Friday, January 31, 2014

January 2014 reviews update

Alcest - Shelter by Jackson May
No Sinner - Boo Hoo Hoo by Andy Lye
Leaf Hound - Live In Japan by Andy Lye
Iced Earth - Plagues of Babylon by Andy Lye
Chrome Division - Infernal Rock Eternal by Andy Lye
Transatlantic - Kaleidoscope by Tom Cornell
Kampfar - Djevemakt by Jackson May
Red Dragon Cartel - Red Dragon Cartel by Andy Lye
Skindred - Kill The Power by Ellis Davis
Pretty Wild - Pretty Wild by James Abel

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Festival Updates 29/1

Sweden Rock - Foghat, Flotsam & Jetsam
Roadburn (NL) - Yama, Horisont, Atlantis, Jackson Firebird, Harsh Toke
Freak Valley (DE) - Truckfighters
Hellfest (FR) - Sabaton, Doyle Airence, White She Sleeps cancelled, Brutal Truth, Mercyless, Carnal Lust, Skyclad cancelled, Azziard, Black Tusk, Miss May I, Stinky Bollocks
CopenHell (DK) - Watain, My Dying Bride, Finntroll, Gorguts, Of Mice And Men, Thy Art Is Murder, Mercenary, Blood Eagle
MetalItalia (IT) - At The Gates, In.Si.Dia, Master
Desertfest (UK) - Hull
Metalfest Czech Republic - Zodiac, Dark Gamballe

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Festival Updates 28/1

Out & Loud (DE) - Parasite Inc.
Hellfest (FR) - Walking Papers cancelled, Extreme
Sweden Rock - Queensrÿche
Bloodstock (UK) - Rotting Christ, Sister Sin, Satan
Party.San (DE) - Kreator, Grand Magus, Havok, Lost Society

Monday, January 27, 2014

Festival Updates 27/1

Sweden Rock - Lynch Mob, Backstreet Girls
Desertfest (UK) - Wizard Fight
Temples (UK) - M.G.R., Lionize, Black Moth, Desecration, Spider Kitten
Download (UK) - Joe Bonamassa, Killswitch Engage, Anathema, Emmure, The Used, Crazytown, Sabaton, Seether, Skindred, The Pretty Reckless, American Head Charge, Kill Devil Hill, Upon A Burning Body, Quicksand, Malevolence, Heart In Hand, Polar, New Politics, September Mourning, Lyger, Coldrain, The Charm The Fury
Masters of Rock (CZ) - Anthrax
Väsby Rock (SE) - Grand Design

Friday, January 24, 2014

Festival Updates 24/1

RockHarz (DE) - Fjoergyn, Undertow
SWR Metalfest (PT) - Negura Bunget, One Inch Giant, Antropofagus
Sweden Rock - Vdelli, Kings of The Sun, Riot Horse, The Hawkins
Bang Your Head!!! (DE) - Anthrax, Victory, Kissin' Dynamite, Vain, Evocation, Atlantean Kodex
NovaRock (AT) - Anthrax, The Prodigy, Volbeat, Karnivool, Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats, Emergency Gate, Awolnation, Fettes Brot, Black Stone Cherry, Gojira, Ghost, Irie Révoltés, Bad Religion
Trondheim Metalfest (NO) - Keep of Kalessin
Desertfest (UK) - The Ultra Electric Mega Galactic
PPM (BE) - Amorphis, Burning Circle

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

2013 Review wrap-up

As is customary, we've been posting several reviews in the first couple of weeks of 2014 which slipped through the cracks during 2013. One or two more might appear, but for the most part here's the final batch of reviews for last year:

Paradise Lost - LIVE: Roundhouse, London by Andy Lye
Death SS - Resurrection by Andy Lye
Doogie White & La Paz - The Dark And The Light by Andy Lye
Nomad Son - The Darkening by Andy Lye
Black Water Rising - Pissed And Driven by Andy Lye
Weh - Folkloren by Andy Lye
The Ocean - Pelagial by Chris Poling
Sound City: Real To Reel by Andy Lye
Bonafide - Bombo by Ellis Davis
Sevendust - Black Out The Sun by Ellis Davis
Sodom - Epitome of Torture by Andy Lye
The Burning Crows - Behind The Veil by Ellis Davis
Orianthi - LIVE: 100 Club, London by Andy Lye
Motherload - Black And Blue by Ellis Davis

Festival Updates 22/1

Out & Loud (DE) - Thyrfing
Rockstad: Falun (SE) - Testament
Sonisphere UK - Limp Bizkit, Anthrax, The Sisters of Mercy, Carnifex, Dropkick Murphys, Devin Townsend Project, Chas & Dave, Voodoo Six, Silverstein, The Virginmarys
Desertfest (UK) - Sasquatch, Ave Satanas
Metal Days (SL) - Delain, Rising Storm, Black Diamond, Condemnatio Cristi, Sapiency, Roxin' Palace, African Corpse, Zanthropya Ex, Darkfall
Brutal Assault (DE) - Månegarm, Broken Hope, The Ocean
FortaRock (NL) - Anthrax, Gojira, Deafheaven, The Charm The Fury

Friday, January 17, 2014

Festival Updates 17/1

Sweden Rock - Avatarium
SWR Metalfest (PT) - Verdun
RockHarz (DE) - Born From Pain
Temples (UK) - Brutal Truth
Desertfest (UK) - Radio Moscow

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Festival Updates 15/1

Sweden Rock - Tesla, Danger Danger
Desertfest (UK) - Borracho
Headbangers Open-Air (DE) - Cage
Inferno (NO) - Kruger
RockHarz (DE) - The Very End
Roadburn (NL) - Ortega, Mühr, Ggu:ll, Seirom

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Festival Updates 14/1

Bloodstock (UK) - Orphaned Land, Aborted, Biohazard, ReVamp
Brutal Assault (CZ) - Architects, Suffocation, Chthonic, Strife, Krakow, Cripper
Bang Your Head!!! (DE) - Michael Schenker
Dokk'em (NL) - Metal Church, Vicious Rumors
Metal Days (SL) - Skelfir, Torture Pit, Deadend In Venice, Zaria, Mephistophelian, Amaroth, Dead Territory, Fallen Utopia, As It Comes, Lord Shades, From The Depth, Duirvir, Total Annihilation, Abinchova, Chain of Dogs
Neurotic Deathfest (NL) - Suffocation, Gorguts, The Church of Pungent Stench, Misery Index, Massacre, Skinless, Cephalic Carnage, Deceased, Aborted, Pestilence, Malignancy, Severe Torture, Prostitute Disfigurement, Spasm, Cytotoxin, Antropomorphia, Beneath, Abnormality

Monday, January 13, 2014

Festival Updates 13/1

Ragnarök (DE) - Finsterforst, Trollfest
With Full Force (DE) - Carnifex, Death Before Dishonor, Defeater, Long Distance Calling, Malignant Tumour, The Ocean, Being As An Ocean, Blackest Dawn, Moonspell, Discipline, Volksmetal, Hundredth, Architects
Desertfest (UK) - 11 Paranoias
Freak Valley (DE) - Bloody Hammers
Download (UK) - Black Label Society, Opeth, Flogging Molly, Tesla, Skid Row, Philip Anselmo, Bad Religion, Powerman 5000, Danger Danger, Huntress, Bowling For Soup, Bury Tomorrow, The BossHoss, Anti-Mortem, The Graveltones

Friday, January 10, 2014

Festival Updates 10/1

Sweden Rock - Megadeth
Roadburn (NL) - Joe Buck Yourself, Obelyskkh
Summer Breeze (DE) - Six Feet Under cancelled, Ignite, Obituary
Out & Loud (DE) - Bleeding Red, Necrotted, Parasite Inc., Soulbound, Legacy of Vydar, All Will Know, Spirit of The Future Sun, Burden of Life, Arcturon, Bloodspot
Party.San (DE) - Katatonia, Grave, Rogash, Abyssous
Desertfest (UK) - The Cosmic Dead
RockHarz (DE) - Motorjesus, Knorkator

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Festival Updates 8/1

RockHarz (DE) - D-A-D
SWR Metalfest (PT) - Martelo Negro
Freak Valley (DE) - Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell
Blastfest (NO) - Aborted
House of Metal (SE) - Man.Machine.Industry
Jalometalli (FI) - King Diamond, Dark Angel, Sacred Reich, Loudness, Speedtrap, Ranger
Inferno (NO) - Kryptos

Monday, January 06, 2014

Festival Updates 6/1

Roadburn (NL) - Indian
In Flammen (DE) - Entrails
Headbangers Open-Air (DE) - ADX, The Lizzies
Desertfest (UK) - Kvelertak
SWR Metalfest (PT) - Warhammer
Sonisphere (UK) - Slayer, Mastodon, Alice In Chains, Gojira, Ghost, Airbourne, Karnivool

Thursday, January 02, 2014

Festival Updates 2/1

Inferno (NO) - Alfahanne
Neuborn Open-Air (DE) - Nitrogods
Underwall (HR) - Sepultura
Kings of Black Metal (DE) - Nargaroth
Vagos Open-Air (PT) - Opeth, Soilwork, Murk
Headbangers Open-Air (DE) - Whiplash