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!
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Cardinal Bay reveal new video for ‘Answers’

‘Answers’ is the title single from the upcoming EP by Bridgewater post-hardcore mob Cardinal Bay. The EP will be released on May 13th. Check out the video below: The band had this to say: ‘The track ‘Answers’ is about divorce and how it affects any young children of those parents. It’s about how a child might perceive the situation, perhaps ...

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Live: HRH AOR On The Road Tour, O2 Academy, Newcastle

Hard Rock Hell started as a unique rock and metal festival experience in 2007. Over the years it has spawned many other festivals under the banner, even taking it as far as Ibiza. 9 years on, what else can you do with HRH (in this case it’s AOR incarnation)? Take it on the road of course. Headlined by the legends ...

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Review: The Treatment ‘Generation Me’

What a time 2016 is to live in. Despite all the legends we have lost to the hands of fate, we have gained a wave of excellent young bands making ‘real’ rock music again. Think Inglorious, think Biters, Knock Out Kaine, the list goes on.  Of course you always have a band who are very old school, yet says a ...

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Bring Me The Horizon go zombie-apocalypse in video for ‘Follow You’

Sheffield metalcore heroes reveal the ultra-violent video for their latest single ‘Follow You’. The track is taken from their critically-acclaimed album ‘That’s The Spirit’. The video (below) is directed by BMTH’s Oli Sykes and video legend Frank Borin, who has previously worked on clips by Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Good Charlotte and Trapt. The video features a BMTH fan listening ...

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Live: Scuzz UK Throwdown Tour, Think Tank, Newcastle

Review of  29/2/16 date at Think Tank, Newcastle. Photos by Rich Broome from 3/3/16 performance at The Forum, Tunbridge Wells (Max Raptor had to cancel due to health issues). The UK rock/ metal scene is a little under rated it seems, so much talent gets over looked until a tour like this one comes along.  The revolving triple-headline of Allusondrugs, ...

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Live: Ryan Hamilton, Think Tank, Newcastle

Talking to a full house, the Texan singer-songwriter announces: “When I decided to do this solo album – they said ‘you are nothing without Jaret Reddick’,” speaking as member of Reddick’s ‘other’  band People On Vacation, and former front-man of Smile Smile. Yet Hamilton has certainly proved those people wrong by releasing a fan-funded solo album which charted in the ...

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AntiClone reveal more info on debut album

Lincolnshire nu-metal mob AntiClone are back – with a new look and more info on a brand new album. AntiClone are working on their first full album, ‘The Root Of Man’, with producer Matt Hyde – who has previously worked with SlipKnot and Machine Head. This album is being released through a hugely successful Pledge Music campaign, and Plastic Head ...

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Coldrain announce UK tour for May 2016

After their phenomenal European tour with Bullet For My Valentine and While She Sleeps, Japanese rockers coldrain have announced their first UK headline tour. Tour dates are below: May 20th Bristol, Thekla 21st London, Borderline 22nd Manchester, Sound Control 23rd Glasgow, King Tuts 24th Nottingham, Rock City Basement 26th Southampton, Engine Rooms 27th Reading, Sub 89 This follows the release ...

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Placebo re-issue ‘Sleeping With Ghosts’ and ‘Meds’

Trans-atlantic alt-rockers Placebo have announced they will be re-issuing their ’00s albums ‘Sleeping With Ghosts’ and ‘Meds’ on 180gm vinyl.  ‘Sleeping With Ghosts’ is out now while ‘Meds’ will see a release on April 8th. Fronted by Brian Molko, Placebo first tasted success wit their 1996 self-titled debut, just in time for the Brit-pop boom. Their sound – heavily influenced ...

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Bloodstock 2016: Evil Scarecrow, Corrosion Of Conformity and more added to bill

Following the fantastic news of Witchsorrow and Phil Campbell joining the line-up, Bloodstock-Open-Air have announced more incredible bands added to the 2016 bill. The names added to the festival today are legends Corrosion Of Conformity, Notts metal-heads Evil Scarecrow, Boston metal-core from Unearth, black metallers Ghost Bath, and XII Boar bring southern fried metal to the Sophie stage. Already announced for 2016 are ...

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