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!

Download 2017: First bands announced

The wait is over, the first bands for Download Festival 2017 have been announced: Aerosmith Biffy Clyro  System Of A Down Other bands playing at the festival include@ Slayer Rob Zombie  Prophets Of Rage Five Finger Death Punch Motionless In White AFI Of Mice and Men Sleeping With Sirens Simple Plan The Story So Far Everytime I Die Fozzy All ...

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Death Valley High reveal video for ‘Ick Switch’

Californian industrial rockers Death Valley High have unveiled the video for their latest track ‘Ick Switch’, taken from their upcoming album CVLT [AS FVK]. According to DVH frontman Reyka Osbourn, Ick Switch is a “prequel” to their first single Warm Bodies. ‘CVLT [AS FVK]’ is set for release this Friday 4th November. Death Valley High are also on tour in support of the ...

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Glenn Hughes forced to cancel European and UK tour

Legendary bassist and vocalist Glenn Hughes was set to embark on a huge European co-headlining tour with alt-rockers Living Colour this month: Sadly, this tour is no more after Living Colour had to pull out due to conflicting  schedules. Reports say Living Colour had also been booked to support Alter Bridge on their European tour, which also starts in November. ...

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Motionless In White announce album artwork contest

Champions of gothcore, Motioness In White,  have teamed up with Create Allies to fan source the cover for their upcoming albu ‘Graveyard Shift’. They want fans to capture the spirit of the title by creating their interpretation in their own original artwork.  There will be a prize of $2000 for the winning overall entry. Entries will be submitted to a ...

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Dope release lyric video for ‘1999’

Following the release of their album Blood Money Part 1, nu-metallers Dope have released a lyric video for stand-out track ‘1999’. Check out the video below: You can catch Dope live at O2 Academy, Islington on November 7th with support from Anti-Clone. The album Blood Money Part 1 is out now, here is what we had to say about it: ...

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Love Zombies release video for ‘Birthday’

Power-pop /punk rockers Love Zombie have released a video for their latest track ‘Birthday’. The track is released on October 28th, the video is below: The video for their power-pop anthem was filmed in Camden on the closing night of their September co-headline tour with The Amorettes. It showcases their explosive live performance which ignites crowds across the country and ...

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Bowling For Soup Shock Fans with Surprise Release of New Album ‘Drunk Dynasty’

Bowled Over. It’s been over three years since we last heard from Texan pop-rockers Bowling For Soup but, on October 14th, the quartet quietly dropped their new album ‘Drunk Dynasty’. The eleventh studio album from Bowling For Soup is a crowd-funded project that obliterated its PledgeMusic target in a mere nine days due to excited fans’ generous donations. It seems ...

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Deftones announce UK live dates for 2017

Following the success of their latest album ‘GORE’ Deftones have announced European live dates for 2017. The band have also been announced for Groezrock Festival in Belgium on April 29th. Dates are as follows: April 2017: 5th      UK, London, Alexandra Palace 6th      UK, Manchester, O2 Apollo 7th      UK, Glasgow, SECC Tickets go on sale ...

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Live: Ugly Kid Joe, Riverside, Newcastle

Some see Ugly Kid Joe as an oddity of the grungey, post-glam metal scene. A one-hit wonder even. They will for sure be remembered for ‘That song off Wayne’s World’ but a lot of old school, and a few who have been curious know this band have a varied, if not troubled history. Heavily influenced by rock gods Motorhead and ...

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Candlebox reveal video for ‘Supernova’

Heroes of the 90s Seattle alt-rock scene, Candlebox, are back with an upcoming album and UK tour. To give you a taste of their new material here is the video for their latest track ‘Supernova’: This track is taken from their upcoming album ‘Disappearing In Airports’. This is what vocalist Kevin Martin  had to say about the video: “We wanted ...

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