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Turbowolf - Two Hands

Posted on March 21, 2015 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (274)


They've found their sound, but does album number two deliver?

After my gushing for Turbowolf over the last two months, it’s about time I sat down and properly listened to their new re...

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Soldierfield Unveil Video For The Only War

Posted on March 20, 2015 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (47)


New video taken from the Manchester band's record, Catharsis

British metal band Soldierfield today release the official video for The Only War, the single is taken from the highly acclaimed 20...

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Henry Blacker - Summer Tombs

Posted on March 20, 2015 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)

 Swamp monsters from the Somerset Levels return to eat you alive

The West Country’s power trio Henry Blacker return with a ...

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Live Review: Corrosion of Conformity & Hang The Bastard

Posted on March 20, 2015 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (94)

Corrosion of Conformity: still America’s volume dealers

Academy 2 is rammed tonight. Can’t move, can’t see. Unless, like me you got stage times mixed up and arrived early so got right to the barrier with no f...

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Kontinuum - Kyrr

Posted on March 19, 2015 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (1)

With a breadth of their influences and with such a wide sonic palette from which to draw, Kontinuum are set up to have a healthy future in the music world

Kontinuum, a band forced in Iceland during 2010, claim to make "hypnotic and spiritual musical noise," and after multiple plays of s...

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Europe & Black Star Riders at Manchester Academy 1

Posted on March 19, 2015 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (54)
Anthony Firmin finds he has a little Irish in him whilst waiting for the Final Countdown

Black Star Riders

The Black Star Riders are riding high at the moment with a new album, ...

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Tirade - Waste Your Time Single Review

Posted on March 19, 2015 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (1)
Youthful, defiant, fun and unapologetic pop punk



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Hammerfest 2015: Incinery & Hecate Enthroned

Posted on March 19, 2015 at 1:40 AM Comments comments (1)

Thrash and black metal kick out the festival’s proverbial jams

For seven years now, metalheads from across the UK have been descending upon an out of season holiday camp in North Wales – now in its third ...

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Win Tickets To See Karnivool At The Ritz

Posted on March 18, 2015 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (52)

Come join us to see a damn find Australian prog band take The Ritz by storm

Read on to find out how you can win a pair of tickets for their show at The Ritz on Tuesday, 28th March.

Not only are Karnivool phenomenal...

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Mabel Greer's Toyshop - New Way Of Life

Posted on March 18, 2015 at 2:50 AM Comments comments (2)

The band that would become Yes return after 45 years

And here’s a blast from the past – in more ways than one. For starters, a quick google of the name Mabel Greer reveals scant information; rather an traditional old ...

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