Tygers of Pang Tang As with many of this era, the band came out of provincial Britain, and in this case, Whitley bay.
Ciruth Ungol To the States for the ultra-underground and ultra-powerful band, Ciruth Ungol. A name inspired from the Lord of the Rings only accentuated their sword and sorcery appeal.
Accept It was not just in Britain that the metal revolution was taking place.
Venom The imagery of many of the bands of this era, caused a problem with parents and authorities alike. And then there was Venom. Satanism and other such topics had been associated with hard rock and metal since the very beginning.
So cast your mind back to around 1975/76. There had been plenty of bands that were heavy in terms of their image or their sounds. Most of them, however, shied away from the term “heavy metal”.
Not only is this the 15th year of Fred Zeppelin’s, but scarily it is also the 20th anniversary of the release of Trains, Boats and Planes by The Frank and Walters. The Franks have never actually played Fred’s before but have conducted many of their post gig celebrations afterwards and the recordings that made their […]
This was a gig last Saturday held from around 2 in the afternoon to accommodate the fact that across town, Voivod and Doom, were playing in the Village that night. To attract attention for this, the organisers Into the Void, decided to hold this as an-all ages affair and to make it accessible to everyone. The […]