Countless Skies

Countless Skies replace Aghast at Slaughterpit 2017

Due to unfortunate circumstances, Aghast will be unable to perform at Slaughterpit 2017 as previously stated. However, a rapid fire, and rather tasty replacement has been found in Hertfordshire based melodic death metallers, Countless Skies. When an outfit like this is described by Zero Tolerance as “a band of stature, worth, and class“, you have […]

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Slaughterpit: Last two bands and February competition

The final bands for Slaughterpit 2017 can now be revealed. Threshold Sicks and Slow Walkers will be opening the first and second stages respectively, setting the event off fantastically right from the get-go. This completes the seven band bill, but there have been murmurs that sufficient advance ticket sales could lead to more bands being […]


Krysthla Enter The Slaughterpit

Smashing into the UK metal scene with their 2015 debut full-length, Northamptonshire’s Krysthla have rapidly become one of the most exciting bands in British metal. Blasting through Europe supporting Decapitated, and churning up stages at Bloodstock and Mammothfest in 2016, they have been called ‘instantly gripping’ (Powerplay), ‘ruthlessly precise’ (Terrorizer), and ‘One of the 15 […]

Slaughterpit: Warlord + Blood Thread

Slaughterpit: Warlord UK and Blood Thread added

Two more bands have been announced for Hordes Of Belial’s Slaughterpit next May 13th, and they’re fantastic! Firstly, Birmingham’s multi-metal Warlord UK are launching a raiding party in our direction. Formerly signed to Nuclear Blast, and now with Xtreem Music, they originally kicked off in the early nineties, but called it a day before the […]

Slaughterpit 2017

Slaughterpit 2017: First band announcements

Six months from now, Hordes Of Belial’s Slaughterpit will return as a one-off, two stage event. While running around half the number of bands which appear at Hordes Of Belial itself, it is intended as a sister event, sitting near the start of the UK’s festival season, with HOB towards the end. To kick off […]