Author Archives: Claudia Mancino

Rock 'n roll has always played a big role in my life, since I was trapped in that small town in the South of Italy... Lucky enough to have met and partied up with some of my favourite rockstars throughout the last years in London.I now write about them too, crazy uh? Contributing to some of the main rock and metal magazines is not only a passion, it's much more than that! My biggest aspiration is to work in the music industry as a PR or doing marketing. Animals and girly stuff lover. For those about to rock we salute you!
good charlotte

A night of pop punk nostalgia hits Brixton as Good Charlotte give one hell of a performance.

You would imagine a gig like this would be full of little kids thinking pop-punk and emo music wasn’t just a phase and that it’s not over yet. But surprisingly enough tonight Brixton seems to be full of mid-20-year-olds and old-school fans, like me, who have grown up with bands like Good Charlotte, spending most of our teenage years listening to ...

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The Cure

The Cure to headline British Summer Time Hyde Park 2018

The Cure are one of the most legendary rock bands in the UK, formed in 1976 in West Sussex, and fronted by lead singer and songwriter Robert Smith. They came from the post-punk scene of the early 80’s and have gained an immense success over the years with more than 30 million combined sales of 13 studio albums and more ...

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gene-simmons-vault

Gene Simmons presents ‘The Vault’ to the London press

Kiss co-founder and rock n’ roll hero Gene Simmons has recently been travelling around the globe to promote his book ‘On Power’ in which he teaches how to be successful in life and business, mentioning anecdotes from his own life and career. He’s also introducing his 2,000 dollars collection called ‘The Vault‘ which is comprised of 150 unedited and never ...

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alice cooper

Alice Cooper reunites with original band for a show that will be hard to forget.

Someone call him a legend, others a shock-rocker. The 69 years old rock ‘n roll hero keeps leaving his fans wanting more and tonight it’s no different. Alice Cooper is reuniting his original band for what will be a brilliant gig we won’t be able to forget easily. In the 70’s he could have been compared to a modern Marilyn ...

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Airborne

A night of intense no frills rock ‘n roll with Airbourne, Phil Campbell and The Wild.

The queue at the Roundhouse started quite early with hundreds of fans ready to get their rock ‘n roll dose. This eventful evening starts around 7.30 pm with The Wild, a brilliant Canadian band I have never had the pleasure to listen to or see live before. And what a great energy! From the very first moment they get on ...

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hcss

Interview: Hardcore Superstar

Hardcore Superstar -the Swedish four-piece that had the balls to merry thrash metal and sleaze rock in to a successful formula for party animals. Since their first album in 1998 Hardcore Superstar have been touring with rock and metal royalties all over the world and have performed on massive stages and festivals too. Today we get to catch up with ...

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wednesday 13

London celebrates an early Halloween with Wednesday 13.

The Islington Academy queue on Saturday night was dressed in spooky outfits, horror make-up, crazy wigs and fake blood as Wednesday 13 landed in the UK for a trio of shows this October in support of ‘Condolences’, following a North American tour. After Manchester and Glasgow, fans couldn’t wait for them to come and play in the capital which is ...

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x japan

X Japan “Our story is almost too dramatic to be true” Yoshiki Interview

X Japan are one of the most successful rock groups in Japanese history. The band has sold more than 30 million albums, singles and videos combined. They have sold out Japan’s 55,000-seat Tokyo Dome 18 times and played to tens of thousands of fans outside of Japan. X Japan were formed in 1982 by Yoshiki and Toshi while they were ...

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Nikki Sixx Heroin Diaries

Nikki Sixx reveals a 10th anniversary edition of ‘Heroin Diaries’

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the release of Nikki Sixx’s drug-soaked NY Times bestselling memoir, The Heroin Diaries and SiXX:A.M.’s The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack.  To commemorate more than a decade of sobriety and life lessons learned, Nikki Sixx and SIXX:A.M. revisit the seminal work; announcing Tenth Anniversary Editions of the book and album in multiple formats including: digital LP, CD, CD / ...

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Tony Palermo

Papa Roach “We don’t want to become a different band but we wanted to create something new”

Papa Roach’s new album Crooked Teeth is off to a hot start and just before their gig in the UK capital we had the chance to sit down with drummer Tony Palermo. We got to talk about past and future of this band that after nearly 25 years doesn’t seem to stop nor disappoint their fans. Find out all the ...

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