All posts by Kez Whelan

  • Happy Birthday Tom G. Warrior! (Part 2)

    Welcome back to our loving tribute to Thomas Gabriel “Warrior” Fischer, a man who’s written more riffs than you’ve had hot dinners. Tom G. Warrior turns 50 today, and is still creating forward thinking, boundary pushing metal...

    • Posted July 19, 2013
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  • Happy Birthday Tom G. Warrior! (Part 1)

    Today marks the Golden Jubilee of one of extreme metal’s most influential figures, the inimitable Thomas Gabriel “Warrior” Fischer. As the front man for seminal acts Hellhammer and Celtic Frost, Fischer pretty much laid down the blueprint...

    • Posted July 19, 2013
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  • Pelican & JK Flesh at The Garage: Live Review

    In preparation for their new Southern Lord backed record ‘Forever Becoming’, Pelican are hitting the road, and they’ve even brought Godflesh / Jesu mainman Justin Broadrick (under the guise of JK Flesh) for a select few dates!...

    • Posted July 18, 2013
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  • Eistnaflug Festival Report

    Situated in the eastern Icelandic fishing town of Neskaupsta├░ur, Eistnaflug (which translates to, err… flying testicles) is an incredibly diverse rock and metal festival, with three days of everything from punk to black metal and even reggae...

    • Posted July 18, 2013
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  • Acid King at the Underworld: Live Review

    The temperature in the Underworld may be rising to near unbearable degrees, but if there’s one band you’d want to see whilst sweating through a lazy Sunday evening, then surely it’s Acid King! Wizard Fight (Facebook) open...

    • Posted July 17, 2013
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  • Black Flag at the Vex Arts Center: Live Review

    Black Flag’s recent reunion has been the cause of a huge amount of hype over the last few months, but can Greg Ginn’s current incarnation of the band deliver the goods onstage? We sent Joshua Sindell to...

    • Posted July 17, 2013
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  • Mixtape : Gregor Mackintosh (Paradise Lost)

    To a hardened veteran of extreme metal like Paradise Lost’s Gregor Mackintosh, tapes aren’t just a tender token or a novelty, they’re the plasma bags for the transfusion of brutality from the healthy to the needy right...

    • Posted July 16, 2013
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  • Despise You at The New Cross Inn: Live Review

    There’s a real sense of anticipation in the air tonight, as all manner of punks, crusties, hardcore kids and grind freaks brave the scorching blaze of the hottest day of the year to bare witness to some...

    • Posted July 16, 2013
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