Metal

La Breiche: Le Rite

La Breiche's new album is a force of nature, immersive and carefully constructed, combining unorthodox elements but retaining a careful touch....

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Metalocalypstick Opens Band Submissions For 2020

Celebrating women in metal, Metalocalypstick will take place on the weekend of 27 – 28 June 2020 in Lone Butte, British Columbia. Submissions close on 18 November. ...

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Lost In The Trees: 2000 Trees 2019

Trebuchet sets out to break our 2000 Trees virginity with their excellent 2019 instalment....

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Is the Classic Rock sound making a comeback?

Lancastrian Rockers Massive Wagons charge the charts with new release 'Full Nelson'...

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Uncommon Errors, Quiet Faces in the Screaming Crowd

Trebuchet talks to SiKth's Mikey (Mikee) Goodman on creating visions in sound....

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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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Body Count Hit London – Locked And Loaded

 he full might of pump action Cop Killers Body Count was about to be unleashed on London town and the night was gently lubed up with two very pleasant and unexpected musical treats. We put our black...

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When Godsmack’s Legend Stagnates

So just how much have seminal Nu-Metallers Godsmack phoned it in with latest release 'When Legends Rise'?...

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Sons of a Galactic Wasteland

Sons Of Alpha Centauri get a little space-y with latest instrumental release 'Continuum' - but is it cool, Sci-Fi space or just the dark bits in between?...

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Bullet For My Valentine’s Not Dead Yet!

Welsh Metalcore stalwarts Bullet For My Valentine are back with new release 'Gravity'. But does it stand up against their early material?...

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Starcrawler, Grabbing Attention By The Bruised Throat

Trebuchet heads to London's Garage to wave a camera at a real American nightmare - LA's Starcrawler....

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Loitered Lens: Camden Rocks 2018

A selection of our favourite snaps from Camden Rocks' 2018 instalment....

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A Grand Day Out At Camden Rocks

Team Trebuchet visit a few of our favourite Camden haunts to soak in this year's Camden Rocks....

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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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Call A Bloody Chiropractor (Cancer Bats – Live)

Trebuchet wade into the Manchester date of Cancer Bats' 'The Spark That Moves' album release celebrations to ensure they've still got it live!...

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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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Apply Yourself & Don’t Bullshit – Hollywood Undead (Interview)

 he large padded doors were closed tight. Tthere was a serene kind of peace and the faint smell of Brut in the air-conditioned room, and I remember E began whispering in the dark, ‘All the rides...

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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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Melted on my Cortex – Boss Keloid

Slow and heavy Wiganers Boss Keloid once again repudiate expectations with new full-length sonic deluge 'Melted On The Inch'...

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Six compilation albums wasn’t enough – Nightwish

Finland's Symphonic Metal pioneers Nightwish dig through the archives to present yet another compilation of their work....

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Nomadic music and the convergence of style – Tengger Cavalry

Sometimes, the tropes of contemporary Western culture can combine with the music of other eras and nations to turn up unexpected results....

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Hollywood Undead (Live Review)

Hollywood Undead launched into the lights at Camden's Koko 2018...

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Operation: Mindcrime (Live Review)

To Queensrÿche without Geoff Tate or to Geoff Tate without Queensrÿche? Operation: Mindframe celebrate 30 years of their namesake album....

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Pissed Regardless – Feed The Birds (Review)

Crossover Thrash is a fickle beast. Have Californian newcomers Pissed Regardless managed to crack the code with their sophomore EP effort 'Feed The Birds'? Fraggle investigates....

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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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Loitered Lens: SikTH

Photos from SikTH's December gig at Koko, Camden...

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Sacrilege! Profanity! Err, Isn’t That the Point of Black Metal? Myrkur

Myrkur proves, by dint of sheer talent, that magnificent Black Metal can be made by those there lady women people....

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Roll On, Roll Over, Roll Away: Dimevision (Dimebag Darryl)

Legend? Yes. Talented? Certainly. Brilliant on every occasion? Well, about that......

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