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Raveneye - "NOVA" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Sep 24, 2016
On the evidence of bands like Raveneye, the UK hard rock scene has plenty to be excited about. Read our review of their new album NOVA here.

Rating: 7.5 / 10

Raging Speedhorn @ The Key Club [Leeds, UK] on July 19, 2016 [Show Review & Photos]
Comments Show Review » by: Graham Finney on Sep 24, 2016
It's the hottest day of the year as we jam ourselves into the Key Club in Leeds to catch up with our good friends in Raging Speedhorn who are in town as part of their current UK headline tour. Check out the review and photos here...
Heaven Shall Burn - "Wanderer" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Sep 23, 2016
From start to finish, Wanderer is a flawless display of Euro-metal from a band who are clearly masters of their art.

Rating: 8 / 10

Serpentine Dominion - "Serpentine Dominion" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Sep 22, 2016
Taking the best bits of each band then moulding it into something quite savage, the whole thing gels together into one gloriously vicious end product.

Rating: 8.5 / 10

Prophets of Rage - "The Party’s Over" [EP] [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Benny Henderson Jr. on Sep 21, 2016
But now, after listening to the new EP, I am not that awed. I honestly expected more bang from the gang and, for me, there was not that much pop to this new helping of music.

Rating: 6.5 / 10

The Lounge Kittens - "Sequins & C-Bombs" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Damian FitzGerald on Sep 21, 2016
Imagine if Richard Cheese seduced all three of the Andrews Sisters.. it doesn't get much more fun than the Lounge Kittens. Read our review of their debut album here...

Rating: 9 / 10

London Punk Band EIGHT DAYS Talk Us Through the Inspiration Behind New EP 'More To Life' [Exclusive]
Comments The Skinny » by: Graham Finney on Sep 21, 2016
Ben from UK punk band Eight Days gives us the lowdown on the inspiration behind the Londoners upcoming EP, More To Life.
Moose Blood - "Blush" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Sep 21, 2016
Highly rated UK outfit Moose Blood may have a gentle sound but it is one full of heart and emotion. Read our review to see what we thought of their latest album Blush.

Rating: 7 / 10

Noctem - "The Submission Discipline" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Nikos Mixas on Sep 20, 2016
The song changes tempos like a boxer changes his punches, so you’re getting your ass kicked at different speeds.

Rating: 8.5 / 10

Forevermore - "Integral" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Henry Maneuver on Sep 20, 2016
From cover to cover, this album is a beast. There are no snooze tracks, and the pacing throughout the album is perfect.

Rating: 8.5 / 10

Hellions - "Opera Oblivia" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Sep 20, 2016
In the hardcore genre, be it melodic or not, stepping outside the boundaries is always a risky move but, on Opera Oblivia, Hellions have done that and pulled it off.

Rating: 7 / 10

Alt-Rockers THE DECOY Give Us Their TOP 10 "Dirty Sticking Glory Tunes" [Exclusive]
Comments TOP 10 » by: Graham Finney on Sep 20, 2016
Instead of giving us ten of their favourite alt-rock anthems, UK boys The Decoy have given us a list of their most favourite banging tunes. Check out the list here...
SWMRS (w/ Dead!, Brawlers) at Bodega (Nottingham, UK) on September 5, 2016 [Show Review & Photos]
Comments Show Review » by: Olivia Johnston on Sep 20, 2016
Fresh from their recent festival appearances, our photographer checked out SWMRS in the more intimate confines of Bogeda in Nottingham to bring back this review and photos.
Polyptych - "Defying the Metastasis" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Nikos Mixas on Sep 19, 2016
Polyptych really put their best foot forward for their debut on Blood Harvest, and die-hard death metal fans should take heed and give them a listen.

Rating: 8 / 10

Alan Robert - "The Beauty of Horror: A GOREgeous Coloring Book" [Book Review]
Comments Book Review » by: Benny Henderson Jr. on Sep 19, 2016
The Beauty of Horror is ghoulish yet gorgeous, sinister but with a sensual sensation, creepy and cool, sadistic yet stunning; it is certainly morbid but it is no doubt a masterpiece of beautiful brutality.

Rating: 9 / 10

TOURNAMENT Share Their TOP 10 Things "We Remembered While Scrambling to Think of 10 Things to Submit for this Article" [Exclusive]
Comments TOP 10 » by: Christopher Gonda on Sep 18, 2016
New York City-based hard rock group Tournament, combined their creative powers and shared with us a funny TOP 10 list of random Tournament facts and trivia.
Jake Bugg @ Commodore Ballroom (Vancouver, BC) on September 7, 2016 [Show Review & Photos]
Comments Show Review » by: Danica Bansie on Sep 17, 2016
On Wednesday September 7th, Bugg played the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, BC. What is it that is setting Jake Bugg apart from the rest? Oh, yeah - he’s actually really fucking good.
King 810 - "La Petit Mort or A Conversation With God" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Sep 17, 2016
Flint heavyweights King 810 return with an hour of disturbing music dragged from the deepest depths of David Gunn's soul. Be warned, it's not pretty. Read our review here...

Rating: 8.5 / 10

The Walcotts - "Let The Devil Win" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Danica Bansie on Sep 16, 2016
"Let Me Take You Home Tonight" sounds like a track that would have an entire southern America pub hooting and hollering.

Rating: 5 / 10

An Autumn For Crippled Children - "Eternal" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Michael Chirico on Sep 16, 2016
An Autumn For Crippled Children continue on their thoughtful journey with their latest release Eternal. Read our review inside...

Rating: 8.5 / 10

The Quireboys - "Twisted Love" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Adrian Peel on Sep 15, 2016
The Quireboys return with their ninth album proving they haven't lost any of that raw passion as they've aged. Read our review here...

Rating: 8 / 10

Motley Crue - "The End" [Film Review]
Comments FIlm Review » by: Bruce Moore on Sep 14, 2016
I don’t really know these guys personally, and they are not related to me, but I can tell you that when the group finished their last rendition of "Home Sweet Home", and the tears were welling up, I too felt it.

Rating: 9 / 10

Ellefson Coffee Co. - "Roast In Peace" and "Kenya Thrash" Roasted Coffee Beans [Product Review]
Comments Gear Review » by: Bruce Moore on Sep 14, 2016
With beans dubbed "She Wolf", "Roast In Peace" and "Kenya Thrash", how could my mornings get any better?
SPIRIT ADRIFT Share Their TOP 10 Favorite Films Involving Tormented Souls and Maligned Spirits [Exclusive]
Comments TOP 10 » by: Christopher Gonda on Sep 14, 2016
Ahead of the looming Halloween season, Nate Garrett, founder of the Prosthetic Records psychedelic doom band Spirit Adrift, shared his TOP 10 list of favorite films involving tormented souls and maligned spirits!
Those Damn Crows - "Murder and the Motive" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Adrian Peel on Sep 14, 2016
Although it doesn't always hit the mark, for a debut album, Murder And The Motive is an assured, confident album. Read out review here...

Rating: 6.5 / 10

The Company Corvette - "Never Enough" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Lance Marwood on Sep 13, 2016
Philadelphia group The Company Corvette are just coming off of playing at Psychofest down in Las Vegas, with headliners that include Electric Wizard and Boris. After releasing two full lengths in 2009 and then in 2011, the band have bided their time…

Rating: 5.5 / 10

Islander - "Power Under Control" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Sep 12, 2016
New York band Islander continue their modern twist on the nu-metal/alt with their latest album Power Under Control. Read our thoughts on these highly-rated New Yorkers newest work here...

Rating: 7 / 10

Cage9 - "Illuminator" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Damian FitzGerald on Sep 12, 2016
Cage9's latest album Illuminator sees them playing a sound which has been done by many bands but, it's a sound that they do very well. Read our review here...

Rating: 8 / 10

DEAD LABEL Drummer Claire Percival Lists Her TOP 10 Irish Rock and Metal Bands [Exclusive]
Comments TOP 10 » by: Graham Finney on Sep 11, 2016
Irish metallers Dead Label have just issued their new album, Throne Of Bones so, to celebrate the Irish metal scene, we got drummer Claire to list us her TOP 10 Irish bands.
Anaal Nathrakh - "The Whole Of The Law" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Graham Finney on Sep 08, 2016
Have Anaal Nathrakh eased up with their sonic rage or is The Whole Of The Law another lesson in brutality that you won't forget? Read our review to find out...

Rating: 8.5 / 10