Megatherium - God

Megatherium – God (album)

Release date: 10th April 2020||Genre: Doom||Label: Argonauta Records There’s something about the combination of sunshine and sprawling doom which just hits the spot. They complement each other so well. That makes this the perfect time to dig into reviewing Megatherium‘s latest platter, God. Let immediate zoning out commence, as the throat-singing intro to opener, Generate, […]

SYCOMORE - BLOODSTONE

Sycomore – Bloodstone (album)

Release date: 31st January 2020 || Genre: Sludge metal|| Label: Argonauta Records Where to start? There’s a lot to love about Sycomore. For starters, this is a very earthy band, with not many technological frills or embellishments. The whole album is about as pure as it gets in reliance on songwriting alone. This does lend […]

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 […]

Bat Connan - Evil Blood

Bat Conan – Evil Blood & Hordes X (interview)

We’re now in the final few days before Hordes X kicks off, and we only have a few bands left to interview. The first of the last three is Evil Blood, a classic thrash outfit, founded way back in the 80s. Bat Connan tells us what’s changed since then. BC: Yeah, we’re oldest band on […]