FESTIVAL REVIEW: Damnation Festival and a Night of Salvation 2023 Live at Bowlers Exhibition Centre


 

This year’s Damnation Festival is the second since it has returned to its original home of Manchester after many years at the University of Leeds. The festival had outgrown the confines of its erstwhile venue and now takes place at Manchester’s Bowlers Exhibition Centre across three large stages. Continue reading


Amenra, Forbidden, Primitive Man, Eternal Champion, Blackwater Holylight, and More Booked for North West Terror Fest – Early Bird Tickets Now Live


Seattle’s North West Terror Fest has now announced all of the acts to appear at its 2024 edition. The full lineup includes Amenra, Forbidden, Primitive Man, Eternal Champion, Blackwater Holylight, Undergang, Weekend Nachos, Brat, Repulsion, and others. See the full bill and details below.

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Desertfest Berlin 2024 Announces First Acts, Including Amenra, Pigsx7, and more


The Berlin wing of doom, stoner, psych, and sludge festival, Desertfest Berlin, has just announced the first batch of live acts for its 2024 edition. Freshly added bands include Amenra, Osees, the Brant Bjork Trio, and others. For ticket information and a full list of additions, keep reading.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Bosco Sacro – Gem


 

Gem (Avantgarde Music) is the debut album from Italy’s Bosco Sacro, a band formed in 2020 by seasoned contributors to the Italian and European underground heavy music scene.

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Hellfest 2023 Books Kiss, Mötley Crüe, Iron Maiden, Slipknot, Def Leppard, Pantera, Porcupine Tree, Amon Amarth, Alter Bridge, and More


After their biggest year ever this year, Hellfest 2023 has booked headliners Kiss, Mötley Crüe, Iron Maiden, and Slipknot! Set to take place June 15-18, 2023 In Clisson, France, the bill also includes Def Leppard, Pantera, Porcupine Tree, Amon Amarth, Alter Bridge And Within Temptation, and more! Headliners for the 2022 edition of Hellfest included Guns N’ Roses, Metallica, Judas Priest, Deftones, Ghost, Scorpions, and Korn over two long weekends to make up for the missed pandemic year of 2020.

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CONCERT REVIEW: The Soap Girls – Felicia – Live at The Den, Harrogate


 

Walking into The Den in Harrogate I was initially convinced I’d gone to the wrong place. This was a sports bar; the football was on. Double check, no this is the right place. Spotting a few of the bands by a stage in between pool tables, I must be in the same place.

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