Riot

Riot V- Unleash the Fire (SPV/Steamhammer)

A new chapter.
Release Date: 
22 Oct 2014 (All day)

Riot is one of the overlooked gems of the heavy metal world.

Continents - Idle Hands (Victory Records)

The next A Day to Remember? Possibly. The best thing to come out of South Wales since the Severn Bridge? Definitely.
Release Date: 
25 Jan 2013 (All day)

Now, I like A Day to Remember more than most of the people on this website are likely to, in that I do like them.

Riot Signs to SPV/Steamhammer

Mark Reale reassembles the 'Thundersteel' lineup for a new alum and tour!

Bursting through from New York City at the end of the Seventies with three ground-breaking albums on the trot (Rock City, Narita and Fire Down Under) Riot

Twisted Tower Dire - Make It Dark (Cruz Del Sur Music)

Make it Dark finds the veteran US metalheads in career-best form
Release Date: 
2 May 2011 - 11:30pm

Do you ever watch shows like Time Team?

Vicious Rumors - Razorback Killers (SPV/Riot)

US power metal is alive and well thanks to Geoff Thorpe and company
Release Date: 
4 Apr 2011 - 11:30pm

For some reason, US metal bands like Vicious Rumors never seem to have gotten the credit they've deserved over the years.

Amon Amarth - Sutur Rising (Metal Blade/Riot)

Eight albums in but the Viking warlords are by no means losing momentum
Release Date: 
29 Mar 2011 - 9:30am

It's hard to believe that Amon Amarth have been around for twenty years and released seven studio albums prior to the forthcoming Sutur Rising.

Agnostic Front - My Life My Way (Nuclear Blast/Riot)

One of the biggest names in hardcore raises yet another middle finger to the mainstream
Release Date: 
4 Mar 2011 - 10:30am

With the exception of Sick Of It All, Agnostic Front are one of the the most well known, authentic hardcore bands in existense.

Brain Drill - Quantum Catastrophe (Metal Blade/Riot)

Opening with a tortured scream and a moment of insanely intricate bass work, Quantum Catastrophe is one of the most complicated and uncomfortable albums of the year.

Brain Drill is all about speed.

Bison b.c. - Dark Ages (Metal Blade/Riot)

Bison b.c.'s third outing on Metal Blade isn't technically astounding but something about it makes you want to listen on