Metal Gig Reviews

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 »

By Will Stevenson, 20th December 2016 Gig Reviews

After over a decade of thrashing out metalcore albums ranging from incredible to downright flat, Bullet For My Valentine returned to their roots to perform their first LP “The Poison” in full in between regular “best of” sets. They brought along fellow metal stalwarts from across the pond, Killswitch Engage… Read More »

By Rachael Griffiths, 12th December 2016 Gig Reviews, Live Galleries, News

Rise Records’ best bands descended on the UK last month when The Rise Up Tour arrived in London, headed up by Memphis May Fire. Openers Like Moths to Flames [7] are a higher quality support than your basic opening band, their brand of energetic high octane hardcore infusing the crowd with… Read More »