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!
The Dead XIII

The Dead XIII announce new album ‘Dark Days’

Horror-metalheads The Dead XIII have announced their much anticipated follow-up to ‘Catacombs’ – their second album ‘Dark Days’. The album is set for released in February 2018. ‘Dark Days’ is said to be based on psychological horrors, that are not seen but lurking in the shadows….of your mind! You may have seen The Dead XIII on tour recently with the ...

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iced earth

Iced Earth return with video for ‘Black Flag’

Words by: Mitch Emery. American Metal Masters ‘Iced Earth’ are back with a double whammy of a brand new video for ‘Black Flag’ (a self described monumental elegy of treason, oppression and a fight for freedom), which you can hear right below. Plus European tour dates, also found right below these very words you’re reading now. Go forth and check ...

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Nickleback Announce ‘Feed The Machine’ 2018 UK Tour

Words by: Mitch Emery. British fans of the Canadian rock outfit, it’s time to rejoice, as Chad Kroeger and co are hitting British soil just six months from now. Support comes from none other than Seether. After wrapping up a massive 45 date tour of North America this year (playing to no less than 600,000 fans!), the band will bring ...

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The Dollyrots

Hear The Dollyrots’ cover Wham’s ‘Last Christmas’

Last year we lost an iconic vocalist in George Michael, known for some of the most recognisable songs in history. One song we won’t stop hearing each year is Wham’s ‘Last Christmas’. And now pop-punks The Dollyrots have gifted us with their own take on the track: To release a Christmas track is now tradition for The Dollyrots each year. ...

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wednesday 13

Bloodstock 2018: Wednesday 13, Mr. Big, and Suicidal Tendencies and more announced

Just when you thought the UK’s biggest extreme metal festival couldn’t get any better – it does! Bloodstock Open Air has got three times more awesome by adding four huge bands to the 2018 line-up…. Duke of Spook, shock-rocker, horror-punk Wednesday 13 makes his first appearance at Catton Park on Friday Also on Friday are thrash-crossover legends Suicidal Tendencies, playing ...

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Video Of The Week: Sumo Cyco ‘Sleep Tight’

Crazy Canadians Sumo Cyco are back with another video from their latest album ‘Opus Mar’. This time  it is for the track ‘Hold Tight’, which you can watch below: Skye and the boys take a more minimalist approach to the video by only using black, white and blue to depict a bleak Orwellian office environment. This follows their smash cover ...

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michale graves

Ex-Misfits vocalist Michale Graves announces first UK tour in almost 20 years

Michale Graves was the lead vocalist of goth-punk legends Misfits from 1995 to 2000 and has released seven albums with them, as well as many solo albums. Now Graves is back on his first solo tour in the UK for allmosy 20 years. Check out the below trailer for more info: Michale had this to say about the tour: “A ...

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as sirens fall

Video Of The Week: As Sirens Fall team up with Benji Webbe on ‘In My Mind’

You might have caught Yorkshire rockers As Sirens Fall live in the past few years – but did you know they have collaborated with Skindred front-man Benji Webbe on their new track ‘In My Mind’? Check out the video for ‘In My Mind’ below: The video depicts a bleak dystopian future where music is outlawed. Vocalist Mikey Lord had this ...

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Bloodstock 2018: Fozzy, Doro and more added to line-up

UK’s biggest extreme metal festival, Bloodstock, is always full of surprises. 2018 doesn’t look to be too different as another batch of great bands are added to next year’s line-up. Announced earlier today are: Symphonic death metallers Septic Flesh – playing the main stage on Saturday. Swedish death metal from Bloodbath. Lead by wrestling legend Chris Jericho – hard rockers ...

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Photo by Tash Bandicoot.

Interview: Jaret Reddick of Bowling For Soup (audio)

Earlier this year Bowling For Soup front man went it alone on an acoustic and ‘storytelling’ tour across the UK. This was to invite fans new and old in to personal stories from his career. We caught up with Jaret before his Newcastle gig to talk about his life before Bowling For Soup, depression in the music industry, and the ...

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