BLOODSTOCK 2018 – Friday August 10 – Part 1 (Live Festival Review)

BLOODSTOCK 2018 – Friday August 10 – Part 1 (Live Festival Review)

Bloodstock 2018: Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us! The Bloodstock Metal Festival is one which personally I have been at a good number of times through the years and always enjoyed. This year for the first time I was going as a reviewer on behalf of Decibel Geek so was excited and nervous as I wanted to give the best account of all the action possible. However sometimes things take a bit of a twist and on…

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BLACK KING COBRA – Law Of Attraction (EP Review)

BLACK KING COBRA – Law Of Attraction (EP Review)

When writing for Decibel Geek, I am sometimes contacted regarding new or upcoming bands. What is occasionally annoying is when one of them is pretty local and has played one of my home town’s venues not so long ago and I missed them. However, as they say “better late than never”. This is the case with Glasgow based hard rockers Black King Cobra. I was lucky enough to be sent their new EP being released August…

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BLOODSTOCK Festival 2018 – The Complete Coverage (Feature)

BLOODSTOCK Festival 2018 – The Complete Coverage (Feature)

Hi, with less than 2 weeks to go to Bloodstock Festival 2018 this reviewer wishes to introduce himself properly and give a little information on the festival itself. Auld Bugger’s Background I am an old rocker that started gigging back in 1979. My first gig was Whitesnake on the Lovehunter tour in the Odeon Edinburgh. The album or record that got me into the scene was Rainbow Rising. Especially the amazing voice of the late great Ronnie James…

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EPICA – Vs Attack On Titan Songs (EP Review)

EPICA – Vs Attack On Titan Songs (EP Review)

Background To Release Epica have decided to officially release worldwide the EP that was only released in Japan late last year.  Entitled Vs Attack On Titan Songs, this is music originally composed by Revo from a Japanese band called Linked Horizon.  Linked Horizon wrote the music for a series of Manga movies. The pieces were written (apparently) in an Epica style, so now the band have re-recorded them for the more Metal based market. To…

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BLOODSTOCK – Less Than A Month To Go (News)

BLOODSTOCK – Less Than A Month To Go (News)

BLOODSTOCK NEWS Bloodstock Metal Festival is less than a month away. The good news is that Decibel Geek will be there reporting and reviewing the festival for readers online. However, you can still be there as a few tickets remain for this four day extravaganza (see link). Meanwhile, Bloodstock have announced another batch of new bands for those interested in checking out new talent or unknown outfits. New Blood Stage For Friday, the additions are:…

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CORRUPT THE SYSTEM – IN CONVERSATION (Interview)

CORRUPT THE SYSTEM – IN CONVERSATION (Interview)

Decibel Geek was lucky enough to have a chance to interview upcoming Glaswegian thrash rockers Corrupt The System whilst they were in Edinburgh before their excellent gig in Opium. A chance to find out a little about the guys and to remind the interviewer how bloody old he is! DG: Hi guys, thanks for sparing some time to chat. First of all, can you tell us a little about the background of the band to…

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CORRUPT THE SYSTEM – Live At Edinburgh Opium (Concert Review)

CORRUPT THE SYSTEM – Live At Edinburgh Opium (Concert Review)

CORRUPT THE SYSTEM LIVE! Young Glasgow rockers and thrashers Corrupt The System came to Edinburgh Opium as part of their very first UK tour! They also took time out to have a brief chat with us here at Decibel Geek before the show, of which there will be more about soon on this site! Having come across them a few months ago supporting Edinburgh based band Perpetua in the G2 in Glasgow I was very…

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OVERKILL Announce 4 Band Bill For UK & Europe 2019 (News)

OVERKILL Announce 4 Band Bill For UK & Europe 2019 (News)

Overkill are heading to Europe in 2019 along with Destruction, Flotsam & Jetsam and Meshiakk in a tour headed as Killfest Tour 2019.  They are doing shows in Italy, Germany, France, England, Ireland and finishing in Scotland. The band are working on their 19th studio album which should be released in plenty of time before the shows in Europe and the UK in March next year. The New Jersey thrash stalwarts have been around for…

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COLD SNAP – All Our Sins – (Album Review)

COLD SNAP – All Our Sins – (Album Review)

The Story So Far Cold Snap are a 6 piece metal band from Croatia who have been around for about 15 years. However, it is only recently that they seem to be getting noticed in different parts of the globe. July 6, 2018, sees the release of their fourth album and the third to be produced by Tue Madsen from Denmark who has also worked with bands such as Madball, At The Gates and Meshuggah…

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THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA – Sometimes The World Ain’t Enough (Album Review)

THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA – Sometimes The World Ain’t Enough (Album Review)

The story so far…. The Night Flight Orchestra (NFO for short) are what happens when members of various metal bands in Sweden decide to have a bit of fun. Founded by 2 members of Soilwork (Bjorn Strid vocals and David Andersson guitar) back in 2007 due to an idea they had whilst in the US. As they were driving the many miles between shows they tried to put together the perfect rock soundtrack for the…

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