From February, 2014

HAMMERFEST Book Of The Dead More 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. Our comitia centuriata here at METAL AS RELGION has decreed that we must add MORE PICKS to our earlier piece. 1: IDIOM HF Riffage Stage Friday 7:55 New album ‘Movement’ to be…

Global Rock Summit Announces Mötley Crüe Manager

The Global Rock Summit – which takes place April 4th & 5th 2014 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles – has announced the addition of more names to add to the already impressive range of Rock Industry heavyweights. These now include Chris Nilsson President of Tenth Street Management (Management of Mötley Crüe), Spinefarm…

KING CANUTE Cutting Teeth

Two piece band King Canute have issued a debut EP (Cutting Teeth) – a collection of tracks recorded over the space of a year by two like minded musical dropouts (Johnny Lett – vocals & bass & Chris Woollams drums & vocals) in a shed in Brighton. It was produced by Paul Frost (Guitarist with…

HEIGHTS Eleven Eyes Video

Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire, England is famous for its tree-lined spaces, its elegant boulevards, the soft fountains and the fanciful neo-Georgian sensibilities that gently and artfully brought space and greenery into the urban living space in the 1920’s. More importantly for METAL AS RELIGION readers though – is that it’s home to HEIGHTS. Those…

THE DIRTY YOUTH Alive

The Dirty Youth – the South Wales quintet fronted by the wonderful Danni Monroe on vocals – have been setting the world alight recently with their fiery debut album titled ‘Red Light Fix.’ Their sounds are often cruel yet magnificent – artfully blending rock anthems together with huge metallic riffs and a dirty punk attitude.…

Interview with MOUNT SALEM

MOUNT SALEM are a Psychedelic Doom Metal/Rock four-piece outfit out of Chicago, Illinois. The band boasts Emily Kopplin on lead vocals (plus keys), with Kyle Morrison on lead guitars, Cody Davidson on drums and Mark Hewett on bass. Songs like ‘Lucid’ have an earth-shattering lowness to them … with cave-fulls of doom-filled bruising chords ….…

Interview with CONAN

Three man Liverpool-based caveman battle-doom outfit ‘Conan’ (comprising Jon Davis on guitar and vocals, Phil Coumbe on bass and vocals and Paul O’Neil on drums) have recently been shaking the world asunder with their totally unbridled fuzzy-beast of an album entitled: ‘BLOOD EAGLE’. The Grand Inquisitor at METAL AS RELIGION has had the opportunity to…

Interview with MIA KLOSE

Mia Klose, the Swedish bombshell of 80’s rock – exudes confidence and sexy charisma when we see her at Hard Rock Hell VII: Cirque Du Rock. Her music is a perfect blend of metal and melody and her talent for style and visual expression has led to fans around the world emulating her confidence and…