Solitary

Solitary ride out!

English thrash machine, and Hordes Of Belial – Nine Lives headliner, Solitary are going live on the mainland this October. They will be taking in a 3 date tour of the Netherlands, returning to join Xentrix and Re-Animator, supporting Lawnmower Deth at their Camden Underworld special Christmas show. Solitary themselves say “We are really pleased […]

Coke Finlay - Virus

Virus – Coke Finlay

Recently we posted a retrospective review in light of 2018 being the 30th anniversary of Virus‘ classic album Force Recon. We’re also hosting their first live date of to celebrate this at Smashed Fest. For the hat-trick, we now have a one-on-one interview with the man at the heart of the band, Coke Finlay. It […]

Smashed Fest

Smashed Fest line-up

As we mentioned previously, the July edition of Smashed is going to be something a bit more special than the usual riff-lunacy. We have more than twice as many bands, and twice as many competitions, which surely means twice the mayhem! We’ve lined up a fantastic headline slot with original UK thrashers, Virus, as the […]

The Eddies - Still Takin' The Mick

The Eddies – Still Takin’ The Mick (EP)

Release date: 02nd August 2018 || Genre: Punk rock || Label: Self-released The Eddies well and truly are a band at the heart of the Tayside punk scene. From continuously championing the genre in Dundee through their own music, to members’ involvement in the much loved, yearly Punktoberfest event, they have always been live in the community. Their […]

Manes - Slow Motion Death Sequence

Manes – Slow Motion Death Sequence (album)

Release date: 24th August 2018 || Genre: Experimental/metal/rock || Label: Debemur Morti Productions Norwegian outfit Manes have been on the go for a surprisingly long time. Formed in 1993, they were originally a black metal, two man project, releasing through some fairly recognised labels; Hammerheart and Candlelight. After a couple of years, they switched things up massively, delving […]