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By James, 18th August 2017 Bloodstock, Features, Festival News, Gig Reviews, News

It’s August, it’s the UK and it’s time for the most metal festival of the Summer – Bloodstock Open Air 2017! Thankfully this time around mother nature looks favourably on Catton Hall (maybe she liked Amon Amarth), and graces the festival with good weather throughout. Rock Sins continue the tradition… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 18th August 2017 Features, News, Video Of The Week

They were up against some big names and fellow UK talent, but in the end The Raven Age successfully mobilised their voting public allowing them to triumph in the most recent Rock Sins video of the week contest. With their video for The Dying Embers Of Life, complete with it’s… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 18th August 2017 Download, Features, Festival News, Gig Reviews, News, Special Features

Continuing our march through the reviews of the final day of the 2017 Download Festival, this installment sees reviews of the likes of Stone Broken, Basement, The Dillinger Escape Plan’s final UK and many more spread across The Avalanche Stage and The Dogtooth Stage. If you’ve missed any of our… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 16th August 2017 Download, Festival News, Interviews, News

Holding Absence have had a whirlwind start to their life as a band. Picked up by Nuclear Blast Records’ offshoot label Sharptone when they had barely been together six months, 2017 has seen them tour relentless and drip feed some excellent singles from their upcoming new album. We caught up… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 15th August 2017 Bloodstock, Festival News, News

Our team are still recovering from an amazing weekend at Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2017. But, fresh from the festival itself, at Catton Hall on Saturday night they announced not one but two of the headliners for next year’s Bloodstock! After a decade away, Scandinavian symphonic metal giants Nightwish will… Read More »