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Life is funny old thing. It twists and turns, you never quite know what’s around the corner. One minute you’re sixteen, you’re in your bedroom listening to The Friday Night Rock Show with Tommy Vance and he’s playing something from a band you’ve only ever read about in Kerrang! They’re called Flotsam & Jetsam. The [...]
To celebrate Record Store Day UK 2013, Earache Records and Rival Sons will once again be offering an exclusive 10″ vinyl picture disc. Across the UK and Europe, there will only be 1000 copies available on Saturday, April 20th. Founded in 2007 and officially kicked off in 2008 by Metallica, Record Store Day takes place [...]
Overthrow’s Adjust to Darkness combines influences from all corners of the heavy metal spectrum. By combining riffs that would not sound of place on an Immortal album, with others that sound like they would fit in perfectly with Slayer’s Reign in Blood, Overthrow have created a unique piece of work. Opening with the crushing title [...]
It is extremely rare that an event you put on your calendar meets expectations. It is nearly impossible that it would exceed your wildest metal dreams and become a defining moment. If you love metal, and I mean REALLY love metal – the Orion Festival held June 23/24 in Atlantic City, New Jersey was basically [...]
Torche is one of the best live bands out there and their influences shine on their latest masterpiece, Harmonicraft. I caught up with vocalist/guitarist Steve Brooks to see just what makes Torche so successful. And yes, like all of us, Steve does have an opinion on zombies. The new album has all the great hooks, [...]
It’s fair to say that those chaps in Hawk Eyes know their way around a riff or two. We’ve often wondered how you decimate a building with a riff so we caught up with top riff wrangler Rob Stephens – he has that knowledge. Here we see Rob Stephens pumping riffs directly into his ear [...]
Continuing on from yesterday’s piece, Hawk Eyes vocalist / guitarist Paul Astick gets posed with some gritty questions. We manage to narrow him down on his favourite cheese and discuss if the current wave of innovative bands coming out Leeds could make it the British Seattle? Let’s move on to some slightly sillier stuff now. [...]