Metalheim IV, Day One - Nosturi, Helsinki, 11/10/13

The first night of Metalheim IV stormed forth with a night of quality metal from the Nordic region. Held at Nosturi in Helsinki, the evening was headlined by Thyrfing and Einherjer, with notable tributes made to Quorthon (Bathory). Other notable performances of the night included local band Shear, headlined by the talented Alexa Leroux, and the new solo project of Tuomas Saukkonen, Wolfheart.

*** OFFICIAL VIDEO *** Queen V - "Cry Your Eyes Out"

"Cry Your Eyes Out" taken from the upcoming album, THE DECADE OF QUEEN V, available June 25th 2013! Pre-order now at


Lord Dying- Summon The Faithless (Relapse Records)

Tasty American Sludge...
Release Date: 
9 Jul 2013 (All day)

I'm not sure about you, but when I hear the words Relapse Records I can only think of one thing, and that is the down-tuned sludgey riffage of label sta

Goblin, Billboard The Venue, Melbourne - 14/07/2013

Goblin terrified Melbourne with their inimitable Giallo classics on a chilly Sunday night. Goblin creep, bolt and stalk from the very heart of metal itself…

Without Goblin, we’d be without metal. Well, not entirely, but metal as we currently understand it.

Dead Deities- Valley of the Giants (Own Label)

Melodically tinged metal with a social conscience...

When I recived the press release that touted Aussie band Dead Deities as a platform for activism, I couldn't help but feel a touch dubious.

Immension Rising - An interview with Jake Kearsley

Immension are fast emerging, with their sophomore EP 'The Enemy Within' being released on 12th August.

The unsigned UK metal scene is rife with bands that want to be the new Maiden, or the new Sabbath.