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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 […]

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 – 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 […]

THE L.A. MAYBE – Dirty Damn Tricks (Album Review)

An Introduction The L.A. Maybe are from the Carolinas in the USA who display a love of late 70s and mainly 1980s rock music. Hard rock, glam, sleaze and a smidgeon of Southern rock, they do it all. They make good time music in the main. The singer Alvi Robinson possesses a voice that can […]

BLOODSTOCK – 11 New Bands for 2021 (Festival News)

Full steam ahead Bloodstock Metal Festival are going full steam ahead preparing a metal feast in August. Hot on the heels of the additions of Kreator as Saturday night main headliner along with Seidrblot, Evile and Bloodshot Dawn come 11 new bands covering a wide spectrum of metal styles. There is a main stage performer […]

DVNE – Etemen Aenka (Album Review)

All Important Background Dvne are an Edinburgh-based band that formed back in 2013 and have one album previously to their name called Asheran which came out in 2017. The band write lyrics and stories it seems based around the work of the writer Frank Herbert and especially Dune from which it would appear they have taken […]