The Latest Rock & Metal News, Reviews and Interviews

By Will Stevenson, 23rd March 2017 , ,

Obituary have been together over thirty years now. Releasing a self titled record is often thought of as a career – and legacy – defining move. Whilst Suicide Silence’s controversy ridden eponymous release came with a total change in direction; Obituary have simply solidified their thrashy death metal roots. Indeed, Obituary is almost the band by numbers. There’s little new… Read More »

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By Jamie Giberti, 23rd March 2017 ,

Having toured extensively over the last eighteen months, including here in the UK with Fozzy and Alien Ant Farm, Toronto natives Sumo Cyco are attempting to make the step up with “the difficult second album”. Sometimes, when reviewing an album, it is difficult to know where to begin, and Sumo Cyco’s Opus Mar is one of those albums. Opening track… Read More »

By James Weaver, 22nd March 2017

When news broke in 2015 that Bolt Thrower’s drummer, Martin ‘Kiddie’ Kearns, had died it marked the end of the English death metal behemoths. But, from the ashes of Bolt Thrower, arise Memoriam. Comprised largely of members of Bolt Thrower and Benediction, the old school death metal quartet are ready to wage war once again with their debut full-length, ‘For… Read More »

By Sam Dignon, 21st March 2017 Interviews, News

Ahead of their sold out headline show in London, we got the chance to catch up with Gojira drummer Mario Duplantier. With the success of their latest album Magma there was plenty to discuss. Between the challenges of writing and recording the album and their experiences at the Grammys, we… Read More »

By Philip Whitehead, 21st March 2017 Interviews, News

Logan Mader has been around the block or two a time in the world of metal. Former guitarist with Machine Head on their first two albums, stints in Soulfly and Medication followed before Logan turned his hand to producing full time for a number of years. Thankfully for many of… Read More »