Monthly Archives: January 2017


In the depths of eastern Europe arise Kladovest from the Ukraine, bringing with them some melodic black metal. The album “Ignitiate” comprises of four tracks, each around 10-minutes in length. Dmitri K provides all the music with vocals from Gjenfard, while … Continue reading

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As we draw ever closer to the opening festival of the year with Icebreaker Festival 2017 being held on the 28th January, I thought I’d compile a few tips of who to see throughout the day’s events. With over 100 … Continue reading

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As a youngster, John Kampouropoulos (or just Kamp for short) spent his time sat behind a drum kit, eventually stepping out to take to the microphone and becoming a frontman. The result in recent years has become the KAMP band. … Continue reading

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There’s probably a reason saxophones and trumpets aren’t normally associated with Death Metal, it’s weird. Having said that, Bloodrainbow hail from a country that find it OK to wrap cottage cheese in chocolate. The album itself starts off sounding like … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW – MIKE HARTLEY (Icebreaker Festival)

As we pack away the Christmas albums for another year, January brings with it an early start to the festival season and Southsea’s very own Icebreaker. With a key ethos on promoting local underground bands, Icebreaker Festival hosts 120 acts across … Continue reading

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Hailing from the USA, producer and MC Carl Kavorkian follows up the spectacular “The Happiest Sad Face” with a story of two parts in “SerpePhant EleNtine”. Released as two separate EP’s, both come together as one, taking the listener on … Continue reading

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