M2TM Glasgow 2018

Underground In Prydain: Fede Valls – Metal 2 The Masses Glasgow

As far as UK ‘battle of the bands’ events go, particularly for underground metal, they don’t come hotter than Bloodstock‘s Metal 2 The Masses. The competition sees the country light up with heavy music activity every year. Scores of bands take part across the length and breadth of the British Isles, but for Scotland, it […]

Catalysis - Into The Unknown

Catalysis – Into The Unknown

  Release date: 15th December 2017 || Genre: Metal || Label: Self-released Living not far from Dundee, and familiar with the surrounding metal scene, it was always going to be hard for me to not hear the influence of Catalysis‘ roots. Flavours abound from individual contributors’ endeavours in acts such as Black Blood, Athenia, Dirty Judas and, of course, […]

Smashed sci-fi season

Smashed @The Tams 2018: ALL DATES!!!

Perth’s own regular night of heavy riffs, Smashed @ The Tams is back for 2018! All dates are announced, and most slots up to Summer are fully booked. Having kicked off with the first of our Smashed “sci-fi season”, the ball is already rolling at speed. The first show, featuring Visceral Noise Department, Volcano X, […]

Hordes Of Belial - The Burning H8

Dolour and Volcano X complete the Hordes 8 line-up

The final two slots on Hordes Of Belial – The Burning H8 have been filled! Dredging up a murky smorgasbord of filthy doom-sludge, Dolour’s pure riff power belies the short lifetime of the band, only having seen their first release – Crossing the Divine/Penitence (Through Physical Pain) –  this year. However, there is some pedigree […]