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 […]

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 […]

The Starry Wisdom Cult offer up debut long-player

  Those who have either lived in, or done some deep research on, the East Scottish metal scene, will already be familiar with the weave and weft of The Starry Wisdom Cult’s cannily constructed musical musings. With clear nods to the big names in classic thrash and horror punk, they are also known for their […]

De Profundis & more added to Hordes 7 line-up

After releasing the news last week that Certain Death will be taking the top slot at Hordes Of Belial this October 1st, Critical Events are ready to spill the beans on more additions to the yearly metal & hard rock event. Heading up the list this time around is London’s technical death metal band De […]