Tag: The Kingdom

Bootleg: “The Red Mage’s Seduction” from Snakeblade!

Filmed on a static camera live at Diamond Dick Studios, multi instrumentalist Mike Redston aka Snakeblade has thrown down the gauntlet with a live rendition of “The Red Mage’s Seduction” from his new album “The Curse“. An evolution into the realms of Blackened Thrash from debut “The Kingdom” that still retains the essence of the

NEWS: Snakeblade at the Witches Cauldron!

A throwback to the days of the Harlem Shake, one man Blackened Thrash Metal project Snakeblade has put on the famous horse’s head mask for a release day music video for “Foul Sorcery Of Flame And Shadow“. The cut is of course taken from his sophomore Game Of Thrones inspired record “The Curse“, that we reviewed

Review: “The Curse” by Snakeblade

Initially a one man Black Metal project with Power Metal leanings from Vancouver Canada masterminded by multi instrumentalist Mike Redston when last years debut album “The Kingdom” inspired by the fantasy of Lord of the Rings, The Witcher, Metal Gear Solid and Dungeons and Dragons surfaced, Snakeblade has begun an evolution into the realms of Blackened Thrash with

NEWS: Snakeblade premier the Harvester (of sorrow)?

As there are just a handful of days left before “The Curse” follows “The Kingdom” from Canadian one-man Blackened Thrash project  Snakeblade the final advance unveiling has been chosen in “Harvester“. While songs on the upcoming 13th October releasing new album were written shortly after “The Kingdom”, they were worked on and stewed over for much

NEWS: Snakeblade prepare to bur cursed…?

The sophomore album from Canadian solo project Snakeblade is very much on the horizon with “The Curse” set for 13th October. Inspired by the like of Game of Thrones and Dungeons and Dragons, the album is set to see an evolution in the sound, moving into Blackened Death Metal territories for the first time and

NEWS: Snakeblade get seduced?

A sophomore album from solo project Snakeblade in just 18 months is the last thing we expected but Mike Redston has written, performed and recorded “The Curse” for a 13th October release with “The Red Mage’s Seduction” given as the first taste alongside artwork from Elizabeth Holmes. The multi-instrumentalist did vocals, guitars and bass while

Documentary: Home Studio tour with Snakeblade!

Ever wondered what a home recording setup might look like for a solo project? The mastermind behind Canadian Black Metal act Snakeblade takes us through his recording rig for debut album “The Kingdom” in this new video, along with his guitars and more. It’s amazing what is possible on a small budget and just how

NEWS: Snakeblade chase you “To The Pits With The Balrog”!

The debut album “The Kingdom” from the one-man nerdy and Dirty Black Metal solo project, Snakeblade is out today and to celebrate he’s released a lyric video for “To The Pits With The Balrog“. It’s one that we reviewed just yesterday and makes for a varied and interesting listen, given it’s lyrical influences in the

Review: “The Kingdom” by Snakeblade

A one man with guests Black Metal project, the man behind Snakeblade is Mike Redston from Vancouver, Canada. On board for his debut release are a collection of well known local musicians including Devan Howes of Kayas; Dylan Parker of Protosequence and Matthew Pancoust of Truent who each provide guitar solos. An album influenced by

NEWS: “Scavenger” paves the way for “The Kingdom” for Snakeblade!

“Ohh, I’m a scavenger, And I eat once decomposed, Feeding off waste, Picking your meat from your bones”. That’s right. So get ready for battle as “The Kingdom” by Vancouver’s Snakeblade will be burying it’s hatchet firmly in some skulls on 31st July. You can check out “When Kingdoms Collide” and this new cut “Scavenger”