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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 […]

FRACTAL UNIVERSE – The Impassable Horizon (Album Review)

Background And Concept: The Impassable Horizon is the second album by French metal band Fractal Universe. They are in the world of progressive rock/metal in the most part floating between some really heavy-hitting riffs and melodic beauty. The band are comprised of main man (he seems to be the main writer and arranger) Vince Wilquin […]

FEAR FACTORY – Aggression Continuum – (Album Review)

Background Aggression Continuum is the tenth album by Fear Factory and is coming June 18 on Nuclear Blast. The band who have made several groundbreaking albums spearheading genres have been more in the media recently due to infighting with lawsuits flying about, sadly. The last time I saw them was back in 2016 and I was […]

SOCIAL DISORDER – Love 2 Be Hated (Album Review)

A Little Background: Social Disorder surprised me. With that name, I was expecting something either punk or extreme metal! How wrong I was! I can announce that this band revolving around Swedish musician Anders “LA” Ronnblom is top-quality classic rock. Anders is also a founder/songwriter of Killer Bee and X-Romance and he has called in […]

BOSS KELOID – Family The Smiling Thrush (Album Review)

A Little Background: Boss Keloid are a band that released their first record back in 2010 called Angular Beef Lesson. Their latest coming out June 4 on Ripple Music continues the strange and bewildering titles called as it is Family The Smiling Thrush. Originally more of a stoner/doom band they have branched out on each […]

BLOODSTOCK – More New Blood and Jägermeister Stage Bands Announced (Festival News)

Bloodstock Metal Festival is set to be held (fingers still crossed) at Catton Park Derbyshire during the dates of 11 and 15 of August. Plans are forging ahead with the announcement of lots of bands to make up the smaller stages at the event. This time we have 12, yes TWELVE bands for the New Blood […]

BLOODSTOCK 19 (Nineteen) New Bands (Festival News)

Bloodstock Metal Festival are continuing to set up a bill for metal fans to enjoy all being well in August this year. There have, as already mentioned here on the news pieces at CGCM, been some changes to the bill due to travel problems for some acts, but the organizers are working hard to try […]

BLOODSTOCK – More Bands Announced (Festival News)

Bloodstock Metal Festival continues organizing and reorganizing the schedule or line up for the event which they are hopeful to be able to happen in August this year. Due to the ongoing issues with the pandemic Bloodywood from India have had to pull out. The good news is that they are already booked in for […]