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Venom Inc. – London Islington Academy 13/3/18

Venom Inc. – London Islington Academy 13/3/18

Being a bit older, a bit more jaded and a bit more in need of my bed these days, it’s been a while since I’ve been to a gig that has made be feel as great as this one did. My cheeks ached from all.. Read More
Sol Invictus – Necropolis (Prophecy)

Sol Invictus – Necropolis (Prophecy)

It has been a while since we last heard from Tony Wakeford and Sol Invictus. Indeed an announcement came that the prolific singer songwriter who has been steering this band through an ever-intriguing path since 1987 and practically inventing the neo-folk or folk-noir genre was.. Read More
Profanatica, Rites Of Thy Degringolade, Auroch, Absinthropy – London Boston Arms 3/3/18

Profanatica, Rites Of Thy Degringolade, Auroch, Absinthropy – London Boston Arms 3/3/18

Us Brits, we just love to talk about the weather and in the past week there’s been no end of doing just that, bit of snow and chaos ensues. It was a valid though as far as this show had been concerned as the touring.. Read More
The Osiris Club - The Wine-Dark Sea (Indie)

The Osiris Club – The Wine-Dark Sea (Indie)

It’s easy to write about an album that’s really good. It’s also easy to write about an album that’s really bad. It’s not so easy to write about an album that’s somewhere in the middle. The Wine-Dark Sea by London’s The Osiris Club is such.. Read More
Dr. Living Dead!, Comaniac - London  Underworld 1/2/18

Dr. Living Dead!, Comaniac – London Underworld 1/2/18

I was hoping to catch Rezet or at least the tail end of their set, but they were done by ten to eight with Comaniac already setting up and ready to go by five past, which they didn’t do, rather opting to wait until their.. Read More
Batushka, Schammasch, Trepaneringsritualen – London Islington Assembly Hall 14/1/18

Batushka, Schammasch, Trepaneringsritualen – London Islington Assembly Hall 14/1/18

Well it really is a weekend of rituals in London what with Watain on Friday and this tonight and it’s another sell out show gathering the throngs together on a chilly Sunday night. Yes an outsider may take one look at the band names here.. Read More
Watain & Degial – London Dome 12/1/18

Watain & Degial – London Dome 12/1/18

First gig of the year and it was destined to be one that won’t be forgotten in a hurry. Watain are playing a few select shows in honour of new album Trident Wolf Eclipse and reports from the first of these in Tilburg had been.. Read More
Row Of Ashes - Let The Long Night Fade (Third I Rex)

Row Of Ashes – Let The Long Night Fade (Third I Rex)

“…the sonic equivalent of helplessly watching a storm develop, destroy everything around you, and finally, assessing the devastation once it has passed.” So reads the press blurb that accompanies ‘Let The Long Night Fade’, the debut album from London band Row Of Ashes. It’s a.. Read More
Vulture Industries, Code and Talanas – London Boston Arms 9/11/17

Vulture Industries, Code and Talanas – London Boston Arms 9/11/17

A night of eccentricity and avant-garde flair here brings the freaks out to party both on and off stage Dressed for the occasion in sporting ‘fine tailoring’ first up we have a return from English gents Talanas. It’s been a while since I have seen.. Read More
Mutation, Barrabus & Nasty Little Lonely – London Underworld 1/11/17

Mutation, Barrabus & Nasty Little Lonely – London Underworld 1/11/17

As I am not making it to Damnation Festival this year this was a bit of a treat to catch Mutation who are playing there along with Barrabus who are doing the pre-show. First however it’s a case of the opening band who I had.. Read More
Akercocke, Hecate Enthroned & Kill For Company – London Underworld 28/10/17

Akercocke, Hecate Enthroned & Kill For Company – London Underworld 28/10/17

Camden seems even madder tonight, for some reason everyone thinks it’s Halloween and needs to be dressed like clowns, evil ones included. There’s a queue outside the fancy dress shop stretching down the street and everywhere is packed. Seeking sanctuary in the Underworld cannot come.. Read More
King Dude, The Ruins Of Beverast, (Dolch) & Crom Dubh – London Dome 24/10/17

King Dude, The Ruins Of Beverast, (Dolch) & Crom Dubh – London Dome 24/10/17

Firstly mention should be made of German label Ván Records who all the band’s tonight are signed to. They seem to be going from strength to strength and really have their fingers on the pulse. The versatility of the outfits on display here certainly illustrate.. Read More