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Amon Amarth

Amon Amarth bring their awe-inspiring set of Viking themed death metal to Manchester along with Hypocrisy and Arch Enemy

Ever-increasing the range of their fanbase, production value and technical prowess yet still staying true to what has helped make them an oddity in the extreme metal scene… Swedish melodic death metal outfit, Amon Amarth, bring their awe-inspiring set of Viking themed death metal to the Manchester Apollo along with fellow Swedes, Hypocrisy and Arch Enemy. The first to play ...

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Kaldvard

Raging Fires & Medieval Injustice – An Interview With Pagan Black Metallers Kaldvard

I recently had the pleasure of immersing myself in the upcoming record entitled Dømt til Bål og Brann by the Norwegian entity known as Kaldvard, and it literally blew me away by means of its epic melodies, crushing riffs, and evocative atmosphere. Now, their debut offering (Fossegrimens Pant, 2018) was a solid slab of melodic pagan metal with bombast aplenty ...

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Theory of a Deadman

Theory of a Deadman with Dead Posey live in Manchester

Canadian rockers Theory of a Deadman (TOADM) are back in Manchester and despite the show being on a weekday, it felt like the weekend! It was a show full of emotion and drama but filled our hearts with meaning. For those who are unaware the band shorted their name to simply ‘Theory’ back in 2017 when sixth album Wake Up ...

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Airbourne

Airbourne and Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown run wild in Manchester

G’Day mate, tonight’s the night that the mighty Australian rock n roll machine Airbourne  are here for one thing only and that’s to have a good time! Bringing along with them two support acts Cellar Door Moon Crow and Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown. We arrived just in time for Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown, sadly missing the first act; ...

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Lacuna Coil

Lacuna Coil, Eluveitie, & Infected Rain play Manchester

Lacuna Coil are back more heavier than ever kicking off the UK leg of their tour in Manchester. Opening up this sold out show are heavy metal band Infected Rain from Moldovan. Honestly, I think the crowd were a bit stunned when this band started playing! We heard heavy riffs, powerful vocals which dominated the venue, grabbing everyone’s attention. Lead ...

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Stone Temple Pilots

A Portrait of the Artist: Stone Temple Pilots Celebrate 25 Years of “Purple” with Super Deluxe Edition

This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the release of Purple, Stone Temple Pilots’ behemoth of a breakout record. In honor of the occasion, a super deluxe edition of Purple has been released that  contains remastered versions of the original eleven studio recordings that the world fell in love with, early demos and acoustic versions (some of which are covers), ...

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Sleeping With Siren

Sleeping With Sirens, Palisades, Shvpes | SWX Bristol

On a quiet Monday night in the South West City of Bristol, the Florida based rock band Sleeping With Sirens were ready to take the stage at the SWX with backup from Shvpes and Palisades as support. Shvpes opened the night like a punch to the face. The band came together and took on a largely headline orientated crowd, but ...

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Reignwolf

Reignwolf play Dingwalls, Camden, supported by Valeras

With the smell of fireworks and Camden’s food market in the air we arrive at Dingwells on the lock to Reignwolf’s latest sold out show. Arriving just before doors open, an eager queue is already forming alongside the bar stretching to the back door of the pub section of the venue.   Reignwolf formed in 2011 and played Lollapalooza back in 2013, helping them earn Rolling Stone magazine ...

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Buckcherry

Josh Todd of Buckcherry “The road will steal your soul if you’re not careful”

Politely welcomed into the small, dark band room at Sub89, in Reading, we prepare to speak with Josh Todd, front man of hard rock band Buckcherry. The band have just flown over from Japan and are now playing a series of dates in the UK ending in Cardiff. RAMzine: You released new album Warpaint earlier on this year, with the lead ...

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Tommy Motion Picture

Who’s Rock Opera TOMMY by KEN RUSSELL Returns to the Big Screen this November

I came to the deaf, dumb and blind kid TOMMY late. Although it was a hugely successful double album release for the English rock band The Who in 1969, and became a rock opera in 1971, with an orchestral version by Lou Reizner in 1972 and the Ken Russell movie in 1975, I didn’t get around to seeing it / ...

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