CONCERT REVIEW: The 69 Eyes – Wednesday 13- Sumo Cyco – Suicide Puppets: Live at Reverb

The anticipation of the crowd was building for the show to begin. This was the moment they had patiently waited for. The final show of the run for The 69 Eyes, Wednesday 13, Sumo Cyco, and special guests the Suicide Puppets would happen here at the Reverb in Reading, PA. Continue reading

The 69 Eyes Shares “Hell Has No Mercy Tour” Teaser, Dates Start Next Month

The 69 Eyes are kicking off an intense run of worldwide tour dates next month, starting with a US tour featuring Wednesday 13, Sumo Cyco and The Crowned. The band has shared a new teaser trailer for the dates which you can watch right now! Their recent album The West End is out now via Nuclear Blast Records. The USA dates begin on January 24th and end on February 22nd. Continue reading

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Download Festival UK 2019

Throughout the journey from my home in the North of England to Leicestershire’s infamous Download Festival, I could be sure of only two things as a first time attendee; that I would absolutely see Tool headline, and that I would have to endure what was to become the muddiest weekend of my life in order to reach that point. Continue reading

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Download Festival 2019

The granddaddy of UK music festivals, Download Festival takes flight this weekend and Ghost Cult is there! The forecast calls for rain (surprise!) but the spirits will not be dampened! Here is the day by day rundown of indispensable bands to not miss and the running order!  Continue reading

Download 2019 Books Stone Temple Pilots, Halestorm, Clutch, Behemoth and more

Download 2019 has mad a major announcement today as forty-three new bands have been added! Among the new bands added are Stone Temple Pilots, Halestorm, Clutch, Behemoth,  Beartooth, Alcest, Animals As Leaders, At The Gates, Bad Wolves, Three Days Grace, Twelve Foot Ninja and more. Slipknot, Tool, and Def Leppard are the headliners for the annual rock extravaganza. The three-day festival takes place on 14-16 June 2019 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Kerrang! Radio have also launched a talent search for a chance to open the Avalanche Stage at the festival. Continue reading

Skindred Cancels USA Tour Amid Visa Issues

The scourge of international touring bands coming to the USA, work visas, has claimed another victim. Skindred, riding high on their explosive hit album Big Tings (Napalm Records), was to begin a new tour of the US this week, The “That’s My Jam Tour” with Sumo Cyco and Raven Black. The band released a statement you can read below. A club scheduled to host the band confirmed on social media that the cause of the cancelation was visa issues. Skindred has dates booked for the UK this fall, including a Halloween show, “Night of the Living Dred” and a spot on Shiprocked 2019. Continue reading

Sumo Cyco – Opus Mar

One of Canada’s best-kept secrets will be exploding into the music world once again as Hamilton, Ontario’s own Sumo Cyco drop their second full length album since establishing in 2011. Opus Mar (Self-Released/Pledge) was produced by their very own lead guitarist Matt ‘Md13’ Drake and renowned producer James ‘Lerock’ Loughrey, known for his work with Skindred and Joss Stone. Continue reading