Much Metal In Manchester 

The third of four times of watching In Flames on the Avenged Sevenfold/ Disturbed UK arena tour brought them to Manchester. A chance encounter with members of the band in a Northern Quarter bar was a very good start to the day. I even managed a few words with guitarist Björn Gelotte about how he felt the tour was…

Better In Brum

Second of four days watching In Flames kick off the Avenged Sevenfold/ Disturbed UK Arena tour. This time in the capital of heavy metal, Birmingham. Another late doors meant another shortened set although we only missed Deliver Us this time round. The band especially Anders Fridén sensed the crowd were more approachable than in Glasgow, the last…

35 Minutes Is Not Enough

Last night in Glasgow, the First night of the Avenged Sevenfold Disturbed In Flames Arena tour  started. A late doors meant support In Flames the band I had travelled almost 3 hours to see, were forced to play a shortened set of only seven songs. Mind you kicking off with Bullet Ride isn’t a bad way to start…

The Ultimate Metal Month.

What a way to begin 2017! Four In Flames concerts, two with The Haunted and Black Sabbath’s final ever tour. You can’t get better than that, can you? Although In Flames are not the major support for Avenged Sevenfold’s arena tour of the UK,  it will be good to see them showcase the songs from…

I’m Like A Dog With Two Dicks

So after what seems an age, my favourite of all time band are going to  release not one but two new albums in the very near future. One as we know has already been announced. The much awaited Sounds From The Heart Of Gothenburg is destined to be released in September and yes I have…

The Traveller

“Who are you?” “Call me by my astral name” he replied, “as I have slain the body of black that carries no reflection” The warrior stood up, grabbed a drinking horn, took a huge mouthful, wiped his mouth with his sleeve and said “now am I worthy to eat food for the gods?” Lord Hypnos beckoned “sit…