Bloodstock release day tickets – Begin announcing M2TM winners

Time is pushing on for getting your Bloodstock Open Air tickets in 2019, and organiser have now officially released individual day tickets! If you can’t make it for the whole weekend, you can grab them for £65 adults/£20 ages 4-11 (stbf), and free for under 4s. There are also still weekend passes, and limited VIP […]

Abnormality - Sociopathic Constructs

Abnormality – Sociopathic Constructs (album)

Release date: 10th May 2019 || Genre: Technical death metal || Label: Metal Blade Well, I couldn’t say Sociopathic Constructs has something for everyone, but by smeg is it intensely intense! In places it reminds me of one of my all time favourite Scottish metal albums, Man Must Die’s No Tolerance For Imperfection. That record, […]

Tyrmfar - Renewal Through Purification

Tyrmfar – Renewal Through Purification (album)

Release date: 22nd June 2019 || Genre: Black/death metal || Label: MTAF Records By mixing some fairly stock (but high quality) black metal, with chunky Swedeath and gothic doom, Tyrmfar have landed a very enjoyable sound. Where others may have opted for a “quiet/loud” approach in order to emphasise the travel of songs, they have […]

Trashed June 19 square

Revenge Of The Trashed!!!

  After a few successful runs at the other side of the Smashed coin with Trashed at The Tams last year, we’re bringing back punk flavours again!  We’ve lined up another mismatched meeting of musical miscreants for Revenge Of The Trashed on June 14th, all mutated from the punk rock gene pool.  Opening up, Glenrothes […]

The Meads Of Asphodel - Running Out Of Time Doing Nothing

The Meads Of Asphodel – Running Out Of Time Doing Nothing (album)

Release date: 21st June 2019 || Genre: Experimental metal || Label: Godreah Records I feel like I missed something. Some kind of update. The Meads Of Asphodel starting a release with an industrial track? Are my ears broken? Opener, Bug Splat, sounds like two and a half minutes of filthy and furious blackened aggrotech. Although […]