Blimey, this is a bit bloody weird. You’ve heard of Pirate Metal, well this is Victorian Rock n Roll. Yes, Victorian. Ghostfire have been described as the ‘sound of Steampunk’, which is I suppose one way of putting it.
Hertfordshire’s Scar My Eyes could rapidly become the ‘fans choice’ of underground hardcore, gathering more and more grass roots support, and being voted onto the Hellfire Festival bill earlier this year via a Scuzz poll. Not bad for a band from the self-proclaimed ‘depths of nowhere’.
Yes, I’m wondering the same thing as you – what the hell is a milk train? Maybe it’s a Manchester thing that us Southerners don’t get. Extensive research (well, Wikipedia) suggests that the last milk train ran some time in the 1970’s, so potentially this lot don’t know what they’re on about either.
Five Finger Death Punch have been making quite an impact in the US with this, their debut album, and it’s now finally been released in Europe. Many in the UK metal scene have been touting this lot for a long time, and now we can actually pick up the record, it seems they may have a point. Continue Reading