It’s that time of the week again when we round up the very best in new rock and metal. And March madness is in full swing with a plethora of fist-pumping anthems to usher in spring. Veterans Michael Schenker and Toto (pictured) return to fly the flag for the old guard. And new kids on the […]
@Hard Rock Hell United, Pwllheli, North Wales, March 15 2015 They could have opted for trad metal, sleazy glam or chorus-laden AOR to being the curtain down on Hard Rock Hell United. Instead, it was Scouse crossover thrash reprobates SSS who ensured that three days of partying went out with a bang, rather than a […]
@Hard Rock Hell United, Pwllheli, North Wales, March 13 2015 They took some time off to, “you know, chill” according to guitarist/vocalist Chris Astley. So after 20 years away from the thrash metal scene, Xentrix must be feeling pretty relaxed. However, the band who ripped through their Friday Hammerfest slot didn’t look like they’ve spent […]
@Hard Rock Hell United, Pwllheli, North Wales, March 14, 2015 Sigiriya clearly had some old friends in the audience at this Stoner Stage show, with the Welsh band playing in their homeland, if not their home town. And by the end of their stomping, gas guzzling set, they’d certainly gained a few more. Why? Because […]
@Hard Rock Hell United, Pwllheli, North Wales, March 14 2015 Not since Iron Monkey came crawling out of Nottingham have a UK act made sludge that sounds as vicious – and viscous – as that chewed up and spat out by Hang The Bastard.
Quireboys frontman Spike has admitted it’s too soon to decide the future of his new band after the tragic death of former Free man Andy Fraser last night. Spike’s Free House – the supergroup due to feature Fraser, Simon Kirke, Thunder’s Luke Morley, Magnum’s Mark Stanway and the Geordie frontman – was booked to play […]