Album Review – Stranger Fruit by Zeal & Ardor (Radicalis/MVKA)

Zeal and Ardor have released the follow up to their hugely popular and successful debut record, Devil is Fine. Released on the 8th of June via Radicalis/MVKA, this is Stranger Fruit and this is phenomenal.

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Live Review – Zeal & Ardor at The Village Underground, Shoreditch (04/06/2018)

It is a Monday night. Everyone is tired from a busy weekend. The first day back at work for the week is over and a small crowd of music fans head to Shoreditch for a gig. Zeal & Ardor are going to have to be pretty special to wake this bunch of zombies up. A challenge they rise to and smash to pieces with ease.

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Live Review: Marduk at The Dome, London (25/05/18)

It might be cool outside as darkness falls but inside The Dome at Tufnell Park, London it’s sweaty and hot. Why? Because black metal legends Marduk have stopped in London to deliver a ritualistic and blasphemy filled sermon. This is the final stop in the UK on a huge May tour called March of Blood and Iron.

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Live Review – Machine Head at The Roundhouse, Camden (19/05/2018)

It is a Saturday, the sun is shining, royals are getting married, the FA Cup final is taking place at Wembley but more importantly, Machine Head are in town. Playing their 2nd night at The Roundhouse, Camden, excited fans litter the pubs of London sinking beers in the sun in preparation for an epic night of metal.

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Book Review – The Maker’s Hand: An Alex Rainer Mystery by J.T. Turner

The Maker’s Hand is a dark, mystery/crime novel surrounding the world of magic, illusion and murder. Based in London it forms the second part of a series of books following a detective called Alex Rainer brought to us by Birmingham based J.T. Turner.

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Live Review – Skindred at O2 Academy Brixton (28/04/2018)

Self styled “ragga” metal giants, Skindred, are headlining the O2 Academy Brixton in support of their latest album Big Tings. It is a Saturday night, the show is packed and Skindred better bring the party because this crowd are up for it.

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Live Review – Darkest Hour at The Underworld, London (23/04/2018)

American metal band, Darkest Hour, have been out on the road around Europe throughout April as main support for the thrash band, Havok. Their one an only stop within England brings them to The Underworld in Camden on a Monday night.

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