NEW MUSIC FRIDAY – New Rock and Metal Releases 6-7-24

What looks and sounds cool this week?

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PREVIEW: New Music Friday – New Rock and Metal Releases 6-7-24

What looks and sounds cool this week?

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The HU Drop a Live Video for “Tatar Warrior” – “Live At Glastonbury” Album Coming Soon

Mongolian rock band, The HU, have just shared a live performance video of “Tatar Warrior,” filmed during their recent U.S. co-headlining tour with British rockers, Asking Alexandria. The new video comes alongside the announcement of their upcoming live album, The HU Live At Glastonbury. It is due out in digital and CD formats, on June 7th, via the Better Noise Music record label. Check out the new video and find more information on the live album below.
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PREVIEW: Record Store Day 2024 Essential Rock, Metal and Punk Releases

Another Record Store Day is upon us and we are still to bring you our pretty comprehensive list of what releases we think you should be picking up, and labels you ought to support. We get that commercialism and capitalism a kind of destroying the whole world, but at the same time if you love music, and if you especially love underground music, you want to support artists as hardcore as possible. The best way to do that is to put money in their pockets so they can keep doing what you love, and what they love. Continue reading

The HU to Support Iron Maiden on “The Future Past North American Tour”

THE HU Photo Credit GZ Miimaa 2024

Mongolian rock sensation THE HU are honored to announce they will join heavy metal icons Iron Maiden as direct support on the band’s upcoming North American leg of their “The Future Past World Tour 2024” this fall. The tour will start on Friday, October 4 in San Diego, CA and stretch across both coasts before ending Sunday, November 17 in San Antonio, TX. Tickets are on sale now HERE. See full dates listed below. Continue reading

The HU Drop New Instrumental Version of Their Debut Album “The Gereg” – Out Now

Mongolian heavy metal band, The HU, have released a fully instrumental companion album to their debut release, The Gereg, which originally came out in 2019. The Gereg – Instrumentals is out now across digital streaming platforms. Keep reading in the article below for more about the album and the band.
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Godsmack, Shinedown, Bad Omens, Parkway Drive, Killswitch Engage, Machine Head, Shadows Fall, Biohazard, As I Lay Dying, The Offspring, Booked for Inkcarceration Tattoo and Music Fest 2024

Brought to you by Danny Wimmer Presents, the biggest presenter of Rock and Metal festivals in the USA, Inkcarceration Tattoo & Music Festival has released the full line-up for 2024. Taking place July 19th to the 21st at the Historic Ohio State Reformatory, the festival boasts headliners Breaking Benjamin, Godsmack, Shinedown, The Offspring, Halestorm, Bad Omens, Parkway Drive, as well as Killswitch Engage, Machine Head, Shadows Fall, Biohazard, As I Lay Dying and many more. Tickets are available at the link below. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Shepherd’s Reign – Ala Mai


It’s tempting to compare a band from New Zealand to Alien Weaponry, but the tribal folk of Shepherds Reign‘s homeland is woven into the fabric of their songs in a manner more like what Sepultura did on the Roots album.

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: Download Festival 2023 Part 2, Live at Castle Donnington


Saturday, and as will be of no surprise to anyone, it was pretty damn hot today too, people were noticeably moving much slower through the arena, and people were checking their phones for the forecast of tomorrow’s storm with excitement.

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: Download Festival 2023 Part 1, Live at Castle Donnington


After hearing horror stories about the queues I was pleasantly surprised to arrive at the hollow turn of Donington for Download Festival 2023, and was parked up within 10 minutes. Not to dismiss the stories is it close the rather excellent download festival app a tool which I would find invaluable during my visit constantly advising incoming travellers of reach to avoid owing to congestion.Continue reading