After four years away, Nuclear Blast thrashers Sylosis put on a stupendous sold-out show celebrating Cycle of Suffering at Islington Assembly Hall on February 13, 2020, with support from Dyscarnate.
The Thelema-inspired doom of Caronte, with Schammasch’s ritualistic blackened death, rounded off by the no-nonsense black metal assault of Enthroned: what more could any self-respecting Luciferian occultist ask for a pleasant night? Well done to District 19 for putting together a great show at Netherlands’ P60 Pop Podium.
Tiger Army returned to the UK after a three-year hiatus to the joy of fans old and new. Along for the ride was the Finish post-punk outfit Grave Pleasures and the one to watch out for, The Nightmares from Newport, Wales.
French metal titans Gojira, still supporting 2016’s Roadrunner release Magma, tore apart the UK on their recent tour with Rolo Tomassi, and we were there to capture the carnage!
Supporting all-female rockers Hinds, both Fling and Sports Team gave good accounts of themselves on a Thursday night in tiny Leeds venue. Check out our review here.
In an evening of progressive metal in Brighton, The Contortionist and Palm Reader contrast in energy and musical style, but come together to put on a memorable show
Gothic metal band Paradise Lost tore through Wedgewood Rooms in Portsmouth along with supporting acts King Goat and Outshine.
If you haven’t had a chance to see Carnifex yet, they are still on tour in the U.S. through March and will be in Europe this summer. Their talent, passion and pure brutality are unparalleled.
Clutch, as usual, forgo any gimmicks to treat rock fans to another night of massive sounding rock riffs to sign off what has been a shitty year for music fans. Read our review of their London show here…
Recently The Lounge Kittens headed out on their biggest headline tour to date and our reviewer caught up with the band at a fairly intimate gig in London. Read the review here…
Bloodstock returned in August with some new bands, some old favourites and three massive headliners. Simon Douglass joined the masses for the metal weekend of the year. Read his review inside…
There’s just something about wandering around the castle grounds all lit up at night with soulful music that’s magical.
Goulding brought nothing but love for her craft and for her fans Sunday night, and it was just what Toronto needed