heavy metal

Zakk Sabbath’s Super Tribute to Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath sounds like stale smoke, beer mould on a frayed carpet, hot vacuum tubes, factory oil and ball sweat. Why would Zakk Sabbath revisit this?...

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Exclusive: Who Are P ^ S S E N G E R S?

Deep in the bowels of Lancashire, something stirs. Who are P ^ S S E N G E R S ("Passengers") and what do they want from honest, hard working people like you and me?...

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Heroes Sometimes Let You Down

Fraggle casts a critical eye on newcomers to the Finnish Metal tradition Heroes Don't Ask Why, and their new release 'Sound Of A Broken Heart'...

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Downfall of Nothing! (Nervosa)

Thrash Metal is a scene dominated by the same old household names... Can some fresh faces in Brazilian upstarts Nervosa clamber onto that level, too, with new album 'Downfall of Mankind'?...

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No More Organ Noises For You (Bleeding Through)

ell, Bleeding Through are back I guess. Properly this time, too! ‘Love Will Kill All’, Bleeding Through’s first studio effort since 2012’s ‘The Great Fire’, meanders in with an organ-led...

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Compound The Heaviness – Ingested

Manchester's kings of Slam-infused Death Metal Ingested take a nice little day trip over to Liverpool. Naturally, Trebuchet followed suit....

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Hey Buddy! Heads Up – Cancer Bats

Canadian Southern-fried Hardcore fiends Cancer Bats drop an indie-released album on our heads with nary a warning...

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Tankard – A Compilation of Inebriation

Thrash Metal, like most genres, has its tropes. Those same reoccurring themes which pop up in the lyrics, inspirations or meanings behind the songs....

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Swedish Heavy Metal Monday Mashup

HammerFall and Civil War prove there's more sludgy grind to Sweden than Ikea's meatballs...

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Live at Wacken 2015, 26 Years, Louder Than Hell

Stiff necks and bleeding ears at a small village in Schleswig-Holstein. ...

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April Metal (Grimner, Miasmal, The Wolves of Avalon)

The nightmare of history menaces the month's metal releases...

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Damnation 2015 Festival Recap

A review of Damnation 2015 festival. 7th november Leeds University....

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