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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
The Prophecy – Origins (Ascension Music)

The Prophecy – Origins (Ascension Music)

The Prophecy eh, nobody foretold their return. Well I was surprised at any rate until I luckily found their new album Origins nestling in my junk folder among all the others needy for review. Naturally I grabbed it straight away as the Halifax doom crew.. Read More
Paradise Lost – Medusa (Nuclear Blast)

Paradise Lost – Medusa (Nuclear Blast)

Now, if you thought that the veteran gothic/doom metalers had gone back to basics with 2015’s ‘The Plague Within’, wait until you hear this gnarly little fucker. Almost completely devoid of PL’s more grandiose leanings, ‘Medusa’ is certainly their heaviest album to date, but as.. Read More
Vallenfyre – Fear Those Who Fear Him (Century Media)

Vallenfyre – Fear Those Who Fear Him (Century Media)

Crust, death, doom, dirt fans rejoice Yorkshire’s finest purveyors of filth Vallenfyre are back with album number three. Really this lot should need no introduction at all. Spearheaded by Gregor Mackintosh (Paradise Lost) and Hamish Glencross (ex My Dying Bride) this reminds us of the.. Read More
Warhorns Festival – The Venue Selby 16-17/9/16 Day 1

Warhorns Festival – The Venue Selby 16-17/9/16 Day 1

Day 1  Keeping things pagan, Viking and folky with lashings of doom, death and blackness Warhorns Festival has established itself as a great little event over the last few years moving from York to Selby in the process. It brings a mix of people and.. Read More
Hryre – From Mortality to Infinity (Code666)

Hryre – From Mortality to Infinity (Code666)

This atmospheric black metal album draws inspiration from nature and the English countryside, and specifically West Yorkshire whence Hryre come. I use the word “whence” because this is the kind of word that Hryre would use. There’s no plain Yorkshire here but a kind of.. Read More
Darkher – Realms (Prophecy)

Darkher – Realms (Prophecy)

We have been waiting patiently to be taken into Dark(h)er Realms with this debut album following on from sublime EP release The Kingdom Field in 2014. Luckily a couple of enchanting live performances at Doom Over London and with Ahab have bridged the gap between.. Read More
Interview - Warhorns Festival

Interview – Warhorns Festival

The small but perfectly formed Warhorns festival has become a bit of a highlight over the last few years. Nestled deep in Viking country in Selby, North Yorkshire, a short stone’s throw from historic York/Jorvik, it has a warmth and enthusiasm rare these days and.. Read More
Blind Haze - The Quick or the Damned (S/R)

Blind Haze – The Quick or the Damned (S/R)

Now fully ready and willing for our critique and marching forward out of the starting blocks with a pack of 20 and a case of special brew, Blind Haze are from Leeds, UK and features  ex-members of another Yorkshire riff machine Asomvel. Blind Haze are.. Read More
Hamerex - The Last Ride (IX Music)

Hamerex – The Last Ride (IX Music)

Finally, Yorkshire’s Hamerex have delivered a release I knew they could! That’s not to detract or belittle their previous material which has been covered on this site a few times before, no, but they have gone and developed and delivered a release that’s been on.. Read More
Darkher – The Kingdom Field (Prophecy)

Darkher – The Kingdom Field (Prophecy)

This is a most welcome discovery by Prophecy that seemed to come out of nowhere but actually comes to us from West Yorkshire where everything is a bit on the darkh side. This is a project from singer songwriter Jayn H. Wissenberg and she has.. Read More