Tag: Venom

Vs. Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT. Venom.

Paying tribute to a band from Newcastle upon Tyne who essentially formed a cornerstone foundation block of influence for not only Black Metal and Death Metal but also early 80’s Thrash in Venom, today’s head to head that is Vs. Tuesday has been a long time coming. We simply don’t have enough fingers or toes

Riff Police! Pull Over! #129: Venom Vs Nirvana!

When it comes down to brass tacks, there was a strong possibility that Geffen Records could have found themselves on the wrong end of a law suit from Combat Records over  “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Nirvana in 1994. A song which everyone and their mother knows, a Grunge staple and something that everyone learning

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! Venom.

Words like influential get thrown about quite a lot these days but when it comes to Newcastle upon Tyne veterans Venom, that is the word that is fit and proper. As they rose to fame in the early 80’s, their first pair of albums are ones which impacted not only Thrash, Death and Extreme Metal

Under The Influence #46: Ruina on “Venom” by Bullet For My Valentine!

After the mixed bag of “Temper Temper“, Welsh Metallers Bullet For My Valentine had expressed the desire to return to something heavier with their 2015 fifth studio album “Venom“. The departure of bassist Jay James prior to the recording left guitarist and vocalist Matt Tuck to play the bass parts, despite James replacement Jamie Mathias

Review: “Neanderthal Tales” EP by CHAKA

When it comes to the description on the label for an alcoholic beverage of choice, sometimes they can be pretty out there. But then not everyone has the same taste buds or sense of smell so they’re not all going to get the flavours that the so called experts who write the text get. That’s

The Black Map: #12: To Kill Achilles from Dundee!

Continuing our journey across the UK’s Black Map of underground metal bands, today we arrive in sunny Dundee for To Kill Achilles. The Scottish post-hardcore fused metallers band have made a name for themselves off the back of their endeavour and sheer hard work. Since their formation in 2010, the quintet comprised of frontman Mark