The powers that be at the Download Festival have spoken once again, and given unto the Donington going rock and metal masses another three dozen bands to look forward to of all shapes (Shvpes?) and sizes. First announced on the Radio One Rock Show with Mr Dan P Carter on Sunday evening, we have the news of thirty six new bands to play Download 2016 this Summer.
Not only does January see the birth of a new year, but also new music from emerging bands. Making the most of the fresh start are Years Young, two members of which use to be in alternative rock band Ameira.
If you're in the need of a British band that are heavy as fuck but still accessible then you've stumbled upon firstly the right review and secondly the right band.
Every now and then a gig comes up that you just can't miss, whether it be a band reforming, playing their first shows in the country for however long or knocking out that album you loved back in the day.
Creeping in at the back end of 2015, Baroness have released Purple, the follow up to Yellow & Green which dropped a few years ago. The Georgia, USA based quartet have been quietly going about their business for over a decade now, perfecting their take on the art that is metal.
It was recently announced that US southern rockers Black Stone Cherry had inked a record deal with the Mascot Label Group and there is now information available on what will be Black Stone Cherry's first album for their new musical home.