Exodus – Persona Non Grata (Nuclear Blast)

It is incredible that thrash has been around for forty years -  forty-two if the roots of Exodus and the late 1970s are taken into consideration. The Bay Area of San Francisco lit the touch paper in terms of defining a genre. It has hardly been a straight road for Exodus over that time, a..

When Rivers Meet – Saving Grace

Oooh! It's that difficult second album time for When Rivers Meet - or WRM - after a whirlwind year in which the duo released their critically acclaimed debut album We Fly Free (November 2020); developed an ever-growing online fan base through clever and pro-active use of live-streaming; became the first-ever artist or band to win four..

Kryptos – Force Of Danger (AFM Records)

Kryptos formed in Bangalore, India in 1998 and the classic heavy metal band has been developing an ever growing reputation ever since. Force Of Danger is the band's sixth album and follows on from 2019's Afterburner which was actually the first time I came across them. It's strange that you have a mental picture in..

Bad Touch kick off 15-date UK tour tonight (Weds 17th) with a sold-out show in their hometown of Norwich

"BAD TOUCH""BETTER LATE THAN NEVER" UK TOURKICKS OFF IN NORWICH TONIGHTWITH SPECIAL GUESTS"PISTON" TICKETS: WWW.BADTOUCHROCKS.CO.UK Bad Touch are Stevie Westwood (vocals), Rob Glendinning (guitar), Daniel Seekings (guitar), Michael Bailey (bass) and George Drewry (drums). Following their recent release of their rocking cover of The Allman Brothers Band classic Midnight Rider, Bad Touch's 15-date UK tour kicks off with a sold-out hometown concert at the Waterfront Studio in Norwich tonight.  Branded as Better..

Intercore – Dreams For Sale (Pride & Joy Music)

Dreams For Sale is the debut release from Sweden's InterCore and it is a most enjoyable, easy listening and delightful melodic rock album. The band was put together in 2014 by the duo of Raimo Rommedahl, formerly of Cousin Bill and an exceptionally talented guitarist, songwriter and producer and singer and guitarist Jesper Mad, previously..

Kalandra release new original track for “Kingdom Two Crowns: Norse Land” video game

Norwegian Alternative band Kalandra present the new original track "My Kingdom (Kingdom Two Crowns: Norse Lands OST)", featured in the official trailer for the video game "Kingdom Two Crowns: Norse Lands" for which Kalandra composed the original soundtrack! Kalandra Heavily inspired by Norse culture and mythology, Kingdom Two Crowns: Norse Lands is a full new campaign that expands..

Volcanova to release 6 track EP “Cosmic Bull*hit” in early 2022

Icelandic desert rockers Volcanova will release the EP "Cosmic Bullshit" in early 2022. Following their acclaimed debut album "Radical Waves" from 2020, the power-trio returns with 6 brand new cuts of cosmic grooves and volcanic jams.  "Cosmic Bullshit" revisits the vibes of Volcanova's debut album, while showing a new dimension of the band's sound. A..