Trivium’s ninth, (yes, really) album finds itself in a very interesting position. 'The Sin and The Sentence' was well received, and was accompanied with a monstrous touring cycle backed up by the likes of Code Orange, Power Trip and Venom Prison including an utterly triumphant Brixton Academy show. The question is this: will 'What The Dead Men Say' keep the momentum moving forward rather than careering backwards?
Following the absolute monster that their previous record 'Forever' became, Grammy nomination and all, could prove to be a tall order for most, the weight of expectation crushing them like an ant underneath boot. Have Pittsburgh’s finest proven themselves up to the task?
This month one of the hardest sounding tours of the year brings itself to the UK, beginning in London at ULU. Knocked Loose bring a package stacked with heavy hitting sounds in support of their stunning album A Different Shade Of Blue, but have they left themselves open to being upstaged by their incredible supporting package?
Part concert film, part Neo-Nazi murder party, can the two elements combine in a way that satisfies the incredibly passionate Slayer fanbase and succeed where Metallica failed?
Emo titans Jimmy Eat World return with their 10th album. They keep on trucking, but do the creative juices continue to flow for Mesa, Arizona's famous sons?
Alabama hardcore quartet Gideon decide to party like its 1999, with a new album that goes for a paddle in the nu-metal end of the musical swimming pool. Does this new direction herald bigger things for the band?
It's prog metal Christmas, as legends Tool return with their long awaited fifth studio album. Can it live up to their storied creative legacy?
It's been four years since their previous record 'Edge Of Humanity', can Eradikator create something potent to re-announce themselves to the world of metal?
Having now jumped onto the highly esteemed label Century Media and with Sean Beavan on production duties, 3TEETH lay out their boldest manifesto yet. Can this combination give their message a bigger platform?
It can be very easy once you've been a band for a while to basically phone it in, play some 7/10 tracks and just do the bare minimum to please your base audience and keep the ticket sales flowing. After The Burial have not done this. Their new album 'Evergreen' is an absolute must listen for anyone who likes their metal technically accomplished.