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LIVE: Download Festival 2023 – Saturday

Dust. That’s the name of the game. On the hottest day of the weekend, with not a drop of rain in site and tens of thousands of people making tracks towards the water and merch lines now fighting for their life, Donington has gone from a verdant green field

Tuesday 27 June 2023

LIVE: Download Festival 2023 – Thursday

British etiquette dictates that when it’s miserable outside we complain that we miss the heat, and the second the warm weather arrives we complain that it’s too hot. That’s just the way it goes. With that said: how about that heatwave? Softly nestled between two torrents of rain sat

Friday 14 April 2023

Metallica – ’72 Seasons’

It’s always hard to know what to expect when you play a new record from a legendary band with a revered body of work behind them. And, when you have heard it, it’s always tempting to hold it up against the band’s classics as a point of comparison. This

Thursday 23 March 2023

Kerrang! Living Loud: Four Decades On The Frontline Of Rock, Metal, Punk, And Alternative Music by Nick Ruskell

Friday 13 October 2017

Metallica to launch London pop up store

Metallica have announced that they will launching a London pop up shop, from the 18th to the 23rd October. It will be located at 45 Charlotte Road in Shoreditch, opening from 12pm to 8pm (except for the 23rd; 12pm to 6pm). It will feature some new and exclusive collectable items

Wednesday 30 August 2017

Metallica to re-release ‘Master of Puppets’

Metallica have announced that they will be re-releasing their 1986 third album, ‘Master of Puppets’. This expanded release features previously unreleased new material including demos, live tracks, rough mixes, interviews and more. It will be released on the 10th November and can be pre-ordered here. In October the band will

Sunday 20 August 2017

Kvelertak announce UK shows with Puppy

Kvelertak have announced that they will be playing some UK shows with Puppy this October. The dates will coincide with band’s UK dates supporting Metallica that month. Last year they released their latest album ‘Nattesferd’ on Roadrunner Records. As for London alt metallers Puppy, last month they re-released their 2016 second

Sunday 19 March 2017

Kvelertak unleash video for ‘Bronsegud’

Kvelertak recently released a new video for ‘Bronsegud’. It is taken from the Norwegian metallers’ latest album, ‘Nattesferd’, which was released last year on Roadrunner Records. As well as playing at Download Festival on the 10th June, they will also be touring the UK with Metallica in October. The dates for

Thursday 16 March 2017

Metallica announce UK leg of world tour

Metallica have announced dates for the UK leg of their tour. The legendary metal band will five arena shows in October, including two nights at the O2 Arena in London. The tour is in support of their 2016 album, ‘Hardwired… To Self Destruct’. Support on the tour will come from

Friday 16 December 2016

Top 25 Albums of the Year