Monday, September 30, 2013

Festival Updates 30/9

Hammerfest (UK) - Stormbringer, Idiom, Warpath, Shrapnel, Reptilian Death, Nightshade, Blackstorm, To The Bones
Roadburn (NL) - 16, Morne
Wacken (DE) - Heaven Shall Burn, Sodom, DTP, Onkel Tom, Decapitated, For The Imperium, Endstille, JBO, Knorkator, The Ocean, Masterplan, APHND, Torment
Sweden Rock - Cloven Hoof, Jaguar
Metal Days (SL) - My Dying Bride, Amorphis, Saltatio Mortis, Obituary, Borknagar, Grave, Prong, Asphyx, Artillery, Vanderbuyst
Desertfest (UK) - Black Rainbows
PPM (BE) - Therion

September 2013 reviews update

Soilwork - The Living Infinite by James Donovan
Tesseract - Altered State by James Donovan
Gorguts - Colored Sands by Jackson May
Alice In Chains - The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here by Andy Lye
Powerwolf - Preachers of The Night by James Donovan
Until Rain - Anthem To Creation by Tom Cornell
Deadlock - The Arsonist by James Donovan
Damian Wilson - LIVE: Tamesis Dock, London by Andy Lye
Revocation - Revocation by James Donovan
Circa: - Live From Here There And Everywhere by Tom Cornell
Ashes of Ares - Ashes of Ares by Andy Lye
Deals Death - Point Zero Solution by James Donovan
Annihilator - Feast by Andy Lye
Equilibrium - Waldschrein by James Donovan
The Defiled - Daggers by Ellis Davis
Anathema - Universal by James Donovan
Anneke van Giersbergen - Drive by James Donovan
Conny Ochs - Black Happy by Andy Lye
Kreator - Dying Alive by Andy Lye
Thought Chamber - Psykerion by Tom Cornell
Sammy Hagar - Sammy Hagar & Friends by Andy Lye
Edenbridge - The Bonding by James Donovan

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Festival Updates 26/9

2013
Hard Rock Hell (UK) - Skindred

2014
Underwall (HR) - Edge of Paradise
Sweden Rock - Dust Bowl Jokies
Roadburn (NL) - Triptykon
Ragnarök (DE) - Fäulnis, Creature, Eis
Headbangers Open-Air (DE) - Trauma
Inferno (NO) - Oranssi Pazazu
Rockstad: Falun (SE) - Arkona

Monday, September 23, 2013

New Onslaught CD competition



Just ahead of their rather tasty 'Slaughterfest' package tour, criminally underrated English thrash institution Onslaught have released their brand new, relentlessly heavy album VI via AFM Records, and from the UK release date of Monday September 23, for four weeks, there's a chance to win one of three copies of the album.

Full details, including rules, are online here.

Festival Updates 23/9

2013
Damnation (UK) - Conan, Black Magician, Dyscarnate, Tides From Nebula, Diamanthian, Iron Witch

2014
Sweden Rock - Magnum, Uriah Heep, Therion, Asphyx, The Rods, Thunder Mother
Underwall (HR) - Enslaved, Impaled Nazarene, Accuser
RockHarz (DE) - Korpiklaani, Feuerengel, Saltatio Mortis

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Festival Updates 18/9

Roadburn (NL) - Crowbar, Anciients, Yob, Lord Dying, ASG, A Storm of Light, Graves At Sea, Sourvein
Temples (UK) - Anaal Nathrakh, Blood Ceremony, Winterfylleth, Dragged Into Sunlight, SSS, Conan, Satan's Satyrs, A Storm of Light, Doom, Vitamin X, Doomriders, The Secret, Moss, Wolfbrigade, Tombs
Rockstad: Falun (SE) - Sabaton, Tyr, Amaranthe, Imber, Deals Death
Metal Assault (DE) - Speedtrap

Saturday, September 07, 2013

Festival Updates 7/9

2013
Hammer of Doom (DE) - Procession, Wheel
Raismesfest (FR) - Outbreaker cancelled

2014
Keep It True (DE) - Dark Angel cancelled
Kings of Black Metal (DE) - Mayhem

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Festival Updates 3/9

Party.San (DE) - Ereb Altor, Obituary, Atlantean Kodex, Beyond
Out & Loud (DE) - Doro, Ensiferum, Vader, Grave, Arkona, Solstafir, Freedom Call, Orden Ogan, Black Messiah, Stormwarrior
Wacken (DE) - Vreid

Sunday, September 01, 2013

August 2013 reviews update

Cynthesis - ReEvolution by Tom Cornell
Kingdom Come - Outlier by Ellis Davis
Maschine - Rubidium by Tom Cornell
Five Finger Death Punch - The Wrong Side of Heaven And The Righteous Side of Hell Volume 1 by Ellis Davis
SOiL - Whole by Andy Lye
Reuben Archer - Personal Sin by Andy Lye
The Jokers - Rock & Roll Is Alive by Andy Lye
Haken - The Mountain by Tom Cornell
Joe Satriani - LIVE: IndigO2, London by Andy Lye
Queensrÿche - Frequency Unknown by Andy Lye