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Anchor Lane – Casino

A smooth voice sings out “You said it all with ‘Blood & Irony’ and I’m not what you want me to be” in near repeat over an oddball bassline before the rest of the band come crashing in to follow suit on this opening number. Constant and near-mesmeric, then just before you think it’s going on like a broken record ...

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Anchor Lane Sing Out Loud

Scottish rock band Anchor Lane took time out ahead of the release of their debut album, Casino, to discuss the rock & roll hopes, dreams, along with some of the concerns they have about modern life; ones that worked their way into some of the songs on the album. Despite which, the overall sound they create if defiantly upbeat. You’ve ...

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Ricky Warwick Sings on New Anchor Lane Single

Scotland’s Anchor Lane release their new single ‘Dead Run’on R7 Records this coming Friday 17th January. The song was written by the band alongside Ricky Warwickof Black Star Riders, The Almighty and Thin Lizzy fame. The frontman also added backing vocals to the chorus. “When writing ‘Dead Run’, Ricky and I explored lyrics we had written about people in our ...

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Anchor Lane’s Casino

Available from all major digital and streaming services is the title track from Scottish rock band Anchor Lane as the secondsingle to be lifted fromtheir debut album Casino that will be officially released Friday 31st January next year. The album’s title is a metaphor for the ever-changing music industry,” explained bass player Matthew Quigley. “We called the album Casino because ...

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Anchor Lane’s Fame Shame

Glasgow rock band Anchor Lane will be playing The Garage 2 in their hometown as part of the celebrations for the release of their new single ‘Fame Shame’ on Friday 11th October. Following the release of their New Beginning EP in 2017, singer Conor Gaffney, guitarist Lawrence O’ Brien, bass player Matthew Quigley and drummer Scott Hanlon as Anchor Lane ...

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Download 2019: The Highlights – Saturday – SlipKnot, Halestorm, Skindred, and more

So here we are the ‘middle’ day of DL19: For some the best day, the show-stealer. Yet, for some, this is a stepping stone to the grand finale. Last night we came for Def Leppard, but the real headliner was Mud (apologies for that awful joke). Tonight, SlipKnot close the festival, yet there’s still a Puddle Of Mudd (again, sorry). ...

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Interview: Brock Lindow of 36 Crazyfists “It’s beyond the music it’s a brotherhood”

Just exactly what lead us to a dark, dingy and altogether dodgy looking staircase behind Bristol’s SWX with the 36 Crazyfists’ main man Brock Lindow is anyone’s guess – but here we are. For the Anchorage metalcore enforcers it’s their first date on the UK leg of their European tour supporting Bury Tomorrow. Riding shotgun this time around, by no ...

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Bloodstock 2018: The Highlights

If you have ever been to Bloodstock Open Air, you know its like no other festival in the country… or even the world. The fans are extra passionate, the bands are extra loud, the costumes more elaborate, the beer is extra refreshing, everything is better at Bloodstock. Last year saw one of the biggest Bloodstocks ever with metal titans Ghost ...

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Metal Guru – The Life And Music Of Marc Bolan by Paul Roland

Metal Guru – The Life And Music Of Marc Bolan by Paul Roland

Author Paul Roland has written three previous books on Marc Bolan, each taking a different point of view, presumably offering new insights as added research and interviews lead to further information. The previous one, Cosmic Dancer, he felt in hindsight too critical so to remedy that he has produced Metal Guru. Not that it is merely an extensive fan letter, ...

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Broken Witt Rebels, The Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham, April 2016

Second City kids on a Friday night out: lads fresh from the cash point supping from bottles of beer, girls in their party frocks clocking the competition coming in. The Sunflower Lounge is rammed. Something in my aged mind triggers a vague memory that long before the congregation gathered here was conceived this might’ve been a quiet gay bar, one ...

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