Hey! Listen to 99% Cobra!

In recent years, the city of Hull (a port on the north-east coast of England) has been a surprisingly fertile breeding ground for various flavours of angry bands. From the ugly noises of Black Tongue and Mastiff, through the chaotic hardcore of the very greatly missed The Colour Line, past…

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Herod – Sombre Dessein

Switzerland might not be the first country that springs to mind as a natural home of metal bands. But, with a spectrum of domestic talent ranging from Celtic Frost to Coilguns, via the likes of Knut, Kruger and Promethee, it might be time to start reconsidering our preconceptions.  Returning to…

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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE – Coilguns Live in Studio

The ‘live in the studio’ video is a relatively recent development, but a welcome one. Despite advances in cameraphone technology, fan-shot footage of bands performing will inevitably be plagued with shaky visuals and farty sound, with the clearest audio recording being of the punter stood beside the phone singing spectacularly…

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Release Day Roundup – 3/23/18

Each month, we always seem to come to the same conclusion when it comes to our Editors’ Picks column: Friday release days open the floodgates and unleash a seemingly endless stream of quality new music. But while some of our Editors and Contributors sit down gleefully each week to dive into this newly stocked treasure…

Red Kunz Show Two Minutes Of New Material

Looks like I jumped the gun a little with that post  yesterday, as today Red Kunz, the project featuring Aaron Beam and John Sherman of Red Fang and Luc Hess and Louis Jucker of Coilguns/Kunz, released nearly two minutes of music from the collaboration in the form of an in-studio jam. It’s…