Chris Andrews

Chris Andrews

Journalist (Hove, UK)
- Accountant by day, lover of heavy music by night.
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Out February 28th via Nuclear Blast Records, anyone with a passing fondness for rock or metal from the ‘70s or ‘80s should check out Aeromantic, the…
By on Feb 26, 2020
On February 22, 2020, progressive metal masters Dream Theater put on a spectacular show at London’s Hammersmith Apollo showcasing Distance Over Time
By on Feb 24, 2020
After four years away, Nuclear Blast thrashers Sylosis put on a stupendous sold-out show celebrating Cycle of Suffering at Islington Assembly Hall on…
By on Feb 16, 2020
At the final night of his “Towers Of Song” tour, Dave Hause puts on a magical performance at Union Chapel, London, supported by Northcote.
By on Feb 10, 2020
The UK metal scene has sorely missed Sylosis these last five years, and Cycle Of Suffering, out February 7th on Nuclear Blast, marks a triumphant ret…
By on Feb 03, 2020
Ahead of their stunning London show, we caught up with Insomnium vocalist Niilo Sevänen to discuss the band’s origins, their special connection with…
By on Jan 28, 2020
Insomnium wowed the audience at their Islington Assembly Hall show supported by melodeath masterpieces, and the opening set brutality of Conjurer.
By on Jan 23, 2020
Archspire headed a stacked tech death bill at The Underworld, Camden, with support from Beneath The Massacre, Vulvodynia and Inferi.
By on Dec 04, 2019
Metalcore stalwarts August Burns Red ripped through their classic album Constellations in full, supported by Erra and Currents at London’s Electric B…
By on Dec 03, 2019
Out December 7 2019, Kill The Lycan’s self-released debut album, Rhea, is a truly special demonstration of modern metalcore near-mastery, and a much-…
By on Nov 26, 2019
Metal Blade Records prog metal masters Rivers Of Nihil treated a sold-out The Dome in Camden UK to a performance of Where Owls Know My Name in full, w…
By on Oct 07, 2019
Out October 4th on Century Media, Heart Like A Grave is the ultimate embodiment of Insomnium’s work, of Finnish music, and melodic death metal as a g…
By on Oct 03, 2019
The emperors of Egyptology, Nile slayed a sold-out Camden The Dome in support of their new Nuclear Bast Records album Vile Nilotic Rites, supported s…
By on Oct 01, 2019
Out October 4th on Agonia Records, Garden Of Storms is In Mourning’s finest album to date and is top-tier melodeath which should boost the bad to the…
By on Sep 30, 2019
Out September 20th via Metal Blade Records, A Dawn To Fear by Cult of Luna commands your focus and repays you with one of the most immersive and rewa…
By on Sep 18, 2019
Insomnium marry melodeath perfection with poignant lyrics and a haunting video in “Heart Like A Grave,” the latest track off the forthcoming album of…
By on Sep 16, 2019
Epitaph act Off With Their Heads played an unforgettable punk show at New Cross Inn, London UK, supported by The Murderburgers, Nosebleed, Aerial Sala…
By on Sep 04, 2019
Cinematic instrumental band We Lost The Sea create an evocative apocalyptic landscape in their forthcoming release Triumph and Disaster, out October…
By on Sep 03, 2019
Callista immerse an intimate Brighton audience at The Pipeline with their hypnotic post-rock, supported by Dead Letter, Kesagake and Flote Sulu [Photo…
By on Sep 03, 2019
Hometown metal heroes Jonestown laid waste to Brighton’s The Hope & Ruin, supported superbly by In Fear They Follow, Deference, and Ariandelle.
By on Aug 31, 2019

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