It is practically possible to feel the (Reading Festival) crowd's own realisation that, hey, these guys aren't just an over the hill glam rock outfit, they are the real deal - hard, heavy, in your face, and so working class and 'laddish' that they make Liam Gallagher sound like the love child of Bryan Ferry..
Life’s a bitch sometimes, and in the case of Razor’s leader Dave Carlo – much more often than usual. The Canadian trash/speed veterans’ guitar player has bravely and even stubbornly pushed the band forward through hard and harder times in the Eighties, before throwing the towel in the early nineties. Now, somehow miraculously, Razor’s ninth..
The legendary King's X, comprised of dUg Pinnick, Ty Tabor & Jerry Gaskill, recently released their long-awaited 13th studio album 'Three Sides of One', their first new music in 14 years. the happy trio! The album has been receiving incredible reviews, and reached the following chart positions: #10 USA Current Album Sales #2 USA Current Hard Music..
Imagine Siouxsie Sue on one of her very darkest days, accompanied not by an edgy New Wave band but by a sort of Goth /Industrial backing, slow fuzzy electronica and riffs under-pinned by pounding, almost tribal, programmed drums - and you have The Black Cheetahs! The Black Cheetahs in disconcertingly cheerful mode! Slow Doomed Fever..
This is a very accomplished debut EP, from a 'New Wave' (in the 70's sense) foursome based (surprise, surprise) in Barking, and often to be seen/heard in and around Camden. Barking Poets are a melodic punk rock band based in London, founded in 2019 by four experienced musicians from the London, Bristol and Dublin underground scenes...
WATCH THE STUDIO SESSION NOW FORTHCOMING ALBUM GRIS KLEIN / OUT OCTOBER 14 VIA RED CREEK RECORDINGS French experimental punk / hardcore band Birds In Row have released two new singles today. "'Noah' / 'Cathedrals' is a diptych," the band explains. "'Noah', speaks about the seeking of truth and reality, in a collapsing world, and how answering philosophical questions by economical answers is..
Charlie Griffiths, guitarist with British progressive metal heavyweights Haken, recently released his debut solo album 'Tiktaalika'. With musical roots still firmly in the progressive realm, Charlie draws from his love of old-school 80s thrash, 90s tech-metal and alternative rock. Running the gamut from melodic to avant-garde to straight-up heavy, you might say Tiktaalika bridges the..
Photo: James Sharrock Extreme metal ghouls CRADLE OF FILTH return to European stages this autumn, starting October 1 in Paris. Led by inimitable, iconic frontman Dani Filth, CRADLE OF FILTH will visit 22 cities across 12 different countries, accompanied by blackgaze pioneers Alcest and Naraka. The far-reaching tour climaxes on Saturday, October 29th at London's indigo at The O2 where CRADLE OF FILTH will celebrate..
"Sweet Carolina has a Jagger-like strut that will have you cutting a rug throughout this raucous rocker as it stomps along taking no prisoners." – 5 Stars, Planet Mosh"Sweet Carolina has an Alice Cooper like vocal as it twists and turns, it's insistency burning its way into your skull." – Fireworks Magazine"Sweet Carolina has a bounce and..
Frost* are set to hit the road in the UK later this year, for their much anticipated live-return. The band will be celebrating the release of their 2021 album 'Day And Age', and in advance of these tour they have launched a brand new video for the track 'Skywards'. Daft! Jem Godfrey comments: "It will have..