Coke Finlay - Virus

Virus – Coke Finlay

Recently we posted a retrospective review in light of 2018 being the 30th anniversary of Virus‘ classic album Force Recon. We’re also hosting their first live date of to celebrate this at Smashed Fest. For the hat-trick, we now have a one-on-one interview with the man at the heart of the band, Coke Finlay. It […]

Smashed Fest

Smashed Fest line-up

As we mentioned previously, the July edition of Smashed is going to be something a bit more special than the usual riff-lunacy. We have more than twice as many bands, and twice as many competitions, which surely means twice the mayhem! We’ve lined up a fantastic headline slot with original UK thrashers, Virus, as the […]

Dominicide - Dominicide

Dominicide – Dominicide (EP)

Release date: 30th September 2017 || Genre: Thrash metal || Label: Self-released Yes, this came out the best part of a year ago, and it’s taken me far to long to get round to covering it. Yet, cover it I shall. Glaswegians Dominicide have nailed a sound which isn’t tapped as often these days, especially in Scotland. However, […]

Foul Body Autopsy - This Machine Kills Zombies

Foul Body Autopsy – This Machine Kills Zombies (album)

Release date: 24th March 2018 || Genre: Death metal || Label: self-released This Machine Kills Zombies is the second full length from Leicester based Foul Body Autopsy. This is a fairly diverse project for one man, to say the least. Yes, everything on TMKZ could fit roughly into the overall death metal bracket, but there are many, […]

Threshold Sicks

Brewed in the shadow of Macbeth’s Dunsinane Hill, Threshold Sicks are a band surrounded by history, mythology, and tradition of their own creation. With a new line-up, featuring Kristian Sator (vocals) and Ross Tanbini (drums), both former members of Aorta/Scud,they are once again ready to bring their peculiar death-thrash-sludge mongrel metal back from the ruins […]