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 […]

Artillery - The Face Of Fear

Artillery – The Face Of Fear (album)

Release date: 16th November 2018 || Genre: Thrash  || Label: Metal Blade Records Denmark’s Artillery have been on the go, on and off, since the very beginnings of thrash metal. You can tell. They have shed none of the original idioms. However, their own take on the sound also embraces something of it’s synchronal surroundings, most noticeably old school […]

Dirge - Lost Empyrean

Dirge – Lost Empyrean (album)

Release date: 14th December 2018 || Genre: Atmospheric doom  || Label: Debemur Morti Productions Dirge is as Dirge does. This is one slow moving album, which could be described as cosmic, sweeping, bleak, yet none of those words alone could truly give you an impression of how massive the sound is. Eternal free-fall, with the volume at […]

King Diamond - Songs For The Dead Live

Dragon Fire: King Diamond, Powerwolf, Emerald Sabbath, plus more

Dragon Fire is Slow Dragon Music’s brief news round-up, filled with chunks of fleshy goodness.  We just have a quick half-dozen morsels for you this time around, but they are simply too good not to share! Enjoy! That great Dane, King Diamond, has announced the release of a Blu-Ray/DVD titled Songs For The Dead Live, […]

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 […]