All things tagged as: Metal

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Gig: Silent Screams

Silent Screams are on their way up and are fast becoming a big name on the UK circuit having just signed to hotly tipped new record label from GHOST MUSIC which is the new venture from Ghostfest.

Previously unsigned, the band have racked up some seriously impressive credentials during their

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Gig: Shadows Chasing Ghosts

If you haven’t already heard of London post-hardcore/screamo band Shadows Chasing Ghosts, you soon will. They’re ready to blast their way into your ears in 2011, with plans for more tours and record releases. They start the year with live dates in Belgium, then a UK tour with the … Read on

Gig: Kvelertak

Kvelertak (meaning stranglehold or chokehold) is a six-piece black metal hardcore punk band from Stavanger, Norway. All lyrics are written in Norwegian, the band’s native language, and concerning Norse mythology/Viking folklore. As of today, the six members are: Erlend Hjelvik (vocals), Vidar Landa (guitar), Bjarte Lund Rolland (guitar), Maciek Ofstad … Read on

Gig: The Defiled

The Defiled are a 5-piece London based metal band, mixing groove-laden hardcore metal with furious electronics. Described by Kerrang! as “an explosive mangle of Manson stagecraft and middle finger metal” the band have built a fierce fanbase following support slots with bands such as Murderdolls, The 69 Eyes and Dry … Read on

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Gig: The Icarus Line

The Icarus Line was formed in Los Angeles, California in 1998 with Joe Cardamone on vocals, Aaron North on guitar, Lance Arnao on bass and Aaron Austin on drums. After their first tour they added Alvin DeGuzman as a second guitarist. At this time they released their first 7 inch … Read on

Gig: An Evening with Dimmu Borgir

Dimmu Borgir is a symphonic black metal band from Norway. “Dimmu Borgir” means “Dark Cities” or “Dark Fortresses” in Icelandic and Old Norse. The name is derived from a volcanic formation in Iceland, Dimmuborgir.

Dimmu Borgir started as a melodic black metal band in 1993. Formed by Shagrath, Silenoz, and … Read on

Gig: The Rifles

The Rifles announce massive ‘London Weekender’, plus newheadline Manchester show.

Due to a huge live demand, plus eager anticipation for their excellent new album ‘Freedom Run’ and full UK tour, The Rifles announce headline March shows at The Troxy in London, plus The HMV Ritz in Manchester. … Read on

Gig: Bless The Fall

Bless the fall is an American Christian post-hardcore band from Phoenix, Arizona, currently signed to Fearless Records.

The band was founded in 2004 by guitarist Mike Frisby, drummer Matt Traynor, and bassist Jared Warth. Their debut album with original vocalist Craig Mabbitt was released April 10, 2007, titled His … Read on