Chris Andrews

Chris Andrews

Journalist (Hove, UK)
- Accountant by day, lover of heavy music by night.
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Metal Blade deathcore vets, Whitechapel deliver the crushing performance of which they are capable, whilst openers Underside win a slew of new fans in…
By on Jun 21, 2019
Norwegian melodic death metallers Haunted by Silhouettes drop a hard-hitting preview of their forthcoming album The Last Day on Earth (Rob Mules Reco…
By on Jun 21, 2019
Symphony X take their audience on an epic journey throughout the progressive metal genre at Electric Ballroom on June 6, 2019, supported by Brit heavy…
By on Jun 11, 2019
Dave Hause was at the peak of his powers at London’s Scala on May 10th, supported by the excellent Cold Years and The Drew Thomson Foundation.
By on May 25, 2019
Finnish doom metal masters Swallow The Sun cemented their reputation at the pinnacle of their genre at London Underworld on May 6, 2019, supported ab…
By on May 14, 2019
Light The Torch’s joyous and triumphant performance at O2 Islington Academy2 is the mark of a band about to break through into the big time. Superb su…
By on May 04, 2019
Melodic death metal pioneers In Flames further cemented their reputation as a must-see live band with a triumphant performance at London’s Roundhouse
By on Apr 09, 2019
Tech-death royalty Obscura bring along genre-mates Fallujah, Allegaeon and First Fragment for a mind-blowing display of musicianship at London’s O2 A…
By on Feb 12, 2019
On December 15th, attendees at London O2 Forum saw something special in Bury Tomorrow’s biggest headline show to date, along with their multinational…
By on Dec 25, 2018
The stellar all-melodeath lineup of Omnium Gatherum, Wolfheart and Nothgard put on an incredible show at London, UK’s The Dome, leaving the crowd in…
By on Nov 19, 2018

6.5 / 10

Sunless Dawn'sprogressive death metal début Timeweaver, out November 16 on Prime Collective, showcases some of the most original progressive metal rel…
By on Nov 18, 2018
The all-Aussie progressive invasion of Caligula’s Horse, Circles and I Built The Sky put on an enjoyable show blending flawless technical skill and p…
By on Nov 09, 2018
Playing London’s RoundhouseCoheed and Cambria display their visionary songwriting powers, and assert their status as a must-see live rock band - with…
By on Oct 25, 2018

9 / 10

Out now via Century Media Records, Phronesis is Monuments at their best and is a must-buy for any fans of progressive metal.
By on Oct 07, 2018
Topping a live acoustic bill in Brighton, Jared Hart reinforces his reputation as an artist to always catch when he comes round on the live circuit,…
By on Oct 04, 2018

8.5 / 10

Out September 28 on Napalm Records, Constellation Of The Black Light is Wolfheart’s strongest album to date, and contains the finest individual track…
By on Sep 28, 2018

9.5 / 10

Omnium Gatherum’s The Burning Cold, out August 31 on Century Media Records, is melodic death metal at its leanest, hardest-hitting and most emotionally…
By on Aug 27, 2018
In an evening of progressive metal in Brighton, The Contortionist and Palm Reader contrast in energy and musical style, but come together to put on a…
By on Jul 28, 2018

8.5 / 10

Expect big things from Exocrine in the very near future; Molten Giant, out August 17th via Unique Leader Records, is a titan of an album.
By on Jul 21, 2018
Hitting Brighton, UK’s Patterns on June 30th, Psychostick put on a show worthwhile of their reputation built by online videos. Support came from loca…
By on Jul 06, 2018

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