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New Stencil Mag (Issue 42) Feat Papa Roach, Parkway Drive, The Walking Dead & More!

So the new Stencil Mag (Issue 42) is out today and it's huge as always!

For this issue I got to interview Joey Z from Life Of Agony - check out the interview here:

My reviews featured include:

Life Of Agony - A Place Where There's No More Pain

Bleed Again - Momentum

You Me At Six - Night People

Acceptance - Colliding By Design

Counterfeit - Together We Are Strong

Mastodon - Emperor Of Sand

Lastly I also done a feature for albums that turn 10 years old this year! My choice was for Paramore's - Riot Album which you can read here:

So be sure to check this out plus all the other great content, including interviews with…

Download Festival New Announcement!

Download Festival UK has just got even bigger with the addition of more than 20 acts!

Amongst the new acts joining the bill are, Devin Townsend Project, Suicide Silence and Machine Gun Kelly.

Here is the full new list:

Suicide Silence
Machine Gun Kelly
Code Orange
Blackwater Conspiracy
Devin Townsend Project
Love Zombies
Max & Igor Cavalera
Nothing More
Orange Goblin
Sick Puppies
Tax The Heat
The Fallen State
The Raven Age
Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown

Check out the mighty full line-up so far below:

More details:

Synaptik's New Album 'Justify & Reason' Is Out Now Plus They Release New Video For 'The Incredible Machine'!

Synaptik Unleash New Video Single For 'The Incredible Machine' Same Day As Album Release Date!

British heavy metal five-piece, Synaptik from Norwich, UK have had a brilliant and busy year already, having signed with DeFox and Heart Of Steel records as well as landing a US deal with Divebomb records and re-releasing a remixed heavier version of their hit debut album, “The Mechanisms of Consequence” on 30th January, and they are set to make an even bigger impact with their sophomore album, “Justify & Reason” which is released today (March 10th).

To promote the release of their anticipated new album they have just dropped an official lyric video for new single, the mighty melodic and extremely technically skilled "The Incredible Machine", which features guest vocals from Meyrick de la Fuente (Exist Immortal).

Vocalist, John Knight commented on working with Meyrick de la Fuente who also produced the new album at Floodgate Studio. Saying: "(Meyrick's) Vocals on…

Bleed Again Release Video For 'Decimate' Plus Album Launch Show & Tour Details!

Upcoming Act Bleed Again Unleash New Video for 'Decimate' & Reveal Album Launch and Tour!
Fresh and exciting modern metal act, Bleed Again from the south coast of the United Kingdom strike hard with their massive melodic metalcore that is comparable to the likes of American heavyweights, Killswitch Engage and Trivium in both musical style and memorable energetic live performances.

Bleed Again has dropped their video for ‘Decimate’, the second track is taken from their highly-anticipated debut album, ‘Momentum’. The album will be released through recently signed US label Sliptrick Records on May 1st.

The new video lyric video for ‘Decimate’ makes quite the impact with defiant lyrics such as “You won’t be able to brain wash us all, you won’t see us fall!” which is delivered with intense urgency. Bleed Again is in no shortage of infectiously catchy hooks and melodies, placed on top of punishing riffs, relentless drum work and ferocious vocals.

Vocalist, James Dawson talks about t…

Fleshgod Apocalypse Announced As Second Mammothfest Headliner! Plus Dragged Into Sunlight & More!

Mammothfest's biggest event to date continues with Fleshgod Apocalypse & 15 more acts added to the bill!

Mammothfest has already made two festival announcements this year for their main event taking place at The Arch in Brighton on 6-8th October, which included first headliners, Rotting Christ (UK exclusive), Tjusder, Meta-stasis, Lagerstein, OHHMS, Patrick Walker (40 Watt Sun) and more.

In this new latest announcement, Mammothfest reveals its second headliner will be Italian avant-garde symphonic extreme act, Fleshgod Apocalypse heading up the Death/Extreme metal main stage on Saturday the 7th October for their only other UK performance in the UK in 2017, along with a further 15 acts spread across various stages over the weekend!

Headliners Fleshgod Apocalypse

Fleshgod Apocalypse will only be doing two UK shows this year, so asides from their performance in Scotland in April, Mammothfest will be the only event where you can catch the band in the UK in 2017.

The six-piece leads the…