Deified - Anthrobscene

Deified – Anthrobscene (EP)

Release date: 29th May 2020||Genre: Groove metal||Label: Self released Some five years after winning their local Metal 2 The Masses, Deified are back with their third EP, Anthrobscene. At eight tracks, it could be argued that it’s actually an album, but I’m not arguing. Whichever it is, it fills the time well, running the gamut […]

Dog Tired - Lord Of The Vile

Dog Tired release new video

Photo credit: Alan Swan Today, East Scotland metal groove titans, Dog Tired, unveiled their brand new video, for Lord Of The Vile. Based roughly on John Carpenter’s Prince Of Darkness, it is their second tribute to the film icon, following Outpost 31, which related to 1982’s The Thing. Although it was originally intended as part […]

Torchia - The Coven

Torchia – The Coven (album)

Release date: 27th March 2020||Genre: Metal||Label: Rockshots Records Melodic blackened power death thrash? Too many tags in one? Apparently not. Torchia manage all five, and it sounds pretty damn good! It’s consistent throughout, as well, which is a pleasure to behold. All too easy a mark to miss. Their more song-bird moments sound very Scandinavian […]

ALBUMS OF THE MONTHS 2019

Album(s) Of The Month(s) 2019

This time last year we pulled together our list of releases which had well and truly blown our minds in 2018, but broken down to each month, rather than the year in total. It was a whole lot of fun to see who had impressed the people who step up to make Slow Dragon Music […]

Colin MacGregor - Catalysis

Colin Macgregor – Catalysis & Hordes X (interview)

“I think the music we’re making now reflects us as a group,” enthuses Catalysis vocalist and bassist, Colin MacGregor, “all of our collective influences, more than anything we have done before. We’re in the middle of recording our first full length just now, and we’re so happy to be pulling together. It’s a real collective […]