heavy metal

The Misfits: performing their classic albums Static Age and Earth AD plus other hits and memories...

“When fans come to a Misfits show, they get a band who gets up there and gives them all they’ve got. We give them the real thing - that’s how we’ve always done it. At a show, everyone's just part of the band, there's no them and us - we're all us.” Jerry Only – The Misfits
Tour Dates: 
03/12/2015 - 13/12/2015

From hell they came… in April 1977 at the dawn of the punk movement, The Misfits were born.

Evil Scarecrow: new Pledge campaign, shows coming up!

Evil Scarecrow kick off their new Pledge campaign and here are a few words from them about it!

Here's A new Pledge campaign to keep Evil Scarecrow on the road!

Queensrÿche announce new album, Condition Hüman and release first single Arrow Of Time

The band’s name is uttered in the same breath as many of the groups they looked to as influences and others who arose as peers, and their highly anticipated new album looks like it will deliver in spades if the lead single is any indication.

Against the formidable obstacles of an ever-changing cultural landscape, the rise and fall of various musical trends, and the near collapse of the record industry itself, Queensrÿche

Claim The Throne: Celebrating Ten Years

My first thought of reaching ten years, is the amount of partying we've done

Ten years is nothing to sniff at; aside from killer tunes, ten years in  a band takes committment, determination and a superhuman liver.

Praying Mantis - Legacy (Frontiers Music)

Time tells no lies... and it still hasn't defeated Praying Mantis!
Release Date: 
20 Aug 2015 - 11:30pm

New Wave of British Heavy Metal stalwarts Praying Mantis have been releasing high quality rock music through four decades now, and it’s a great thing to be able to report that, in

That one time at…Brewdle’s Bandcamp Besties!

The internet can be a wonderful thing, and Bandcamp.com is one of the greatest little corners of it. If you’re not aware of what Bandcamp is, then let me give you a very brief run down. It’s a platform for musos to sell and promote themselves directly to their adoring public, and it’s a place I spend a lot of time at, digging around for my next favourite band. So below are my spotlight artists for the month, get on and check em out.

For around $30 you can support the following five releases.

Listenable Records - sampler (released 8 July 2015 through Listenable Records)

King Giant - Black Ocean Waves (Own Label)

Got cerebral bludgeon?
Release Date: 
29 Jun 2015 - 11:30pm

Housed in a sleeve that automatically spark connections with pomp-rock legends Kansas (in my mind at least) with its seafaring motif and classically Americana-infused style,

Did Joey Jordison just join Despite?

Lately there has been lots of speculation and rumours from both fans and media alike...

The Swedish progressive/melodic death metal band Despite has announced that they have recruited a new drummer, filling the shoes of their previous drummer Oscar Nilsson

Fear Factory - Genexus (Nuclear Blast)

Welcome to the days of future past...
Release Date: 
6 Aug 2015 - 11:30pm

I remember standing in the wings onstage at Castle Donington’s famed Monsters of Rock festival in 1996, watching Fear Factory opening up proceedings in front of 50