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Venue Change: Deathcrusher 2015 ( Carcass, Obituary, Napalm Death, Voivod & Herod) moves to Vicar Street

September 1, 2015

Due to unexpected circumstances, the Deathcrusher 2015 show (featuring Carcass, Obituary, Napalm Death, Voivod & Herod) will now move from The Olympia Theatre to Vicar Street. Tickets were temporarily off sale while the move was being confirmed but are back on sale now. Original tickets are valid for the new show. Seating will be un-reserved […]

Carcass, Obituary, Napalm Death, Voivod & Herod – Dublin tickets on sale now!

July 16, 2015

Just say that to yourself – Carcass, Obituary, Napalm Death and Voivod. Can you believe that for a line-up? Now I know Tickets There has been quiet on the writing front, but you can bet your ass we were watching updates on this one – like every other death metal fan in Ireland. This is […]

DEATH DTA announce Dublin return

November 11, 2014

Last year we were in shock when Death announced they’d reformed and were coming over to Europe for a tour. Of course, no Death line-up is every going to be fully complete with the presence of a certain Mr. Schuldiner, but who worries about these things? All those Death songs were sitting dormant for long […]

Photos: DEATH DTA – Live @ The Academy (27th November, 2013)

January 10, 2014

Taking your sweet time is one of the simple pleasures to enjoy when you own your own blog. On that note, enjoy some snaps from DEATH DTA’s show at the Academy last year. Incredible performance that I regret not reviewing.

DEATH DTA Announce Dublin date!!!

August 22, 2013

Hold onto your excited caps, legendary death metallers and widely renowned inventors of the genre, DEATH, have announced a European tour and Dublin is bang smack in the middle! The band, thrilled with the success of their recent North American DTA tour, have decided to come and visit Europe and give fans the DEATH experience […]

NAPALM DEATH Added to Children of Bodom Show

August 19, 2013

DME – obviously totally pi$$sed off with our original short post about Children of Bodom’s October show have gone and done something very, very special – Cleary to prompt a more meaty post from yours truly. Why else would they do it? To appease the great unwashed? I think now. English legends and metal veteran […]

Into The Void Announce ‘Dublin Day Of Death II’ @ The Pint

May 13, 2013

Into The Void presents ‘DUBLIN DAY OF DEATH II’. (Only took us 4 months to find it :)) Six bands will play the Pint on May 18th as part of Into The Void Records’ Day of Death II. Coming all the way from Israel of headliners, Sonne Adam and they’ll be joined by Irish grown […]

New Music: Animator – ‘Death From Above’

April 18, 2013

Waterford thrash metallers, Animator, are promising great things from their debut album. Due to hit shelves ‘soon’ by EBM Records, Blacklisted is one of the must watch releases this year and the band have helped fuel the excitement with the release of a new song titled ‘Death From Above’. You can listen by playing the […]

DUBLIN DAY OF DEATH II @ The Pint (This Friday)

September 5, 2012

UPDATED Friday, Sept. 7th – SADISTIC INTENT can no longer attend this show but the other bands will still be playing. Tickets for the night have been reduced to €5. Original Story Dublin Day of Death II kicks off in the Pint this Friday (yeah I know you read that much in the heading – […]

Jape – Hands of Fire / Lying on a Deathbed (Single Review)

May 27, 2011

What ever your taste in music, there’s little to no chance you haven’t come across and enjoyed the mighty Jape over the past few years. Ever since the release of their second album, The Monkeys in the Zoo have More Fun Than Me in 2004, Jape’s appeal and presence on the Irish scene has been […]

BLACK SABBATH, RAMMSTEIN & MANY MORE ANNOUNCED FOR HELLFEST 2016

October 30, 2015

It’s really, really true. Hellfest 2016 have just made their first official line-up announcement which has confirmed the rumours that Black Sabbath and Rammstein will be headlining the 3 day event. A third headliner and over 20 more bands will be announced at a later date with Metallica, Tool, System of a Down and AC/DC […]

Review: Motörhead – Bad Magic

September 20, 2015

Motörhead have been in the press a lot recently and rightly so. The release of their twenty second studio album is a major accomplishment and cause for celebration. Few bands management such a feat and fewer still can still put out a record of this calibre but the unyielding force that is Motörhead have prevailed. Recently, […]

Review: Iron Maiden – Book of Souls

August 31, 2015

“it’s expected that this album is Maiden back on form and ready to enthral fans with a resurging comeback. We know Maiden have the 747 jumbo jet ready for a tour that’ll visit 35 countries… but does the music stand up? “

Tribulation & Vircolac announce Dublin show

July 17, 2015

While we were all busy with Megadeth tickets this morning, DME & Invictus Promotions went ahead and made a sneaky announcement. Yes folks, Tribulation are coming! With them on the night will be local death metal lads – Vircolac and new comers, Coscradh to play a special New Year’s show on Wednesday, December 30th at the […]

VADER Announce Dublin show

January 23, 2015

What will you be doing on March 20th? Simple, you’re going to see VADER in the Voodoo Lounge. The death metal legends will be swinging by Eire and playing Dublin’s Voodoo Lounge as part of their Blitz! Europe In Fire 2015 tour. They’re bringing HATE and one more band TBC with them. Hopefully the TBC will […]

WARPATH gearing up to record new EP

December 4, 2014

Dublin’s beloved death metal legends, WATPATHHHHHHH!!!!….. have confirmed they will be hitting the studio in January to record a band new EP. The band had originally announced plans for a full length album but due to personal commitments in the band, this has to be put on hold. Instead the band has selected five songs that were […]

Graspop and Sweden Rock announce 2015 line-ups

November 20, 2014

Oh it’s getting serious now folks, First Download and Hellfest and now Graspop and Sweden Rock have unleashed the beasts for next year’s festivities. Both have fairly enticing attractions so the pressure is now on for decision making. Graspop: 19,20,21 JUNE 15 Graspop is coming out mighty strong this year. As one of Europe’s most […]

Download 2015: Day 1 and 2 confirmed. 3rd leaked?

November 18, 2014

Well festival season is off to an early start this year. Yesterday the mighty Hellfest released info on over 120 bands that are set to perform at next year’s event and this week Download have been teasing out the first two days of next year’s event with the third and final day set to be […]

HELLFEST 2015 LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

November 17, 2014

Hellfest have announced over 120 of the bands that are set to appear on next year’s bill which will take place between the 19th and 21st of June 2015 in Clisson, France. Headlining the event will be Slipknot, Scorpions and Faith No More. with Judas Priest, ZZ Top, Slash, Motorhead, Alice Copper, Marilyn Manson, Venom, […]

HELLFEST: 1 DAY LEFT BEFORE ANNOUNCEMENT & TICKETS

November 16, 2014

That’s right folks, just one day left before Hellfest officially announce the line-up for HELLFEST X or HELLFEST 2015. Several names have been tipped including SLASH, KISS, JUDAS PRIEST, RAMMSTEIN, CANNIBAL CORPSE, MOTLEY CRÜE, MAYHEM, TESTAMENT, NAPALM DEATH but none are 100%. Just one day and we’ll know all. Also tickets will be going on […]