Unstoppable Northern metallers KILONOVA return with an explosive new EP, Moment of Clarity, out everywhere on Friday 5th May. The EP is backed by a blistering new single and video, Fragments – https://youtu.be/MfQ4ixnkw2k , out now. When KILONOVA burst out of the North-East of England in 2018, they instantly turned …Read More »
Dark Matter-The Rectory-Album Review-Planetmosh
The Rectory, recently released by WormHoleDeathRecords studio album by Dark Matter, live up to their name by unleashing some of the most utterly bleak doom metal I’ve heard for quite some time. They like to write long songs, three of the five here clock in at about the twelve minute …Read More »
BLOODSTOCK confirms 12 more bands for 2023 + deposit scheme
BLOODSTOCK is hurtling towards the Xmas season at a rapid pace, but planning for August 2023 is still in full swing. The Deposit Scheme is also ready to go, so if you’ve not already grabbed your ticket, secure yours now by signing up and making paying for your ticket a little more …Read More »
COLLECTED UNVEIL NEW SINGLE
High-flying modern metallers, COLLECTED, charge again with a breath-taking new single, Mindset, out now – https://youtu.be/mpAfseMgpEs If you are new to Essex metallers, COLLECTED, then you’ve been missing out. If you’ve already attached yourself to the band, then you know that the Brit quintet set loose captivating ear worms that …Read More »
MALEVOLENCE – release ‘Karma’ feat. Will Ramos (Lorna Shore) live video from Bloodstock
In celebration of their recent career-defining headline performance at Bloodstock Open Air 2022, Malevolence offers the world a sneak peek into the festivities with a video of set highlight ‘Karma’, featuring live special guest Will Ramos of Lorna Shore. Malevolence laid waste to the attending crowd during their biggest headline show to date, in a packed-to-the-rafters tent inundated with frenzied …Read More »
BLOODSTOCK reveals first batch of 2023 bands!
BLOODSTOCK ANNOUNCES 10 BANDS FOR 2023!HEADLINERS INCLUDE MEGADETH & KILLSWITCH ENGAGE With BLOODSTOCK 2022 well underway, the festival is thrilled to already be looking ahead and announcing a swathe of awesome bands for the 2023 event, which is set to take place on 10th-13th August 2022 at Catton Park, Derbyshire. Metalcore pioneers KILLSWITCH ENGAGE are set …Read More »
BLOODSTOCK – The Final Countdown, 8 days to go!
FINAL COUNTDOWN TO BLOODSTOCK! 8 DAYS TO GO!! NEW GREEN INITIATIVES INCLUDE PRIZES FOR COLLECTING CUPS, CAMPSITE COMPETITIONS, & SOLAR POWERDON’T MISS BLOODSTOCK’S BLACK ICE-CREAM BLOODSTOCK is gearing up for their best-ever festival and the countdown is ON! There’s just over a week to go, ‘til the marauding metal hordes thunder …Read More »
BLOODSTOCK reveals 13 more bands & Facebook Live guest series
PUT YOUR QUESTIONS TO BLOODSTOCK, PLUS LORNA SHORE, BEHEMOTH, GWAR, AND MALEVOLENCE IN FACEBOOK LIVE GUEST SERIES STARTING THIS THURSDAY BLOODSTOCK can finally declare that 2022’s biggest metal weekender is next month! So to whet your appetite further, here are thirteen more bands (lucky for some) you’ll be able to catch at …Read More »
BEHEMOTH reveal ‘Off To War!’, from new album, ‘Opvs Contra Natvram’
BEHEMOTH, Poland’s overlords of extreme metal have revealed another track taken from their forthcoming 12th studio album, Opvs Contra Natvram, which is set to arrive via Nuclear Blast on 16th September 2022. Latest single, ‘Off To War!’ is a mission statement, accompanied by yet another evocative official video, the type that BEHEMOTH excel at, directed by Påhl Sundström …Read More »
Iron Maiden Exhibition & More At BLOODSTOCK 2022
IRON MAIDEN EXHIBITION AT BLOODSTOCK EIGHT WEEKS TO GO! There are now just 8 weeks to go ’til BLOODSTOCK 2022! HQ is in a frenzy getting the infrastructure together and locking in the last of the slots. There’s still another batch of Metal 2 The Masses bands to come and plenty more info about …Read More »
VENOM INC. – release new single ‘Don’t Feed Me Your Lies’
Extreme Metal pioneers Venom Inc. are proud to unleash ‘Don’t Feed Me Your Lies‘ – the 2nd single from their upcoming their sophomore album ‘There’s Only Black‘, which will be released on September 23rd 2022. Almost 40 years after their inception, the revitalized 1989-1992 Venom line-up of guitarist Jeff “Mantas” Dunn and vocalist/bassist Tony “Demolition Man” Dolan and the new addition …Read More »
BLOODSTOCK 2022 – Latest update
THE COUNTDOWN IS ON! 79 DAYS TIL BLOODSTOCK 2022! The clock is ticking! There’s just 79 days left until the marauding hordes thunder their way through the gates of Catton Park, pitch their tents, crack some beers and kick off the best heavy metal weekender of the year! As is …Read More »
THE CHRONICLES OF MANIMAL AND SAMARA UNVEIL BRAND NEW VIDEO!￼
Irresistible Brit progressive metallers, THE CHRONICLES OF MANIMAL AND SAMARA, throw down their engrossing new video, Shaman, which is out now. Check out the video, here – https://youtu.be/fateDafv26g . By extracting from a slew of diverse influences ranging from Tool, Kratfwerk, and through to the poetry of Virginia Woolf, THE …Read More »
I Saw the World Burn – Sentience Part 2 – EP Review
Staffordshire’s I Saw the World Burn explode into the opening track of their 2 part album Sentience with “Echo Your Own”. It’s a brutal assault with a serious groove behind it. The screaming vocals sit in the mix bringing a sense of despair and yet after a couple of listens …Read More »
BLOODSTOCK ANNOUNCES FINAL BATCH OF SOPHIE LANCASTER STAGE BANDS
Over halfway there! With just 168 days to go before the marauding metal hordes charge through the gates of Catton Park, BLOODSTOCK has its last batch of Sophie Lancaster Stage bands to announce. It’s also ‘Last Call’ time for the Deposit Scheme, where you can pay over 6 smaller instalments (full details below). Artists for …Read More »
BLOODSTOCK – ADD TWELVE MORE BANDS!
If you’re anything like us, you can’t wait to be back in the green fields of Catton Park watching some world-class heavy metal at BLOODSTOCK – and we’re well over halfway there! Is it too soon to start a count down yet?! (136 days to go, in case you were wondering… yes, …Read More »
BLOODSTOCK announce 9 more bands & ticket deposit scheme
BLOODSTOCK ANNOUNCE NINE MORE BANDS & TICKET DEPOSIT SCHEME As the days shorten and we inch ever closer to 2022, BLOODSTOCK is ready to announce yet another clutch of bands who’ll grace the stages at Catton Park next August. The legendary KILLING JOKE are Sunday’s Ronnie James Dio main stage special guests. Cited as an influence …Read More »
BLOODSTOCK ANNOUNCES FINAL MAIN STAGE HEADLINER & MORE!
After 2021’s most successful event to date and in celebration of Halloween, BLOODSTOCK is excited to announce a swath of bands for 2022’s Catton Park heavy metal party, including their final main stage headliner! The mighty BEHEMOTH will bring their spectacular production to close out the Ronnie James Dio main stage on Friday. Nergal tells …Read More »
BLOODSTOCK adds 12, including 2 Sophie Lancaster stage headliners
BLOODSTOCK ADDS 12, INCLUDING 2 SOPHIE LANCASTER STAGE HEADLINERS After the biggest and most successful BLOODSTOCK to date this year, a certified triumph in the face of adversity, BLOODSTOCK’s 2022 event is off to a flying start with all VIP, discounted early bird tickets and campervan passes sold out in record time! Standard tickets …Read More »
BLOODSTOCK BUILD IS GO! THE FINAL COUNTDOWN IS ON!
BLOODSTOCK BUILD IS GO! THE FINAL COUNTDOWN IS ON! It’s critical mass over at festival HQ this week, as the site build begins and at last, we can say one week til BLOODSTOCK! Weekend tickets are now SOLD OUT, but if you missed out and hope to still snag one, or indeed, …Read More »