De Profundis - The Blinding Light Of Faith

De Profundis – The Blinding Light Of Faith (album)

Release date: 07th September 2018 || Genre: Progressive death metal || Label: Lusitanian Music After the immediate smash of fluent virtuosity, the first thing to be noticed on listening to The Blinding Light Of Faith, is that these riffs talk. Superlative twin guitar layering seems to drag the listener down a frantic rat’s path, guided by the infamous […]

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 […]