Metal Gig Reviews

By Philip Whitehead, 13th January 2017 Gig Reviews, News

90s nostalgia has been steadily growing for a few years now, so it came as no surprise when two of the biggest nu metal acts of the era, Korn and Limp Bizkit, announced a joint-headline tour through the UK in late 2016. With hardcore stalwarts Madball joining in on the… Read More »

By Tal Fineman, 12th January 2017 Gig Reviews, News

Clutch are a band who are decidedly old school – as per the customs of the 1990s US stoner rock scene that facilitated their rise to prominence, the band play modern rock’n’roll with a retro, ‘70s feel that focuses on groove and the power of a simple, repetitive riff. It’s… Read More »

By Tal Fineman, 5th January 2017 Gig Reviews, News

The Temperance Movement selected Bush Hall as an intimate venue for the London date of a tour that showcases highlights from the band’s two successful albums, reworked for the purpose of acoustic live performance. The small, beautiful intimate West London venue proves an excellent choice for a subdued, intimate show… Read More »

By Philip Whitehead, 24th December 2016 Gig Reviews

Summer 2016 was one of change for Swedish melodeath giants Soilwork. The band had seen great critical success with 2015’s The Ride Majestic and were preparing to tour in support of new rarities compilation Death Resonance when news broke that longtime drummer Dirk Verbeuren had left to join Bay Area… Read More »

By Rachael Griffiths, 23rd December 2016 Gig Reviews, Live Galleries, News

The Amity Affliction are back, this time with a UK/European tour in support of their latest release, I Think This Could Be Heartbreak. The line up tonight reads like a mashup of genres, with four very different bands mixing together to provide a night of entertainment at London’s Roundhouse. Wage… Read More »