From July, 2014

MORDRED Are Back

San Francisco based ExperiMetal Thrash band Mordred are back to tour the UK (and Ireland) this summer. Its been twenty-two years since the band last braced these shores … and Mordred are thrilled to announce these dates as well as releasing a new single ‘The Baroness’ along with their back catalogue and ‘In This Live’…

KAMELOT for HAMMERFEST 7

Symphonic power metal band KAMELOT – with Thomas Youngblood – are set to bring their unique blend of monstrously epic metal to HAMMERFEST 12-15 MARCH 2015. Hammerfest promises to be yet another cracking edition as it celebrates its seventh year – this time with a pirate metal themed event Hammerfest – now in its regular home at…

CRIMSON SHADOWS Kings Among Men

The epic Melodic Death Metal band CRIMSON SHADOWS are set to release their upcoming album “Kings Among Men” on September, 1st in the UK via Napalm Records. The Canadian Wacken Battle champions recently signed with Napalm & have just unveiled the title, artwork (Peter Salai), track list and release dates of their third album and…

ALESTORM Weigh Anchor

Our favorite piratic weigh anchors are casting off: They are hitting the sea again! The Scottish privateers ALESTORM – with Cap’n Christopher Bowes at the wheel – are set to release their upcoming album “Sunset On The Golden Age” on August 4th in the UK via Napalm Records. To get a first taste of the pirates…

GORMATHON Announce Album

Sweden’s Melodic Death Metal band GORMATHON has revealed the artwork, title and release dates for their upcoming sophomore album ‘Following The Beast’ which will be released on September 29, 2014 on Napalm Records. Gormathon will play ‘Made Of Metal‘ festival in Hodonin, Czech Republic on Sunday August 17th. Their “Land Of The Lost” video has now…

STRIKER Tour and Album

The Edmonton, Canada Heavy Metal band STRIKER are set to release their upcoming album City Of Gold on September 1st in the UK via Napalm Records. They have also announced a string of European tour dates with BULLET in November. STRIKER Tour Dates /w BULLET: 18.09.14 DE – Osnabrück / Bastard Club 19.09.14 DE –…

RAUM KINGDOM debut EP

From the halls of the Great Earl of Hell, this band brings music that can only be described as heavy – with elements of progressive rock and psychedelic rock. Our very own Scriba Pontificus has been listening to the new mini-album from Ireland’s Raum Kingdom: ‘Wounds’ is like being hit in the head by a tombstone.…

RAT ATTACK Down, Not Out

One door closes… Another one opens. That’s life. And that’s rock. So, the West Country’s favourite Party Punk band have finally lost their long-standing front man Mike… But what comes next? Well –  Rat Attack are still hitting the festivals- you can catch up with ‘em at RedFest Meantime, check their ‘Saturday Night Feeling’ with it’s fluid,…

A MOMENT LOST Line of Blood

If you like fierce riffs – animal breakdowns – and hyena partying … then you ought love Kendal’s shining Metalcore outfit: A MOMENT LOST Bloodlines is more than a year old now, but if you haven’t heard it, check the video below. From the “The Separation” EP – the vocals on this magnificent track resonate…

OUR HOLLOW, OUR HOME Dead Acoustic

South Coast, UK Melodic Metalcore champions Our Hollow, Our Home have released an acoustic version of the remarkable “If Those Were Guns, Reggie Be Dead”… On the clean version, you don’t get the immediate frustration and fiery extravaganza in the turmoil of guitars and combined voices. Neither do you get those tiny heated pin-pricks of…