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!
Bloodstock

Havok and many more bands added to Bloodstock 2017

When you thought Bloodstock’s stages were already bleeding with enough talent, we hear 18 more bands are added to the fray. Most notably Denver thrashers Havok in celebration of their new album ‘Conformicide’ . Check out this Live version of ‘Claiming Certainty’ below: Joining them on the main stage are San Francisco tech-death outfit, Fallujah, playing on Saturday: Also added to ...

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in this moment

In This Moment reveal lyric video for ‘Roots’

Taken from their sixth studio album ‘Ritual’, LA nu-metallers In This Moment have released the lyric video for ‘Roots’. Maria Brink and co. are set to release ‘Ritual’ on July 21st via Atlantic Records, which also features the track ‘Oh Lord’, a re-imagining of Phil Collins’ ‘In The Air Tonight’, and a collaboration with Rob Halford. Check out the lyric ...

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Download Festival 2017

Download 2017: The Highlights

Another fantastic and historical year of Download Festival has sadly been and gone. It’s a bit like the rock and metal Christmas in a way. Think of this week as being a 7-day boxing day. For once we had very minimal rain (not great for goths and gingers like me!) but bringing an extra sheen to the weekend – plus ...

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Download Festival 2016

Download 2017 begins, and will be one for the ages.

This year’s Download may be the most unpredictable and important yet. With live music being targetted by attacks earlier this year in Manchester, Rock AM Ring being evacuated, and not forgetting the Paris attacks in 2015. Security is being extra vigilant, which means we will be extra safe. No matter what happens – they can’t bring stop the Download crowd ...

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Wednesday 13

Wednesday 13 lives out his own funeral in the video for ‘Condolences’

Some of you may be looking forward to the horror-punk icon Wednesday 13 at Download next weekend, in the mean time we get to see his funeral. Or at least what it might look like in Wednesday 13’s new video ‘Condolences’. This is the title track from the new album released on June 2nd, via Nuclear Blast. Check out the ...

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Bloodstock

Bloodstock 2017: 10 more bands added to line up

With 10 more weeks to go, it’s only right that even more bands are added to the Bloodstock-Open-Air 2017 line-up. On Sunday -the hotly tipped Puppy will be playing on the Sophie Lancaster Stage The band tell us: “We’re beyond excited to be playing Bloodstock. Every year we’re in awe of how good the line up is, so for them ...

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Motley Crue

Motley Crue launch pledge to mark 30th anniversary of ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’

Iconic LA rockers Motley Crue are releasing special 30th-anniversary bundles of their 4x platinum album Girls, Girls, Girls. These bundles are exclusive to Pledge Music, including coloured vinyl, cassettes,  commemorative poster/lithograph, vintage t-shirt, vinyl test pressings, a limited edition, numbered drum head, a flexi single of ‘Wild Side’, ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’ patch, and more! Click here to pledge to the ...

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biters band

Biters unleash new video ‘Stone Cold Love’

And that’s the bottom line… Not to be confused with an intense admiration for a 90s wrestler – ‘Stone Cold Love’ is the new track and video from Atlanta rock ‘ n roll punks, Biters. Taken from their new album The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be, the video is directed by long-time collaborator Video Rahim. Check out ‘Stone Cold ...

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'Iron Man' Harley Davidson

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

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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