Archive | December, 2011
Trivium

Interview: Trivium’s Matt Heafy – “We’re the only band that had to come out and grow up in the public eye”

With a new look, new attitude and eating habits, Trivium rolled into Glasgow as one of five Defenders Of Faith alongside In Flames, Ghost, Rise To Remain and Insense. The Floridian metal giants, supporting the release of their fifth studio album ‘In Waves,’ returned to their regular Scottish venue and before they took to the […]

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In Flames

Interview: In Flames bassist Peter Iwers – “Keep buying records or music will die”

In support of their tenth studio album, ‘Sounds Of A Playground Fading’, In Flames were back in the UK to support Trivium on the Defenders Of Faith tour after previously touring Europe with the roles reversed. ‘Sounds Of A Playground Fading’ was the band’s first album to not feature Jesper Stromblad, who departed the band […]

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Megadeth

Album Review: Megadeth – Th1rt3en

Entering their twenty-eighth year of hard graft, Dave Mustaine leads his Megadeth charges once more unto the breach to cry God for all thrash metal with Thirteen. Bassist David Ellefson is back amongst the cavalry after a decade-long absence for their ‘imaginatively’-titled thirteenth full-length release, and the result is one of the most impressive Megadeth […]

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Saxon

Gig Review: Saxon, HMV Picture House, Edinburgh, December 17th 2011

With their first visit to Scotland’s capital, Hammerfall [8] seemed intent on bringing their all. With the set opening with ‘Heeding The Call’ and also containing hits such as ‘Blood Bound’ and ‘Let The Hammer Fall,’ you can easily forgive the Swede’s for only managing to fit nine songs into their forty five minute time […]

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Damnation Festival 2011

Damnation 2011 Review

An elegant opening to Damnation’s 2011 instalment is provided by A Forest of Stars, who squeeze on to the Zero Tolerance stage decked out in full waistcoats and shirts, for half an hour of black metal that is completely at odds with their impeccable appearance. A rambling introduction seems to misfire, but from there onwards […]

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Def Leppard

Gallery: Def Leppard, SECC, Glasgow, 9th December 2011

Scroll down to view the gallery of the recent Def Leppard performance at the SECC in Glasgow on 9th December 2011. All photographs are taken by Vagelis Georgariou. Visit his website here http://www.biglens.co.uk/

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Motley Crue

Gallery: Motley Crue, SECC, Glasgow, 9th December 2011

Scroll down to view the gallery of the recent Motley Crue performance at the SECC in Glasgow on 9th December 2011. All photographs are taken by Vagelis Georgariou. Visit his website here http://www.biglens.co.uk/

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