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!
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

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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patent

Patent Pending reveal covers album ‘Other People’s Greatest Hits’

Just as the New York Pop-punks, Patent Pending, head out for their UK tour they go ahead and announce a huge covers album. The record is entitled Other People’s Greatest Hits which features 10 cover versions ranging from Ed Sheeran and Little Mix to Rick Astly and Ricky Martin. The first track from the album, ‘Spice Up Your Life’ (originally ...

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birthday-massacre

The Birthday Massacre announce new album, Under Your Spell

Canadian darkwave heroes The Birthday Massacre have revealed details on their 7th studio album – Under Your Spell. The album will be released on May 9th. Below is the first track taken from Under Your Spell entitled ‘Counterpane’. The artwork carries on the ‘violet’ theme that all releases by The Birthday Massacre have had. The band have recently commented on ...

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die so fluid

Die So Fluid make themselves known with new track ‘Bittersweet’

Although their upcoming album, ‘One Bullet From Paradise’, is their fifth – London rockers Die So Fluid have just released their first single ‘Bittersweet’. Check out a stream of the track below: Vocalist and bassist Grog had this to say: Bittersweet is an alter ego who came to life as I wrote the song … Part me, part fictional, she ...

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ghost bc

Ghost confirmed as final Bloodstock 2017 headliner

Although it was dismissed as an April’s Fool joke this weekend – Sweden’s finest, Ghost, have been announced as the final headliner of this year’s Bloodstock festival for Saturday night. This is Ghost’s first ‘ritual’ at Bloodstock. A Nameless Ghoul said: “We are absolutely chuffed to finally be playing at the classic BLOODSTOCK.  Over the years we have heard so ...

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