Supporting her debut rock/metal EP ‘Sinner And Saint,’ Lexi Layne chats about her formal training in theatre, an unbridled passion to be onstage, and staying authentic.
Beyond The Black, helped by Butcher Babies and Ad Infinitum, salvaged the night at Manchester O2 Ritz. Frank Ralph brought back these photos!
Harv Lake, frontman with rising Brit metallers RUINA, details the inspiration behind the new EP ‘As The Sky Begins To Break.’
Ahead of the release of their new album on January 31, 2020, Primal State are exclusively premiering their new single, “Fall Before Your Pride” here.
A swarm of underground metal and rock bands invaded Leeds University Union once again this month for the fourteenth installment of the UK’s Damnation Festival. PureGrainAudio was there to experience the now-legendary energy and diversity for which the festival is known.
Charlatan has premiered a music video for “Cvn’t Destroy Her” to coincide with their new album’s release.
Yorkshire based rockers Skies Turn Black are returning with a new single next month and we’re streaming “Life Goes On” ahead of it’s release right here…
We’re super-stoked on the music being produced by Austin, TX metal/noisecore quintet DSGNS (pronounced designs), so we asked the guys to be part of our New Noize segment. Get to know this band’s noize!
Following on from our first gallery this morning, check out the second gallery from this year’s Hit The Deck festival including shots of headliners Skindred and Cancer Bats.
Festival season in the UK is now well under way with Hit The Deck taking place in Nottingham and Bristol. In the first of two galleries from the Nottingham date, out photographer brought back these shots.
Lordi brought their heavy metal mayhem to the UK recently and our photographer was on hand to bring you these shots from their show in Reading.
Earlier this year Within Temptation was voted “Best Live Band” at the Metal Hammer Awards, and if you have ever been to a Within Temptation show it is easy to see why! Within Temptation brings some serious game when it comes to their live performance. They really go out of their way to make the night special for adoring fans. Vocalist Sharon den Abel mentioned they brought more gear then ever before to the United States in order to give fans the best show of their lives. Within Temptation hit the road with Amaranthe to promote their 6th studio album, Hydra. We had a chance to see their epic set in September at the famous Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, CA.
Despite the departure of their vocalist prior to the tour, UK hardcore boys Brutality Will Prevail kicked up a storm in Reading as they opened for Canadian maulers Cancer Bats with their brutish hardcore certainly working the crowd and the security into a sweat ready for the headliners.
For metal-loving Southern Californians, The Battle of San Bernardino was this Summer’s hottest event. On a lucky Friday the 13th (August), seven heavy bands, Warbringer, Overkill, Sabaton, Testament, Anthrax, Megadeth, and headliner Iron Maiden performed at a venue well-known for its big outdoor festivals. Testament and Anthrax played extraordinary sets, Megadeth shined, but it was the headliner, Iron Maiden, that blew minds. A killer set highlighting the ‘Seventh Son of a Seventh Son’ album, it was classic Maiden, playing in top form.