The Latest Heavy Metal News, Reviews and Interviews

By Sam Dignon, 6th March 2015 21 Views ,

Having already built up an impressive fan-base following the success of their Into The Deep EP, Oceans Ate Alaska look to expand on this with their release of their debut album Lost Isles. Metalcore is a crowded genre right now but it seems like Oceans Ate Alaska might just have what it takes to stand out. Lost Isles finds a nice middle ground… Read More »

By Philip Whitehead, 6th March 2015 47 Views Gig Reviews, News

Last year saw German folk metallers Equilibrium experience several lineup changes in the midst of a new album release. To unveil their new lineup and promote their album, they set out on a tour of Europe including a rare stop in the UK in October. Here’s what happened: Opening the… Read More »

By James Weaver, 4th March 2015 399 Views ,

Despite originally starting out as a traditional black metal band, Norwegian five piece Enslaved have moved more towards a progressive sound in recent years. Three years on from the excellent RIITIIR, the band are back with their thirteenth studio record, In Times. Does this new offering continue the band’s progressive sound or does it return to the roots of Norwegian… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 4th March 2015 33 Views

Fresh from the recent release of their excellent new album Crusade:Zero, Polish death / black metal outfit Hate continue to build on their recent momentum with the launch of a new lyric video. The video is for the track Leviathan, which is taken from the aforementioned Crusade:Zero (which you can… Read More »

By Holly Thompson, 4th March 2015 173 Views Gig Reviews, News

At the start of another cold, windy February we headed down to The Black Heart in Camden to check out some glorious musical offerings courtesy of some of the UK’s most up and coming bands. Kent rockers 48Hours were topping off tonight’s line up, but there was much to enjoy… Read More »