Growing up as a thrash metal fan on the south coast of England in the late 1990s was a rather different experience to living through its beer-soaked genesis in the San Francisco Bay Area in the first half of the 1980s.More…
“Drummer looking for other metal musicians to jam with. Tygers Of Pan Tang, Diamond Head and Iron Maiden.”More…
This British scene, whatever it is, is in phenomenal shape. We already have a scintillating Employed To Serve album this year.
Funny old game, nu-metal. As a moment in time it was perfection, bringing fresh ideas and even fresher fans into the alternative subculture.
Despite long gaps between records, Metallica haven’t exactly been taking it easy.
Metallica’s Master Of Puppets album is recognised as one of heavy metal’s finest ever.
Last week I was in the Cotswolds having a really rather lovely time at 2000trees festival – the fab three-dayer that champions new and underground British music (with the odd act from further afield thrown in for good measure).