Tag: Tool

Review: “Self Titled” by Inner Circles

Dublin Ireland is the home of John O’Kelly, the one man multi instrumentalist behind Alternative Metal project Inner Circles. Adorned with cover artwork from visual artist Shane Reilly, who also created a music video for single “Possession” from the 1920’s film “Genuine: A Tale Of A Vampire” and with Mastering from Fergal Davis (Muse, Codes),

Bootleg: Viktoriya Yermolyeva at Synthfest!

Ukrainian Pianist Viktoriya Yermolyeva, who studied classical piano since the age of 4 has stunned with her reimaginings of Metal classics over the past few years. She’s shared her full set from SynthFest in 2017, where she performed in her Wedding Dress as the event by took place on her Honeymoon. It includes songs by

Review: “Self Titled” by Sangheilis

Inspired largely by the American and International scene in the Metalcore, DJent, Deathcore and Nu-Metal registers and citing everything from Chimaira to Northlane from Venom Prison to Type O Negative as an influence, Sangheilis are a band that raise eyebrows in their genre shifting. They hail from Rouen in France and formed in 2013 with

Al’s Audio Guide to… #4: Conjurer!

Back for 2020, in the fourth installment of a new series we’ve got Weaponry vocalist Al Bristow to talk about some of the lesser lights of heaven in the Metal scene. You know, the ones who never got the credit they deserved?! Well… except this time out, when following on from InMe, Jamie Lenman &

Listmania: Revolver Magazine’s 20x Biggest Stories of 2019!

Yesterday Revolver Magazine shared their “20 Biggest Stories of 2019” and as with theprp.com’s recent top #25 list, theirs is dominated by one band. Tool. We must be missing something. Not that we’ve got anything against Tool as such, just that we’ve never really been fans. Quite how Evanescence managed to get onto the list

Bootleg: Viktoriya Yermolyeva plays Sepultura in Brazil!

Currently in Brazil for a concert run, pianist Viktoriya Yermolyeva who specialises in taking Metal song and turning them into grand works has shared a trio of live tracks including covers of Sepultura and Tool. She’s got 5 more shows in South America so if you like these, check her out.

Throwback: “Payback” by Flaw!

Ultimate Guitar Magazine published an article last week discussing why “Lateralus” by Tool is the best Tool song ever and you can read about that here. That thought took us on a trip down the yellow brick road otherwise known as memory lane when someone who had sunk their body weight in booze tried to

Exclusive Interview: Al Bristow talks all things Weaponry!

Over the past year or so we’ve had the pleasure of seeing Reading Sludge meets Grunge Metallers Weaponry twice. Their live show is a sweaty mess with frontman Al Bristow being one for having a tendency to wonder around the stage and the audience should the moment take him. As a band, there are clear

Live Review: Radar Festival Day #2: Saturday

If yesterday wasn’t enough then we’re back for day #2! As you might expect, members of many of the bands performing yesterday are here to watch the other sets with members of Harbinger, Arcaeon and Valis Ablaze all taking in sets on both days while former members of Fraktions, Break Fifty and Diablous are in

NEWS: Download Festival announce 1st Wave of 2019 bands!

Download Festival have announced the first wave of bands for their 2019 incarnation. The news appears to have been leaked ahead of time with both Slipknot and Tool announcing European tour runs that include the event before hand. Sheffield Rockers Def Leppard will play their album “Hysteria” in full while highlights of the announcement include