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MAYHEM Streaming new album

May 27, 2014

Can’t wait for the Mayhem’s new album, Esoteric Warfare, to hit shelves next month and you’ve run out of conjures to raise it from the spirit world? Well good news – they’re streaming the album on several sites right now. This is the first studio release from the band since 2007’s Ordo Ad Chao and […]

Mayhem Release New Single

February 18, 2014

Arguably the most notorious black metal band of all time, MAYHEM have just released a brand new single from their forthcoming, as yet untitled album. Psywar can be heard below and the video even contains lyrics. Mayhem’s seventh album is due for release in May. This is Mayhem’s first release in many a year so […]

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 […]

Psykosis lead Fibber MaGees Halloween Carnage

October 31, 2014

It’s Halloween and you know what that means – serious metal mayhem all around the capital, perhaps the country but that’s none of our business here and time strapped and under-resourced Tickets There HQ. The most exciting event to come out for this year’s ghoulish festivities is a very special Club Carnage which is happening […]

Tower Records sell out of Metallica stock after Glastonbury performance

June 30, 2014

Tower Records have confirmed this morning that they have completely sold out of Metallica stock after the band’s headlining performance at Glastonbury on Saturday night. Don’t panic though – fortunately a re-order was logged last week which should be filled tomorrow morning. “We had to re-order all of our Metallica stock, as well as additional […]

Pyskosis Announce Album Title

April 22, 2014

It’s been promised, it’s been recorded and now we’re on the home stretch in the build up to one of the most exciting releases you could ask for – the debut album from Psykosis. Those who read Tickets There might have picked up a certain affection we hold for the band. It’s not a warm, […]

Report: Hellfest 2013 June 21st – 23rd (Clisson, France)

June 27, 2013

Well, the hangovers have worn off, the body has stopped aching and the cure has been had. Hellfest 2013 is over and despite it only being two days since Tickets There’s triumphant return, it seems like a hell of a lot longer since I (yes I, too late for the split personality bullsh*t) was passed […]

EHT Announce GAMA BOMB, Psykosis, Edenfire and More for Thrash Metal Bash @ Fibbers

April 17, 2013

EHT Promotions have just announced a thrash metal bash to end them all. This August, GAMA BOMB, along with Psykosis, Edenfire, Exzeltic, Animator and Snowblind will take over Dublin’s Fibber MaGees for a night of full on bullet belt mayhem. It all takes place on August 16th with tickets costing €15. Doors are at six […]

Halloween 2012: Metal & Rock Nights around Dublin

October 24, 2012

It’s almost Halloween and you know what that means – HALLOWEEN Parties! The good news is there’s no shortage this year and if leather, fake blood and booze are what you’re after – Tickets There got yo back y’all! If we find more we’ll let ye know. Personal Choice: The Teddy Bears Twisted Picnic @ […]

CURSE THE GODS OF SUMMER II – First 12 Bands Announced!

June 5, 2012

In the mood for some bloody summer metal, mayhem and carnage? If yes, then Crunch Metal Productions have you sorted. This July sees the second instalment of the (best named metal event series ever) ‘CURSE THE GODS OF SUMMER’ mini-festival. 13 bands, 1 day, 1 venue, drinks promos, summer BBQ and lots more await you at […]

Hellfire()Sounds Review: Summoner (‘Infernal Incantations’ Demo)

March 6, 2012

Looking for a little Black metal meets thrash? Well no need to go scraping the bay of California or digging through the abandoned grave years on Norway – Ireland’s got you sorted. Summoner  are an Irish band (possibly from the late 200 BC) who dress like demonic druids and play extremely heavy, yet surprisingly accessible […]

Choice Music Prize 2011 Shortlist Announced

January 12, 2011

The Choice Music Prize shortlist for 2011 has been released. Encompassing some of the finest records released by Irish bands…wait, you don’t want to see me attempt a nice big intro? Fine then, list below. ·         Adebisi Shank – This is the Second Album By A Band Called Adebisi Shank ·         Cast of Cheers – […]

MySpace Review – Sirocco

February 4, 2010

It’s been far too long since we got a chance to do one of these. Managed to sprain, twist and dislocate things since the last time we checked in but all’s well and we’ve got a new found respect for the enduring people of Cambodia, aswell as picking up an in-depth history of the presidents […]

MEGADETH – RUST IN PEACE / COUNTDOWN TO EXTINCTION Double Review:

September 17, 2009

Megadeth, they’re like Radiohead, but ya know, not gay!

TURN – A History: 1998 – 2006

July 18, 2009

TURN – A History: 1998 – 2006 Dedicated to everyone that made   Oliver Cole | Ian Melady| Gavin Fox Alan Lee | Ciaran Kavanagh | Terry McGuiness |Martin Quinn | Fiona Melady “It’s All Over Now” 16th July 2006, Oliver Cole, lead singer of Turn, posts a blog on the bands MySpace announcing that […]