian poet Dante Alighieri‘s 14th century masterwork The Divine Comedy, it has surfaced without fanfare; the only inkling of its appearance prior to it’s release being a soundcloud stream

Review: “Slow Decay” by The Acacia Strain

The slow release of “Slow Decay” by The Acacia Strain has to go down in history as being one of the most drawn out teases that life could possibly have in store. The Springfield Massachusetts quintet brought out “It Comes In Waves” via Rise Records in December 2019, with rumours circulating like Buzzards that the