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Hordes X 2019 adds three more acts!

As if the first batch of bands to play Hordes X 2019 wasn’t amazing enough, another trio of mind-blowing underground monsters have been added to the show! As regular attendees may have noticed, Hordes really swings hard when it comes to picking openers for each stage. No half measures. Lead with your best foot. Smash […]

Amulet - The Inevitable War

Amulet – The Inevitable War (album)

Release date: 17th May 2019 || Genre: Classic metal || Label: Dissonance Productions If you can’t get enough of that proper, classic metal sound, Amulet is a band you need in your life. The riffs, rhythms, production, and power are all exactly what it was all about in the early days of the original “new […]

Centrilia - In The Name Of Nothing

Centrilia – In The Name Of Nothing (album)

Release date: 28th June 2019 || Genre: Metal || Label: 233 Records It’s strange to think this is Centrilia – four straight up guys from Glasgow, with a simple passion for metal. It feels so ‘global’. I guess that’s what can happen when you throw everything you possibly can at a release. There’s more to […]

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Dragon Fire: Hate, Alien Weaponry, 1914, plus more

Dragon Fire is Slow Dragon Music’s brief news round-up, filled with chunks of fleshy goodness. What a crazy month! There’s lots happening, both here, involving a ten tonne hammer’s worth of live announcements, and with others around the world. Hang on to your harness; this could get wild! Details have been released of Auric Gates […]

Fractal Universe - Rhizomes Of Insanity

Fractal Universe – Rhizomes Of Insanity (album)

Release date: 19th April 2019 || Genre: Progressive death metal || Label: Metal Blade Records This is most definitely an interesting chapter in technical metal. There have been a few strong, death metal game-changers over the last year (see De Profundis, Revocation, and Allegaeon). While Fractal Universe have some similar elements, they are not just […]