Carl Davis - Krysthla

Carl Davis – Krysthla & Hordes X (interview)

To most of you, our minor obsession with Northamptonshire’s Krysthla will be no surprise. You might have seen them at Hell On Perth, Slaughterpit, or even last year at the final Hordes Of Belial. You’ll likewise have been unshocked by our decision to invite them back to headline the debut of Hordes X. However, if […]

Bryan Ramage - Ramage Inc

Bryan Ramage – Ramage Inc. & Hordes X (interview)

Comparisons between Ramage Inc. and a certain element of Strapping Young Lad/Devin Townsend may seem somewhat unavoidable to some, but vocalist and main motivator behind the band, Bryan Ramage, doesn’t see it that way. To him, describing their sound requires no mention of ‘Hevvy Devvy’? BR: I get this a lot, mostly from interviews. Every […]

Nick Laidlaw - Seed Of Sorrow

Nick Laidlaw – Seed Of Sorrow & Hordes X (interview)

Scottish death metal is varied, complex (not to mention high-quality) beast. From the very North, right down through the centre, you’ll find all kinds of different interpretations of it. With today’s second interviewees, Seed Of Sorrow, hailing from the shadowed lands of Inverness, how does their sound fit into it? Guitarist, Nick Laidlaw, has the […]

Toni Benedetti-Martin - Darkness Divine

Toni Benedetti-Martin – Darkness Divine & Hordes X (interview)

“All the members of Darkness Divine have a wide taste in music, so there’s a pretty good overlap in what we like to listen to and what we write” vocalist, Toni Benedetti-Martin, begins to explain of the band’s eclectic  sound.  “There was never any hard and fast rules about what we wanted to sound like, […]

Bloodstock release day tickets – Begin announcing M2TM winners

Time is pushing on for getting your Bloodstock Open Air tickets in 2019, and organiser have now officially released individual day tickets! If you can’t make it for the whole weekend, you can grab them for £65 adults/£20 ages 4-11 (stbf), and free for under 4s. There are also still weekend passes, and limited VIP […]