Heavy Metal Reviews
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.
The first ever Midlands Metal Crusade and things are about to get heavy - Sophie Sparham reports.
All Pigs Must Die have unleashed a monstrous album of rage, anger and punishing music.
The legendary Smashing Pumpkins originally released the highly limited 'The Aeroplane Flies High' in 1996. It's just been reissued.
Opening up with a crushingly heavy, doomy riff, Monolith Cult immediately set their stall out. The riffs are thick and the drumming is slow. When the vocals on Sold Down The River hit, the track, and the band already sound accomplished in their quest.
Just before 21:30 Anvil took to the stage and exploded into a flurry of Heavy Metal greatness. Watching them it was clear to see that this band truly love what they do. The crowd wasn’t half as large as I expected but that was only in terms of numbers. When it came to energy this barely populated room had all the destruction of an atom bomb.
The wonderful and iconic Marianne Faithfull has been admitted to hospital in London with Corona virus.
Wayne Carey gets access to some comedy gold by one of Manchester's funniest spokesmen!
We are sorry to report of the death of the great Trakmarx writer Simon Morgan aka Jean Encoule who passed away after an accident whilst cycling yesterday. Simon was a punk rock scholar and a fan and was also wonderfully articulate
Manchester's most haunting and idiosyncratic band are gearing up to release their debut album Architecture. Louder Than War's Dave Beech caught up with them ahead of its release.