Atlas : Empire – The Stratosphere Beneath Our Feet

With a name that will annoy grammar pedants the world over Atlas : Empire (yes, the gap is intentional) is an Alternative Rock band with a difference – the Scottish trio’s alt.rock comes complete with large servings of Prog, Metal, and Grunge. With three EPs under their belt since their formation in 2011, December 2018 sees the release of their debut album The Stratosphere Beneath Our Feet (self-released/Bandcamp).Continue reading

REVIEWS ROUND-UP: Week 47/48 Five Finger Death Punch, Silent Descent, InAir, Felix Hagan and more…


The Ghost Cult album roundup is back in town, for your vulgar delectation, though we’re taking a different approach this week and grouping together some of the less-“heavy” releases that are polluting our ears; it’s a walk on the lighter side of the Ghost Cult coin…
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Gold Key Release Hello Phantom Lyric Video, UK Tour Starts This Week

Gold Key have premiered a new lyric video for their track ‘Hello Phantom’, originally on BBC Radio 1 Rock Show. It’s the title track from their forthcoming debut album releasing on 27th October on Venn Records. You can watch it below now.Continue reading

Arcane Roots – Melancholia Hymns

There are few things in life as warming and mood-enhancing as a pleasant musical surprise. Be that an unexpected push on in terms of quality of a band, or a change of direction that suits in a way you hadn’t imagined, or a diversification of sound that leads to the producing of an album with a myriad of qualities and highlights that resolutely refuses to be “one defined thing”. Arcane Roots’ sophomore release Melancholia Hymns (Easy Life) is, I’m pleased to report, one of those warming and mood-enhancing pleasures.Continue reading

Muse, Metallica, KISS Set For Rock In Vienna Festival


Rock In Vienna Festival is set for June 4-6, 2015 at Donauinsel Wien in Vienna, Austria, and have announced their lineup. Confirmed acts include:

Arcane Roots
Body Count Feat. Ice T
Faith No More
Limp Bizkit
Saint Vitus
Within Temptation

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