From August, 2013

A ROOM SWEPT WHITE Interview

“A Room Swept White” are a 5 piece Post-Hardcore band from the South East based in Horsham/Crawley. They played a dynamic show at this year’s RedFest on the Hype Stage. We were completely blown away by their sheer energy and verve. We managed to catch up with the guys backstage for a chat about their…

BORDERLINE:Fire Chains Video

Five piece Borderline:FIRE are one of Reading’s fastest growing rock bands. Formed in 2010, they quickly established themselves as exciting artists with a very unique sound. They combine heavy and fierce heavy rock with commercially viable and very catchy melodies. They are sure to get even bigger and bolder in the coming months and have…

Tom from Continents

About 3 weeks ago Tom Weaver – the guitarist with those energetic South Wales rockers ‘Continents’ (we saw them at the fabulous RedFest 2013) broke his eye socket while on tour. He just has just given this account of the procedure that he had to endure this week “To straighten it out again..” He said:…

WOLFSBANE Live at Tamworth

You love metal. Otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this. But when someone asks you why you love it so much – What do you say? We just say “Wolfsbane.” Because this is the band that always manage to tick every one of our boxes. They fit ALL of the required parameters. Go through our Metal…

PAINSIDE Build Your Fiction

Modern heavy metal outfit – Painside – from Rio de Janeiro have recently released a new EP called ‘Build Your Fiction’, featuring ‘Break The Hive’, ‘Reject The Silence’ and ‘A Caustic Romance’. The new effort was mixed at AudioHammer Studios by Mark Lewis (Trivium, All That Remains, Unearth, The Black Dahlia Murder, Whitechapel). It also features…

BUFFALO SUMMER Album and Tour

Welsh classic rock outfit BUFFALO SUMMER have been announced as special guests to KADAVAR (Nuclear Blast Records) on their UK tour this October. Their new self-titled alum is released this week on Cargo Records. This latest news follows a highly successful year for Buffalo Summer – already in 2013 this young classic rock band have…

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY added to Hammerfest Line Up

Legendary US Rockers Corrosion of Conformity from Raleigh, North Carolina have been added to Next Spring’s Hammerfest 6 and will line up alongside Thrash Legends Kreator, Overkill, Soilwork, Unleashed and many more in what promises to be the best Hammerfest to date. After touring the U.S. and Europe in 2011 with bands including Goatsnake and…

KATATONIA Dethroned and Uncrowned

In August 2012 Katatonia released their ninth studio album: ‘Dead End Kings’. The album was the most successful to date, and cemented the position of the Swedish band as masters of dark metal. ‘Dead End Kings’ was released on the Peaceville label, the band’s home for the past 14 years. This September, the band return…

Desolated Suffering

Southampton’s four-piece ‘Desolated’ have released their ‘Suffering’ video taken from “Disorder Of Mind” – available now. Directed by Suffolk based video-director Tom J Cronin – the video has already been causing some excitement and racked up over 16,000 hits. Our Scriba Pontificus had a listen.  Here’s what we thought: From the very beginning – this song fries your…