Tagged: Metal

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Duskwood – The Forthcoming Debut Full-Length ‘Desert Queen’.

Duskwood – Yeovil, England, United Kingdom. The Hard Rock/Stoner Rock/Desert Rock epoch is one that can really go either way. You hear the words “Hard Rock” and you more often than not think of Guns N’ Roses or some mid-80’s rumble that was more about being “metal” and generally cliche...

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The Black Swamp – MS and IC Take On ‘I Am’.

The Black Swamp – Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. (Above) Photo credit: Rob Rizza LIVE – Click Here. Queensland, Australia’s The Black Swamp came to my attention at random. My interest was piqued by the process of hearing Sludge, or otherwise known as “Stoner” Metal interpreted outside of its saturated and well...

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Not Just Another Underground Compilation… An MF Exclusive Premiere.

Eye Tape Records – New Haven/Waterbury, Connecticut, USA. The internet is a wonderful place that is full of as much rubbish as it is beneficial or relevant and useful material and when it comes to music, that is especially true. We and undoubtedly yourselves have seen a exponential rise in...

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Losing Victory – ‘Break’ Single and Video release.

Losing Victory –  Exeter, England, United Kingdom. The Exeter based Losing Victory are the product of a love for riff-laden Hard Rock and “classic” Metal, strong melodies and the moodiness in world left behind by Grunge and its distorted gloom. The previous sentence is a compliment. Promise. Formed in 2013...

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Chronos – The Band and The ‘Blood River’ Single.

Chronos – Blood River, Bath/Bristol, England, United Kingdom. Photography credit – Duncan Everton. Based in and around Bath and Bristol, Chronos are a Metal band, a Metal band that since their inception are doing the very things a great deal of modern Metal bands have lost sight of. Chronos charge...

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Dead Is Forever – The ‘Open Your Eyes’ EP.

Dead Is Forever – Chester, England, United Kingdom. In March of this year, Chester based Dead Is Forever released their debut EP under the name of Open Your Eyes. Why should this matter? Well, Dead Is Forever are at base a Metalcore band, a genre that exploded in the earlier 2000’s...

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Good Riddance Guitarist Unearths Supergroup, Coercion 96 and New Track ‘Crime Spree’.

Coercion 96 – San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA. This was an email we were not expecting… Luke Pabich of seminal Santa Cruz Punks, Good Riddance has just announced the revival of side-project, Coercion 96. The band originally formed in 1996 and alongside Pabich, now features former Fury 66 bassist, Thomas...

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Circle Of Reason Release New Single & Video, ‘Questions’.

Circle Of Reason – Southampton, England, United Kingdom. Gary, Simon, Andy and Rob collectively form Southampton based Alternative Rock band, Circle Of Reason and are precisely what Alt. Rock needs. The genre is often over saturated with much of the same in the way of stylistics or simply those not...