From January, 2014

Heart of a Coward

Milton Keynes based  heavyweight metal five-piece Heart of a Coward are on tour this Jan & Feb with Thy Art Is Murder. The band have just been announced for this year’s RedFest 25TH & 26TH JULY ROBINS COOK FARM REDHILL SURREY. Continuing our holy battle against all heretics and irreligious suppliers of musical perversity –…

PROTEST THE HERO UK Dates

Canadian progressive metal band ‘Protest The Hero’ embark on the UK leg of their European tour on Feb 1st. Support will be provided by TesseracT, The Safety Fire and Intervals. Tickets are moving extremely fast so act quickly to grab yours: 01.02.14 UK Brighton @ Concorde 2 02.02.14 UK Birmingham @ O2 Academy2 04.02.14 UK…

BLACKWOLF The Hunt

Bristol (UK) based soulful hard Rockers – BlackWolf – have just been confirmed as guests to the Answer on their March 2014 leg of the ‘Road Less Travelled’ tour. BlackWolf draw their sound from a multitude of sources, ranging from Led Zeppelin and early Guns N’ Roses through to Black Stone Cherry and even Avenged Sevenfold. Their…

AMON AMARTH Father Of The Wolf

AMON AMARTH premiered their stunning production video for the track “Father Of The Wolf” at the first date of the US tour-taking place last night in Las Vegas (Friday January 17). AMON AMARTH are touring with + ENSLAVED + SKELETONWITCH Tickets are available now at: http://amonamarth.com/tour Fans commented that the video sets the standards for…

MORDECAI Undaunted

Yanking their musical influences from bands such as Black Stone Cherry, Alter Bridge and Black Label Society, South London’s Mordecai have fused together their own rich, dark, melodic, American hard rock sound – served-up with a gritty twist of British Heavy Metal. The band confidently enters 2014 in fine fettle – with a new single,…

Interview with Seven Webster

Seven Webster (7pm Management) is the mercurial manager who has launched a thousand rock careers around the globe. Renowned musicians including Dido, StoneBridge and ‘best live band in the world’ – Skindred are indebted to his managerial skills. Seven is also the festival booker for Hard Rock Hell, Hammerfest and the other festivals within the…

HAMMERFEST VI Book Of The Dead OUR TOP PICKS

Hammerfest 6 (Book of the Dead) on 13th/16th March 2014 at Hafan Y Môr Holiday Park, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, North Wales boasts an immense line-up including Kreator, Over Kill, Soilwork and Grand Magus. Here our our early picks – try to fit these bands into your bulging schedules … and you will not be disappointed: 1:…

Interview with SISTER

Four-piece metal act ‘Sister’ from Stockholm, Sweden have worked their fingers-to-the-bone in recent years – earning themselves the reputation of being one of the best live acts around. They aim to provide raw, heavy, hypnotic and energy-driven punk / metal to their feverish audiences. In the autumn of 2013 Sister recorded their follow up to…

Interview with MONTE PITTMAN

Monte Pittman is an American musician , composer and studio musician , based in Los Angeles. Known around-the-world as long-time guitarist for Madonna, he boasts a very diverse professional resume, ranging from stints with glam-pop star Adam Lambert to working with metal band Prong. Monte started playing guitar at age 13 – and admits he…

Interview with Jill Janus of Huntress

Californian metal workers “Huntress” released their début album titled ‘Spell Eater’ in April 2012. The album was recorded earlier in the year in Los Angeles – and was produced by Chris Rakestraw (Danzig, Children of Bodom and Skeletonwitch.) The band is justly famous for their melodic heavy metal compositions that always seem to have a…