NWOBHM

Praying Mantis - Legacy (Frontiers Music)

Time tells no lies... and it still hasn't defeated Praying Mantis!
Release Date: 
20 Aug 2015 - 11:30pm

New Wave of British Heavy Metal stalwarts Praying Mantis have been releasing high quality rock music through four decades now, and it’s a great thing to be able to report that, in

Raven - ExtermiNation (SPV/Steamhammer)

When it's good...
Release Date: 
26 Apr 2015 - 11:30pm

NWoBHM stalwarts Raven keep plugging away, moving into their forty first year as a band still sounding as unhinged as they did all those years ago when they released thundersome ch

Night Demon – Curse of the Damned (Steamhammer/SPV)

This is for those that want to bang their head and throw horns up in the air while sporting denim and leather and shiny studded wrist bands.
Release Date: 
25 Jan 2015 - 12:17pm

Night Demon is a three piece from California belting out classic metal stylings; this is their debut full length release after having previously released a self-t

Black Trip - Goin' Under (Steamhammer/SPV)

70s rock, faithfully rendered...
Release Date: 
6 Jul 2014 - 11:30pm

Sweden's Black Trip love the records they grew up with - and they've gone a released an album that reflects this love in the form of Goin' Under.

Blood of Kings - Starvation (Tridroid Reissue)

In case you missed it first time around...
Release Date: 
21 May 2014 - 11:30pm

Originally released last year, this debut album from Seattle’s Blood of Kings is getting the vinyl reissue treatment courtesy of Tridroid Records.

Vardis - Vigilante (Nemo me Impune Lacessit) (Hoplite Records)

A nice opportunity to step back in time...

This reissue of NWoBHM ‘legends’ Vardis’ 1986 album Vigilante comes as a presager to an all new album slated for release later in the year, and as an amuse-bouche for that

Satan with Ranger @ PRKL Club (Helsinki, FI), 5 Apr 2014

After over thirty years of gigs, Newcastle's Satan finally made it to Finland to a reception they never expected. The downstairs of the inner-Helsinki PRKL bar was packed with fans full of sheer violent passion in finally seeing Satan play live in their hometown.

Since 1979, Satan have been bringing their NWOBHM sound to the masses.

Satan (UK) with Ranger - PRKL, Helsinki, 05/04/14

As the crowd prepared for Satan to enter the stage at PRKL on Friday night, I stood at the front of the crowd armed with my camera to snap a few shots and politely leave the mosh-pit. Though the energetic crowd-surfers for opening local speed-metallers Ranger were a preview, that was nothing compared to the forward push of the sweaty mass of vest-clad metalheads fist-pumping and screaming for their NWOBHM heroes on the Helsinki stage.

Neuronspoiler's Tim Barclay - "We wanted it to be fairly epic from the start"

Metal as Fuck chats with Neuronspoiler hard-hitter Tim Barclay about Emergence, working with Guillermo 'Will' Maya and the bands inspiration and progression.

Two months on from the release of their debut album Emergence, Neuronspoiler's very own Tim Barclay told Metal as Fuck he was '