English heavy metal

Kaine - The Waystone (Own Album)

On the right track...
Release Date: 
31 Jul 2014 - 11:30pm

British DIY metallers Kaine set great store by the fact that they are a self-powered machine, eschewing the help of record labels to forge their own path on the road to metal glory

Currently Unsigned: XII Boar

We head over to England in the latest in our series on top notch independent metal bands...

Well, here we are again, doing the legwork and rooting out some of the finest unsigned acts on the planet for your reading and listening pleasure.

The King is Blind - The Deficiencies of Man (Mordgrimm)

Crushingly heavy newcomers give your ears a good seeing to...
Release Date: 
31 Aug 2014 - 11:30pm

A tasty little nugget of filth, this. The King is Blind have belched forth from England’s East Anglian wastelands to provide a steaming, aggressive bastard of an EP that draws toge

Evile: New Guitarist Announced

Former Fallen Fate guitar player Piers Donno Fuller is the new man!

It came as a huge shock to everyone in the metal world when Evile guitarist Ol Drake announced he was leaving the band last year.

Fire Red Empress - Paint Me the Devil (Own Label)

Muchly impressive... and worth a listen!
Release Date: 
9 Jun 2014 (All day)

Brummie hard rock hopefuls Fire Red Empress have unleashed an impressively MUSCULAR three track EP, and I have to say I’m lovin’ in!

English Dogs - The Thing With Two Heads (Candlelight)

English crossover stalwarts return with a serviceable piece of thrash-punk goodness...
Release Date: 
27 Jul 2014 - 11:30pm

Another eighties band reforms. Are there any bands left that released an album during that decade that aren’t treading the boards again? Still, I guess if there’s a demand then why not?

Conan - Australian Blood Eagle Tour 2014

A tide of Liverpudlian filth is heading down under...
Tour Dates: 
05/09/2014 - 13/09/2014

Fresh from their devastatingly muscular performances at the Desertfest and Roadburn festivals, Von Grimm Records is proud to present; Conan on their debut Australi

The King is Blind: New EP in the works

Like Vallenfyre, Celtic Frost et al? You'll love The King is Blind...

The King Is Blind, featuring former members of Cradle of Filth, Entwined and Extreme Noise Terror, will release their debut EP fo

Conan – Blood Eagle (Napalm Records)

To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentation of their women!
Release Date: 
28 Feb 2014 (All day)

Crown of Talons, the opening song on Conan’s album, Blood Eagle, reminds me why I love doom: lumbering thick riffs that are so heavy that they have a physical pre