The term "relentless facemelting riffmasters" is probably overused, but with 'New Age Of Old Ways', it has found a home. Stoneghost are not afraid to draw inspiration from the whole breadth of heavy music, and appear to have mastered the art of pulling an idea but not becoming it, in short, these guys are damn good.
Alice In Chains
You may not have heard of Superfecta yet and, even though they've been around now for a few years that isn’t a huge surprise. Like a lot of bands it has taken these guys a while to get their debut album out after getting an EP out in 2013.
With 2014 now in it's first full week, the powers that be at Sonisphere decided it would be a great time to announce some new bands for the Knebworth instalment of Sonisphere 2014.
I have been eagerly waiting for this album, as a person who has been on the Pearl Jam journey since they started, it’s with pure emotion that I recall moments of my history with Pearl Jam as the soundtrack. There are different kinds of bands, and I’m not talking about genres or styles, I’m talking about what is at their core, and at Pearl
I’ll start by saying that American Illusion is not going to be popular with everyone, in fact the very reasons I think it’s a brilliant piece are the same reasons that some may criticise it… that’s ok. Music is a form of art, to be appreciated by those that understand it and deconstructed by those that don’t.
Having covered the trials and tribulations of arriving at Donington straight from the end of the working week, learning ones way around the village and most importantly seeing a few bands (read day one's report if you missed it), day two of Download was then upon our roving reporter. Over to you once again Mr Gillies....
I was born into grunge, not in the physical sense – that would be just weird, but the grunge era was where I cut my musical teeth, where I explored my teenage years, the time I realised that cider gets you drunk really quick. The scattered memories from that time strongly include Alice in Chains, they helped formed the soundtrack to my reb
Just as everyone was really starting to wonder when the next batch of bands for Download 2013 was going to drop, the organisers let off their own form of firework in the shape of a seven band addition to the lineup for Donington on bonfire night.