Hordes X sigils

Hordes Of Belial is no more…

Yes, you read correctly. With its tenth edition approaching, annual, Scottish metal and hard rock showcase, Hordes Of Belial, will cease to occur. However, springing from the blood of this legendary event, emerges a new breed of monster: HORDES X. We felt that a decade of “one of the best regular shows in Scotland” (All […]

Solitary

Solitary – Rich Sherrington

Recently, we reviewed the re-released 1998 album, Nothing Changes, from Lancastrian thrashers Solitary.  It’s always fantastic fun to look back at how long-running bands have developed in time, but a review is just a writer’s opinion. It’s much better to have the opportunity to pick the brains at the source. Between the 20th anniversary re-issue […]

Nine Lives squared

Full & Final line-up for Hordes Of Belial – Nine Lives!!!

Ladies and gentlemen, the full line-up for Hordes Of Belial – Nine Lives is finally here! The last two bands have been added, and they are both absolute stormers! We’ve always made a point of not having ‘warm-up’ bands, and instead, hammering you in the face with riffs from the very first band on each […]

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 […]