Sonic Hearts Foundation – Into Forever EP

We first featured Sonic Hearts Foundation last year as part of our New Band Spotlight section and it seems the band have continued their reluctance to toe the line with the norm; a reputation reinfor...

Jeff Hanneman RIP (1964 – 2013)

It was announced today that Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman has passed away as a result of liver failure. He was 49. Jeff had been outside of the band’s recent performances as a result of contra...

Being caught in a mosh with Anthrax at Barrowlands

So, way back when – well way back 20 years ago – I was just a young lad who loved music. In particular metal. Coming to the end of the school years I fell in with a group of two or three guys and our...

HIM – Tears on Tape (Limited Edition)

For a band to continue to engage its audience and keep its fans from leaving them behind to seek something new, it needs to evolve its sound. It doesn’t have to be anything radical, but some ex...