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 […]

Manes - Slow Motion Death Sequence

Manes – Slow Motion Death Sequence (album)

Release date: 24th August 2018 || Genre: Experimental/metal/rock || Label: Debemur Morti Productions Norwegian outfit Manes have been on the go for a surprisingly long time. Formed in 1993, they were originally a black metal, two man project, releasing through some fairly recognised labels; Hammerheart and Candlelight. After a couple of years, they switched things up massively, delving […]

Dominicide - Dominicide

Dominicide – Dominicide (EP)

Release date: 30th September 2017 || Genre: Thrash metal || Label: Self-released Yes, this came out the best part of a year ago, and it’s taken me far to long to get round to covering it. Yet, cover it I shall. Glaswegians Dominicide have nailed a sound which isn’t tapped as often these days, especially in Scotland. However, […]

Smashed Fest

Smashed Fest!!!

After a year in operation, we believe the time has come to try something a little bigger for Smashed at The Tams. We’re proud to present to you SMASHED FEST! On Saturday July 28th, we’re cranking Smashed up to 11! We’re hosting more bands, more competitions, and more madness than ever before. Best of all, […]

Hordes Of Belial - Nine Lives (2)

Hordes Of Belial: Two mores bands announced

Our yearly metal and hard rock showcase, Hordes Of Belial, is ready to spill the beans on another two rather special additions to the bill for the Nine Lives edition. We’re totally thrilled to, yet again, present one of the UK’s absolute best underground metal bands, Krysthla! Currently out playing live in Europe with Polish […]