Behemoth Glasgow

Behemoth, At The Gates, Wolves In The Throne Room (live review 2)

Queen Margaret’s Union, Glasgow, February 11th 2019 It’s taken some time to pull this review together. Contrasting it with previous event coverage of the same touring line-up hasn’t been the easiest task, given the reduction of scale. Not being able to get there early on a work day, combined with doors being moved back half […]

Barshasketh - Barshasketh

Barshasketh – Barshasketh (album)

Release date: 15th January 2019 || Genre: Black Metal  || Label: World Terror Committee I’m not usually one to be totally sucked in by aesthetics, but, by all the gods, this is one beautiful package! And on limited edition double vinyl, none-the-less! I had to have it! I guess this is the effect Barshasketh were […]

WARD XVI

New lyric video from Ward XVI

Still working with material from their Art Of Manipulation album, theatrical loons, Ward XVI, released a new lyric video on Friday, March 1st. The track, Hold Me, stands out as the most emotional from the platter, with a very melodic approach, epic lead guitar, and eerie vocal lines. Continues below… Buy your Bloodstock Open Air […]

BOA Aborted and more

Aborted and more added to Bloodstock Open Air

Bloodstock Open Air have just added seven more acts to their 2019 line-up. There are some absolute belters in there, adding to the diversity of the event, surely enough to simmer down some detractors. Here’s the breakdown of fresh meat: Red Method   The Lazys   3 Headed Snake   Skeletal Remains   Dust Bolt […]

Nebula - Charged (re-issue)

Nebula – Charged: re-issue (album)

You might think that some sort of sound collision between the diesel-fuelled suzz of Fu Manchu and the grunge sulk of Sonic Youth would result in something akin to The Foo Fighters. It doesn’t. It ends up as Nebula. Unsurprisingly, Charged was original put out by the legendary Sub Pop label, back in 2001, and […]