Harkening back to those days are Northern Ireland's Terminus, who are preparing for a European assault.
This five piece takes
their lead from Iron Maiden, King Diamond, Savage Grace, Slough Feg and Exciter - ey exist solely to play real Heavy Metal without pose or fuss in a scene where its presence has been sorely missed.
The band has been plugging away in the background with sporadically popping up to play gigs with the likes of Grand Magus, Argus, Darkest Era, Atlantean Kodex and Ravensire.
Releasing a well received demo in 2012 and then a split 7" on the German label Underground Power Records the band are gearing up for the release of their yet untitled debut album and to celebrate this they will also play a spate of dates across Europe in the coming year.
Confirmed so far the band will be unleashing their power upon the following .
- 5th March Up The Hammers Festival, Athens, Greece (with Manilla Road, Battleroar, Sacred Steel)
- 10th April 2015 – Gypsy Rose, Dublin – supporting Argus (US), Mael Mordha (Ire), Void Moon (Swe)
- 11th April 2015 – Limelight 2, Belfast – supporting Void Moon ( Swe) + 2 TBC
- 9-11th July 2015 – Metal Magic Festival, Denmark – (with Candlemass, Girlschool, Sigh, Gospel of the Horns)
- 3rd October 205 – No Compromise Festival, Belgium – (with Portrait, Toledo Steel + Tbc)
More dates to be confirmed!
To fill the gap until the release of the album on Stormspell Records (CD) and Horror Records (Vinyl and MC) the band have unleashed a new track "Fortress Titan"
Terminus are James Beattie - Vocals David McCallum - Bass Paul Duffy - Guitar Gavin Coulter - Guitar David Gillespie - Drums