Hazzerd, one of thrash metal's most exciting young contenders, have released a music video for their song Waking Nightmare which captures the raw energy of the Calgary-based quartet as they jam the track live in their rehearsal room (guitarist Toryin Schadlich's basement). Check out the clip below – which also features additional conceptual footage by..
Thank you Sölicitör. This is exactly what I needed as an escape from reality. Spectral Devastation happens to be the debut full-length player of this Seattle old school speed metallers and it delivers. Oh, yes, it does. Sölicitör attracted the attention with their 4-song debut EP from last year, which was a display of sheer..
There’s nothing wrong with jeans and a T-shirt, and I don’t walk around in a Rick Wakeman cape all the time - but it can be a bit dull when nothing’s added to the visual" - Kenwyn House Ramblin’ Man festival 2018 .. For the first time the ‘Prog in the Park’ stage is now..
This remarkable German heavy rock band has been around since 1972 but was initially known as Cacumen until 1986 when they changed their name to Bonfire. This proved to be a masterstroke and since then, they have released many great rock albums and continued to raise their profile worldwide. For the uninitiated, Bonfire is a..
This is now the fourth album by the New York guitarist Ross The Boss, otherwise known as Ross Friedman, founder member of proto-punk band The Dictators and the monster that is Manowar. Manowar is another of those bands that is so much larger than life and has become much more than the individual parts and..
Being of a certain age, there was a time when all of the great heavy metal bands were British. For sure, America came up with the odd creditable hard rock band (this was in the days when you were heavy metal, rock or rock ‘n’ roll, and no other genres really existed) and Germany had..
Imagine a brand of heavy psychedelic rock with added Greek folk instruments! (Heaven only knows what sub-genre that might be called!). Villagers Of Ioannina City are that merry band of boundary-pushers, producing this really quite addictive new album Age of Aquarius. Some interesting facts for the inquisitive among you: Ioannina is the capital city of..
Jethro Tull - Living With The Past (CD/DVD)Ian Anderson - Thick As A Brick: Live In Iceland (2CD/DVD) Ian Anderson: the hoary old question resurfaces again; namely 'is he effectively Jethro Tull?' Probably as many would answer that yes, he is, as would retort that no, without Martin Barre in particular the material cannot be..
The band's exciting new album Last Light On The Highway will be released on Friday 8th May 2020, available on CD / vinyl / limited deluxe edition coloured vinyl plus bundles. The single Oh Miss Carolina and video were released Friday 27 March, the album can now be pre-ordered via www.robertjonandthewreck.com .The band will also..
Wielding a stunning, combined arsenal of post-rock, prog, shoegaze and traditional metal, UK three-piece COLDBONES have announced the forthcoming arrival of their highly-anticipated second studio album - the ominously-titled The Cataclysm - as well as the album’s first single, which arrived on 12th March. Planned for release on 17th April 2020 via Dunk! Records, Coldbones' forthcoming studio offering..