Metal Gig Reviews

By Sam Dignon, 20th June 2018 Festival News, Gig Reviews, News, Slam Dunk

Slam Dunk Festival once again returned to Hatfield bringing along all the pop-punk, metalcore and ska fans have come to expect. The 2018 edition marks the first time the festival has moved to a new site at Hatfield House. Moving to a larger outdoor setting was already an improvement as it… Read More »

By Simon Crampton, 14th June 2018 Gig Reviews, News

A Perfect Circle are one of the most revered bands in alternative music. They consistently release emotionally resonant music that challenges its audience to dig a little deeper. Tonight’s show at Brixton Academy, the first of two signals the first time the band has been back on UK soil in… Read More »

By Sam Savigny, 5th June 2018 Gig Reviews, News

It’s fair to say Holy Roar Records are having a pretty good year. After a seemingly never-ending slew of universally acclaimed releases, attending Svalbard’s album release show is simply the precursor to what will undoubtedly be another stellar piece of artistry. It might be their evening, but before the Bristolian… Read More »

By Sam Savigny, 21st May 2018 Gig Reviews, News

With the sun beating down on eager, head-banging ready necks hours before doors open, it would be apparent to any passer-by that something special is to grace the Roundhouse for six hours over the course of the next two nights. The number of black t-shirts adorned with variations of Machine… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 14th May 2018 Gig Reviews, News

A glorious sunny afternoon in South West London and the arrival of several thousand of the metal hordes from the UK and beyond can mean only one thing today – time for one of the most eagerly anticipated tours of the year. What started as an exchange on social media… Read More »