Smashed - The First Wave 2019

The First Wave of Smashed 2019

Perth’s hotline to live metal, Smashed, is back for another round! The repeating event, hosting some of the best names in upcoming extreme metal and hard rock, has 4 months of events already announced for 2019: The First Wave. Contact – Friday February 1st Invasion – Friday March 1st Retaliation – Friday April 5th Memoriam […]

Catalysis - Catalysis 2018

Catalysis (interview)

We recently reviewed the upcoming EP from Dundee’s Catalysis, and it has to be said, we were impressed with the ground they’ve made in developing their sound. As they accelerate towards their home town release show, it seems like this is a band with a well laid out, but explosive plan. We asked the old […]

Bob Fest First Blood Pt 13

Complete BOB FEST line-up announced with Luke James interview

The Edinburgh metal scene has had its ups and downs in recent years, not least of all with the closure of iconic venue Studio 24. Now, however, it seems to be in rude health, with a multitude of well-attended underground events taking place (see our recent Bevvy Scotland review). One of the main new homes […]

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 […]