Monthly Archives: January 2014


Nails announce 2014 European tour and London date

Nails European Tour 2014

After crushing the UK in November 2013 with sell out dates Nails are heading back for a European tour in June 2014. The tour includes a single UK date in London at Birthdays on the 26th June 2014.  Todd Jones had this to say:

"NAILS will be returning to European soil June-July 2014 to celebrate the release of Abandon All Life with our Tyrants across the Atlantic. We'll be playing legendary metal festivals such as Tuska Metal Open Air, Graspop Metal Meeting, With Full Force Festival, and Roskilde in Denmark, as well as multiple headlining shows in Germany and one in Paris. Before arriving in Europe, we will be making a stop in London to play one exclusive show in the UK. Last November we played some of the best...

By |2014-01-27T00:00:00+01:00January 27th, 2014|Featured Gigs|0 Comments

Desertfest announces day splits for 2014 Camden Festival

Desertfest 2014 day splits

The organisers behind Desertfest have today announced the splits for each of the days (see poster).  If you didn't catch the news recently Kvelertak were announced as the second headliner, and as previously announced the reformed Spirit Caravan will be headlining the Friday.  The Sunday headliner will be announced shortly.  They join the likes of Elder, Blue Pills, Master Musicians of Bukkake, Dragged Into Sunlight, Kongh, Sourvein, Barracho and many more. Desertfest takes place between the 25th and...

By |2014-01-24T00:00:00+01:00January 24th, 2014|Featured Gigs|0 Comments

Blood Ceremony announce May 2014 dates with Spiders

Blood Ceremony UK tour 2014

Blood Ceremony have announced 4 UK dates in addition to their appearance at this years Temple Festival. Last year the Toronto fourtet released "The Eldritch Dark" on Rise Above (Europe)/Metal Blade (US) to rave reviews from webzines and print magazines, and made a fair few end of year lists.  They play on the first day of Temples Festival supporting Electric Wizard and the newly announced Brutal Truth, along with Jucifer, Moss, Witchsorrow, Anaal Nathrakh, Winterfylleth, Wodenthrone, Code, and Flayed Disciple.  Tickets are available here.  In addition to Temples Festival they will play 4 UK dates with support coming from Spiders (Sweden).  The dates are as follows...

By |2014-01-24T00:00:00+01:00January 24th, 2014|Featured Gigs|0 Comments

Atlantean Kodex announce The Annihilation of Glasgow Nov 2014

Atlantean kodex the annihilation of glasgow

After releasing one of the best trad metal albums of 2013 (The White Goddess) Atlantean Kodex have announced they will be returning to the UK for The Annihilation of Glasgow on the 15th November 2014.  Not much more is known at present, ticket prices and support acts are to be confirmed but this was the announcement made earlier today:

"Then, close to the hour of midnight, all the iron gates of Glasgow burst open and emptied forth a frenzied throng that blackened the plain, so that all the visiting drinkers and revelers fled away in fright. For on the faces of this throng was writ a madness born...

By |2014-01-20T00:00:00+01:00January 20th, 2014|Featured Gigs|0 Comments

Ghouls Night Out – An Occult night with Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell

Do as thou wilt london february 2014 ASCS

Looking for something just a little bit different? Well host a monthly horror themed evening at the Lexington in Pentonville Road just down from Angel station in London.  Each month the evenings combine a mix of comedy, film, music and and anything else that takes their interest.  This February 9th 2014 sees "Do As Thou Wilt" a special night of interest to rock fans as Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovel are playing.  Not only that but there's an absolute pile of stuff going on during the evening which is hosted by metal comedian Andrew O'Neill.  Check the full details below from the press release:

Join occult comedian Andrew O'Neill as he hosts this night of spectral terror with...

By |2014-01-19T00:00:00+01:00January 19th, 2014|Featured Gigs|0 Comments

Indian – From All Purity review

Indian From All Purity review

The Blues.  When I think of the classic description of Blues Music, I think of 'My woman left me, my truck broke down, I gambled and drank my pay away and my dog went under a car'. Now add to that list of woes 'My skin got sand-blasted off, my eye-sockets got scoured out, my woman emasculated me and I was forced to eat my dog' and that just about sums up the stomach wrenching vibe I'm channeling from this opus. This is harsh, pounding...

By |2014-01-15T00:00:00+01:00January 15th, 2014|CD Reviews|0 Comments