Tag: Shadows Fall

Review: “Deadringer” by Meltdown

There is more to Norway and Scandinavia than frostbitten Black Metal, frozen riffs, corpse paint, Skiing, Viking landmarks and breathtaking fjords?  Hailing from Fredrikstad in South East Norway are Meltdown, a five piece comprising guitarists Jorgen C. Hansen and Tor Audun Johansen-Sorli beside vocalist Stephan Hay, drummer Hans-Jacob Silvery and bassist Morten Nilsen who have

Review: “Old Stardust, Love, and Chaos” by Juliet Ruin

Edmonton, capital of Canada’s Alberta province, sits on the North Saskatchewan River and is home to Juliet Ruin. Comprising Kent Geislinger with Guitars and Vocals, Jesse Bauman with Drums, Jess Ruin with Lead Vocals, Wesley Rands with Guitars and Cody Reid with Bass and Backing Vocals, the band have dabbled with low tuned 7 string

Review: “One Alive” EP by Sunsmoke

Combining Rapcore and Groove Metal, Sumsmoke hail from Warsaw Poland. Formed in the summer of 2017, they recorded their first EP “One Alive” a year later at U Dudzika studio, owned by Marcin “Dudzik” Dudzicki (PLAN, Ereles, ex-Kabanos) in Warsaw. Taking their inspirations from the likes of Rage Against The Machine, Stuck Mojo and Clawfinger

Review: “Dark Fields” by God Shaped Devil

Manchester is the home of a quartet that go by the name of God Shaped Devil. Made up of vocalist and lead guitarist Bex Fuzery, rhythm guitarist Matt Morris, Lajos Borsi on bass and Luke Ellwood on drums, the band infuse Thrash with Sludge and Groove Metal to create their sound. Interestingly, Bex and Lajos

Review: “Self Titled” by Far From Refuge

Formed in Cambridge in 2016 and comprising Guitarist/Vocalist Joel Sutherland, Vocalist Suran Jayathilaka, Guitarist Jonathan Graye, Bassist/Vocalist Matt Poskitt and Drummer Ákos Kobela are Far From Refuge. They dropped their first EP back in February, promising a fusion of Metalcore, Progressive Metal and Melodic Death Metal in equally high, possibly lethal doses. The deceptively Melodic

Review: “Global Enslavement” by Massive Slavery

After an 8 year hiatus Rouyn Noranda, Québec Melodic Death Metallers Massive Slavery have returned. The socially, politically and environmentally engaged band may not have announced their new line-up as yet but it’s sure to leak if they hit the stage before anything official appears. They’ve been fighting with their former label Maple Metal Records

NEWS: TheWarWithin scream for “Mercy”!

It’s been a fair wait but Long Island New York quartet TheWarWithin (perhaps named after the Shadows Fall album of the same name?) have returned with their first new material since 2017’s “In Memory Of Man” EP with a brand new single called “Mercy”. They said they want to bring us music to hit something

NEWS: “You & Die” from Dead By Wednesday!

19th April saw Dead By Wednesday release their self titled album through Megadeth Bassist Dave Ellefson’s reborn Combat Records! From that album here’s a music video for “You & Die”! The album is their first with new vocalist Rob Roy and follows their 2015 “Darkest of Angels” which saw them joined by an array of guest

Bootleg: Cro-Mags in California!

Pro-Shot in High Definition from Iron Serbian, here’s a full set from Hardcore legends Cro-Mags at Blue Lamp in Sacramento California on 17th November. One of a few acts believed to have created the crossover sound, Cro-Mags are sighted as an influence by the likes of Machine Head, Shadows Fall and of course, Hatebreed.