Anyone who has seen Black Spiders will tell you what a great live act they are. Whether filling a very reliable support slot, or headlining a small to medium sized venue, the band bring intensive riffs and a great groove throughout. Some bands are meant to be seen live, and the Spiders’ support slots have been known to challenge various headliners in terms of energy.
Canadian rockers Shot Down Twice are set to release their self-titled EP in January 2022. In the meantime, they’ve shared a new video for ‘Talk To Me’.
They may not be the biggest name on the rock scene, but Scattered Hamlet have been making some very chunky (and very retro) sounds for a decade. The US band mix classic hard rock, swampy attitude and big hooks to create something that sounds occasionally like a blend of the lighter end of Zakk Wylde meeting with the more melodic strains of Corrosion of Conformity or, perhaps, a throwback to the days of Roadsaw colliding with a classic rock sound.
Portuguese metal band Ionized have returned! Their new single ‘In The Distance’, comes ahead of a new album, and as far as a taster is concerned, it couldn’t be better.
The stoner/psychedelic band Kesem have only recently released their album ‘Post-Tera’, but they’re not resting on their laurels. At a time when any live promotional work is still a little hit and miss due to Covid-19 restrictions, they’re promoting the album with a new video clip.