The Sludge Exchange

Iron Altar announce tour with Zhora

In an operation of somewhat international gig-swapping, Scotland’s Iron Altar and Ireland’s zhOra have joined forces for a tour across both of their home countries this September. Titled The Sludge Exchange, the tour will take in stops at Dublin, Belfast, Edinburgh, and Glasgow, with the venue in Scotland’s capital still to be announced. Described by […]

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Fury to headline Smashed Fest II

The cat is officially out of the bag – Birmingham metallers, Fury, are set to headline the second Smashed Fest at The Twa Tams in Perth. The previous Hordes Of Belial (now Hordes X) headliners have been hard at work over the last year, refining their already impressive sound. We recently witnessed it live at […]

Disposable - Suffocator

Disposable – Suffocator (album)

Release date: 28th April 2019 || Genre: Thrash/metal || Label: Self-released Holy face-melting fuck! Disposable have well and truly cracked open a huge can of “how’s that for a raised bar?” on this release! From solos stacked with huge character to organically human time shifts. From the heart-shuddering energy to the world-class, yet ragged-edged production […]

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Hordes X 2019 tickets now on sale!

Electronic tickets for Hordes X 2019 are now on sale to the public! The re-branded event – celebrating of ten years hosting Hordes Of Belial – is set to be held at its regular home of Beat Generator Live in Dundee, Saturday September 28th. The lineup is already looking fantastic with just three bands announced […]

Spreading The Disease - Mindcell

Spreading The Disease – Mindcell (EP)

Release date: 11th April 2019||Genre: Metal||Label: Surgery Records Played with conviction. That’s the first thing which springs to mind on hitting play, here. The second is “what (sub-) genre of metal is this?” It’s not that it’s Earth-shatteringly obscure, but it is certainly an uncommon blend. You couldn’t say Spreading The Disease play nu-metal, but […]