Live Reviews

Steve Hackett (Steve Hackett T... Steve Hackett (Steve Hackett T...
Sun May 14 2017
A stunning performance from ex-Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett showing exactly why this gig was a sell out.
While She Sleeps (While She Sl... While She Sleeps (While She Sl...
Wed May 3 2017
While She Sleeps head for London on the weekend their third studio album was released to do what they do best. Bring havoc and chaos live.
Deafheaven (Deafheaven Europea... Deafheaven (Deafheaven Europea...
Wed May 3 2017
Deafheaven return to London to play a very special show at KOKO. As intense and atmospheric live as you can hope for.
Zeal & Ardor (Zeal & Ardor - L... Zeal & Ardor (Zeal & Ardor - L...
Wed May 3 2017
Zeal & Ardor take to the live stage for only the third time as they mesmerise an awe-struck Underworld in London.

Gojira (Gojira UK Tour 2017)

Code Orange (Gojira UK Tour 2017)

Helmet (Helmet UK Tour 2017)

Trivium (Trivium UK Tour 2017)

Sikth (Trivium UK Tour 2017)

Dropkick Murphys (Dropkick Mur...

Black Peaks (Black Peaks UK To...

Avenged Sevenfold (Avenged Sev...

Disturbed (Avenged Sevenfold U...

In Flames (Avenged Sevenfold U...

Clutch (Clutch UK 2016)

Kvelertak (Kvelertak UK Tour W...

Bullet For My Valentine (Bulle...

Killswitch Engage (Bullet For ...

Alter Bridge (Alter Bridge UK ...


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CD Reviews

Martyr Defiled - Young Gods
Martyr Defiled delve into further depths of extremity on their new record.
Malevolence - Self Supremacy
The bruisers from Steel City come out swinging on album number two.
Fit For An Autopsy - The Great...
"There is no progress, when forward motion's just a test of another mans lust for greed"
Mastodon - Emperor Of Sand
Mastodon once again produce a record of such startling quality you cannot help but become hooked. Album of the year contender for sure.

Patrons - As Above, So Below

Damned - Damned Damned Damned

Me And That Man - Songs Of Lov...

KXM - Scatterbrain

Zeal & Ardor - Devil Is Fine

Lecherous Gaze - One Fifteen

Provoker - the long defeat

Power Trip - Nightmare Logic

Morta Skuld - Wounds Deeper Th...

Slyde - Back Again

Blackfield - Blackfield V

AFI - AFI (The Blood Album)

Burn Damage - Age Of Vultures

Energy - Apparition Sound

Betraying The Martyrs - The Re...


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Download Festival Preview: Part 2
The second part of our preview coverage this year focuses on the three headliners including some of your own views!
Download Festival Preview: Part 1
The first of four previews as we gear towards the best festival on the calendar every year. DONINGTON, we're coming for you!
Desertfest 2017 Review: Part 2
Sunday at Desertfest this year proved to be a very special occasion for more than one reason. Arguably the biggest day in the history of this event.
Desertfest 2017 Review: Part 1
We run through all the bands we checked out across both the Friday and Saturday at Desertfest 2017. Riffs, riffs and riffs.


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