Machine Head: Live at the Plymouth Pavilions

On a night where heavy storms were due to batter the South of England, heavy metal legends Machine Head were also due to bring another storm to Plymouth, along with metalcore bands Darkest Hour and Heart of a Coward. Continue reading

BigElf – Into The Maelstrom Review

Following the release of their 2008 record Cheat The Gallows, Bigelf seemed to suffer something of a breakdown as a band.

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Judas Priest – Redeemer of Souls review

It’s been six long years since Judas Priest’s last record, the unfairly criticised, and actually quite excellent Nostradamus. In those six years, Priest have “retired”, come back and lost half of their iconic axe duo when K.K. Downing quit the band in 2011.

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No Joy – Ghost Blonde – Album Review

Review by Jonno Lloyd

No Joy are a Canadian four-piece formed in 2009, they haven’t been around for long but they’ve already put out two albums and two EPs, all of which seem to be getting quite a bit of attention and a lot of nice things said about them. Combine that with the DOOMGAZER/POP tagline on their various pages and I’m intrigued enough to pick up the first album, a 10 track 2010 release named Ghost Blonde. Continue reading