WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Martin’s Album Of The Month July 2022

Wonders - The Fragments Of Wonders I have been listening to The Fragments Of Wonders album by WONDERS quite a lot this month, not only from the comforts of my desk whilst I continue to primarily work from home but also when I do make that rare trip into the office in my car and … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Martin’s Album Of The Month July 2022

EP REVIEW: Fate of the Fallen – Purify

Everyone knows that metal has its foundations within the industrial factories surrounded by smoke, steam and steel. Not bound solely to the Midlands, industrial towns and cities across the UK have always spawned additional bands into the maelstrom over the course of time. Now from the Northwest of England comes a new beast by the … Continue reading EP REVIEW: Fate of the Fallen – Purify

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Martin’s Half-Way Choices – New Nostalgia, Delightful Discoveries & Eurovision Euphoria

Woah we're halfway there...Woah...Living On A Prayer/Lizard On A Chair/ Falling Down The Stairs? Omit as necessary! I have selected some of my favourites from the year so far, granted there has been a whole plethora of music released this year but these selections stood out for me and I keep finding myself playing them … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: Martin’s Half-Way Choices – New Nostalgia, Delightful Discoveries & Eurovision Euphoria

ALBUM REVIEW: Victorius – Dinosaur Warfare Pt.2 – The Great Ninja War!

Dinosaurs, Ninjas and Power Metal? If this makes you as excited as I am then you are going to love this! Step into an alternate reality where humanity is under attack by an evil space ninja clan. Our protectors: the mystical and magical Dinogods. Herein lies the next instalment from VICTORIUS with their new album … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Victorius – Dinosaur Warfare Pt.2 – The Great Ninja War!

ALBUM REVIEW: Def Leppard – Diamond Star Halos

It’s been almost a year since the mighty DEF LEPPARD released their Volume Three boxset which contained studio albums from the 2000’s along with some unreleased content. This consisted of some covers from their influences and some recordings of these performed live too. On the back of this the band drawn from their inspirations and … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Def Leppard – Diamond Star Halos

ALBUM REVIEW: The Big Deal – First Bite

Last year our appetites were whetted with a diverse selection of covers from the likes of NIGHTWISH, ABBA and EUROPE all performed by an unknown act. This new group had an instantly memorable name and showed signs of something fresh, interesting and left us hungry for more. Here we present First Bite the debut album … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: The Big Deal – First Bite

ALBUM REVIEW: Trick Or Treat – Creepy Symphonies

Trick or Treat? The age-old question asked by children the world over on Halloween night. Originating from yesteryear in order to appease the souls of the dead by acting out a small performance or reciting verse. Whilst this practice is more common in the month of October, Italian power metallers TRICK OR TREAT have brought … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Trick Or Treat – Creepy Symphonies

ALBUM REVIEW: Shewolf – SheWolf

Return once more to the wilderness. Embrace your inner wolf, be that much more primal, and join SHEWOLF across the wilderness that is their debut self-titled album. There is certainly the element of theatrical mystery and mystique about SHEWOLF. The line-up consists of Angel Wolf-Black as The Shaman who is joined by her wolfpack: The … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Shewolf – SheWolf

LIVE REPORT: INTERNATIONAL WOMEN OF ROCK TOUR Feat. Alia Tempora & Control The Storm @ Whittle’s, Manchester 24/03/2022

Whittle’s Oldham was the location for my first concert of the year, and it was also my first visit to this venue too.  As a venue it certainly has a good welcoming vibe, wonderful décor (massive artwork of DAVID BOWIE & OZZY OSBOURNE is always appreciated along with nods to other Rock royalty) plenty of … Continue reading LIVE REPORT: INTERNATIONAL WOMEN OF ROCK TOUR Feat. Alia Tempora & Control The Storm @ Whittle’s, Manchester 24/03/2022