Shardborne to release debut album in July


Irish instrumental prog metallers Shardborne – who play the PlanetMosh-backed Perverting The Innocent festival later this year – are to release their full-length debut, ‘Living Bridges’, via Out On A Limb Records on July 10 .

The band said of the album – the follow up to their 2011 ‘Aeonian Sequence’ EP: “[It’s] progressive metal drawing influence from many genres such as

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Ginger Wildheart – Songs & Words – Manchester 09/05/2015


Way back in 1939 Winston Churchill described the Russians as being “a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.” I can’t help thinking this is also an apt description of Ginger Wildheart’s Songs and Words show.

It’s not a gig, It’s not stand-up comedy. It’s not theatre. It’s not literature. It’s not any of thoseWay back in 1939 Winston Churchill described the Russians as being “a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.” I can’t help thinking this is also an apt description of Ginger Wildheart‘s Songs and Words show. Ginger Wildheart – Manchester 2015 It’s not a gig, It’s not stand-up comedy. It’s not theatre. It’s not literature. It’s not any of those things but somehow it manages to be all of them at the same time. Occasionally it could even be described as a talking therapy session for Mr. Wildheart with the audience as (avid) listeners. It’s basically a story, the story of Ginger’s life in music between the formation of the Wildhearts in late 1989 and the completion of his 555% pledge campaign in 2012. Over the years there have been so many rumours, stories and lies that Ginger decided the best way to put the record straight was to go out and tell it like it was himself. Set in a shabby-chic, quirky, historic all-seated venue the stage is almost bare. Two acoustic guitars and two microphone stands wait to be used. There is one table to stage left belonging to Jase Edwards containing beer and a laptop and […]

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New Release from Steve ‘N’ Seagulls “Farm Machine” On Spinefarm Records International


With over 12 million YouTube views for their take on AC/DC’s ThunderstruckSteve’N’Seagulls bring their unique style to the UK for a run of shows to celebrate the release of their debut album Farm Machine on Spinefarm Records.

Barnyard Boogiemen STEVE’N’SEAGULLS, go from Viral Sensation to signed act with over 12 million Youtube views for

Thunderstruck

https://youtu.be/e4Ao-iNPPUc

Steve’N’Seagulls bring their unique styleWith over 12 million YouTube views for their take on AC/DC’s ThunderstruckSteve’N’Seagulls bring their unique style to the UK for a run of shows to celebrate the release of their debut album Farm Machine on Spinefarm Records. Barnyard Boogiemen STEVE’N’SEAGULLS, go from Viral Sensation to signed act with over 12 million Youtube views for Thunderstruck Steve’N’Seagulls bring their unique style to the UK for a run of shows including two performances at the Great Escape Festival in Brighton on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th to celebrate the release of their debut album Farm Machine What became a genuine international phenomenon actually started out on a farm in central Finland; in a barn, to be precise… There, in said barn, a bunch of like-minded countrymen—with the emphasis on “country”—played a customized version of AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck,” wearing the daftest outfits they could find. They filmed the event, posted the results on YouTube, and within a couple of weeks, the clip had accumulated over five million views. It’s now topped out at 12 million. Pretty impressive, right? For Steve ‘N’ Seagulls, this was a bolt from the blue, but then, as history shows us, the greatest stories ever told tend to start in a […]

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Enter Shikari announce new single and video


New single ‘Torn Apart – 8th June 
‘Best British Band’ and ‘Best Single’ nominations at Kerrang! Awards

Enter Shikari this week release a video for the track ‘Torn Apart’, directed by Mike Tyler who was also responsible for the video for the band’s previous single ‘Anaesthetist’. Check it out here:

https://youtu.be/xndh_CwGCn8

The track is the third “proper” single from the UK Top 10 album ‘The Mindsweep’, andNew single ‘Torn Apart – 8th June 
‘Best British Band’ and ‘Best Single’ nominations at Kerrang! Awards Enter Shikari this week release a video for the track ‘Torn Apart’, directed by Mike Tyler who was also responsible for the video for the band’s previous single ‘Anaesthetist’. Check it out here: The track is the third “proper” single from the UK Top 10 album ‘The Mindsweep’, and follows hot on the heels of the announcement of Enter Shikari’s nominations for ‘Best British Band’ and ‘Best Single’ (for ‘Anaesthetist’) in this year’s Kerrang! Magazine Awards. ‘The Mindsweep’ was released in January 2015 through Ambush Reality / Play It Again Sam Recordings and is the fourth full-length studio album from Enter Shikari since forming at school in 2003. Since the album’s release, the band have undertaken a sold out UK tour (that culminated in two nights at London’s Roundhouse) and comprehensive treks around both Europe and North America. They are just about to embark on a tour of Australia and their eighth trip to Russia, before beginning an exhausting UK / European festival season that will see them headline the Second Stage at Download Festival, headline NASS Festival, and play headline / high-profile slots at the likes of Glastonbury, T In The Park, Rock Am Ring / […]

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Death Angel to release ‘A Thrashumentary’ DVD and live album. Playing UK shows this August


San Francisco Bay Area thrash veterans DEATH ANGEL are pleased to announce the release of ‘A Thrashumentary’. The DVD release was directed, shot and edited by Tommy Jones(KATAKLYSM, SOILWORK, LAMB OF GOD, CARCASS, TESTAMENT) of Videohammer Studios . It will be released on July 17th via Nuclear Blast Records. The release will also include aSan Francisco Bay Area thrash veterans DEATH ANGEL are pleased to announce the release of ‘A Thrashumentary’. The DVD release was directed, shot and edited by Tommy Jones(KATAKLYSM, SOILWORK, LAMB OF GOD, CARCASS, TESTAMENT) of Videohammer Studios . It will be released on July 17th via Nuclear Blast Records. The release will also include a full live album entitled ‘The Bay Calls for Blood’. “It is with great excitement that I finally get to share this DEATH ANGEL news,” comments vocalist Mark Osegueda. “’A Thrashumentary’ is finally complete and ready for release this summer! The film tells the story of DEATH ANGEL from our inception to the present day. With many guest appearances by some of our peers, and contemporaries who happen to be some of the most respected players in the genre. It covers the highs, lows and highs again of the band and the thrash metal movement. A must have for any metal fan!” “The even better news is ‘A Thrashumentary’ will be accompanied by an official live album called ‘The Bay Calls for Blood’, which was recorded in our hometown of San Francisco! We are so proud of this recording and performance that we decided to release it […]

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Forever Never release new video single and announce slots at Isle of Wight and Y Not? Festival


Essex Metallic Rockers in FOREVER NEVER have not only released a stellar new single that’s currently being playlisted on Kerrang! Radio and was featured as Front Magazine’s video of the day, but they’ve only gone and announced two killer Festival slots for 2015.

Forever Never will be performing at Y Not? Festival alongside the likes ofEssex Metallic Rockers in FOREVER NEVER have not only released a stellar new single that’s currently being playlisted on Kerrang! Radio and was featured as Front Magazine’s video of the day, but they’ve only gone and announced two killer Festival slots for 2015. Forever Never will be performing at Y Not? Festival alongside the likes of Snoop Dogg, Don Broco and Young Guns, and will also be performing at the prestigious Isle of Wight Festival alongside Blur, Basement Jaxx, Hacktivist and more. Forever Never’s new single ‘Never Giving Up’ can be heard for the next few weeks on Johnny Doom’s radio show over at Kerrang! Radio, and Alex Baker will be spinning it, too. Their video was filmed by Sitcom Soldiers

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The Darkness announce uk tour


The Darkness are pleased to announce the Blast of Our Kind tour.

The Blast of Our Kind tour will commence on November 30th in Norwich and culminate in a triumphant show at London’s Roundhouse on December 20th. It is the first, and a golden, opportunity for enthusiasts to see The Darkness on their own stage inThe Darkness are pleased to announce the Blast of Our Kind tour. The Blast of Our Kind tour will commence on November 30th in Norwich and culminate in a triumphant show at London’s Roundhouse on December 20th. It is the first, and a golden, opportunity for enthusiasts to see The Darkness on their own stage in support of the new, fourth album ‘Last of Our Kind’. ‘Last of Our Kind’ is an album of unparalleled beauty and power. It is to be released on June 1st, at which point children and adults alike will rejoice. The first single ‘Open Fire’ has already been unveiled and the video, directed by Simon Emmett, is currently lording over the internet, stamping it’s scaly feet and pecking at cyber grubs like a magnificent peacock. http://smarturl.it/openfirevid The album also features ‘Barbarian’, which was released as a ‘teaser track’, with a brutally beguiling animated lyric video illustrated by Nick Roche. http://smarturl.it/barbarianvid Blast of Our Kind will be The Darkness’ first UK tour since 2013. Those in attendance will be awestruck by the all-new material and downright delighted by the early works as The Darkness rip through their repertoire of ruddy great songs with new drummer Rufus […]

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