Irish metal fans have truly been spoiled this week, having already welcomed Gojira just a few nights ago, tonight we have the master of “low mid-tier prog metal” Mr. Devin Townsend.
An album born out of Seether vocalist/guitarist Shaun Morgan’s desire to bring rock music back to the alternative genre of music. The bands seventh full length album brings back the heaviness and sincerity that’s been missing on their most recent releases, making Poisin the Parish the bands most essential release in years. Let You Down
Taking a look through your music collection it would be hard to find a band that had not been influenced by Black Sabbath in some way. The Birmingham natives released their seminal self-titled debut more than 45 years ago paving the way for the genre of heavy metal, becoming a household name even among non-metal fans.
A look back at our top picks for the albums we loved in 2016.
With the band gearing up to perform at their official release show for debut EP Found Footage we thought we’d get you up to speed with Irish band Screaming Giants and why you should check them out.
While many may know Arizona rockers Jimmy Eat World by their breakthrough hit ‘The Middle’ released back in 2001, the more hardcore fans have been following the band beyond that right up to the release of their ninth studio album Integrity Blues in October.
The Siege of Limerick is a bi-annual free metal festival held in the center of Limerick city during the Easter and Samhain bank holiday weekends since 2008. All of the latest information and stage times can be found on the events facebook page. This quick-starter guide will give you a taste of the music that…
Here is a collection of the latest and greatest music videos and tracks from a whole range of bands both big and small alike.
The Bloodstock Metal 2 the Masses competition began in January with 35 bands but after 7 heats and 3 semi-finals we’re down to the final 6 all vying for their chance to win a spot at this year’s Bloodstock Festival on the New Blood Stage.
There have been a few times in the past when I’ve been to see a band and it later on turns out that would be the final time I would get to catch them. However, it’s a whole different feeling when buying tickets to a show knowing that this will be potentially the last time you will ever see them.
After selling out arenas all over Europe with their acclaimed 360 stage show, English rockers Muse bring their Drones tour to Dublin’s 3Arena for one of the most anticipated rock shows of the year.
I’m ashamed to admit but despite being Irish I had been very out of touch with my own countries music scene, even sighing at the prospect of a local band playing at any concert of an international artist I was attending. However, over the last couple of years I’ve been exposed in many ways to…
The ‘Carnival of Madness’ tour in an annual event that was founded in 2010, it features some of the biggest bands playing, artist signings and circus performers among other activities. 2016 marks the first year that the tour has been brought over to the UK, appearing in arena’s across the country.
St Albans’s post-hardcore/electronic rockers Enter Shikari are no stranger to our shores, coming over fairly regularly since their inception. This time the band have decided to treat us to something special in the form of ‘A Mindsweep Christmas’, named after their latest album The Mindsweep, which was released at the beginning of the year.
Japanese rockers One Ok Rock’s popularity has soared in recent months, they released their seventh album 35xxxv earlier this year, their debut US release which then saw them make their US tour debut supporting All Time Low. Now they’ve stopped over in Dublin for their first show in the country as part of the European leg of their world tour.