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Photo of band Dool

The Netherlands has an interesting and varied musical hinterland when you dig under the surface. Rotterdam quintet Dool are a case in point.   Words: Ian Sutherland Their amalgam of Sisters style gothic melodies, Tool-ish heavy intensity and strong song writing mixed with a touch of psychedelic experimentation, made this …
Photo of Live Burial

It is a strange but warming feeling to listen to an album and find it both luscious and brutal. But that’s the feeling I get from the second studio offering, ‘Unending Futility’, from UK Death Metal band Live Burial. Words: Jools Green ‘Unending Futility’ has a sound that is dense …
Rick Astley models Motorhead tShirt

It may be forty years since Motörhead’s seminal ‘Ace Of Spades’ was unleashed, but their legacy remains as strong as ever and now the power and style associated with the band can celebrated on the ‘Every Playlist Louder’ website. Here you can curate your own personalized Spotify playlist of ear drum …
Photo of Unholy Desecration

“Born from the corrupt, cartel infested region of the Texas-Mexico border, ‘Unholy Desecration’ is a demonic beast set to kill” is a warning statement, not a boast, from Texas Blackened Death Metallers ‘Unholy Desecration’. Words: Jools Green Doubters will stand instantly admonished by the opening bombardment on this, their debut …
Photo of Devin Townsend

Devin Townsend has announced a comprehensive package built around the 2019 album ‘Empath’ will be released on 5th June, including a fascinating Surround Sound mix. Titled ‘Empath – The Ultimate Edition’, the set includes two CDs containing the original album and bonus tracks, plus two Blu-Ray discs, all contained in an …
Phot of the band Evil Scarecrow

Big news from Evil Scarecrow today as founding member Brother Pain and Princess Luxury have left the band. A statement from the group reads: “We are living in strange times and perhaps that is true more so than anywhere else at the ‘Crow’s nest. Evil Scarecrow have some big news …
Eclipse live stream poster

Swedish hard rock act Eclipse have announced they will be streaming a special live online concert from Stockholm tonight (1 April 2020 – 7pm BST). Utilising a full production team, it promises to be a evening high on audio and visual quality. Lead singer Erik Martensson tells us: ”In the …
The HU in Sydney, Australia

Spare a thought for Mongolia’s biggest Metal band, The HU, whose tour was cut short while the band were in Australia. With the Mongolian border closed, the band are unable to head home, so find themselves stuck in Sydney away from families and friends. The band told MetalTalk that they …
Myrath Live In Carthage album cover

Tunisian Desert Metal band Myrath have announced that their latest album ‘Live In Carthage’ will be released this 17th April as a CD/DVD Digipak. Myrath had a blazing year in 2019 with notable performances at Sweden Rock Festival and Wacken. They also released the album ‘Shehili’, a beautiful collection of powerful metal choruses …
Kansas album 'The Absence of Presence '

Kansas, the American multi-platinum album award winning legendary progressive rock band, have announced that their sixteenth album, ‘The Absence Of Presence’, will hit the shelves 26 June 2020. Ahead of this landmark release a teasing trailer has been unleashed today giving an encapsulating flavour of what we can expect. Ronnie Platt …