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!

InMe: “We are now like an evolved Pokemon or a modified T-800 from The Terminator” Interview.

It’s safe to say InMe have a passionate following. Going by their recent tour and newly released material – it’s easy to see why.  Ahead of the release of their new album , Jumpstart Hope, we caught up with bassist Greg McPherson to talk about the band’s long lasting appeal, new material and the music industry in 2019. First of ...

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InMe treat Newcastle to an epic set of deep cuts

Venue: The Cluny, Newcastle Looking back I’m not sure if InMe were in the right place at the right time, or the right place at the wrong time…or the other way around. I’m not too clear on why this band aren’t as celebrated as their contemporaries. With a new take on the alt-rock/post-grunge style and great musicianship to boot InMe ...

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Download 2020: KISS, Maiden and SOAD and many more announced

Doesn’t seem like last week since we left the hallowed ground of Castle Donington for the year’s Download, but we are already hyped for the 2020 festival already. 12, count them, 12 bands have already been announced this week, including headliners. Bands announced are: Friday headliners, glam-metal icons KISS – for their LAST EVER UK performance… Donington legends and heavy ...

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Corey Taylor collaborates with Nostalgia Critic for Pink Floyd parody.

We all know Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman, Corey Taylor, is a huge classic rock fan as well a great musician. So it’s no surprise to see him appear on web review series ‘Nostalia Critic’ to star in a parody of Pink Floyd film The Wall. Check out the full video below. (The video is almost 40 minutes long so ...

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A Joker’s Rage announce debut album ‘The Rain Dance’

You may have heard of Northern rockers A Joker’s Rage on festivals and tours, now its time to experience #GAMEFACE for yourself with their first full album. Entitled The Rain Dance, the record is due for release October 25th. This includes the single ‘Shylock‘, check out the video below: Below is cover art for the album: Check out RAMzine issue ...

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Hear ‘Welcome To The Black Parade’ in 22 different vocal styles

We can’t stress enough how much we miss My Chemical Romance, but imagine if their biggest hit ‘Welcome To The Black Parade’ sounded by 22 different acts. The man behind Ten Second Songs, Anthony Vincent, has you covered (pun very much intended). Check him out performing the track in the style of Queen, Bowie, Killswitch Engage, and er…Pitbull in the ...

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Don Broco and some familiar faces get ready for ‘Action’ in new video.

The UK’s most exciting rock band Don Broco have just unleashed the video for their latest track ‘Action’ which also features a lot of familiar faces. The video is a throwback to nostalgic toy ads and features the voice talents, and likeness of: Tilian Pearson (Dance Gavin Dance), Caleb Shomo (Beartooth), Tyler Carter (Issues) and Taka Moriuchi (ONE OK ROCK). ...

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Hands Off Gretel vocalist Lauren Tate reveals solo album ‘Songs For Sad Girls’

As if singer/songwriter Lauren Tate hasn’t already had a great 2019 with her band Hands Off Gretel, the Yorkshire lass has just announced she is about to release a solo album entitled Songs For Sad Girls. The album will be released on September 20th, via Lauren’s own label Trash Queen Records. 11 of the 14 tracks are produced by Lauren ...

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DragonForce got EXTRA retro with video for ‘Heart Demolition’

DragonForce have always attracted fans of retro gaming, sci-fi, and anything awesome – so it comes as no surprise their latest video, for ‘Heart Demolition’, borrows from the best bits of the 80s, 90s and beyond… This track is taken from DF’s upcoming album Extreme Power Metal, possibly the most self-aware thing in the world, will be made available to ...

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SlipKnot announce 2020 UK tour dates

When you thought you recovered from the awesome-ness that is We Are Not Your Kind, Iowa masked metal monsters SlipKnot have finally revealed their UK tour dates for 2020. This was teased as anagrams of European cities they played, which were solved but without dates or venues. We can now reveal what those dates are (see below): Tue 14th Jan ...

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