British heavy metal

Iron Maiden - The Book of Souls (Parlophone)

Massive in all respects.
Release Date: 
3 Sep 2015 - 11:30pm

The sixteenth Iron Maiden studio album. Possibly – though hopefully not – the last.

Motörhead - Bad Magic (UDR Music/Motörhead Music)

Studio album number twenty-two from the greatest rock n' roll band in history. Not the greatest heavy metal band - the greatest rock n' roll band...
Release Date: 
28 Aug 2015 (All day)

They have come to define modern rock n' roll and even transcended it to many degrees, they've influenced some of the biggest names in heavy music today who all speak of Lemmy in re

Screaming Eagles - Stand Up and Be Counted (Off Yer Rocka Recordings)

Screamin' an' bleedin'... Bleedin' great that is!

Northern Irish metalheads Screaming Eagles are surely a band born outta time.

Hellbastard - Feral (PATAC Records)

Ripping crust and feral thrash...
Release Date: 
16 Jul 2015 - 11:30pm

Difficult. That’s why we love ‘em, of course, but there’s no denying that the latest album from UK crust Gods Hellbastard is heavy going. 

Stormzone - Seven Sins (Metal Nation Records)

An exciting metallic melange...
Release Date: 
3 Aug 2015 (All day)

Northern Irish metallians Stormzone are an enticing proposition; Seven Sins is the band’s fifth album, and finds the band laregely in fine form, doing what they do best, w

Eradikator - Edge of Humanity (Divebomb/Tribunal)

Straightforward - though very pleasing - thrash from the Black Country...

Brummie thrashers Eradikator are, quite frankly superb.

Paradise Lost - The Plague Within (Century Media)

A masterclass in misery...

Just seconds into The Plague Within, Bradford miserablists Paradise Lost’s fourteenthth studio full lengther, you know you’ve been given a very special record.

Crom Dubh - Heimweh (Van Records)

Stirring, evocative black metal from London...
Release Date: 
23 Apr 2015 - 11:30pm

London based black metalllers Crom Dubh (say it out loud as Crom Doo), named as they are for an obscure Celtic idol, look unsurprisingly very much to times immemorial for the inspi

Judas Priest - Defenders of the Faith 30th Anniversary Edition (Sony)

Better late than never...

A number of question surround this reissue; Heralded as a ‘30th anniversary special edition’, the album has actually been re-released over 31 years after its initial appearance, whilst hardcore fan

Carcass: From The Trenches to the Summit

"There Was No Shortage of Ideas for Surgical Steel"

In terms of come-backs (as lame as that term is) Liverpool natives and pioneers of extreme metal, Carcass, hands down, take out the gold star.