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Evil Invaders Interview

Posted on March 18, 2015 at 2:30 AM Comments comments (0)

 "The faster and crazier your music is the more adrenaline pumps through you."

Mick sits down with the frontman, Joe, of thrash metal ...

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De La Muerte - De La Muerte

Posted on March 18, 2015 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (3)

Heavy rock inspired by the Mexican “Nuestra Senora de la Santa Muerte” cult

De La Muerte’s self-titled debut album promises heavy rock and progressive metal in one tasty little parcel, does it? Wel...

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Sense and Saleability: The Commercialisation of Rock

Posted on March 17, 2015 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (46)

A look at how the composition and consumption of music has changed over time, with the burgeoning industrialisation of music the major catalyst

Ever since some greedy, green eyed and besuited businessman realised there was m...

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Fateful Finality - Battery

Posted on March 17, 2015 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (0)


Second attack by these German battering rams



The batterin...

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Live Review: Lonely the Brave at The Ruby Lounge

Posted on March 17, 2015 at 9:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Lonely The Brave impress Manchester and Manchester impresses them in return

I had previously seen Lonely The Brave at Sound Control along with Zico Chain and Exit State about 18 months ago and even on that shitty little stage in ...

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The Tattoo Tea Party

Posted on March 16, 2015 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)

The Rock Fairy pays a visit to Manchester’s biggest independent tattoo convention

Inked folk (and folk not so inked) from all walks of life descended on Event City last weekend for Manchester’s biggest indep...

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Dark Stares - Soul Contract

Posted on March 16, 2015 at 8:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Dark, Queens of the Stone Age inspired rock

Dark Stares; hailing from St Albans the British Rockers have steadily been building a name for themselves since their inception in 2011. From requests to s...

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R.I.P Sir Terry Pratchett

Posted on March 16, 2015 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Neil Mclean pens a heartfelt tribute to the most rock n' roll of writers

Here at Manchester Rocks we are very proud of to be shouting about the music, both new and old and from infamous bands and unearthing un...

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Live Review: Placebo at Manchester Aollo

Posted on March 16, 2015 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (41)

Stefan Olsdal on low-slung bass guitar who cuts a dominating presence on stage


I completely missed Placebo’s start in life back in 1995 as I was living in the USA at the time so it was time to finally catch...

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Terror Empire - The Empire Strikes Black

Posted on March 11, 2015 at 11:10 PM Comments comments (0)

 Hard, fast Portugese thrash: If it isn't broken, don't fix it

An email app...

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