Juno Reactor – Let’s Turn On

The Mutant Theatre is named for the stage show that I was originally contacted to create for the 2016 Ozora Festival. I always wanted to have a big show, a Barbarella meets Pan’s Labyrinth tableau with a sci-fi edge, set to trance and psytrance music; a huge, Las Vegas-style spectacle for the eyes, ears and imagination. We have staged The Mutant Theatre many times since and it has developed with each show. ‘Let’s Turn On’ was inspired by the 3000 LED, wifi controlled costume designed by Sasha of Stigma [one of the dance troupes that comprise The Mutant Theatre]. It… Continue reading

Treat – “Build The Love”

Building on the success of their most recent albums, ‘Coup de Grace’ (2010) and ‘Ghost of Graceland’ 2016), which were both released after the band’s reunion in 2006, the return of Treat has been warmly welcomed by fans and critics alike. Their brand new album, ’Tunguska’, is packed with riveting rockers and seductive, soul searching melodic rock songs, and was recorded on a wave of renewed creativity that will be highly anticipated by their fanbase. But what is ‘Tunguska’? “The album title is a reference to a mysterious large explosion that took place in Siberia in 1908, but metaphorically and… Continue reading

Runescarred – A Darker Man

Progressive groove metal band RUNESCARRED have teamed up with Svbterranean to stream a video for their song “A Darker Man”. The track is taken from their upcoming EP We Are, which will be released on June 29th. Vocalist Ven Scott commented “‘A Darker Man’ is a cathartic song for me. Lyrically, I drew from probably one of the heaviest and most disappointing times I have gone through with my art. In the last year many accusations and fingers were waggled in my face and I started questioning my own motives and actions. “Was this the right thing to do?” “Did I… Continue reading

THE ABSENCE – Thought & Memory

Having returned with a vengeance from an eight-year hiatus via their acclaimed comeback album A Gift For The Obsessed, the Tampa, Florida-based melodic death metal powerhouse THE ABSENCE has announced its first tour in support of the record, which will see the group join forces with Exmortus and Hatchet for three weeks before headlining another week’s worth of shows. A full list of the group’s upcoming dates can be seen below. Says vocalist Jamie Stewart, “We are beyond excited to hit the road with these great bands, and we are very much looking forward to unleashing our new songs live. It’s… Continue reading

Vega – Let’s Have Fun Tonight

‘Let’s Have Fun Tonight’ is the new single by UK melodic rock stalwarts VEGA and is taken from their recently released fifth album, ‘Only Human’. Self-produced by the group and mixed/mastered by Harry Hess (of Harem Scarem), the twelve songs that comprise ‘Only Human’ see VEGA take their songwriting and musicianship to the next level. VEGA will perform at the Wildfire Festival in Scotland on 23rd June, then hit the road for a UK tour. Confirmed dates are as follows : 23.06.18  WISTON, LANARKSHIRE Wildfire Festival 28.06.18  MANCHESTER Ruby Lounge 29.06.18  NEWCASTLE Riverside 30.06.18  GLASGOW Stereo 05.07.18  CARDIFF Fuel 06.07.18 … Continue reading

Static Fires – Black Velvet

UK Alt Rock crew STATIC FIRES continue their climb with the release of their mesmerising debut album, Thirteen, out on Friday 10th August. The ascending riff merchants have also just released a new video for ‘Black Velvet’, and you can watch it here There is truly something in the water in South Wales, as year after year, this relatively small area of the UK has produced a cornucopia of premium talent. The next band aiming to add to this already impressive list are STATIC FIRES. Making their way out of Swansea, STATIC FIRES are a striking four piece that have… Continue reading

ASILA release new video for their second single “Ignite”

South African alternative rock band Asila have released the live performance video for their second single Ignite Taken from their forthcoming debut album Acid Rain which is set for release later this year. The video was shot over the last three years at various shows in Johannesburg as well as the multiple practice studios they’ve used. Band statement: “It’s a very personal video for us because it reminds us of how we’ve grown as friends and musicians and as a band. Ignite is a song about empowerment and growth. The video is an honest reflection of who we are and… Continue reading