HORDES X 2020

Hordes X 2020 Headliners & Others Announced!!!

After a heavy re-brand last year (courtesy of Very Metal Art) Scotland’s own hallmark underground heavy metal event, Hordes X, is back, and they ain’t messing! “One of the best regular shows in Scotland” (All About The Rock), the Dundee based showcase has just announced the first bands of its 11th bill, topped by none […]

Amorphia - Arms To Death

Amorphia – Arms To Death (album)

Release date: 23rd November 2019 || Genre:¬†Thrash ||¬†Label: Awakening Records It tried to make a sneak attack last November. Under the defences. But the plan was uncovered! An Indian metal band, on a Chinese label, delivered by an Australian PR company. This truly is an international affair. The Awakening Records release, Arms To War, is […]

ALBUMS OF THE MONTHS 2019

Album(s) Of The Month(s) 2019

This time last year we pulled together our list of releases which had well and truly blown our minds in 2018, but broken down to each month, rather than the year in total. It was a whole lot of fun to see who had impressed the people who step up to make Slow Dragon Music […]

Acid Reign - The Age Of Entitlement

Acid Reign – The Age Of Entitlement (album)

Release date: 27th September 2019 || Genre: Thrash || Label: Dissonance Productions Acid Reign are back, with their first studio album in 29 years! Rebooting in 2015 with the single Plan Of The Damned, they went on to prove the new line-up (only featuring Howard “H” Smith from the band’s past) still had all the […]

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 […]