In what must rank as one of THE most leftfield festival announcements ever covered in these pages - and one we definitely did NOT! see coming - 'Big Four' thrash legends Anthrax have been confirmed to headline next July's tenth anniversary edition of the Steelhouse festival.
For those unfamiliar with the concept, Knotfest is a touring festival curated, and usually headlined, by Slipknot. Like many music events, the festival has been forced to re-invent itself in this ‘Year Of The Pandemic’, taking the vast majority of its activities online – and to great effect with the majority of what they have been doing being made available to fans free of charge, relying in turn on the charity of those same fans to reciprocate in other ways, by buying merchandise and releases from the myriad of bands to whom they have given an invaluable boost over the eight months to date of the various lockdowns brought about as a result of the global spread of the beer bug…
It's DJ Astrocreep back on the decks of doom in the Über Rock bar - fuck jukeboxes when we have so many quality songs sent in so frequently! What better way to find your new favourite band or song than by kicking back and chilling out with the following tracks, handpicked from the submissions coming in from all over the Überverse! The bar's open and it's time to play our first track!
It’s hard to believe that it’s been seven whole days since we last awarded our coveted ‘Video Of The Week’ title, and, despite the ongoing, and some cases renewed, lockdowns in many parts of the Überverse, we are still receiving a healthy bundle of submissions for our coveted ‘Video Of The Week’ title. Many of them are produced against the background of continuing quarantine conditions in some countries, while others reflect artists being able to return and flex their creative muscles once again.