Whilst the most fervent Filth-haters are unlikely to find themselves converted, ‘Cryptoriana’ is simply a great metal album, nothing more, nothing less, and it deserves to be lauded accordingly. 9
Check out details for the 'Book of souls' live chapter here.
An exclusive interview with Michael Burrough, the band's vocalist, conducted at Hard Rock Hell.
...if you’re after a fix of defiantly old-school heavy metal, then Steel Messiah will certainly fit the bill. 7
With glorious cover art courtesy of the distressingly talented Andy Pilkington and four strong songs, ‘The wrath of the tide’ is the perfect introduction to a band from whom I expect to hear much more. 8
Iron Maiden's 'Book of souls' tour has been truly epic - if you missed it (or just want to refresh your memory), check out this live stream from Wacken.
This is definitely one for the denim ‘n’ leather brigade to savour and it certainly gave my neck a good workout!
If you like balls out heavy metal with hard-edged melodic vocals then Beckon Lane are the band for you. If there’s any justice Beckon Lane will be taking larger steps in 2016 because this EP flat-out rocks.