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!
amity affliction

The Amity Affliction announce details on new album ‘This Could Be Heartbreak’

In a press conference yesterday (18/05) Aussie metalcore mob, The Amity Affliction, announced their new album ‘This Could Be Heartbreak’ will be released on August 12th. This was followed by the news they would be playing a series of headline shows in their homeland of Australia. This is the first time they have played these venues in four years. Check ...

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prophets of rage

Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill members form super-group ‘Prophets Of Rage’

There was much speculation in the past week about legendary rap-rock band Rage Against The Machine reforming due to a mysterious countdown to June 1st on their website, and posters appearing  around Los Angles with the slogan ‘#TakeThePowerBack’. Sources told Billboard that this a supergroup formed of RATM core members Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk with Public Enemy ...

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(hed) PE

(hed) PE announce new album ‘Forever!’

Everyone’s favourite G-Punks (hed) PE are back with their tenth studio album ‘Forever’ – due for release on July 22nd via Pavement Entertainent. After a major success supporting Skindred on their ‘Pump Up The Volume!’ UK tour, Jahred and the boys with the much-anticipated follow-up to ‘Evolution’. (hed) PE rose to fame in the ‘nu metal’-era with their unique blend ...

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blink_182_Matt_Skiba

Blink- 182 offer free download of new track ‘Built This Pool’

As you may know punk-pop icons Blink 182 are back with their new album ‘California’. As a teaser the trio have released a 15-second track entitled ‘Built This Pool’ as a free download. You can download the track for free here if that isn’t enough, the band have also released a 10 hour loop of the track (below): The album ...

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treatment

Live: The Treatment, Academy 2, Newcastle

So many bands on the touring circuit are taking lessons learnt from rock icons like AC/DC and Led Zeppelin and putting a 21st Century spin on it. The Treatment are a great example of this.  With new vocalist Mitchell Emms and guitarist Tao Grey in tow – the Cambridge rockers are on the road to show us how to have ...

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Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chilli Peppers’ Anthony Kiedis rushed to hospital

Red Hot Chilli Peppers had to cancel their performance at the annual KROQ Weenie Roast in Irvine, California, due to vocalist Anthony Kiedis having to be rushed to hospital for ‘extreme stomach pain’. a KROQ rep told Billboard. The legendary rock band’s bassist, Flea, announced this on stage last night (May 14th) before they were due to perform. See the ...

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misfits

Misfits original members reunite after 33 years

Original members of the legendary punk-rock band Misfits – Glen Danzig, Jerry Only, and Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein are reuniting for American festival Riot Fest  in September. This is the first time the trio has performed together since 1983. You may have seen Misfits live in the past 20 plus years featuring ‘original members’ but like their fellow punk pioneers ...

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good charlotte

Good Charlotte release new track ‘Life Changes’

2016 has warmly welcomed back pop-punk icons Good Charlotte with open arms. And what better way to thank the fans than to release a new track…and album. ‘Life Changes’ is taken from the Maryland band’s sixth studio album ‘Youth Authority’ released on July 15th, via their own indie label MDDN. Check out the new track below: By pre-ordering the new ...

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heel

Heel unveil video for ‘Nothing New’

Don’t take that headline too literally – the latest track to be brought to life in video form by Heel is entitled  ‘Nothing New’, taken from their album ‘The Parts We Save’. Check out the video below: The video sees Margarita, Dan, Fred and Nick taking on many looks. The band commented on this: “Nothing New is about the labels and ...

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Dream Theater

Dream Theater release video for ‘Our New World’

Masters of prog-metal Dream Theater have released a video for ‘Our New World’ taken from their latest album The Astonishing. Check out the video below: This video showcases Dream Theater’s immersive and interactive live shows from their latest tour. The album is out now via Roadrunner Records. Check out what we thought of Dream Theater’s latest album The Astonishing here

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