Category: Featured Bands
As I'm sure you must have heard last August the band Baroness were involved in an accident when their bus crashed off a bridge whilst on their UK tour. The band have been left with some SERIOUS medical bills and so a month later Loopy Fiasco (Baroness sound engineer), Rennie Jaffe (Manager of Relapse Records) and Nath (Baroness web dude) set out as friends of the band to do whatever they...
Swedish Death Metallers ENTRAILS have just released the first song from their upcoming third album Raging Death!
According to the Metal Blade website:
"Entrails completed the recordings for their much anticipated upcoming third album, Raging Death! The album was recorded in different studios: the drum recordings took place at the Racetrack studios while the basis recordings were done at Jimmy Lundqvist’s own The Crypt recording...
London based Pure Negative are offering up their new album for the price of.....free! That's right you can now download their album Insert [Twist] Pull from their bandcamp for the princely sum of naught pence, nada, zip, zilch!! We suggest checking it out first, and if you like the sound of it why not chuck them the price of a pint, everyone's a winner. The album was recorded, mixed and produced by Dan Foord (of Sikth) at Lord and Manor studios, mastered by Russ Russell at Loud as Feck and features...
Norway's Altaar have just released the second teaser for their new self titled album which is due out on 26th February.
The journey began back in 2007. After the dissolution of JR Ewing, Andreas Tylden (also known from One Tail, One Head) established the solo-project Altaar. In the shadows of Vår Frelsers graveyard in Oslo, the cassette "Dødsønske" was recorded. The result was a brooding mixture of black metal, doom, noise, ambient and drone.
"I had the need to create music with a broad emotional register, to break from the conventions of earlier methods I used to employ." – Tylden
Soon after, the art-academy graduate and noise-musician Sten Ove Toft (Ryfylke, Faux Pas) was initiated into...
In a few hours' time American band Huntress will pop their British live cherry in a small club beside the seaside. As the band begin setting up for soundcheck, a tiny figure in a dark hoodie glides past in the semi-darkness. This is no ghostly apparition but their leader and self-proclaimed witch, singer Jill Janus. She is petite and pretty with piercing eyes and bright blonde hair. You may have seen her. A lot of her. She is not shy about using her good looks in the band's promotional material. Even in civvies-type gear she is striking, and takes a seat on a large couch with a comedic plastic skeleton looking down on her from the bright purple wall. It is almost Hallowe'en and spirits are most definitely high.
Jill has no worries about the first gig on these shores...