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Archgoat, Bölzer, Svartidaudi, Eggs of Gomorrh – London Underworld 3/10/17

Archgoat, Bölzer, Svartidaudi, Eggs of Gomorrh – London Underworld 3/10/17

Anyone up for a ‘Continental Crucifixion’, just put your hands up. Oh I see they already are. The old ones are the best and this line up is certainly a cracking one, speaking of which how do you like them Eggs of Gomorrh? Yes the.. Read More
Steve Grimmett’s Grim Reaper, Amulet, Eliminator, Seven Sisters - London Underworld 23/9/17

Steve Grimmett’s Grim Reaper, Amulet, Eliminator, Seven Sisters – London Underworld 23/9/17

To celebrate the release of the album ‘British Steel – The Rising Force of British Heavy Metal’, a new compilation on Dissonance Productions, there were various events planned including a couple of live shows (Friday night at the Dev with Toledo Steel) and a release.. Read More
Winterfylleth, Wiegedood & Necronautical – London Boston Arms 28/9/17

Winterfylleth, Wiegedood & Necronautical – London Boston Arms 28/9/17

Well those ten years went quickly and tonight Winterfylleth are celebrating a decade of existence since 1st unleashing their Rising Of The Winter Full Moon demo back in 2007. They have played a few dates in Europe and are back in the UK for a.. Read More
Warhorns Festival – The Venue, Selby, 21-23/9/17 Part 3

Warhorns Festival – The Venue, Selby, 21-23/9/17 Part 3

Saturday 23/9  Well it was always going to be touch and go as to whether we got into town early enough to see Stonebearer, but we had to eat so sadly missed them. We did see Bristol band Mordrake though. They warmed up the Saturday.. Read More
Warhorns Festival - The Venue, Selby, 21-23/9/17 Part 2

Warhorns Festival – The Venue, Selby, 21-23/9/17 Part 2

Friday 22/9 Ah, the first full day session, and a bright day in Selby. Fed and watered we arrived to a slight delay due to Petrichor sadly having to pull out because of personnel issues. So first up we had Lillith’s Keep, a young female.. Read More
Warhorns Festival - The Venue, Selby, 21-23/9/17 Part 1

Warhorns Festival – The Venue, Selby, 21-23/9/17 Part 1

The days are getting shorter, the nights longer and as we stumble into grey September, the only beacon in the mist is Yorkshire’s finest festival of folk, Viking, pagan, black and death; Warhorns. Now in its 6th year it is a much loved fixture in.. Read More
Cattle Decapitation, Broken Hope, Hideous Divinity, Gloryhole Guillotine - Manchester, Rebellion 4/9/17

Cattle Decapitation, Broken Hope, Hideous Divinity, Gloryhole Guillotine – Manchester, Rebellion 4/9/17

Whichever way you look at it this line up was without doubt one of the most brutal of the year as a reasonable sized queue had gathered outside the venue ready to have their auditory systems annihilated by three Stateside bands plus an Italian outfit... Read More
Suffocation, Cryptic Shift, Visions Of Disfigurement - Leeds, Eiger Studios 28/8/17

Suffocation, Cryptic Shift, Visions Of Disfigurement – Leeds, Eiger Studios 28/8/17

As the festival seasons more or less comes to a close bands tend to start their Autumn touring schedule and mine got off to an early start with some brutal Stateside death metal from Suffocation, but before that was support act Visions Of Disfigurement who.. Read More
Midgardsblot - Borre, Vestfold, Norway 17 – 19th August 2017 Day 3

Midgardsblot – Borre, Vestfold, Norway 17 – 19th August 2017 Day 3

DAY THREE: SATURDAY Day three was to be much less frantic as I started with the usual bus ride that included a test by the bus driver in my pronunciation of the bus stop we were to get off at, which caused much amusement to.. Read More
Midgardsblot - Borre, Vestfold, Norway 17 – 19th August 2017 Day 2

Midgardsblot – Borre, Vestfold, Norway 17 – 19th August 2017 Day 2

DAY TWO: FRIDAY As I mentioned in the day one review this festival isn’t purely about music as arriving early I decided to do the guided tour of the burial grave mounds within Borre Park. After which it was time to partake in some Viking.. Read More
Midgardsblot - Borre, Vestfold, Norway 17 – 19th August 2017 Day 1

Midgardsblot – Borre, Vestfold, Norway 17 – 19th August 2017 Day 1

DAY ONE: THURSDAY Rock and metal like thousands of fans the world over, has given me experiences above and beyond the music itself travelling to many festivals and gigs often in unique settings as my festival exploits this year have taken me to the Netherlands.. Read More
Old Corpse Road, Stahlsarg, Mountains Crave - Leeds, The Fenton 30/7/17

Old Corpse Road, Stahlsarg, Mountains Crave – Leeds, The Fenton 30/7/17

This triple bill of black metal covered a wide spectrum within the genre that began with local act Mountains Crave who have made huge improvements musically since I last saw them converting their wealth of live experience into this accomplished show. The cramped stage at.. Read More