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!

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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Hellyeah release ‘Perfect’ from upcoming album ‘Welcome Home’

Alt-metal supergroup Hellyeah are known for their instant bangers, new track ‘Perfect’ is no different. Taken from their upcoming album, Welcome Home, featuring the final recordings of legendary drummer Vinnie Paul. Stream the track below: Welcome Home is released on September 27th, via Eleven Seven. This also features singles ‘333’, ‘Oh My God’ and title track ‘Welcome Home’.    

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Save Ferris: “Things are so different for women now, there’s so many more of us now!” Fireball Tour 2019

If you are in to ska-punk, this side of the 80s, there’s no doubt you have heard of Save Ferris. From contributing to movie soundtracks, to their hits in the 1990s, to their comeback in recent years – there’s something that has caught your attention. Now part of the star-studded Fireball Tour: Save Ferris’ front-woman and founder, Monique Powell, chatted ...

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New Music Monday: Conradine unleash debut track ‘Naive’

Made up of vocalist Amie Conradine, guitarists Adam Atkins and Mike Bowley, along with drummer Joe Bills – Conradine are possibly the freshest band you need to hear. Releasing their debut track ‘Naivie’ (below) on YouTube and other services. Front-woman Amie had this to say: “We wanted our first release to show how varied our musical influences are, that’s why ...

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Airbourne announce UK tour dates for November 2019

Fresh from their Ramblin Man Fair performance (coverage coming soon), Australian hard-rockers Airbourne have announced a bunch of UK tour dates in November. Vocalist and guitarist Joel O’Keefe had this to say: “G’day, Scotland, Wales and England! We’ve missed you so much that we’re coming back with a tour to rock your skulls clean off! As always, I’ll be chuckin’ ...

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The SoapGirls release double album ‘Elephant In The Room’

Melodic punk duo The SoapGirls have released a double album ‘Elephant In The Room’. This includes 19 tracks of raw energy. The SoapGirls have made their name touring continuously since 2015 and playing festivals such as Rebellion and Camden Rocks. Check out their video for ‘One Way Street’ below: rack list: Disk 1 1. One Way Street 2. Bitter 3. White ...

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