Bloodstock Open Air 2023 Adds Meshuggah and Helloween


Bloodstock Open Air has added two new bands for 2023, including an all-important third headliner! to the already impressive lineup! Meshuggah is now the day two headline band, along with the addition of Power metal kings Helloween. Full details are below. Also, the fest has announced the full Metal To The Masses competition details and their popular Deposit Scheme announcement. Check out our review of the 2022 fest here. Bloodstock will take place at Catton Park, Derbyshire on 10th-13th August 2023.

 

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ALBUM REVIEW: -16- – Into Dust


 

Grinding away in the sludge metal fringes for over thirty years, Los Angeles, California’s -16– are one of those “how have I missed them?” bands that seem to fly below the radar for many, but once detected are unlikely to be forgotten. On Into Dust (Relapse Records) the band drop their ninth album, the follow up to 2020’s Dream Squasher, sounding as amped-up, powerful and determined as ever to charge head-first through the nearest wall.

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PODCAST: Glacially Musical Pouredcast 105: Slipknot Discography: Pt. 2 “Iowa” – If You’re 555 I’m 666


 

Arguably the biggest metal band in the world, Slipknot is the subject of our current series. Episode 2 of 4 picks up the band following the release of their game-changing debut, from Ozzfest side-stage opener to headlining over legends in just a year, followed by the release of their second album, Iowa (Roadrunner Records).

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Bloodstock Open Air 2023 Adds Sacred Reich, Heaven Shall Burn, Crowbar, All Hail The Yeti, Dead Label, Urne, Invisions, and More!


Bloodstock Open Air has added 12 new bands for 2023 to the already impressive lineup! Legends and future heroes like Sacred Reich, Heaven Shall Burn, Crowbar, All Hail The Yeti, Dead Label, Invisions, and more have joined the bill. Full details are below. Also, the fest has announced the full Metal To The Masses competition details and their popular Deposit Scheme announcement. Check out our review of the 2022 fest here. Bloodstock will take place at Catton Park, Derbyshire on 10th-13th August 2023.

 

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In Flames, Anthrax, Biohazard, Sepultura, Whitechapel, Nonpoint, and More Booked for Bloodstock 2023


Bloodstock Open Air, (BOA) the largest independent metal festival in the UK has announced nine more bands for 2023’s event! In Flames, Anthrax, Biohazard, Sepultura, Whitechapel, Nonpoint, Ugly Kid Joe, Trollfest, and Church Of The Cosmic Skull have all joined the fest! They will join headliners Megadeth, Killswitch Engage, and many more!

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ALBUM REVIEW: Patterns of Decay – Patterns of Decay


Patterns Of Decay have been peddling their full-throttle brand of Metal since 2014, gigging in and around their native New York and having previously released their debut EP Malicious Intent in that year, and their follow-up LP Suicide Note In Comic Sans in 2018. Continue reading


BillyBio Shares New Single and Lyric Video for “Turn The Wounds”


BillyBio the solo project of Metal legend Billy Graziadei of Biohazard and Powerflo has shared his new single and a lyric video for “Turn The Wounds.” The track and video drop comes from his new solo album, Leaders And Liars – coming out on AFM Records on March 25th in 2022. Check out “Turn The Wounds” now!

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BillyBio Shares New Single and Lyric Video for “One Life to Live” ft. Toby Morse



Following the story we broke earlier, BillyBio the solo project of Metal legend Billy Graziadei of Biohazard and Powerflo has shared his new single and a lyric video for “One Life to Live” ft. Toby Morse (H2O, Hazen Street). The track and video drop comes one day after a snippet of the song was leaked on social media, and comes from his new solo album, Leaders And Liars – coming out on AFM Records in 2022. Check out “One Life to Live” now!

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Third World Rise (Members of Claustrofobia) Shares New Cover of “Punishment” by Biohazard


TxWxR, also known as – Third World Rise is a brutal new hardcore/metal project from brothers Marcus D’Angelo and Caio D’Angelo of Brazilian extreme music act Claustrofobia. The band alsi features scene veterans Thiago Monstrinho (Fucking Violence /ex.Worst/ex Presto), the renowned music producer Tiago Hospede (Under the Knife/Mark of Honor/Ex Worst/ Ex Dead Fish), and Tadeu Dias (Simoninha, Celso Pixinga, Lino Krizz, Harppia, Ex-Oitão, Medellin, Sabotage, Dexter, Mano Brown). Check out the bands’ new single and video – a cover of the 1990s Hardcore/Metal classic “Punishment” by Biohazard! Continue reading