Slayer Live at Arena, Birmingham [Live Review]

SLAAAAAAAYER! It’s a name that cannot he uttered in a traditional manner. It needs to be screamed like a screech from the bowels of hell. Few bands can command such a majestic legacy as Slayer, and on their final tour, legacy is front and centre. The very way in which their name is shouted from…

Slipknot – All Out Life [Review]

The weight of expectation is the heaviest of all. When a band has a long publicity campaign of teasing out new releases, more often than not the hype built up can never be fulfilled. The album, single, live show etc. can be an underwhelming experience upon its arrival. Slipknot have gone about releasing their first…

Ohhms, Boss Keloid and Final Coil – The Vault, Leicester [Live Review]

Leicester’s lacking when it comes to music. The city that birthed Gary Lineker and Kasabian is understandably a hub for sports, and displays a dearth of decent gigs. It’s rare that bands that really bring in a crowd would ever choose to visit the East Midlands City, especially with Nottingham being a stone’s throw away,…