Tagged: Tool

Pile Up Festival 22/06/18 – 23/06/18 – What To Expect.

Pile Up Festival – York, England, United Kingdom. Another of Riff Media’s festivals this year, Pile Up Festival will take place at the Fibbers in the city of York this coming June and will showcase a line-up doing its very best to provide the best both in known names and...

Despereaux – ‘Hugging The Cactus’.

Despereaux – Oslo, Norway. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. It is far to say that Oslo Hardcore band Despereaux are very much as in as they are out of that very genre label. Hugging The Cactus is the band’s second release this year and to say that...

Fresh Picks: Kill The Drama Queen.

Kill The Drama Queen – Luxembourg/France/Belgium. Fresh Picks are designed to give readers all the reasons they will need to indulge in whatever facet of underground music we come across, a short – ish – take on a band or artist to entice the prospective listener with enough name-drops, genre-tags...

Underwing and The Debut ‘Kaela Upsweep’.

Underwing – Arendal, Norway. Cover photo credit: Jasmin Moriko. ‘Progressive Grunge’ is a term I hadn’t heard until I received a review request from Norway’s Underwing. To understand this I would say try to envision a concoction of vintage Red Hot Chili Peppers, Soundgarden, Audioslave, Pearl Jam and Tool. This was...

Despereaux and The ‘Cursed’ EP.

Despereaux – Oslo, Norway. Upon reading that Despereaux hailed from Norway, I expected heavy and heavy was what I indeed received but in a manner that far out-weighed the band selling themselves as simply a Hardcore band. Cursed is their third release in total and see’s the band play with their...

Fresh Picks: Kold Creature.

Kold Creature – Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. From what we can gather at Musically Fresh, Brisbane in Australia seems synonymous with much in the way of Hard Rock and the varied world of Metal music. We have been lucky enough to feature a small and growing host of the cities’ bands...