Metal Gig Reviews

By James, 19th August 2016 Bloodstock, Festival News, Gig Reviews, News

Bloodstock is always a fantastic weekend with some of the UK, and beyond’s best extreme metal acts coming together into a consistently great lineup. This year was no exception with Behemoth performing landmark album ‘The Satanist’ in full – a logical move considering its importance to extreme music in the past… Read More »

By Jack Fermor-Worrell, 28th July 2016 Gig Reviews, News

When Aiden said their goodbyes at the end of 2015, many wondered how long it would be before their frontman William Francis would re-emerge in the guise of his darkwave/synthpop alter-ego William Control. As it turns out, they wouldn’t have too long to wait – the Skeleton Strings Tour was… Read More »

By Ali Cooper, 29th June 2016 Festival News, Gig Reviews, News

Words by Ali Cooper. All photos by Sandra Sorenson. Stone Free Festival promises an incredible weekend of musical appreciation and nostalgia for fun-loving fans who’d rather stay dry for the duration of a festival, based in the towering venue that is London’s O2 Arena. That said, crowds already begin grumbling… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 19th June 2016 Download, Festival News, Gig Reviews, News

After the first day’s action at Donington, Download 2016 once again kicked back into life for “middle Saturday”. There was lots to look forward to, so let’s get on with proceedings. For anyone who hasn’t yet read our coverage of the first day of Download 2016 you can do so… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 15th June 2016 Download, Festival News, Gig Reviews, News

Despite the predictions of a total wash out of Doningtons annual festivities, mother nature had been kind to Download 2016, at least until the Friday. As Team Rock Sins took to the hallowed turf there was still grass to be seen, albeit not for much longer! First band of the… Read More »