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EX DEO – The Thirteen Years Of Nero (Album Review)

History Brought To (Metal) Life The Thirteen Years Of Nero is the fourth album by Canadian death metal outfit Ex Deo which is a side project started up by Maurizio Iacono from the band Kataklysm to explore the history of the Roman empire. The band at the moment also features Jean-Francois Dagenais (guitars and production also from […]

BLOODSTOCK: More Bands, Ram Gallery And New Charity Tie-In (Festival News)

With only 3 weeks to go Bloodstock is putting the finishing touches to the event at Catton Park in Derbyshire England. The event being held from 11 August to the 15th is officially sold out of weekend tickets. There are still a few day tickets for Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday which are available from the […]

TROLDHAUGEN – Obzkure Anekdotez For Maniakal Massez (Album Re-issue)

Some History Of The Band There are times that something comes into my email box that isn’t actually a new album but a reissue. On the odd occasion, one comes along that is of a band that I am unaware of. On listening, I wonder how I never heard them before as they simply blow […]

BLOODSTOCK: More Bands And COVID Entry Details (Festival News)

What’s To Come On This News Piece Once again Bloodstock Metal Festival have had to make some changes to the lineup. This news piece will explain those. They have also announced 10 new bands for the New Blood stage, acts that won through the various M2TM competitions. Finally, in this news piece, there is some […]

BLOODSTOCK: More Changes Due To COVID (Festival News)

Background/Issues Once again sadly Bloodstock has had to make some changes. With Covid still causing issues and things fluctuating they are having to make alterations to the festival in August. Bands that have had to drop out at this point include what would have been Thursday night Sophie Tent headliners The Night Flight Orchestra, plus two Friday Sophie […]

BLOODSTOCK – More Jägermeister Stage Bands Announced (Festival News)

Bloodstock Open Air Bloodstock which is happening (I think it really is…) in August at its usual haunt of Catton Park Derbyshire continues to add bands, on this occasion all for the Jägermeister stage. Looking through the bands there is quite a bit of variety. The festival isn’t scared to give space to bands that […]