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Employed To Serve at The Cookie, 17th May 2018

with Let It Die, God Complex and Conjurer

Tonight’s show was organised by The Cookie.

Reviewed by Kashif Hussain

Leicester’s Cookie isn’t usually known for its metal gigs. That honour typically goes to more “alternative” venues like Firebug or The Shed, as The Cookie’s repertoire of shows seem to be more along the lines of indie rock bands or comedy acts, so it seemed like a somewhat odd choice to host Woking’s premier metal group and a slew of dissonant support bands. However, it turns out that the miniscule stage was a perfect fit for the chaos that ensued.

First on the stage were Let It Die, hailing from Kettering. Their sound can at best be described as hardcore with a range of extreme music influences...

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Metal to the Masses, semi final 1

Metal to the Masses, 11th May 2018 at Dryden Street SocialRead More

Handmade Festival 2018 Sunday

Hand Made festival 6th May 2018 at The O2 AcademyRead More

Metal to the Masses, quarter final 3

Metal to the Masses, quarter final 3, 2018Read More

Metal to the Masses heat 4

11th March 2018

at Firebug

with Diceratops and Stonepit Drive

Tonight’s show was organised by Resin Events and Metal 2 the Masses Leicester.

Reviewed by Kevin Gaughan

For the first time this year, Metal to the Masses moves from Duffy’s bar just up the road to Firebug for the bands to battle it out for a chance to play at Bloodstock Open Air.

There were only two bands in tonights show, resulting in a less-heaving-than-usual crowd. As there were only two bands, and two bands from each round go through to the next stage, they were already through to the next round! Black Chapter called in sick at the last minute.

Tongue-twistingly named Diceratops opened tonight’s proceedings. A four piece prog-rock band from Leicester.

Diceratops started in a spectacular fashion with spectacularly prolonged ...

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