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Posts tagged "Scotland"
Interview - Atragon

Interview – Atragon

For me, 2017 saw a bit of a dry spell for first class Sludge. With the arguable Kings, with a capital “K”, of the sound Crowbar still touring their excellent 2016 offering,“The Serpent Only Lies”, whilst there was a good number of solid EP’s to.. Read More
King Witch - Under The Mountain (Listenable)

King Witch – Under The Mountain (Listenable)

Having first caught them in early 2016 when Edinburgh’s King Witch headlined an intimate gig at London’s 12 Bar Club, I’ve been keen to see where this band’s fortunes would lie. They only started life in 2015 and with one EP, “Shoulders Of Giants” against.. Read More
Alestorm – No Grave But The Sea (Napalm)

Alestorm – No Grave But The Sea (Napalm)

The one and only heavy metal pirates of Alestorm have crashed upon our shores once more with their 5th full length album: “No Grave But The Sea”! It’s been 3 years since their last opus “Sunset On The Golden Age” so it’s about time we.. Read More
Cnoc An Tursa - The Forty Five (Apocalyptic Witchcraft)

Cnoc An Tursa – The Forty Five (Apocalyptic Witchcraft)

If you turn on any news channel, on pretty much any day, you will see stories about religion inspired war, whether it be Israel, Syria or the frighteningly frequent terror attacks across the globe to name but a few. Sadly, this is not new to.. Read More
Razor Sharp Death Blizzard – You Will Burn (From Beyond Records)

Razor Sharp Death Blizzard – You Will Burn (From Beyond Records)

Off to Selkirk in Scotland for a slab of discontent via the descriptively named Razor Sharp Death Blizzard which in my mind brings a vision of a bunch of neds going at each other with all manner of lethal implements. This lot are unlikely to.. Read More
Haar / Ur Draugr split (ATMF)

Haar / Ur Draugr split (ATMF)

This is an interesting split album, comprising three tracks from Scotland’s Haar and the Australian black metal band Ur Draugr. This comes on the back of 2015 album releases by both bands. I didn’t know either band before this, but after reading beforehand about Haar,.. Read More
Skiltron - Legacy Of Blood (Trollzorn)

Skiltron – Legacy Of Blood (Trollzorn)

What a fantastic form of music Metal is! Come on – Tell me another form of music other than Metal where an Argentinian band can morph together a German band (Running Wild), a British band (Skyclad), a Finnish band (Finntroll) and an Italian band (Elvenking),.. Read More
Fuath – I (Neuropa)

Fuath – I (Neuropa)

Scottish band Saor are a name I have seen about although I don’t appear to have had the pleasure of hearing their two albums or catching them live. Recording wise they are helmed by Andy Marshall who has prolifically been participant in the likes of.. Read More
Britney – Britn3y (Superstar Destroyer Records)

Britney – Britn3y (Superstar Destroyer Records)

Warning, this Scottish trio of noiseniks are seriously whacky! They seem to want to be hidden by search engines between the thighs of Ms Spears and have a serious affiliation to all things beefy. This, their cunningly entitled 3rd release came with a predominantly pink.. Read More
Gloryhammer - Space 1992: Rise Of The Chaos Wizards (Napalm)

Gloryhammer – Space 1992: Rise Of The Chaos Wizards (Napalm)

Gloryhammer are not for the faint of heart. This isn’t because their music is intensely heavy or anything, but because they sing tales of legendary and epic proportions about the saviour of the intergalactic empire, Angus McFife. For those unfamiliar with the band, it is.. Read More
Party Canon – Bong Hit Hospitalisation (Gore House)

Party Canon – Bong Hit Hospitalisation (Gore House)

With a name like Party Canon, one could easily think that you would be presented with some sugar and spice pop punk band, ready to sing about the joys of proms, milkshakes and some old shite. However what you are instead presented with is the.. Read More
Falloch - This Island, Our Funeral (Candlelight)

Falloch – This Island, Our Funeral (Candlelight)

‘This Island, Our Funeral’ is the second album by the Scottish quartet comprising of Tony Dunn (Vocals, Guitar), Scott McLean (Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals), Ben Brown (Bass Guitar) and Steve Scott (Drums). I’m pretty certain that many of their countrymen should be listening to this album.. Read More