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!
Funeral For A Friend

Funeral For A Friend Re-issue Classic Debut Album on Record Store Day.

In 2003, Welsh emo-core legends Funeral For A Friend released their first full length album Casually Dressed And Deep In Conversation. Ten years on: the album is being repressed on double gate-fold vinyl, for Record Store Day 2013 on April 20th. The album included the classic singles: Juneau (formally ‘Juno’), Bullet Theory, She Drove Me To Daytime TV and escape Artists Never Die. Front-man ...

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Louna

Sexy Russian Rockers Louna Set Release date for new album!

Russian Nu metal band Louna have announced a release date for their new album Behind The Mask. The album was mixed by Dan Korneff (who has mixed albums for MCR, Papa Roach and Paramore) will be released on the 30th of April, this year. The band, fronted by Lousine “Lou” Gevorkian, have won various awards in their home turf of Russia ...

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brotherhood

Brotherhood Of The Lake reveal track listing for new album!

Rusty Cleave and co. release the highly anticipated follow up to Desperation Is The English Way Vol. 1 TODAY (18th of March). Vol.2 is released via Thirty Days Of Night records,this monday, track listing is as follows: 1. Untie The Tempest 2. Grief Ritual (Ft. Jamie Burne/ Bastions) 3. To Stop Breathing 4. Live In Fear Of Everything 5. Black Gates 6. Torment 7. ...

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The Sun Explodes

The Sun Explodes Reveal New Video and Album Plans!

Carlisle- based heavy rockers, The Sun Explodes,  have revealed their first single from their second album (entitled We Build Mountains). The video for the SevenThreeOne, shot on a Manchester demolition site, reached over 1300 views by its second day! The album is said to be released in around 3-4 months, but does not have an exact release date. In the ...

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Audrey Horne

Audrey Horne announce UK/Ireland tour.

Audrey Horne have announced a full UK and Ireland tour following their recent album launch. The Norwegian rockers will play Nottingham, Glasgow, Dublin, Belfast, Manchester and London between April and May. The band, named after a character from Twin Peaks, had this to say: “We had an amazing time doing the one-off gig at the Garage in London late February ...

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opm

OPM @ The Independent, Sunderland

Simply looking at tonight’s drink offers is an indicator of why tonight’s show has sold so well. Most popular order of the night:’ Heaven Is A Half-Pint’  a bright green ‘skittles’ drink served in a half pint glass.  For those who don’t know: OPM had a hit in 2001 with a song called Heaven Is A Halfpipe, a top 5 ...

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led zeplin

Led Zeppelin Reveal Concert Film Release Date and Trailer

5 years ago Led Zepplin founding members Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones re-united along with drummer Jason Bonham (son of original sticksman John) for a one-off gig at London’s O2 Arena. This week the band announced a theatrical release for 19th of November this year. Entitled ‘Celebration Day’ the gig will be screened in over 40 territories ...

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Billy Joe

Billie Joe Armstrong released from hospital

After being admitted to hospital for an undisclosed illness on the 2nd of this month, we are happy to annouce Billie Joe Armstrong has been released from hospital in Italy. Mike Dirnt and Tre’ Cool from band released a video messege via www.mtv.com, which is also avalible on the official Green Day website. Billie Joes illness meant they had to cancel ...

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whitesnake

David Coverdale launches ‘Whitesnake TV’

Front man of 80’s power-ballad pioneers Whitesnake posted a video on band’s website this wednesday titled ‘WSTV’.  The clip shows David Coverdale himself being interviewed by his grand daughter Georgina (‘for school’ as he describes it). They discuss everything from his favourite Whitesnake album to their favourite films and his influences. “I want my Snake TV’ joked Coverdale on whitesnake.com ...

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THE DARKNESS

The Darkness ‘Hot Cakes’ Review

10 years ago it seemed like rock was dead: nu-metal was getting more cringe-worthy by the second and Nickleback had a hit single in the UK top 10. All hope was lost until 2003 a glimmer of hope for the Hard Rock scene… … A band whose front man was wearing striped spandex jumpsuits supporting the likes of Def Leppard ...

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