The only constant member of the pioneering industrial metal band since its inception as a synth-pop outfit in 1981, Uncle Al emerges sporting a fluffy white waistcoat, Lennon shades, and enough facial piercings to shame any rebellious goth teenager.
Never destined to garner the fame and fortune of the big bands of their time and genre, the band have done remarkably well to make a thirty-year career from their music.
Poulsen takes time to acknowledge that inspiration and legend Johnny Cash performed at this very theatre (a quarter of a century ago), before teasing ‘Ring of Fire’ and other classic Cash as a segue into ‘Sad Man’s Tongue’
Words: Alan Daly Photos: Olga Kuzmenko \ Olga Kuzmenko Photography Recently Ireland tried once again to add to their impressive tally of wins at the Eurovision Song Contest. Given Johnny Logan wasn’t representing us once more, we decided not to watch and instead we attended a far more relevant music competition – The Bloodstock Metal […]
Some interesting words from six of the best metal bands in Ireland right now.
Of course with over one hundred bands on the line-up each year, you’ll want to see more than just ten of them……………
A lot of bands have been bringing their tours to Dublin for the first time recently, and tonight two more acts pop their Irish cherries; Myrkur and Epica.
It’s been more than a decade since Zakk Wylde brought his Black Label Society to Dublin when he opened for the Prince of Darkness, and Brummie buddy Ozzy Osbourne in 2007
Right on schedule, the five-piece fronted by the ever-jovial frontman Chuck Billy take to the stage and open with the title track from their most recent album Brotherhood of the Snake.
It’s been a while since controversial East Coast death metal quintet Cannibal Corpse last visited Dublin. Almost eight years by my reckoning.