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'm also big in to movies, video games, live comedy and ...beer!
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Amplified Festival: Phil Campbell confirmed, and ‘Iron Man’ Harley Davidson competition

The final line-up for the first Amplified Open Air festival with Phil Campbell and The Bastard Sons. Lead by the legendary Motorhead guitarist, The Bastard Sons headline the Red Stripe main stage on Saturday night -July 22nd. Phil Campbell and The Bastards Sons join already confirmed acts Puddle Of Mudd, Reef, Acid Reign, Diamond Head, Evil Scarecrow, Raging Speedhorn, Astroid Boys ...

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Stone Sour announce UK tour and new track ‘Song #3’

Corey Taylor is always a busy man, whether it’s with SlipKnot, solo work, books, or in this case -Stone Sour.  The band have just confirmed a UK tour and released a video for their new track ”Song #3′ (below): UK tour dates are below: Wed 29th Nov – BIRMINGHAM Barclaycard Arena Thu 30th Nov – LEEDS First Direct Arena Fri ...

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electric wizard

Electric Wizard announce UK headline shows

Dorset doom-metallers Electric Wizard have just announced three headline shows here in the UK, with Angel Witch and Riddles as special guests. Dates are below: AUGUST 2017 17 Bristol, Bierkeller 18 Nottingham, Rescue Rooms 19 Newcastle, Riverside Electric Wizard are have completed their ninth studio album likely to be released in autumn 2017 via Spinefarm /Witchfinder Records.

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Wednesday 13

Wednesday 13 unveils video for ‘Cruel To You’

‘Duke Of Spook’ Wednesday 13 has just released another video from his new album ‘Condolences’ – this time for his new single ‘Cruel To You’. Check it out below: Wednesday had this to say: “I’m really excited for everyone to see our new video for ‘Cruel To You’.  Making this one turned out to be so much fun and director Tommy ...

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chris cornell

Chris Cornell found dead, aged 52

Today the sad news that legendary vocalist for Soundgarden, Audioslave, Temple Of The Dog, and his own solo projects: Chris Cornell was found dead after performing in Detroit with Soundgarden. It was later found out the cause of death was suicide by hanging. A spokesperson told the BBC: “He was found on the bathroom floor, our medical unit were called ...

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devilment

Bloodstock adds Devilment and many other bands to 2017 line-up

Ten more bands have been added to the already classic Bloodstock 2017 line-up.  This includes Devilment, lead by iconic metal vocalist Dani Filth.  The band had this to say about the festival: “Obviously the band are really looking forward to playing the festival, and as a English band it will definitely be an honour to play the main stage on ...

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in this moment

In This Moment announce sixth studio album ‘Ritual’

Maria Brink and her metal mob, In This Moment, have revealed details of their upcoming sixth studio album ‘Ritual’. The album will be released on July 21st via Atlantic Records and is produced by GRAMMY nominated Kevin Chucko – who has previously worked with Ozzy Osbourne and Five Finger Death Punch. ‘Ritual’ includes ITM’s dramatic re-imagining of Phil Collins’ classic ...

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seven kingdoms

Seven Kingdoms reveal video for ‘Kingslayer’

“A Lannister always pays his debts” Fans of George RR Martin’s Fire and Ice/ Game Of Thrones novels and TV series will probably already know how powerful and uptempo Florida metallers Seven Kingdoms can be, as their material is usually based on the fantasy world. Sabrina Valentine and her army  certainly don’t disappoint with their new track ‘Kingslayer’. Summon the lord ...

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September Mourning release Vol.1 of their comic-book series

Created by Top Cow founder/artist and musician Emily Lazar – September Mourning is a character that exists in social media, a rock band, and now a comic-book series. September Mourning Vol.1 collects the Kickstarter funded comic in one place. See below for a taster of the graphic-novel: September Mourning – On a war against fate, in a fight for humanity ...

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sumo cyco

Live: Sumo Cyco / Devilskin / Eva Plays Dead, Think Tank, Newcastle

It was only two years ago when the line-up of UK festivals were criticised for not representing female musicians in the rock scene. One of the excuses thrown about was ‘Not enough women in bands’. This is frankly BS. Not only has there been, but there still is (more than ever) women in rock bands. Nothing new but here we ...

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