Virus - Force Recon

Virus – Force Recon (album)

Release date: April 1988 || Genre: Original thrash || Label: Metalworks/Combat Records Ancient Beats: Revisiting legendary releases This April marks the 30th anniversary of the release of Virus‘ second full-length release, Force Recon. One of the UK’s original thrash bands, Virus, as the story goes, never truly claimed what should have been their’s. However, FR has long been […]

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Dragon Fire: Candlemass, Nashville Pussy, Moonspell, and more

Dragon Fire is Slow Dragon Music’s brief news round-up, filled with chunks of fleshy goodness. You may have noticed that Dragon Fire went a little quiet for the past few weeks, but don’t worry; there is method to the madness. We’re still testing and trying new approaches, but by and large, it seems to be […]

Smashed Fest

Smashed Fest!!!

After a year in operation, we believe the time has come to try something a little bigger for Smashed at The Tams. We’re proud to present to you SMASHED FEST! On Saturday July 28th, we’re cranking Smashed up to 11! We’re hosting more bands, more competitions, and more madness than ever before. Best of all, […]

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Dragon Fire: Ensiferum, Slaughterpit, Nervosa, and more

Dragon Fire is Slow Dragon Music’s brief news round-up, filled with chunks of fleshy goodness. Slaughterpit is this Saturday!!! Haerken (death/battle metal – Birmingham), Uncoffined (death/doom metal – Durham), Drekavac (black metal – Aberdeen), and Evil Blood (old-school thrash – Glenrothes/Dundee) will be ripping up the stage at Church Dundee. Get your advance tickets for […]

Dreamfire - Atlantean Symphony

Dreamfire – Atlantean Symphony: 2018 Expanded edition (album)

  Release date: 27th April 2018 || Genre: Ambient/soundscape || Label: Minotauro Records There has been a recent upsurge in musical works which seem to have been written for the purpose of providing an audio background to movies which don’t exist. Or maybe they just don’t exist yet. Perhaps, one day, in the quest for new sources of […]