About Gareth Allen

Gareth Allen A committed metal head with a love of jazz, soul, and folk. Living in Central Scotland and attending gigs in Edinburgh and Glasgow, with it's really amazing venues. My iconic moment... being invited on stage at the Glasgow Garage, by DevilDriver's Dez Fafara!



Author Archives: Gareth Allen

All The Best Tapes – Apex Emotion

November 20th, 2018 | by Gareth Allen

All The Best Tapes from Stoke in the UK, are a four-piece instrumental band, who have just released their second album ‘Apex Emotion’. Broadly speaking inhabiting the math rock genre, they are so much more musically, and have been described quite fabulously as ‘Thrash Jazz’


Underneath The Stars Festival Preview

June 21st, 2018 | by Gareth Allen

The Underneath The Stars Festival, takes place from the 20 to 22 July, in rural South Yorkshire, at Cinderhill Farm, Cawthorne, near Barnsley; and this year this diverse and family friendly Festival will reach its fifth birthday


Deke Leonard – A Tribute

October 1st, 2017 | by Gareth Allen

Gareth Allen contributes a touching feature on a hero of his, Deke Leonard along with an interview with Deke's wife Mary


Damnation Festival 2017

August 19th, 2017 | by Gareth Allen

The line up for the Damnation Festival continues to go from strength to strength, with the addition of the awesome


HRH DOOM VS HRH STONER ll

August 19th, 2017 | by Gareth Allen

Chapter ll of the HRH Doom vs HRH Stoner indoor Festival, will soon be taking over Sheffield. Last years inaugural


Hammerfest 2017

July 5th, 2017 | by Gareth Allen

Hammerfest is one of the highlights of the metal calendar. Situated against the backdrop of Snowdon, the highest mountain in



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