Author Archives: Sean Rafferty

A metalhead residing the birthplace of metal - Birmingham!

SHVPES release third single from upcoming album, ‘Pain. Joy. Ecstasy. Despair.’

Underground brummy metal crew SHVPES have revealed a third song from their upcoming debut album, Pain. Joy. Ecstasy. Despair.. If you’re a fan of Bring Me The Horizon or Bullet For My Valentine you’ll probably know SHVPES as the boys who opened their recent shows. Two Minutes of Hate follows previous tracks False Teeth and God Warrior as a further ...

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Devin Townsend Project reveal new song from ‘Transcendence’

Genre-bashing Devin Townsend is back at it again with the Devin Townsend Project and he has just posted a new single from their upcoming album, Transcendence. Secret Sciences is our second helping from the new album following last months success, Failure. Check out the new song below: DTP have also released a second documentary episode from the Transcendence recording studios, you ...

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New Device

Live Review: New Device / One Last Run, The Firehouse, Southampton

Mother of Pearl give us a loud and proud opener making a good first impression with a good bit of energy. This does die down a bit as they go on; they seem very concentrated when they play giving off this intense vibe which suits the ‘metal Nirvana’ thing they have going on. Between tunes, they’re actually quite light hearted ...

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Networks reveal details for ‘Enough To Save Us’ EP

Portsmouth melodic metalcore act Networks have revealed the details for their debut EP. After confirming the release last week, Networks have now told us we can expect ‘Enough To Save Us’ to be released November 27th. The EP will be available digitally on Viper Trail Records, fans wanting to get their hands on a physical copy of the release can do so at ...

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DEAD! reveal video for ‘Skin’

DEAD! have posted a brand new video for their track, ‘Skin’. The newest single from the band received its debut on Radio 1 last weekend. The video was shot by Seb Ackland and James Barber and edited by the band themselves. Check out the new clip below! ‘Skin’ will be available for download and streaming on October 30th. The boys will ...

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enter shikari

Live Review: Enter Shikari at Motion, Bristol

It’s rather admirable that Shikari have stuck to playing this show. Originally billed as a Download Festival ‘warm-up’ gig, the sudden illness of lead singer, Rou Reynolds, forced them to place the show on hold. As a one off show it would have been easy to have forgotten about the whole thing, but this doesn’t seem to be the Shikari ...

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all to ruin

Review: All To Ruin – Among Us

Yet another band with a name that makes you hope it doesn’t extend to their music. From Port Talbot, South Wales. All To Ruin formed in 2011 and had found themselves in favour in the pages of Kerrang! by the end of the same year. After their first 2013 EP, Parables, they’re making a return this year with another short ...

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Thunder announce RSD 2015 release

British rock legends Thunder have revealed they are releasing a special single for Record Store Day 2015. The band will be releasing the single When The Music Played from their most recent album, Wonder Days on 10″ limited edition red vinyl. The release will acompany hundreds more special releases from other artists on April 18th. The band also recently posted ...

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Decade announce intimate UK dates

Decade have added five intimate shows alongside their upcoming performances at Hit The Deck 2015. They will be joined on stage by Scouts. Check out the dates below! April 23 – Bucks SU – High Wycombe* 27 – The Victoria – Swindon 28 – Live Rooms – Chester 29 – The Cookie – Leicester 30 – Tiki Bar – Plymouth ...

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Ramblin’ Man Fair 2015 adds further acts

Ramblin Man Fair 2015 have announced five new acts on their line-up. Bernie Marsden has been revealed as the Blues stage Sunday headiner with Jason and the Scorchers announced as Saturday’s Outlaw Country stage headliners. Joining them will be Della Mae and Frankie Davies on the Outlaw Country stage with Rival Sons announced for Sunday’s main stage. Check out the ...

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