Save our Venues

I know I’ve not posted in a while but this is important. Due to this crazy lockdown, many venues across the country are under threat of closure. Revenues overnight disappeared and with rent, bills and staff to pay, many of… Continue Reading

Skindred tour announced

The mighty Skindred have announced a full UK tour for the end of 2018. A twenty five date tour that starts at the end of October and runs through to Christmas!  The band posted on Facebook earlier today: “Check it… Continue Reading

Fuel to host Motorhead celebration.

Fuel Rock Club is to host a celebration of the music of Motorhead, Phil Campbell and his B@stard Sons. An open invitation to fans has appeared on Facebook for them to get together at Fuel on the 20th July 2018… Continue Reading

Fragile Things added to Steelhouse’s line up.

With less than a month to go before the Mountain opens for business, folks in the Steelhouse Portakabin have taken a bit of time out from their heavy schedule to add yet another band to the 2018 festival. Local bands… Continue Reading

Hangfire play one more time.

Hangfire have been off the Metal Wales radar for a year or so now, having posted on Facebook that they’re no longer a “functioning band”. The band mates too busy with their lives to play again. However in support of… Continue Reading

The Rock and Roll Circus

Relentless marketing on Facebook over the last few months for this gig promised a night of great Welsh music. As this is a blog dedicated to that very thing, I thought I’d better attend! Five local bands playing live for just… Continue Reading

Five bands, Four quid.

Saturday sees a couple of events happening and it’s been a really difficult choice which one to attend. Fuel Rock Club has the final of the Metal to the Masses competition. The prize, a place on the stage at Bloodstock… Continue Reading

Nick Goodwin moves on from BBTBD

Nick Goodwin, bassist with Beth Blade and the Beautiful Disasters has decided to part ways with the band a post on the band’s Facebook page has revealed this evening. ANNOUNCEMENT: We would like to let you all know that Nick… Continue Reading

New layout for Steelhouse 2018

The amazing folks at Steelhouse have been having a think about how to make things a little easier to park at this years festival. After a couple of washouts in the past few years and especially after last years festival,… Continue Reading


Slayer are back and on their final world tour. November 5th sees them hit the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena and they’re bringing Anthrax, Obituary and Lamb of God too. Tickets go on sale on the 18th May. Better be quick.