Tag: Sleeping Giant

Playthrough: “Throne Of Disgrace” from Atarka!

While “Barbarian” got all the attention due to having a guest vocal appearance from Bjorn “Speed” Strid of Soilwork on it, that doesn’t take away from the quality of any of the other tracks on EP “The Mountain” from Atarka.  Guitarist Alex Dutton proves that with a playthrough for the records opening cut “Throne Of

NEWS: Atarka rise to the throne!

Against a backdrop naming and shaming their favourite tipple, Birmingham Melodic Death Metal quintet Atarka have dropped a music video for “Throne Of Disgrace” from their gem of an EP “The Mountain“. Shot and edited by Cameron Sheldon Films with additional footage from Will Hanson of the Bone Marrow Film Group it’s a timely reminder

Exclusive Interview: Atarka talk writing and recording “The Mountain”!

You’ve had the singles, the preview interview, the review and a post review exclusive interview with Birmingham Melodic Death Metal quintet Atarka courtesy of Garry at SaN PR so now, as is tradition, we bring you an interview about the writing and recording of “The Mountain“. It’s the sophomore record from the band with four fresh cuts

Exclusive Interview: Akarka talk “The Mountain”!

If there is one record worthy of an exclusive interview then it has to be “The Mountain” from Birmingham Melodic Death Metal quintet Akarka. Featuring the final writings of guitarist Daniel McCarthy before he exited stage left, it is one that marks the follow up to 2020 debut album “Sleeping Giant” in style. Offering hints

Review: “The Mountain” by Atarka

Hailing from Birmingham Melodic Death Metal quintet Atarka were originally conceived in 2018, formed of guitarist Daniel McCarthy, bassist Adam Bayliss, vocalist Jamie Smith, guitarist Alex Dutton and drummer Phil Sheldon. Together they set loose a debut album titled “Sleeping Giant” in 2020, putting a Tyrannosaurus Rex sized boot print in the United Kingdom Underground scene

NEWS: Atarka unveil “The Nethermost Blight”!

Ahead of its 14th April drop like a grand piano from the 19th floor onto the pavement below, the sophomore record “The Mountain” from Midlands Melodic Death Metal act Atarka has given up a second single in “The Nethermost Blight“. Another Groove tinged concrete slab which follows the bands now trademark human condition and universal

NEWS: Atarka channel Arnold Schwarzenegger for “Barbarian”!

Cometh the hour cometh the man and in the case of imposing Birmingham Melodic Death Metal bruisers Atarka that man is none other than their hero Björn “Speed” Strid of Soilwork. He has lent his throat to a ferocious new cut from the band in “Barbarian” which marks the first from a new EP titled

Riff Police! Pull Over! #84: Putrascension Vs The Ghost Inside!

There can’t be many Metal Heads on Planet Earth who don’t know the story of The Ghost Inside. It’s one of those hard work to relative success to tragedy and struggle that has us rooting for them when they return to the live arena for a handful of highly anticipated shows. Two years after their

Review: “Doom & Gloom” by Iron Curtain

The five piece Grind influenced Hardcore band from Inland Empire California that is Iron Curtain are no strangers to Metal Noise. In anticipation of this 7 track full length album we took a moment to review their now 2 year old predecessor “The Road”, a 5 track EP that is a fine piece of work