Shouldn't that be Sleigh Duggee? 🤘
Eight months after moving to Denmark, I'm now straddling that crepuscule between things being novel and others becoming the norm, so in this lucid moment I wanted to jot down a few observations, about my experience of Denmark and, more importantly, about the people who hail from it - an invitees examination, if you will.
While comparisons with Godzilla abound around the band's destruction of the Heavy Metal Universe I think comparisons to The Borg are far more accurate.
With 'Star Wars' fever still in full swing, a heavy metal band's impressive cover of the theme music has gone viral. Velocity
I thought the combination of cheery-poppy-happy-happy meets brutal death metal was the weirdest thing to hit the headbanging scene in decades. That is until a cross-dressing Australian beef cake wrestler and two diminutive Japanese girls destroyed whatever remained of my WTF-ometer.
Possibly the most Marmite band around release eponymous debut June 1. Internet gives up, goes home. Verdict: 8/10 I'll cut
I am in London to interview Key Kobayashi, elusive producer of heavy metal upstarts, Babymetal. It is lashing with rain and everyone is lost inside the Brixton Academy venue or stuffing their faces with chicken at Nandos.
Not to say they were that bad at the Forum in July, far from it; they were astonishing then, but now they had a meaner, more purposeful edge.
MTH have risen to mainstream success in their native country thanks to their insane live shows and avant garde approach to song writing and western audiences are finally taking note.
Gothenburg pioneers In Flames have made a lot of changes to their sound in Siren Charms, and for the most part this comes across as quite a big risk. Many, many fans have longed for a return to the sound of Colony or Whoracle, melodic death-metal juggernauts that cemented In Flames firmly onto the heavy metal scene.