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Various Artists: EVIL – album review

Simon Tucker is moved by the Deathbomb Arc charity compilation - EVIL - that, motivated by evil and injustice, surprises and terrifies, educates and informs.

Bast: Spectres – album review

As the UK Black Metal scene continues to evolve and progress, another band are rising through the ranks and getting some serious kudos from fans and press alike. That band are Bast and this is Andy Santiago's review of their new album.

Fairhorns: Medici – album review

Fairhorns is Bristol's musical polymath Matt Williams, just as happy playing krautrock or hazy fuzz pop. Today Simon Tucker enjoys some extreme drone metal.

OvO: Abisso – album review

At once sounding like Death Grips being fronted by Genesis P-Orridge...

The Damned and Ruts DC: Buckley Tivoli – live review

The Damned and Ruts DC hit North Wales and leaves the audience, and Louder Than War, reeling.

Metal Hammer Defenders Of The Faith Tour: Manchester – live review

Metal Hammer's 2013 Defenders Of The Faith tour, Manchester - featuring Amon Amarth, Carcass, Bleed From Within and Hell - review by Dom Walsh for Louder Than War

Satyricon: Manchester Academy 3 – live review

Norwegian Black Metal gods Satyricon kicked off a 36 date European tour last thursday at Academy 3 in Manchester. Our Andy Santiago took it all in.

Wardruna, From The Bogs of Aughiska: Queen Elizabeth’s Hall, London – live review

Norwegian folk band Wardruna formed by founding fathers of the Black Metal scene played their first UK show last week - here's our review.

Wardruna, From The Bogs of Aughiska: Queen Elizabeth’s Hall, London – photo review

Here's our (Tess Donohoe's) photo review of Norwegian folk band Warduna's first ever UK show.

XXX: Three Decades of Roadrunner Records CD Boxset – album review

For thirty years, Roadrunner Records has presided over some of the most important bands to have shaped modern metal. This compilation rounds up and celebrates some of the best releases from those years.

Solstorm: Solstorm – album review

Solstorm have crafted a dangerously violent album, to reach the end is both a challenge and a triumph.

Psycodeth: Church of Misery – ep review

Psycodeth - Church of Misery (Self Released) DL only Out Now I first stumbled upon Psycodeth at The Railway Institute in Bangor earlier this year - they...

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