Tag: Vola

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: VOLA bring applause to September!

Following last year’s successful run with Monuments, Copenhagen Denmark Progressive Metallers VOLA have announced their first ever headlining European Tour! They’ve making four UK stops at the start of Sept with Arch Echo and Rendezvous Point performing across the entire run of shows! 7th London, Boston Music Room 8th Manchester, Rebellion 9th Glasgow, Audio 10th Nottingham, Bodega

NEWS: Radar Festival announce first wave of bands!

A brand new Festival in Guildford in leafy Surrey has been announced by the name of Radar Festival! It’s first wave of bands and surprisingly low ticket price makes for interesting reading as does it’s August 2nd and 3rd dates! No Consequence have announced their appearance is for one night only with Kaan Tasan now

Bootleg: “A.W.O.L.” from Monuments at Euroblast!

Another band who will shortly be upon our shores are our very own Monuments. New album “Phronesis” is out now via Century Media, check out our review! To get you warmed up for the shows, here’s high quality fan filmed footage of the band performing “A.W.O.L.” at Euroblast Festival. Their November UK dates will see

Documentary: Riffs from Scales with Monuments!

Gear Gods previously released a video from Monuments guitarist Olly Steele on making riffs from chords. Well having kicked off their massive European Tour with Vola and Kadinja they’ve released a follow up. This time out Steele demonstrates how to make riffs from scales. Impressive stuff. The DJentlemen’s new album “Phronesis” is out now via

Review: “Phronesis” by Monuments

Having taken a break, London based DJent Metal heroes Monuments announced their return with “Phronesis”, released via Century Media on Friday 5th October. The band had given hints that they were recording via Social Media and even announced the completion of the record in July. Fast forwarding a few months and the band are now

NEWS: “Mirror Image” from Monuments!

Returning Monuments have announced additional bands on various dates of their upcoming tour with Kadinja and Vola, including Harbinger and Sunfall in Guildford! New album “Phronesis” will appear via Century Media on 5th October with pre-orders available here. If you fancied a CD+LP bundle, you’re too late, they’ve sold out! In the meantime, a new

Documentary: Making Riffs with Monuments!

Monuments guitarist Olly Steele talks about making riffs from chords in this latest clip from Gear Gods. The Progressive Groove Metal quintet will be releasing new album “Phronesis” via Century Media on 5th October before heading out on a massive European Tour with Vola and Kadinja in tow. Pre-orders for the album are available here.

Playthrough: “A.W.O.L” from Monuments!

What Monuments guitarist John Browne can do, Monuments guitarist Olly Steele can do better. While Browne broke down “Leviathan” in a playthrough last week, Steele now has his turn with single “A.W.O.L”. Both songs are taken from Monuments upcoming new album “Phronesis” which will appear in October via Century Media. The Tech-Metallers will then embark

Playthrough: “Leviathan” from Monuments!

No sooner have Monuments released “Leviathan” as a single from upcoming new album “Phronesis” than guitarist John Browne has released a guitar playthrough for it! Monuments will hit the road for a huge European tour with Vola in October!