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Slayer, Anthrax, Kvelertak – Leeds Academy 28/11/15

Possibly the most hotly anticipated thrash bill of the year with half of the big four playing on one bill this was a night of thrash remembrance for some and an initiation ceremony for the new fans, and some completed… Continue Reading →

False Flags – Hexmachine (S/R)

Another day, another good band from Leeds. Seriously, this city is churning out quality bands even more so than usual, which is saying something considering the prolific nature of the Leeds music scene. This time it’s hardcore/hard rock group False… Continue Reading →

Damnation Festival – Leeds University 7/11/15

A quick meet up with friends who would not be seen again all day in the sprawl of four stages, a mass of people and 27 bands and it’s time to go charging around and trying to watch and cover… Continue Reading →

Interview – Damnation Festival – Paul Farrington

Back in the early 2000’s the state of the UK festival scene for metalheads was pretty dire. Sure you had small, low profile niche events which catered for specific tastes and subgenres and then you had Download which… Well put… Continue Reading →

Jupiter Falls – Revolution (Broken Road)

Melodic hard rock and metal five piece Jupiter Falls have had some high praise over the past year. Formed in 2013 in Leeds, the five piece with an eye for melody, killer grooves and tantalising guitar wizardry have gone from… Continue Reading →

A Forest Of Stars – Beware The Sword You Cannot See (Prophecy)

I can’t believe that this is the first time I have stumbled upon A Forest Of Stars, an avant-garde black metal band from Leeds. I say “band”, they actually present themselves as a “Gentlemen’s Club” from the Victorian Era. Their… Continue Reading →

Damnation Festival – Leeds University 1/11/14

It’s time for the most hectic day of the year with no less than 27 bands playing over four stages. Celebrating its tenth year anniversary Damnation Festival has risen from strength to strength and actually sold out here today. It’s… Continue Reading →

Damnation Festival – Leeds University 2/11/12

You can tell how successful a festival is by the amount of people there and even as we enter the labyrinth Leeds University to negotiate the four stages that the event has been expanded to the first band on our… Continue Reading →

Miseria Visage – Vanish into Dark (Three Rooks Records)

Birthed in 2012, Miseria Visage is a solo symphonic black metal project based in Leeds. ‘Vanish into Dark’ is an impressive feat for one person when taking into consideration the grandiose of the avant-garde sound of the album teamed with… Continue Reading →

Damnation Festival – Leeds University 3/11/12

Scroll down to bottom of review for photos!  The annual Damnation Festival held in Leeds is, I think it is fair to say, the biggest indoor metal event in the North of England. Every year it sees a huge crowd… Continue Reading →

Full Moon Dog Festival – Leeds Cockpit 13/10/12

The second incarnation of the Full Moon Dog Festival, an event dedicated in remembrance of the tragic death of Jay-Jay Winter, bassist and singer of Asomvel. Maintaining a passion for purist heavy metal the festival doggedly sticks to the roots… Continue Reading →

Anne Marie Hurst – Day Of All Days (Jungle)

Anne Marie Hurst is a name from the past and one that may not be familiar with all our readers so a brief bit of history is perhaps necessary. Yorkshire may well be renowned for rough and rugged men, sheep,… Continue Reading →

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