VILLE VALO announces world tour and return of Helldone Festival

And so ends a new beginning. Nine short months have passed since Neon Noir cast its goth-inflected enchantments on the world. As a record it was more than twelve wrought-iron statements of intent. It marked a triumphant return of VILLE VALO to the live stage, and the ensuing seasons have seen His Infernal Majesty summoning a long dormant worldwide..

Black Spiders: ‘Can’t Die, Won’t Die’ album 12 May – single / video ‘Hot Wheels’ out now

Since re-assembling Avengers-style (though probably more Suicide Squad!) in 2020, Black Spiders have continued to make a loud and compelling case for heavy guitar music from the sin city streets, with three chords and the truth – reveling in the glories of the genre, its sacred lore, with a top-shelf collection of riffs, a sly dash of humour,..

Cage Fight – Cage Fight (Candlelight/Spinefarm)

Exchanging mind bending polyrhythms for a brutal hybrid of hardcore and death metal, TesseracT’s James Monteith and long time friend, collaborator and bassist Jon Reid’s new band Cage Fight certainly comes out swinging. Fuelled by lockdown boredom, the pair took that negativity and focused on the songs that would eventually become Cage Fight and fed..