Tag Archives: UK

Vendetta UKHC – Bloodstock 2016

I spoke with the Metal to the Masses winners from Norwich, Vendetta UKHC about what inspires their sound and lyrics. Following a conversation the previous day when Wesley from Vendetta UKHC asked me what we would talk about, I replied with the … Continue reading

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The Heretic Order Interview – Bloodstock, 2016

Spreading their gospel of abhorrence and horror, The Heretic Order rights the wrongs of man through their cynically laden lyrics combined with an unholy abomination of heavy metal. I spoke with Lord Ragner Wagner about their influences as a band and … Continue reading

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The Crawling Interview – Bloodstock, 2016

The Crawling: a doom-tastic band hailing from Northern Ireland, their music a bleak wretchedness set ablaze with phosphorescent soundscapes, diverse structures and intricate melodies. I interviewed Gary Beattie, Andy Clarke and Stuart Rainey to get an in-depth look at what makes The … Continue reading

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Brutai Interview – Bloodstock, 2016.

Brutai: Neo-fashion porn metal inspired by rampantly shagging bunnies! Debuting their newest masterpiece Porn an album that is accompanied by the band’s new signature scent ‘Bunny’. Hurry – scents are limited to the first 100 purchases of the new album. … Continue reading

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Vektor Interview – Bloodstock 2016

Sci-fi influenced progressive thrashers Vektor are all the rage at the moment with their well-received album Terminal Redux. I spoke with vocalist and guitarist David DiSanto about what it’s like being in a band in today’s world and why it has … Continue reading

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Cattle Decapitation Interview

It was kind of cliché, being led into the back of a dark van. Alas, it was all in the spirit of journalism! I spoke to Cattle Decapitation front-man Travis about an array of topics from politics to the music … Continue reading

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Saille Live Review

                            Saille summon all before their throne with their treacherous blend of abominable symphonies, epic soundscapes and incinerating black metal. Undoubtedly the best band at Incineration festival,  Saille … Continue reading

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Hades Lab Interview – Incineration Fest

“At the end of the day It’s what it is and what you want out of it,  your stage doesn’t have to be here, it could be anywhere: the stage could be your bedroom as long as you’re content playing … Continue reading

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EP Review: Chasing Dragons – Faction: Prologue

Leeds rockers Chasing Dragons have all the ingredients for a strong metal brew: they are up-beat, driven and melodic. Following the success of their 2014 EP Checkmate they’ve built an enviable live reputation, notably at Whitby Goth Festival in 2015. They’ve … Continue reading

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Battle Beast Interview – Hammerfest

Behold! the saviours of the night who gallantly battled and won the affections of the audience at Hammerfest. Party-heavy metal band Battle Beast delivered a golden performance and are now possessed with a determination of steel to get back to the … Continue reading

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Album Review: Abyssal – “Novit enim Dominus Qui sunt eius”

Abyssal – “Novit enim Dominus Qui sunt eius” Out to create nightmares for anyone who listens to them; This 3 piece band known as Abyssal has created a rather scary atmospheric blackened death metal album (“Novit enim Dominus Qui sunt … Continue reading

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