Happy Halloween

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!

Halloween. Samhain. …Dia de Los Muertos..? Whatever you call it, the ‘creepiest’ seasonal holiday of them all is here! We find it impossible not to connect the dots between the open day for ghosts and goblins of all varieties, and the oft ominous thunder of heavy metal. That’s what originally spawned our (almost) yearly Hell […]

Plague 9 - Mr Ass

Plague 9 – Mr Ass (ep)

Release date: 05th July 2019 || Genre: Heavy metal || Label: Self released Mr Ass. It’s not easy to guess what that album titled is meant to convey. The context of the music is much easier to grasp, however. A savagely raw, yet well managed bite has been applied across the board, and brings to […]

Hell On Perth 2020 square

Hell On Perth 2020

It’s that time of year again: Metal, horror, and daft costumes! Hell On Perth is back!!! This November 1st, we’ve lined up a brutal array of metal to peel your faces off and show them back to you. First up, and stepping in to save a gap in the evening, we have Kirkcaldy’s HXHDRN, who […]

Colin MacGregor - Catalysis

Colin Macgregor – Catalysis & Hordes X (interview)

“I think the music we’re making now reflects us as a group,” enthuses Catalysis vocalist and bassist, Colin MacGregor, “all of our collective influences, more than anything we have done before. We’re in the middle of recording our first full length just now, and we’re so happy to be pulling together. It’s a real collective […]

Craig Law - Dominicide

Craig Law – Dominicide & Hordes X (interview)

Glasgow’s Dominicide have been ones to watch for a while, now, but in the last couple of years, they’ve really kicked things up a gear. Previously describing themselves as a cross between thrash and metalcore, they pretty much blew us away with their eponymous 2017 EP. Here, guitarist, Craig Law, tells us how he thinks […]