Music reviews, news, posts and interviews for all things rock (including sub genres) and metal worldwide!
Subscribe to this blog
Follow by Email
Search This Blog
Mammothfest Announce UK Exclusive Set From Decapitated, Final Show From King Leviathan & More!
Mammothfest are proud to announce that Decapitated will now be doing a UK exclusive headline set on Saturday the 6th October in Brighton. So make sure you come down and witness the death metal carnage that ensues from the Polish act.
The festival also has some other line-up changes, as unfortunately Cypecore who were due to headline on Sunday can now longer attend but Mammothfest local legends King Leviathan are taking the headline slot which is actually also their last ever local performance, so don't miss this momentous goodbye for the blackened thrash metallers. See the updated new Sunday line-up poster below!
With the festival now fast approaching, the MAMMOTHFEST 2018 limited edition tees now available to pre-order!
On March 1st, Swedish legends IN FLAMES will unleash ther thirteenth studio album, I, The Mask, via Nuclear Blast (worldwide, excl. North America) and Eleven Seven Music (North America). After rave reactions from their fans for the first singles, the band unleashes the first album webisode, in which singer Anders Fridén and guitarist Björn Gelotte discuss the writing and recording process in Los Angeles and why they once again decided to work with multi-grammy-nominated producer Howard Benson. Watch the trailer, here: youtube.com/watch?v=U5yFhH9SArU
In addition, IN FLAMES have announced the first raft of names for their own annual festival, BORGHOLM BRINNER, that is due to take place on the isle of Öland in Sweden on August 2nd and 3rd, 2019. Prog masters OPETH as well as melodeath pioneers AT THE GATES and California's OF MICE AND MEN have confirmed their appearance at the two day festival. IN FLAMES will headline both nights.
The pre-order for I, The Mask as well as several exclus…
Cellar Darling is comprised of Anna Murphy, Ivo Henzi, and Merlin Sutter who recently formed following the spilt from previous well-known folk metal band, Eluveitie. The trio have been hard at work since, creating their anticipated debut album 'This Is The Sound' which was released June 30th via Nuclear Blast Records and have impressed fans and press alike with their fresh and unique sound which has been dubbed as "the new wave of folk rock“. This is an exciting and busy time for the band, so I caught up with them to find out about their origins, their new album, touring and what is in store for the band amongst other things..
Can you tell us about the formation of Cellar Darling following leaving your previous band Eluveitie and how the band came to be? Merlin: What I remember most clearly is how quick it went. As you might know, the whole thing with Eluveitie came very unexpected for us - we were informed of a decision by the remain…
Modern metal quartet Spreading The Disease from Kent, UK formed in 2014 and then earlier this year in September 2017 they finally unleased their debut album ‘Insurrection’ which shows they are ready to infect metalheads and critics alike with their no-nonsense sounds… Opening song ‘Find My Path’ starts with a melodic and resonant intro before fierce vocals come in with hard-hitting heavy guitars, it then goes on to feature an effective stripped back section towards the end which gives it extra depth. This is a powerful and strong start to the album. ‘Words Unspoken’ is a thumping tune with great rhythms and is very headbang worthy and incredibly catchy, keeping up the momentum is self-named track ‘Spreading The Disease’ which immediately pulls you in with catchy melodies and is all consuming with mighty riffs and a massive aggressive sound. Latest single ‘Greed’ is frantic and driven and features some of the best guitarwork so far and again is very belligerent and is bound to get the mos…