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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Iron Maiden announce huge UK arena tour

After a storming performance at this year’s Download and one hell of a year promoting ‘Book Of Souls’, the metal legends have announced a HUGE 11-date arena tour. Founder and iconic bass player, Steve Harris, had this to say: “As it’s been so long since our last full UK arena tour, we really wanted to get to our fans in ...

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Blink 182 vinyl album box set to be released

The Rock Show Never a dull moment for California punk-pop trio since their formation in 1992 to their recent lin-up shake-up and slight change of direction. Now their first six studio albums are being put to vinyl in this special collector’s box-set. Released on October 7th features group’s catalogue from 1995 studio debut, Cheshire Cat, through 1999’s multi-platinum breakthrough, Enema ...

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Amon Amarth reveal all-star video for ‘Raise Your Horn’

After an amazing year on tour in North America and numerous festivals, Viking metallers Amon Amarth have released the all-star video for ‘Raise Your Horns’: This video contains footage from their San Diego (USA), London (UK), Paris (FR), Tilburg (NL), Berlin (DE), and Hellfest (FR) shows. Can you spot all the cameos? (answers at bottom of post) Starting today, fans also ...

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The Mission return with video for ‘Tyranny Of Secrets’

Goth-rock pioneers The Mission are back with an amazing new video for ‘Tyranny of Secrets’ Check it out below: The video was produced by Loki Films, and is the first track taken from the band’s upcoming tenth album ‘Another Fall From Grace’ which will be released on September 30th. The Mission are headlining Whitby Goth Weekend on November 5th. For ...

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Gojira unleash new video for ‘The Shooting Star’

Welcome to Shooting Star… Following their amazing set at this year’s Bloodstock, French prog-metal monsters Gojira have unveiled the new video for storming track ‘The Shooting Star’. Check out the video below: The video is taken from their current album ‘MAGMA’, the video is directed by Markus Hofko. You can catch Gojira live on tour with Alter Bridge across the UK, ...

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Review: Ghost – Popestar EP

Many wouldn’t disagree that Ghost (aka Ghost BC) are the best act to break out in in the 2010s. Each album is exciting, they have a great image and concept, and perform amazing live shows. Following their Grammy-nominated album Meliora, ‘Popestar’ features three cover versions and original track ‘Square Hammer. This sounds like the start of a whole new album ...

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Green Day’s Billie Joe stars in his first leading role

Rock stars and movies seem to go hand in hand these days actors like Jared Leto are in bands, Ozzy makes a cameo in Ghostbusters – now Green Day front-man, Billie Joe Armstrong, has been cast in his first lead role in quirky comedy ‘Ordinary World’. Armstrong plays ‘Perry’, whose punk-rock band are on ‘hiatus’ and he has to ajust ...

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Ghost to release new EP ‘Popestar’ this week

Pope Idol. Yesterday we brought you the news of the new Ghost track ‘Square Hammer’. This was later revealed as the first track from upcoming EP ‘Popestar’. The EP will be released 16/09/16 (this Friday) and produced by Tom Dalgety, who has previously worked with Royal Blood and Killing Joke The band released this rather odd trailer today “Popestar” track ...

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Kobra and The Lotus announce new double album ‘Prevail I+II’

Canadian hard rockers Kobra and The Lotus have announced their fourth album will be called ‘Prevail I+II’  and will be released in two parts via Napalm Records. The first part will be released in February 2017, the second is due October 2017. Here is the first track taken from the double album ‘TriggerPulse’: Vocalist Kobra Paige had this to say: ...

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Alissa White-Gluz launches solo project with Napalm Records

Blue-haired vocalist of iconic metal band Arch Enemy , Alissa White-Gluz, has signed a solo deal with Napalm Records. Performing as simply ‘Alissa’, she is still a member of Arch Enemy, where as this project is more of a collective of like-minded individuals. This is what Alissa had to say: “I’m excited to announce that I am currently composing and ...

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