Yob – Black Cobra – Iron Witch: Live at The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

YOB, by Rich Price Photography

YOB, by Rich Price Photography

Playing a set entirely from the new album A Harrowed Dawn (Secret Law Records) the new look Iron Witch take to a stage so dark that if they weren’t making noise you might not have known they were there. In many ways the absence of any real visual spectacle emphasising the churning torment of their harrowing sound, although they might have overdone it with the darkness.  Continue reading

Iron Witch – A Harrowed Dawn

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I first saw Liverpool’s Iron Witch around five years ago, supporting the once-mighty Kylesa and looking ready, with a little nervousness, to take on the globe. Cue the obligatory hard knocks and line-up changes…debut album A Harrowed Dawn (Secret Law Records) has seemed an age in the making but boy, has it been worth the wait. Continue reading

Oblivionized announce February UK tour

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Up and coming UK grind trio Oblivionized are hitting the boards to promote their upcoming new album Life Is A Struggle, Give Up which is due for release via fledgling label Secret Law Records in March of this year by taking the fight to the UK gig scene in February.

Bringing the chaos with them are French quartet Plebeian Grandstand, whose latest slab of atmospheric metal Lowgazers is out now on Throatruiner.

Catch the pair at the following venues near you.

7-8/02/15 – Lisbon (Portugal) – RCA Club (Burning Light Festival)

14/02/15 – Plymouth – Underground 

15/02/15 – Bristol – Exchange (Rad Not Sad Fest) 

16/02/15 – Canterbury – The Lady Luck Bar

17/02/15 – Leeds – Santiagos Bar

18/02/15 – Hull – O’Rileys

19/02/15 – Chester – The Compass

20/02/15 – Nottingham – Stuck On A Name Studios

21/02/15 – Brighton – The Green Door Store and Fitzherberts (two separate shows)

 

 

 

Steve Tovey