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Track: Machine Head – Stop The Bleeding donating a significant portion of their streaming proceeds to Grassroots law, the organization representing George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery.

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ALBUM REVIEW: LAMB OF GOD – LAMB OF GOD

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Track: Arrival Of Autumn – Apocalyptic

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In celebration of the first anniversary of the band’s latest studio album Foregone, Swedish melodic death metal icons IN FLAMES have released a digital bonus version of Foregone today on all streaming platforms. The anniversary edition of this highly lauded part of the group’s discography comes accompanied by alternative artwork as well as a new bonus track, ‘Become One’. The band states: …

Goth tinged heavy rockers Lucifer have shared their brand-new single ‘Maculate Heart’, which is taken from their magnificent new album, Lucifer V, which is due out on the 26th of January via Nuclear Blast. Explosive straight out the blocks the track is the work of a band on fire and at the top of their game. Incendiary …

The Halo Effect have had a brilliant year with their debut album ‘Days Of The Lost’ hitting the charts all over Europe – #1 in Sweden, #3 in UK, #6 in Germany, Austria and Finland, and #8 in Switzerland.An extensive European tour with Machine Head and Amon Amarth followed, as well as numerous festivals and headline shows. Fans are now eagerly waiting for …

What more could you ask for on a cold, dark and wet mid-November evening than a healthy dose of Brazilian Deathened Thrash courtesy of the true iconic legends, the Cavalera brothers et al, and furthermore they have brought along Incite to add even more power and aggression to the evening. Once inside the Academy it …

Stockholm based heavy rockers Lucifer have announced the release date for their new studio album, ‘Lucifer V’, which is due out on January 26th, 2024 via Nuclear Blast Records. Consisting of nine unholy hymns, Lucifer’s fifth offering can easily be regarded as their magnum opus and sees the band channelling all their strengths from previous records into one monumental mass of electrifying heavy …

The final Main Stage Headline slot goes to the Swedish Progressive legends Opeth and with them they will be bringing a very special ‘fan chosen’ set in order to close out the Friday on the Ronnie James Dio stage. The legendary Hatebreed will also join the Friday Main Stage with their 30th Anniversary set and …

Graveyard have released their brand new album ‘6’ via Nuclear Blast Records. ‘6’ is easily identifiable as the most striking, original album of Graveyard’s story so far. A gently lysergic blend of desolate guitars, simmering Hammond and lithe, nimble bass and drums, the Swedes demonstrate a lightness of touch that they have only hinted at in the past. To coincide with the …

Trivium’s Matthew Kiichi Heafy released RASHŌMON, the long-awaited and much-anticipated album from his Ibaraki project, last year via Nuclear Blast. Listen to the full album here. Now Heafy has returned to the project and released the video for new track ‘Jigoku Dayū’, which was directed by Black Card Films. “When I first witnessed the original classic Japanese painting of Jigoku Dayū, I was mesmerised; then I read …

Swedish blues rock institution Graveyard have shared their new single ‘Breathe In, Breathe Out’, the second single from their upcoming album ‘6’, that’s set to be released on September 29th via Nuclear Blast Records. The band comments  “Our 2nd single from the upcoming album 6 is rolling in like a fresh breeze from the West Coast for all …

As I descended on the hallowed turf once more for my annual ritual, I couldn’t help but soak up all of the visual and aural delights and ponder on the fact that if home really is where the heart is then Bloodstock is well and truly, once again and without doubt, home for 20,000 like-minded …