Tag: Rituals

NEWS: Rituals embrace the darkness once more…

There can be no doubt that the World looks like an entirely different place for Rituals now they have Marshall Records in their corner having won Kerrang! Radio’s The Deal competition. The North East Metal act were already on the crest of a wave of their own making but a boost is always well received

NEWS: Rituals share “Cataclysm” music video!

It has been something of a whirlwind of a 2023 for North East Metal act Rituals which shows no sign of ending any time soon. Winning Kerrang! Radio’s The Deal competition and secured them the chance to record a game-changing EP with Marshall Records as well as performing at the 20th Anniversary of Download Festival.

Review: “I Found Myself In The Dark” by Rituals

“This is the most we’ve pushed ourselves musically on a record… The EP stands as a statement piece with Marshall Records, and the heaviest, most melodic, and progressive work to date. It’s the proudest we have ever been as Rituals. The EP is meant to take you on a journey through mental growth, views on

NEWS: The Riffening Tour from Archives and Rituals!

Rituals and Archives have announced a co-headlining run of six shows across England and Ireland together titled “The Riffening Tour” for August as each band takes the other around their neck of the woods. The former have the critically acclaimed EP “Show Me The Signs” to rip through while the later will be delivering cuts

NEWS: Black Coast won’t fall on deaf ears!

Accompanying the arrival of their self titled EP Black Coast have shared a music video for opening cut “Real (Are You Listening)“. If you haven’t had the pleasure, it’s full powerful songs front loaded with slick riffs and bombastic percussion which if you’re quick you can catch at one of the release shows with Rituals…

Listmania: New Years Day Honours List 2022!

Just before Gingerbread John McClane gets put back in his box for another year, it’s time said thank you to a few people for another fantastic year of Metal Noise. Breaking out of the lockdown of what we’ve affectionately called the plague years live shows were in full effect and we were able to bring

NEWS: Rituals bring back the remix…

Still looking for the signs and fresh from a show in Manchester in support of Monasteries and Sunfall, Newcastle Metal merchants Rituals have shared an ambient remix of “Oceans Subside“. The original version of the cut appears on the bands September released sophomore EP with the promise of this rendition appearing on Spotify as a Christmas

Exclusive Interview: Rituals talk new EP “Show Me The Signs”!

The beginning of the month of September saw the second EP “Show Me The Signs” from Newcastle’s Rituals land, a record which continues the evolution of their sound into heavier territories. Given the critical acclaim around their debut EP “Awake” following a trio of huge singles, the record was firmly on the highly anticipated list

NEWS: Rituals premier “Show Me The Signs” music video!

Celebrating the release of their new EP “Show Me The Signs” which we reviewed earlier this week, Rituals have taken the plunge with a music video for the cut for the title track. Supporting the record they have a wealth of shows on the not too distant horizon in October with Ruina and in November