British heavy metal

Napalm Death: The Rebirth of Grind

"Napalm probably wasn’t the most popular band at that stage"

It’s not every day this upstart little writer has the opportunity to chat to two of the biggest names in the Grind Core business.

Furyon - Lost Salvation (Dream Records)

Frustrating for sure, but worth persevering with - probably.
Release Date: 
23 Feb 2015 (All day)

Brit rockers Furyon deal in the sort of sleek, darkly-tinged, grungy metal that US Radio lapped up in the dying days of the last century; Tuneful, tasteful, and at all times stylis

Venom - From the Very Depths (Spinefarm)

Not what's required...
Release Date: 
29 Jan 2015 - 11:30pm

A lot has been said about Iron Maiden’s ‘punk’ attitude in their early days; and it has to be said, most of what’s been said is rubbish.

Maverick - Quid Pro Quo (Massacre Records)

Updating the sounds of the eighties in fine style...

Despite releasing an album clothed in a knock-off eighties thrash cover and finding a home with German home of the extreme, Massacre Records, Northern Irish rockers Maveric

2014 in Review: The Heretic Order's Rotted Skull - "The Guitar Hero game was a double edged sword"

A new sound is emerging from London's squalid streets...

Hello there, How are you? As ever it falls to me to thank you for being part of our end-of-year festivities, so consider yourself duly thanked.

2014 in Review: Evil Scarecrow's Doctor Hell - "2014 has done very well for me all round. Well done 2014".

Wehugely enjoyed the Scarecrow's last contribution to the pages of Metal as Fuck, so of course we got them back for a go at our end of year Q&A!

Hail, brother, and welcome back to Metal as Fuck! For those who didn't read the headline or the teaser, please tell us who you are, and where you are from! "I am Doctor Hell.

Dave Hunt of Anaal Nathrakh: The Eternal Perspective

"Think for yourself, for god's sake."

Anaal Nathrakh are one of the most consistently terrifying bands to have ever existed.

Motörhead, The Damned - Wembley Arena, London, 08/11/14

"Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated." Mark Twain 1897

England won the World Cup at Wembley, Henry Cooper put Cassius Clay on his arse at Wembley and George Best and Bobby Charlton won

Ozzy Osbourne - Memoirs of a Madman (Epic)

Career-spanning retrospective spectacular! Or maybe not...
Release Date: 
6 Oct 2014 - 11:30pm

Released just in time to get the full benefit of 2014’s Christmas rush – whoever manages Mr Osbourne is no fool, clearly – Memoirs of a Madman is a pretty basic, entry level summation of ‘

Currently Unsigned: Fire Red Empress

We stay in the UK for the latest in our series on Independent metal acts...

Greetings, and thanks for joining in our series on the finest unsigned bands known to man.