Wyrd Ways Rock Show CCXCIII

Wyrd Ways Rock Show CCXCIII

Wyrd Ways Rock Show 293

This week’s edition of The Wyrd Ways Rock Show features new material from Soldierfield, Die No More, Rancid and Threshold.  There’s also a chat with Onslaught’s Sy Keeler, recorded in July outside the Sheffield O2 Academy and a recommendation of a Bristolian band from the man himself.

The show also features the Record Of The Week, Covered and Suzi’s back again with another Shock Of The New.  You…

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Blast In The Belgrave Announce Headliner

Blast In The Belgrave Announce Headliner

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Here’s the announcement you’ve been waiting for!

It is with great excitement that Soulmare Promotions, in association with Wyrd Ways PR can announce the headliner for The Blast At The Belgrave: they are Leeds’ very own melodic powerhouse Chasing Dragons, a band still riding a wave of excellent reviews of their most recent EP, Checkmate. They are a welcome new recruit to a line-up of bands…

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Massive - Full Throttle

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Massive – Full Throttle

Album Review by Dave Smiles

Massive are one of those bands that seem to come out of nowhere and release a killer debut. They formed in Melbourne, Australia in 2012 and the speed at which this has all come together is equaled only by the lifestyles of the band members and the playing on the album. They’re doing it the old school way. They’re not going on a reality TV game…

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Exodus - Blood In Blood Out

Exodus ‘Blood In Blood Out’ Review

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Nuclear Blast

Review by Rick Ossian

The boys from the Bay Area of San Francisco, California are back at it again!  After 30 years of what could only be unimaginable adversity (not to mention the tragedy of losing their original vocalist, Paul Baloff), they can still jam with the best of them.  According to their bio, they are “the original architects of the thrash scene” (Messrs Hetfield,…

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Osmium Guillotine - Osmium Guillotine

Osmium Guillotine - self-titled review

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MGR Music

Review by Rick Ossian

Osmium is the most dense stable element known to men.  It is hard and brittle and looks really pretty.  We all know what a guillotine is, right?  So we have a very hard rock that can rip your head off.  We also have a band from Essex who got rolling in 2009.  Members are listed as Pete Keliris on guitars and lead vocals, Lance Steele on lead guitar, James Balcombe…

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Wyrd Ways Rock Show CCXCII

Wyrd Ways Rock Show CCXCII

Wyrd Ways Rock Show 292

Plenty of new stuff in this week’s Wyrd Ways Rock Show (as per normal, really).  That means we’re starting off with possibly the biggest: Machine Head.  We’ve also got Scar Symmetry, Amaranthe and a couple of projects featuring current or ex-members of Cradle Of Filth, namely Devilment and White Empress.  You might also be interested in a little something hot out of the studio from those Finnish…

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A Sound Of Thunder – Kill That Bitch

Here’s a band we should have let you know about a while ago.  They’re based in Washington DC over there in…

Rancid Announce New Album

Rancid Announce New Album

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American Punk band Rancid have announced they will be releasing their eighth studio album, …Honor Is All We Know on October 27 through Hellcat/Epitaph Records.  The album was produced by Bad Religion guitarist and Epitaph CEO Brett Gurewitz.  It’s been five years since they released Let the Dominoes Fall, so this one’s been brewing a while.

If you want to get a preview of the album, those lovely…

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Ol Drake – Spaceship Janitor (DEMO)

If you’ve been wondering what Ol Drake has been upto since he left Evile last year, wonder no longer.  

Beyond Violet – Change Of Reason

Multi-national Utrecht-based Symphonic Metal band, Beyond Violet are back with a new video, filmed in the Theatre Hall of…