Simon Douglass

6 / 10

Thankfully, we haven't had to wait too long for Weight of the Tide to unleash their debut Epilogue and, for the most part, they have produced a very…
By on Feb 10, 2015

8.5 / 10

Diesel King's debut, Concrete Burial, is twenty-eight minutes of vicious Sludge that has the ability to break your neck and still leave you wanting m…
By on Feb 07, 2015

6 / 10

In truth, Visigoth have produced a solid debut, one from which you could pick almost any song and enjoy it, but as an album, it doesn't quite come to…
By on Feb 05, 2015

6.5 / 10

Although Unorthodox is the band's fourth release, after such a gap since their last offering, it almost feels like a debut, with the band going out t…
By on Feb 03, 2015

5.5 / 10

Overall though, Empires is going to struggle to make an impact anywhere other than the band's loyal fan base, but with three years between EPs you ha…
By on Feb 03, 2015

8 / 10

After three albums of mega potential, Dormant Heart finally sees Sylosis put it all together and produce the recording that they always hinted they c…
By on Jan 09, 2015
Volbeat end their touring cycle for Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies with a fine mix of new and old favourite in Norwich. Hopefully the UK won't have…
By on Dec 21, 2014
Mastodon may not be the chattiest of bands but, as their fans found out in London recently, they more than lived up to their reputation as one of the…
By on Dec 16, 2014

6.5 / 10

There are certainly enough good moments on here to suggest that they have a future, if they can polish up the rough edges that have prevented this fr…
By on Dec 16, 2014

8 / 10

The Cavalera brothers return to their roots on their latest album and, in doing so, have released an album worthy of their legendary name.
By on Dec 15, 2014

6 / 10

When you are labelled as a "best kept secret," the hope is that you can produce an album that firmly puts you into the spotlight. Sadly, for Execrati…
By on Dec 10, 2014

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