Live Reviews


Mutation (Mutation Dark Black ... Mutation (Mutation Dark Black ...
Thu Nov 2 2017
Mutation hit the road for the first time and leave a trail of sonic destruction in their wake. Brutally impressive.
Metallica (Metallica Worldwire... Metallica (Metallica Worldwire...
Thu Oct 26 2017
We headed for The O2 across both dates to check out Metallica kicking off the UK leg of their tour with an almighty bang. Absolute MASTERS.
Deux Furieuses (Deux Furieuses... Deux Furieuses (Deux Furieuses...
Thu Jul 6 2017
Deux Furieuses follow up their Frank Turner support with a hot headline show
Blackfield (Blackfield UK Tour... Blackfield (Blackfield UK Tour...
Mon Jun 12 2017
An emotional night and what a truly memorable performance from Blackfield despite the absence of Steven Wilson.

Steve Hackett (Steve Hackett T...

While She Sleeps (While She Sl...

Deafheaven (Deafheaven Europea...

Zeal & Ardor (Zeal & Ardor - L...

Gojira (Gojira UK Tour 2017)

Code Orange (Gojira UK Tour 2017)

Helmet (Helmet UK Tour 2017)

Trivium (Trivium UK Tour 2017)

Sikth (Trivium UK Tour 2017)

Dropkick Murphys (Dropkick Mur...

Black Peaks (Black Peaks UK To...

Avenged Sevenfold (Avenged Sev...

Disturbed (Avenged Sevenfold U...

In Flames (Avenged Sevenfold U...

Clutch (Clutch UK 2016)

 

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CD Reviews


Trivium - The Sin and the Sent...
Trivium's 8th release once again sees the band grasp a slightly different approach. Strong in parts but falls short compared to some of their peers.
Converge - The Dusk In Us
With their ninth studio release, Converge prove why they're still masters of their craft. Delightfully heavy and beautifully savage.
Prowler - The Curse
Prowler deliver a brand new record packed with no nonsense Hardcore madness. Clear your surroundings before throwing this on.
Marilyn Manson - Heaven Upside...
Marilyn Manson returns with a brand new record that sees him injecting a new rich vein of form in to his long and storied career.

Slade - Slade Alive!

Dyscarnate - With All Their Might

Fizzy Blood - Summer Of Luv

Stray From The Path - Only Dea...

Akercocke - Renaissance In Ext...

Death From Above 1979 - Outrag...

Puppet Kings - Very Cool & Groovy

Fangclub - Fangclub

In The Presence Of Wolves - Of...

Decapitated - Anticult

Stone Sour - Hydrograd

Dialects - Illusory/When You D...

Martyr Defiled - Young Gods

Malevolence - Self Supremacy

Fit For An Autopsy - The Great...

 

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Features


Lenmania Review
Jamie Lenman rounds up some pals and invades Tufnell Park for a mini festival filled with fun and heaviness in equal measure!
Mutation Interview
As Mutation prepared to embark on their first ever tour, Scott Lee Andrews spoke to R13 about turning a studio project into a touring band.
Bloodstock Festival 2017
Bloodstock 2017 smashes it with epic performances, and Bloodstock 2018 announcements are just killer!
Arctangent Festival 2017 Preview
Another weekend, another top quality festival boasting an unbelievably stacked line-up of heavy music. RIFFS all over the place here.

 

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