Author Archives: Neale McGeever

Contributing Editor - I'm an entertainment writer ('journalist') from the North East. My favourite bands include Slipknot, Nirvana and Ninja Sex Party... I've freelanced for the likes of Kerrang!,Closer, Front, ZOO, and many others! I'm also big in to movies, video games, live comedy and ...beer!
dollskin

Video Of The Week: Doll Skin ‘Daughter’

If you have never heard of alt/grrl-punk collective Doll Skin, you can change that right now. The Phoenix four-piece have just released the video for ‘Daughter’, and this is out video of the week! This track is taken from their new album Manic Pixie Dream Girl, released summer this year.  Check out ‘Daughter’ below: Doll Skin are part of the current ...

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wednesday 13

Video Of The Week: Wednesday 13 ‘Cadaverous’

We may have just had Friday the 13th, but we can’t forget the ‘Duke of spook’ himself, Wednesday 13. Before he kicks off his UK tour, we are treated to the video for his track ‘Cadaverous’. Below: Just in time for Halloween, the video celebrates classic horror b-movies. Wednesday himself had this to say: “‘Cadaverous’ is the most campy video ...

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courtesans

Courtesans announce winter UK tour

After their storming Bloodstock performance, London doom-pop collective Courtesans  have announced several dates for the end of 2017. The ‘Subspecies’ tour kicks off in Cardiff on November 23rd in Cardiff. Special guests electro-rockers  Bullet Height. The band had this to say: “When you’re swallowed by routine and too tired to get out of the black hole – enlighten your consciousness ...

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Review: The Haxans – Party Monsters

The best part about Autumn, other than pumpkin spice lattes, is arguably Halloween. Especially for the rock community who relish in everything ghoulish. The Haxans also seem to love Halloween as their new album Party Monsters is so seasonal in almost smells of carved pumpkins singed by candles. The artwork even features retro Halloween masks you would get in discount ...

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The Birthday Massacre reveal video for ‘One’.

Canadian dark-synth six-piece have revealed the video for their latest track ‘One’ (not to be confused with the U2 or Metallica songs). The track is taken from their latest album Under Your Spell. Check out the video below: The video features The Birthday Massacre paying to an empty club. Looks like a soundcheck but this could also be seen as ...

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body count

Body Count unleash new video ‘This Is Why We Ride’

Ice-T’s rap/metal crossover kings Body Count have unleashed the video for their new track ‘This Is Why We Ride’, taken from their latest album Bloodlust. Check out the video below: The video for ‘This Is Why We Ride’ was directed by Naughty By Nature’s Treach. Body Count have been nominated for Metal Artist of the Year, Metal Album of the Year (Bloodlust) ...

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holding out

Unsigned Band Of The Week: Holding Out

The punk pop influence can be found everywhere it seems these days, and produces a lot of great bands too. Our first ‘Unsigned Band Of The Week’ interview takes us to Newcastle, where we spoke to the lads from Holding Out. Check back every week for a new unsigned band interview. If you would like to feature on this page, ...

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Jaret Reddick

What we learnt from Jaret Reddick’s ‘Heartache and Hilarity’ tour

You know Bowling For Soup, the pop-punk band who rose to fame in the early ’00s, with hits like ‘1985’ and ‘Girl All The Bad Guys’ want, right? Did you know their front-man Jaret Reddick is on a solo, acoustic and storytelling tour across the UK? Why am I asking….it’s been pretty well advertised. Anyway…being big fans of Jaret’s work ...

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set thje charge

New Music Mondays: Set The Charge unveil ‘Everything But Me’

  You may be familiar with Anthony Vincent’s ’10 Second Songs’ on YouTube, but did you know he also leads his own metal band, Set The Charge? Vincent and Set The Charge have released a video for for their new track ‘Everything But Me’ (below) as well as a special ’16 Style’ cover version, where fans are encouraged to guess ...

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judas priest

Bloodstock 2018: Judas Priest announced as Friday head-liner

Since the moment Bloodstock 2017 ended, fans have been chomping at the bit to find out who would be joining Gojira and Nightwish in headlining the 2018 festival. As announced on a Facebook Lives session tonight, the Friday headliner is heavy metal icons Judas Priest. The rest of the line-up is expected to be announced in the coming months. Check out ...

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