With a queue that looks like it possibly stretches into a different time zone, anyone who thought LA legends W.A.S.P. would struggle to attract decent-sized crowds these days is very much mistaken. With a tour postponed due to the Covid pandemic three years ago, Blackie Lawless and co land on English shores once again, the natives turning out in full force to celebrate. And where better in the West Midlands to play than KK’s Steel Mill, the venue owned by former Judas Priest axeman KK Downing?
Heretic Fest will take place over three days, May 13th, 14th And 15th, at Sheffield Corporation, United Kingdom. Previously announced act Aaron Buchanon & the Cult Classics are to be replaced on the bill for Saturday 14th May by Mason Hill. The festival features headliners: Inglorious, Stone Broken, Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons. Alongside these unbelievable bands, the weekend will also see performances from Oli Brown and The Dead Collective, Mason HIll, Dig Lazarus, Daxx & Roxane, Bootyard Bandits, These Wicked Rivers and many more. Tickets are available at the link below. Continue reading
Heretic Festival has announced the full line up for their 2022 three-day edition, following its postponement in 2021. The bands due to appear on the original day have now been joined by more of the best acts on the scene, including brand new additions.The festival features headliner: Inglorious, Stone Broken, Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons. Alongside these unbelievable bands, the weekend will also see performances from the likes of RavenEye, Aaron Buchanan & The Cult Classics, Dig Lazarus, Daxx & Roxane, Bootyard Bandits, These Wicked Rivers and new additions to the lineup, King Creature, and The Dark and South Of Salem. Tickets are on sale at the link below.
Here we are, my last gig of 2021, an interesting year to say the least. One which we started wondering if there’d be any live music at all. Witnessing a triumphant return of live music after so much hardship has reinforced to me the importance that Live music has on my life.
Lanky Rae, a slender gangrel, wicked and base with a flagrant disregard for life and law. She’s the eponymous demon child portrayed in tonight’s opening track and her spirit seems entirely inhabited by vocalist Uta Plotkin, who croons with an impudence perfect for the role. A sharp stomp that oozes character and style, ‘The Ballad Of Lanky Rae’ is Witch Mountain at their brazen best.Continue reading