Posts Tagged ‘Alestorm’

LIVE: Download Festival 2017 – Saturday

Date: June 10th 2017
Venue: Donington Park, Donington
Website: www.downloadfestival.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/downloadfest
Twitter: www.twitter.com/downloadfest

It goes without saying now that Download Festival is one of the most renowned and prestigious rock festivals in the whole world. A performance there, especially a debut, sets a notable milestone in any band or artist’s career, and year after year manages to cater for almost any fan of rock, punk, or metal.

Read More

VIDEO: Alestorm – Mexico

Alestorm have released a video for their single ‘Mexico’. The popular pirate-metal band often centre their songs around drinking and ‘Mexico’ is no different.

While the video similarly includes many a drink, sonically the track features typically pirate-metal melodies, lyrics, and jovial chants.

You can check out the video here:

Read More

VIDEO: Alestorm – Alestorm

Scottish pirate-metal band Alestorm have released a video for their new, self-titled single.

‘Alestorm’ will feature on their upcoming album ‘No Grave But The Sea’ which will be released on May 26th via Napalm Records.

Check it out below:

Read More

NEWS: Steel Panther and 40+ more bands join Download Festival 2017!

Donington’s Download Festival is known for being the premium rock and metal festival for the UK, and they’re certainly on track of maintaining that reputation for 2017. The organisers have just confirmed over 40 more bands to join the bill.

The latest names to join the festival bill include A Day To Remember, Steel Panther, Northlane, The King Blues, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Casey, Moose Blood, and more.

Read More

LIVE: Sonisphere Festival @ Knebworth (Saturday – 05/07/2014)

Date: July 5th, 2014
Venue: Knebworth Park, Knebworth
Website: www.sonisphere.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/sonispherefestival
Twitter: www.twitter.com/sonisphere

Rating:

Gallery:
None available

After a two year absence following the undoubted success they had back in 2011, Knebworth’s Sonisphere Festival has finally returned, once again hosting a stellar line-up across its three days, including metal giants Iron Maiden and Metallica, and dance/rock hybrid pioneers The Prodigy. We made sure we were a part of it, so we headed down to see if Sonisphere is truly back for good.

Read More

VIDEO: Alestorm – Drink

Pirate metallers Alestorm have released a stream of their new video for the track ‘Drink’, taken from the upcoming album ‘Sunset On The Golden Age’, out August 8th via Napalm Records. You can watch it below:

Read More

NEWS: Sonisphere UK add 12 more bands for 2014, including Deftones, Frank Turner, Reel Big Fish and Protest The Hero!

After a two year hiaturs, the returning UK installment of Sonisphere Festival has added 12 more names for its 2014 line-up, which will include Deftone‘s only UK performance for the year. You can find all of the festival’s latest additions below:

Read More

NEWS: Dragonforce announce UK and Ireland headline tour for September!

Guitar wizardry rock outfit Dragonforce have just announced a string of headline tour dates across the UK and Ireland later this year, in promotion of their forthcoming fifth studio album, ‘The Power Within’. All dates are outlined below:

Read More

NEWS: Glassjaw and ten more bands added to Sonisphere 2012 line-up!

Sonisphere have announced a further 11 bands to perform at this year’s festival weekend in Knebworth, which includes a very special set from post-hardcore legends Glassjaw. To mark the 10th anniversary of its release, the band will be performing their highly acclaimed ‘Worship & Tribute’ album from start-to-finish. All newly announced bands are as follows:

Read More

LIVE: Alestorm @ White Rabbit, Plymouth (04/02/2012)

Date: February 4th, 2012
Venue: White Rabbit, Plymouth
Support: Claim The Throne, Darkest Era, Huron
Website: www.alestorm.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/alestormband
Twitter: www.twitter.com/alestormband

Rating:

Plymouth appears to be the only place in the UK that isn’t snowed under, and that actually turns out to be lucky for the first date of Alestorm‘s “Useless Drunken Bastards” tour. Now on their third album of pirate themed folky power metal, they are renowned for their party atmosphere at gigs. As it is, everyone loves dressing up as a pirate for some reason, so they’ve managed to build on a niché that is always gonna be successful. Luckily, they can back it up with good song writing skills and catchy drinking anthems that are easy to sing along to. Even if every song pretty much sounds the same.

Read More

Search

Video of The Week

latest reviews

latest interviews

sponsors