Managing Editor, UK/EU (London, England, UK)
- Living an almost hermit like existence these days, when not sleeping, slaving over a laptop or at a gig, my time is spent between photographing mixed martial arts, watching shit horror movies and learning to play my slightly battered acoustic guitar. The reason I still do this? Obviously the money, hookers and fast cars, but mainly because Chris lets me indulge my passion for music that sounds like elephants fucking.
At The Gates have been confirmed as the first headline act for Damnation Festival 2015 which will take place in November at Leeds University.
Fit For An Autopsy release update on their upcoming new album and announce details of their new vocalist ahead of their US tour with Suicide Silence.
Australian band Karnivool are returning to the UK in March to play a series of shows and they're bringing their full Aussie production with them...
Will Haven have announced details of a new album and UK tour and they're taking Raging Speedhorn and Palm Reader out with them.
Godflesh and Onslaught head up the latest announcement from organisers of Bloodstock. See who else has joined them here...
Following a brief run of UK shows in 2014, legendary punks, the Dead Kennedys, have announced a return to the UK in June 2015.
American Head Charge have confirmed their new album, Tango Umbrella, will be issued through their new home, Napalm Records, later this year.
Billy Talent are giving a lucky fan the chance to fly out to their studio in Canada for three days in this exclusive competition in support of their upcoming 'HITS' Compilation.
Feed Her To The Sharks return with their third album (and first for new home Victory Records) and while it may not be a huge leap into the unknown for the band, it'll certainly help them stamp their mark of authority outside Australia.
Chicago melodic death metal newcomers Starkill showcase an impressive armoury of talent on their new record, Virus Of The Mind.
Jaret Reddick and mate Ryan Hamilton return with an album full of songs to help you deal with the shitty break-up of another relationship.
Highly rated UK melodic hardcore outfit Heart In Hand have confirmed they are to split with immediate effect. The split also means their upcoming European tour has been cancelled. Full statement inside.
Following the announcement last year that they had signed a deal with Napalm Records, Los Angeles spookycore outfit Coal Chamber have confirmed details of their first album in thirteen years.
Following on from news of a full North American tour later this Spring, Scott Weiland has now confirmed he will also be bringing his band to the UK for a one-off show in April.
Century Media Records has confirmed the reissue of two classic technical death metal albums by Canadian outfit Gorguts.
Satyricon confirm a new deal with Austrian label Napalm Records for their upcoming live DVD extraveganza.
Little Rock doom merchants Pallbearer have announced a run of UK and European shows for May and June 2015. Check out the full list here...
Incubus mark their return with a new EP on March 25th and have followed up that announcement with details of a one-off UK show in June.
Boston hardcore legends American Nightmare have announced a second headline show in London after their recently announced first show sold out in record time.
Highly rated traditional UK metallers Monument head out for a run of UK shows in April. Dates inside...