Tag: British Metal

Feb 15

Dave & Stefano of Savage Messiah discussed The Fateful Dark

I came across Savage Messiah a couple of years back when they released the Plague Of Conscience album, It was interesting to hear their material at that time. But once I got my hands on their upcoming album The Fateful Dark, they totally blew my mind this time around. Their riffs are like a blast …

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Oct 07

Biff Byford of Saxon checked in with The Age Of Metal

Saxon is a band that has been around more than 35 years, they are one of the first heavy metal bands responsible for the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) that shake up the world back in the 80’s and put the foundations on how heavy metal sounds today. Use Facebook to Comment on this …

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Oct 02

The Age of Metal Speaks to Dez Nagle of The Safety Fire During the Parallax II Tour in Orlando, FL

The Safety Fire is a rising English progressive metal band. They’re extremely unique in the sense that they’re inspired by various genres of music that is heard in every song; labeling them “progressive metal” truly is an understatement. After achieving popularity in the UK, they quickly got signed to InsideOut Music and started touring with …

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Sep 22

Onslaught – VI (2013)

Some of the greatest bands in the metal scene come from Europe.  The UK has granted us some of the best metal acts in history.  Thrash metal is alive and well and so is Onslaught. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Sep 17

The Safety Fire – Mouth of Swords (2013)

This year rising English band The Safety Fire releases their sophomore album Mouth of Swords. This band pushes the boundaries of progressive metal, giving it a feel geared towards alternative rock and jazz while incorporating the heavier aspects. They became popular in the UK metal scene and have been growing ever since; they scored a …

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Sep 04

Black Sabbath at US Airways Center (Phoenix, AZ 08/30/13)

Back in 2011, when it was announced that Black Sabbath was reuniting with original singer Ozzy Osbourne in vocals, I say to myself; ‘I have to see this live before my time on this earth is over’ Regardless if the band is not complete (the Bill Ward dispute), or the eternal vocalist preference (Martin/Dio/Osbourne) we …

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Aug 26

Carcass – Surgical Steel (2013)

For death metal fans around the globe, 1996 was a particularly difficult year as fans had to deal with the titanic loss of Carcass and At The Gates. For quite a long time, it appeared as though we would never hear from either band ever again. Lo and behold, after a 12-year absence, both bands …

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Jul 23

Stitch & The A.v.D of The Defiled checked in with The Age Of Metal

Is not a secret that the UK is the birthplace of many important metal bands, from Black Sabbath to Iron Maiden, and from to Carcass to Dragonforce. But since 2005 the UK has seen the rise of five kids called The Defiled, and they had turned heads right and left ever since. Use Facebook to …

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Jun 06

Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats – Mind Control (2013)

It was Pablo Picasso that said, “If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes”. In the case of Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats latest release, Mind Control, it would be ideal to pull out our brains and use only our ears. This album has a funny way of getting inside …

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Jun 05

Evile – Skull (2013)

This year, thrash titans Evile releases their newest album Skull. With this eerie masterpiece Evile continues to enlighten us with a sound from the old thrash days. They combine spooky imagery with the raw thrash sound, very similar to bands such as Possessed. Evile is by far one of the most singular bands that emerged …

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Jun 04

Black Sabbath – 13 (2013)

Since their reunion in November 2011, Black Sabbath has called the attention of almost every metalhead on the planet by announcing a new record, and a world tour. For many of us this means the cornerstone of metal itself getting back together to teach us one last lesson on how metal is melted, pounded and shaped. …

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