Visigoth – Euro Tour

After their highly successful headline run earlier this year, American Heavy Metallers VISIGOTHreturn to Europe in July for a bunch of festival and club shows still promoting their latest album ‘Conqueror’s Oath’! VISIGOTH 06/07/18 UK – London – Boston Music Room 07/07/18 UK – Newcastle – Head Of Steam 08/07/18 NL – Asten – Jonosh 09/07/18 BE – Genk – Colosseum 10/07/18 DE – Hamburg – Bambi Galore 11/07/18 DE – Oldenburg – MTS LP Store 12/07/18 DE – Neukirchen – Dong Open Air 13/07/18 DE – Etzenrot – Soundcheck One 14/07/18 DE – Balingen – Bang Your Head Festival 15/07/18… Continue reading

ASG – Execution Thirst

North Carolina riff-rockers ASG share the official video for “Execution Thirst” off the impending Survive Sunrise full-length album. .Additionally, ASG have announced a US headlining tour surrounding the release of Survive Sunrise. The tour begins June 17 in Raleigh, NC, traverses through the East Coast and ends in Asheville, NC on June 30. Support provided by Lo Pan and Beitthemeans. ASG will also tour the UK in May for Desertfest and support dates with Weedeater. A full list of confirmed tour dates is available below. ASG’s sixth studio album Survive Sunrise is due out June 15th on CD/2xLP/Digital via Relapse… Continue reading

FOLLOW THE CIPHER -TRAILER #6

FOLLOW THE CIPHER released their self-titled debut album last week via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band has launched the final part of a trailer series, which shows Ken Kengström (guitars) and Viktor Carlsson (guitars) talking about the band’s vocalist, Linda Toni Grahn. Watch it here Follow The Cipher – Track Listing: 01. Enter The Cipher 02. Valkyria 03. My Soldier 04. Winterfall 05. Titan’s Call 06. The Rising 07. A Mind’s Escape 08. Play With Fire 09. I Revive 10. Starlight 11. Carolus Rex Bonus DVD 01. ‘Valkyria’ – Music Video 02. ‘Carolus Rex’ – Music Video 03. ‘A Mind’s… Continue reading

Desert Mountain Tribe – Wide Eyes

The London based alternative/indie rock trio Desert Mountain Tribe will release their second album on 1st June. ‘Om Parvat Mystery’ is co-produced by the band with James Aparicio and was recorded in London and the Faroe Islands. Najma Akhtar, the well known British singer of Indian ancestry who has previously collaborated with the likes of Page & Plant and Jah Wobble as well as making several acclaimed solo albums in her own right, features on two songs. The first single from the new album was ‘Wide Eyes’. Released in March, it has had multiple plays on BBC 6 Music, Amazing Radio and elsewhere. The song ‘High Drive’ is also out now. Formed in 2012, Desert Mountain Tribe released their debut… Continue reading

Calm for the Restless – Years

CALM FOR THE RESTLESS release their melodically dynamic and sweeping debut album, Finish What You Started, out on 24th August 2018. Nodding to InMe, Foo Fighters, Incubus and Biffy Clyro, CALM FOR THE RESTLESS offer a refreshingly unformulaic slice of the alt-rock genre with their soaring melodies, well-crafted riffs, and guitar-driven edge. CALM FOR THE RESTLESS were originally formed back in 2007 by Leon Macauley (vocals) and Martin Bradford (rhythm guitar), who were inspired to form a band while watching InMe perform in Reading. They gathered their instruments and began writing immediately. Yet due to a long period of instability,… Continue reading

Gazpacho – Hypomania

Following the release of their brand-new studio album, Soyuz, Norway’s Art-rock progressive collective, Gazpacho are releasing a new video for the track “Hypomania”. Directed by Dewi Allen, who created the clip for the earlier released “Exit Suite”, “Hypomania” is the conclusion to a visual duology and counters the calm, ethereal nature of “Exit Suite” with an emotionally raw, heavy rock track represented by the fast-paced urban based scenes. Gazpacho’s Thomas Andersen explains the song’s sentiment “’Hypomania’ is a song about someone who realises that he is in love with his own projection of someone and not the real person. He has… Continue reading

Massive Wagons – China Plates

UK five-piece anthemic rock act Massive Wagons are thrilled to announce the worldwide release of their fourth album “Full Nelson” on August 10th, via Earache Records (The Temperance Movement, Blackberry Smoke, Rival Sons). Led by the charismatic frontman Baz Mills, Massive Wagons forthcoming record “Full Nelson” showcases the evolution of the band’s song writing both sonically and lyrically. From the rock driven opener “Under No Illusion” to the bluesy feel of “Sunshine Smile”, from the slower, passionate and heart-felt “Northern Boy” to the heavier “Robot (Trust In Me)”, this is an album of crafted songs and intense performance. “Robot (Trust In Me)” was also produced by Mike Exeter (Black Sabbath, Judas Priest). Continue reading

Dorian Sorriaux – Hungry Ghost

Many young players look to the guitar heroes of the 60’s and 70’s for inspiration, but very few are able to channel their influences as mesmerisingly as Dorian Sorriaux. When the young French guitarist burst onto the scene with rockers Blues Pills, he displayed an incredible maturity and expressiveness as a musician that was captured on their 2014 self-titled debut. Comparisons with legendary bluesmen Peter Green and Paul Kossoff weren’t hyperbole; you could hear their quality in Dorian’s playing touch. Now, following the success of Blues Pills’ second album ‘Lady In Gold’, Dorian Sorriaux is revealing surprising new depths to… Continue reading

Hightown Parade – Silhouette

Following the success of debut single release “Choose” in November 2017 (which spent 10 weeks on the Planet Rock playlist), Brighton based Hightown Parade are set to release follow up single “Silhouette”. Presenting the positive theme of self belief outweighing and counteracting self hate, “Silhouette” is 3 minutes of instantly memorable driving rock. Featuring the precocious talents of front man Chris Payn, Galen Stapley’s eccentric guitar, Chris Sampson’s guitar and piano and Bassist Io Kaloudi. Hightown Parade create bold, theatrical and infectious radio friendly rock.  “Silhouette” was mixed by Chris Sheldon (Biffy Clyro, Feeder, Foo Fighters). With more touring planned throughout 2018,… Continue reading