Category Archives: Band Press

Left For Red to support SKINDRED!

Left For Red have just been confirmed to open for the one and only Skindred on their 'Sound The Siren' UK tour at the Wulfrun Hall in Wolverhampton on Monday 7th November with The King Blues.

This is a huge honour and a big 'tick' off the bucket list for the band, as not only is the Wulfrun Hall a legendary venue in the Black Country but the mighty Skindred are flying the flag for the UK Rock/Metal scene at the moment in the UK and worldwide.

Ticket information will be coming soon but if you really cant wait visit the box office | 0870 320 7000 

Check out the latest music video for Utopia, taken from the 2015 album 'All Things Known And Buried'

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Eternal Fear will be ‘Killing Time’ in the UK February 2017

Swedish heavy rockers Eternal Fear will be returning to the UK shores once again in February 2016 with support from fellow Bearded Monkey Management & Promotions artists Left For Red.

The tour will be stopping in at London, Chester, Birmingham & Gloucester.

23rd - The Dev, London (With support from AffluenzA)
24th - The Live Rooms, Chester (Support to be announced)
25th - O2 Academy Birmingham (With Valous, Disarm Goliath, Master Charger & Rawkas)
26th - The Lower george inn, Gloucester (With Remnant)

The tour is supported by Midlands Metalheads | Vocalzone | Maximum Volume Music

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Obzidian reveal the ‘Obliteration Process’

“A touch of Sabbathy doom and a hint of death metal violence”  -Kerrang!

“progressive thrash with death metal in a blistering attack.... should WWIII start in earnest, then I think we may have found a suitable soundtrack” - Powerplay Magazine

Midlands based thrash metallers, Obzidian have unveiled the details of their brand new album ‘Obliteration process’ which is due for release on Monday 28th November.

Originating from the region which has heavy metal flowing through it’s veins with Napalm Death, Anaal Nathrakh & Black Sabbath being a few who come from the area. Obzidian having formed in 2001 have built up a large fan base and have toured up and down the country including supports with the likes of Sepultura, Arch Enemy, Crowbar & Ill Nino which earns them the title of being one of the UK’s finest thrash metal bands.

Since the band formed they have previously released 2 full length albums which have all had critical praise including praise from Kerrang!, Metal Hammer & Powerplay Magazine. Their first offering was the 2007 album ‘Damned Eternal’, which was released on Casket Records and in 2014 the band signed to Rocksector Records to release their outstanding second album ‘Concrete Psychosis’.

14087771_10209385346526825_459735610_oThe four piece are now set to release their third full length album, entitled ‘Obliteration Process’. This latest offering from Obzidian will be the band’s heaviest and most intricate album to date. Stacked with pounding drums, intense vocals & brutal riffery the album offers twelve heavy duty slabs of UK Thrash Metal at it’s finest.

Currently the single ‘Sins Here Are Purified’ gives you an idea of the level of musical bludgeoning you will receive from ‘Obliteration Process’.

The Obliteration Process artwork was designed by the award winning Very Metal Art. Obzidian are currently putting together their busiest tour schedule for the rest of 2016 including some big festival slots. Watch out for savage thrashers as they bring the party to a town or city near you!

- Obzidian release ‘Obliteration Process’,  Monday 28th November via all online stores.

- Obzidian have pre-orders available from their website

Catch Obzidian on the road in 2016:

18th September - The Rainbow, Birmingham
24th September - The Retro Bar, Manchester
20th October - The Swan, Stone
29th October - O2 Academy, Birmingham
9th December - Bantam, Northampton
17th December - The Giffard Arms, Wolverhampton
18th December - Grand Central, Manchester

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Bearded Monkey unleash new recruits!

Bearded Monkey are proud to announce that they have signed sludge lords WARCRAB from Plymouth & Thrash metal legends Obzidian from Wolverhampton to their ranks, which already consists of Left For Red, Vicious Nature & Eternal Fear.

Bearded Monkey was established in 2014 as a promotion company in the Birmingham area, running nights at The Flapper amongst other venues. In 2015 when Bearded Monkey signed Left For Red & Eternal Fear to the company, they branched out into PR, Bookings & Consultation.

"Bearded Monkey started as a way that I could book Left For Red's gigs without the need for a middle man, it has now grown into a way that I can now help bands & individuals get themselves heard. I have been aware of Obzidian & Warcrab for several years now and I have always been a fan of their music and live shows. I feel with the recent additions to Bearded Monkey it will help push Bearded Monkey & the bands involved to the next level. " - Dan Carter - Bearded Monkey Management CEO

Obzidian - Stafford/Wolverhampton - Thrash Metal


Obzidian - The Legacy Has Failed

Warcrab - Plymouth - Sonic Death / Sludge



Warcrab - Lay All To Waste

Bearded Monkey would like to also welcome you to our brand new website Visit regularly in order to keep up to date with everything that is going on with our bands.

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Eternal Fear – Raise an ‘Army From Hell’


EternalFear Sweden have just released their fifth official music video for the new single 'Army From Hell' taken from the 2013 album Eternal Damnation.

"The song is about a sergeant who conjures up his own army of demons and monsters, we recorded the video ourselves using a green screen as we wanted to test out some equipment we are really pleased with how it came out." - Mattias Thomasen, the band's guitarist

The Swedish band are currently in the studio in their hometown of Karlskoga writing and recording the follow up record which is currently untitled and the first with their new bass player Torbjörn Brogren. The band will be releasing teasers for this later on in 2016.

Hear more from Eternal Damnation:

Eternal Fear are looking to tour the UK once again after 5 successful tours already in the bag, the latest being their 20th Anniversary tour. The bands next tour will be to celebrate the release of their new album.

For more information on the band, visit

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