Metal Articles

“Peace was never an option” for WARGASM at Academy 2

“Peace was never an option” for WARGASM at Academy 2

WARGASM rule Academy 2 on their ‘EXPLICIT TOUR’ with a stylish, but raucous set covering every corner of their discography
Live Review: Okilly Dokilly at Manchester Academy 3

Live Review: Okilly Dokilly at Manchester Academy 3

Writer Reece Ritchie reviews Simpson’s inspired metal band Okilly Dokilly, discussing their own brand of hardcore metal and the presence of niche bands across the music industry

Live Review: Mastodon

The sludge-stoner metal kings proved that they’re still reigning at a sold-out Academy

Live Review: Airbourne

Music contributor Jack Greeney reviews the last leg of ultimate “Dad-Rock” band, Airbourne in all their hair metal glory

Hearing Protection: The Modern Music Taboo?

Is hearing protection for the paranoid, or unfaithful to the quality of music? Is it something we should all be considering? Have a listen to Adam Rogers…

Live: Mutoid Man

Daft antics and shredded faces make Mutoid Man’s gig one to remember

Live: Anaal Nathrakh

A brilliant crowd gathered round for one of the weirdest and most bizarre bands in metal

Interview: Korn

Donald Spencer chats with James “Munky” Shaffer, guitarist and founding member of Korn

Interview: Slipknot

Prior to Slipknot’s Manchester show, Donald Spencer had the pleasure of catching up with Chris Fehn, custom percussionist of Slipknot

Live: Mastodon

James Collins braves the unending vortex of limbs and blood at one very crazy Mastodon show.

Live: Orphaned Land

Admiring the activism inherent in Orphaned Land’s performance, Emily Castles weighs up metal’s next big contenders

Steel Panther

O2 Apollo Manchester Saturday 10th November 2012 34/10

Live – Candlefest (w/Orange Goblin Interview)

Candlelight Records showcase their roster in Manchester, but does it work. Also, Tom Geddes talks to Orange Goblin.

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