The second ever Heavy Music Awards took place on 24 August 2018 and saw some live performances from Coldbones, Black Peaks, Milk Teeth and The Fever 333. The HMA’s celebrates the very best in the heavy rock and metal right now and here is the full list of winners from the night.
Canadian punk- metallers Sumo Cyco release new single ‘Undefeated’
In-your-face Canadian metallers Sumo Cyco release their latest track ‘Undefeated‘, complete with a fiery video to match. The female-fronted quartet set to release an as-yet-untitled EP as a follow up to their sophomore album ‘Opus Mar‘ from last year.
A brilliant year for gigs results in quite a end-of-year list featuring some cracking bands and festivals
After a pretty dismal year for concerts in 2016, I hit back with a massive bang and booked gig after gig to get back into the scene. This year was a whirlwind of festivals, press gigs and stadium concerts, witnessing the likes of rock giants Guns n’ Roses, metal titans Iron Maiden and Metallica and some of my favourites of all time including Lower Than Atlantis, Paramore and Don Broco. Alongside existing favourites, I also discovered some amazing new talent through the months and got to witness some great events of the year. It’s time to go through some of the top nights that will stick with me for a long time.
I look back over the past year and celebrate the greatest albums and EP’s released.
It’s the end of the year and lists of favourite albums, tracks, films and books are flying in from left, right and centre. It seemed only fit that I cast a view over the vast albums, EP’s and records that I have reviewed and repeatedly listened to throughout the last 12 months. This list showcases my favourite releases from 2017 from the worlds of rock, alternative and pop-punk. This list was not at all easy, and the positions may change depending on what mood I’m in, but without further ado, here it is…
27th April Track of the Day – Quitter’s Don’t Smoke by Blood Command