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!

Download 2018: 6 acts you NEED to see on the Avalanche stage

According to their website, Download Festival’s Avalanche stage: “showcases the best in punk rock, post-hardcore and alt-rock,” We can get aboard that, for sure. To  us though Avalanche is the TRUE alternative to the rest of the festival which is filled to the brim with hard rock and metal (not that there’s anything wrong with that). This is like the ...

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Download 2018: 8 bands you need to see on the Dogtooth Stage

First in the series of ‘bands you need to see at Download 2018’ series, we are starting at the smallest, yet most under stated stage. The Dogtooth Stage. As you will the names are no less bombastic or well known. Not everyone can main stage it y’know. In honesty – every band at Download is worth a watch, but we ...

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Pretty Addicted “I like to cross the line of what’s acceptable in society”

Do you think that rock n roll would be as well loved if no-one took risks, or did something different? Not at all. That’s how rock was born. It went against the grain, and through out the ages – the most well loved genre in the world has represented the individual. Where would the world of rock and metal be ...

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Lamb Of God 20th anniversary of Burn The Priest with new album

Chart-topping, five-time Grammy nominated Richmond, Virginia band LAMB OF GOD recently announced the release of their highly-anticipated full-length covers album as BURN THE PRIEST – ‘Legion: XX’ – a collection of songs reflecting the greatness of the classic punk, hardcore, crossover and noise artists that influenced them in their formative years, executed with their signature modern sound. ‘Legion: XX’ features ...

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Ghost reinstate Papas I,II, and III for next tour

The bizarre saga of Swedish melodic rockers Ghost continues as their latest YouTube videos reveals surprise changes to their upcoming tour. The scene, which immediately follows the reveal of Cardinal Copia, sees Sister Of Sin telling what looks like Papa Emeritus I,II, and III (sans facepaint) they are going on the road again. See below. The video shows the three ...

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Devildriver and Hank3 unleash new version of ‘Country Heroes’ – New Music Mondays

Following the announcement of their “Outlaw Country meets metal” album, Outlaws ‘Til The End, Devildriver have released a new version of Hank3’s ‘Country Heroes’ featuring Hank3 himself on vocals, alongside front-man Dez Fafara. See the lyric video below: “This record would not have meant as much to me without having Hank3 on board,” says DEVILDRIVER vocalist Dez Fafara. “He is one of the most authentic ...

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Video Of The Week: In This Moment and Rob Halford unite for ‘Black Wedding’

Eccentric nu-metallers In This Moment and iconic Judas Priest front-man Rob Halford have revealed the video for their collaboration ‘Black Wedding’. This is the next single from In This Moment’s album Ritual and can be seen below: The video features Rob Halford, Maria Brink and members of ITM performing a gothic style wedding ceremony. Ritual is out now via Atlantic Records. ...

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Video Of The Week: Black Stone Cherry travel back in time for ‘Bad Habit’

Remember 1988? Well, some of you might not have been born – but  Black Stone Cherry have revisited the ’88 Battle Of The Bands in the new video for ‘Bad Habit’. Check it out below: ‘Bad Habit’ is taken from their forthcoming sixth studio album Family Tree. The album will be released this Friday (April 20th) via Mascot Records/ Mascot ...

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Ghost reveal more details on fourth sacred psalm ‘Prequelle’

After the first play of the new track ‘Rats’ and reveal of their ‘new vocalist’ Cardinal Copia,  more information on Ghost’s fourth ‘sacred psalm’ (studio album) has emerged. As well as a video for the new track. The new album will be called Prequelle and will be released on June 1st via Spinefarm / Loma Vista. The artwork for the album ...

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Ghost serve new track ‘Rats’ to the masses

Earlier today spooky Swedish rockers Ghost premiered their latest track ‘Rats’ on Sirius XM Octane. This is the first new material since their Popestar EP in 2016. As this is the internet, the track is now everywhere: As you can tell, this is a natural progression for the band and will bring a more ‘heavy metal’ or prog influenced sound ...

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