Top Shelf Tuesday: Thrash Zone

Welcome to the Thrash Zone where we take a look at seminal thrash bands that to this day are still banging. From strictly thrash,...

Weekend Review – Merry *%#!ing Christmas

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas… aka that time when we all freeze or boil for a week straight with...

Hidden Gem: TT Quick – Metal Of Honour

A lot of people are probably aware of TT Quick as the band that current Accept vocalist, Mark Tornillo, was a member of through...

How2Guitar with Ben Plant: Forget All Your Guitar Scales and Learn These 3

For those who don't know me, I don't like wasting time and I don't like learning things I'll never use. Which is why, this week,...

Gear Rundown – The Gear You Need For A Gig

In this week’s Gear Rundown, we’re going to take a look at the gear we need as a guitarist to perform at our best...

Hidden Classic – D’Priest, Playa Del Rock

Any fan of 80s heavy metal has surely seen ‘The Decline of Western Civilisation Part II’.  Featuring bands like Megadeth and Chris Holmes from...
Anthrax

A beginner’s guide to Anthrax

History: Anthrax was first formed by Scott Ian in 1981, but while they recorded one album with Neil Turbin on vocals, it was the arrival...

Top Shelf Tuesday: 20th Anniversary Edition Part 3 – Post-Grunge/Rock

We are now halfway through our 20th Anniversary Edition, this time focusing on albums that left a mark in that odd sub-genre which has earned...

How2Guitar With Ben Plant – Technique Showdown: Sweep Picking For Face Melting

This article is continuing on from our series on Alternate Picking vs. Sweep Picking. We've already looked at some great ways to build up and...

Top Shelf Tuesday: 20th Anniversary Edition Part 6 – Metal

Ending what has been a mammoth six part series of the 20th Annual Edition we will go out with an almighty bang with a...

Recent News

Tunisian Progressive Metal Band MYRATH Announce “Shehili” Release Date

MYRATH have slowly but surely established themselves as one of the most fascinating bands in the current international metal scene — thanks to their incredibly...

Overdrive Underground

RESIDE Offer Closure In New Single Ahead Of Sophomore EP &...

Following up last years banger tune In This Moment, which saw support from international blogs triple j, Reside are releasing new single Replace Me the lead single from...

Album/EP Reviews

Review: Life’s Ill – What God Wouldn’t Tell You

Words: Maya Kiternas ‘What God Wouldn’t Tell You’ is a step away from Life’s Ill’s hardcore roots through deeper...

Review: Millencolin – SOS