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Warhorns Festival – Rotherham The Trades 30/8/19

Day 1  So here we are, once more; the Warhorns travelling carnival of chaos as the organisers themselves described it, rolls into another new venue after the sad demise of last year’s glorious venue at Eggborough power station. Truncated to… Continue Reading →

Warhorns Festival – Eggborough Sports & Social Club 22/9/18 Part 3

Interlude: There were real timing issues On Saturday but so you know from the outset this is the real tale, most I knew on the day (I asked) but the rest was direct from Glyn a few days after. And… Continue Reading →

Albums Of The Year 2016

Whatever way you look at it 2016 has hardly been a bundle of laughs. It’s been a year full of fear, loathing and paranoia with a healthy side dish of total chaos running through it. The political climate became stupefying… Continue Reading →

Seven Sisters – S/T (High Roller)

This is an album I have been waiting for what seems like ages. There’s two or three bands I have found from their infancy from the UK, Amulet and Dark Forest namely, Seven Sisters are another band who literally blew… Continue Reading →

Dark Forest – Beyond the Veil (Cruz De Sur)

The leading sons of the Black Country return with perhaps their greatest album to date. Long have I been an admirer of this band as some of you know, but truly, ‘Beyond the Veil’ takes UK metal to the next… Continue Reading →

Lord Fist – Green Eyleen (Ektro)

Those with their finger on the pulse in the last few years would know all about Finland’s Lord Fist, they are an epic traditional metal band for which this is their first full length album. Having been party to their… Continue Reading →

Seven Sisters – The Warden (S/R)

Born out of their love for the NWOBHM movement, London’s Seven Sisters (a name inspired by a tube train destination so I am lead to believe!) are fresh out of the blocks and riding high on the buzz from around… Continue Reading →

Interview – Atlantean Kodex

Once, years ago someone cited the music of Solefald as ‘music for eggheadbangers’. However with Bavaria’s well read sons Atlantean Kodex, you should never underestimate the ability of these articulate gents to produce music that as well as making you… Continue Reading →

Interview – Dark Forest

Dark Forest (UK) have been high on my radar since their demo days when I first caught them live in London one evening. Since then, record deals have come along and their general persona and musical talent has also grown;… Continue Reading →

Madder Than A Full Moon Dog (Starjack Entertainment)

This is a massive two DVD set, a retrospective of the 2012 Full Moon Dog Festival which took place in Leeds in October. But it is so much more! The main DVD of the gig has various live performances and… Continue Reading →

Alpha Tiger – Beneath The Surface (Century Media)

Germany’s Alpha Tiger reckon that they’re showing that you don’t have to be ancient to play true, traditional heavy metal. Well I’m sure Bullet, Enforcer, Cauldron, Wolf, Dark Forest, In Solitude and dozens of others would be intrigued to know… Continue Reading →

Full Moon Dog Festival Preview – Part II

The Full Moon Dog festival is due to take place at the Cockpit in Leeds on October 13th 2012 and promises to showcase some of the UK’s brightest metal talent in memory of Jay Jay Winter of the mighty Asomvel…. Continue Reading →

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