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Review: Snowblind & Theories Divide – Live @ The Lycan Sessions (Whelans, Nov. 6th 2014)

November 17, 2014

Is there anything better than a new night devoted to metal in the capital? Me thinks not. It wasn’t all that long ago that Dublin had two haunts for heavy metal. The downstairs bar in Brux (if you were looking for ridiculously egotistic metal snobs who all at one point or another had managed to […]

Review: Snowblind & Axial Symmetry – Live @ Fibber MaGees (July 1st, 2014)

July 3, 2014

Right, normally I wouldn’t be reviewing after shows because they involve a lot of drinking, spending quality time in smoking areas with people covered in sweat, booze and lord knows what else – plus the usual  general merriment and chaos. When you add the fact that this is a SLAYER after show – you can multiply all […]

Snowblind to release debut ep, ‘Existence Is Futile’ next week

February 8, 2014

Dublin metal trio, Snowblind are set to release their debut E.P. on Valentines day. Before you going thinking lovey dovey shloopy gak, remember this is metal .. and it’s taking place at the most unromantic* club night in Dublin – CLUB CARANGE! The dark, metal filled dungeons of Fibbers will make the perfect setting for Existence […]

Review: Hellfest 2014 June 20th – 22nd (Clisson, France)

June 26, 2014

Hellfest 2014 may be over, but the ninth instalment of Europe’s fastest growing heavy metal festival won’t be forgotten any time soon. Over the course of the weekend, more than 150,000 fans descended on the small town of Clisson in France to witness what can only be described as the greatest line-up any festival has ever managed […]

Review: Twisted Autocracy – Reinstate the Hate (EP)

May 1, 2014

We’ve been looking to this for about half a year and finally the time has come for Twisted Autocracy. Tickets There has an almost Axl Rose choreographed history with TA as we’ve managed to turn up late for all but one of the fourteen thousand times they’ve played nights we attended. However that one show, […]

Psykosis, AeSect and Alpheidae proceed to the M2TM Final

April 26, 2014

Congratulations to PSYKOSIS , AeSect and Alpheidaeon on winning Semi-Final A of the Bloodstock M2TM last night. They didn’t win it easy mind as they faced stiff competition from Nautilus, the exceptional Snowblind, who this wannabe journalist has always missed at every single gig and now has very deep regrets about not having a little more self control and […]

Happy Birthday CLUB CARNAGE!

July 19, 2013

Two years ago, one of the funnest (it’s a word – I added it to the Word dictionary) metal nights in Dublin was born – CLUB CARNAGE making today their birthday. Happy Birthday guys The club is celebrating in style with a wicked line-up of bands in Fibbers tonight. CHAOS A.D. (Sepultura tribte) will headline […]

EHT Announce The Unleashed Festival

June 30, 2013

Metal heads of Dublin; prepare to get excited as EHT are bringing us three days of thrash and death metal this summer. Fibber MaGees will host the event that’ll see thrash metallers Gama Bomb and the mighty Overoth headline. There will also be an under 18’s day of bands for those that can’t make the first […]

Atominated return to Club Carnge Tomorrow Night

June 13, 2013

Atominated are currently rolling out their new EP to the masses and tomorrow night is a good chance to see it live. They return to Club Carnage @ Fibber’s Basement to headline a packed night of thrash metal. Joining them will be Snowblind, Twisted Autocracy and Acid Age. It’s free entry (seriously) and there’s always […]

Club Carnage @ Fibbers: Stone Trigger, Atominated, Gartgantuan + More – This Friday

May 1, 2013

Loads of good bands playing Fibber MaGee’s this Friday, May 3rd. Club Carnage is gearing up to kick off the bank holidays weekend in style with two stages of bands, followed by their usual messy night of booze deals, metal for every punter and … more booze. Among the names are Stone Trigger, Zhora, Snowblind, […]

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 […]

Bloodstock M2TM IRELAND: Full Line-up (Almost) Announced

March 28, 2013

Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses is on! With Heat 1 wrapped up last night (the still waiting to hear the winners), there are now six heats left before the grand final on July 13th in Fibber MaGee’s. The Annual battle of the bands gives local talent from around the Europe a chance to play at […]

IRISH METAL ARCHIVE – ‘THE FIRST WAVE’ Released

March 19, 2013

The Irish Metal Archive have gone and done something truly beneficial for Irish metal bands. They have released a massive compilation, displaying skills and talents from different genres/parts of the country and popped it all on Bandcamp for you to download – FREE of charge. Titled the ‘Irish Metal Archive – The First Wave (An […]