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A Gloomy Journey Through The Norwegian Netherworld: HEX A.D.

The captivating and compelling doom metal/stoner rock outfit named Hex A.D. Is undoubtedly one of the most interesting bands on the Norwegian circuit these days. Spearheaded by the talented multi-instrumentalist Rick Hagan, the band has already unearthed and released two full-length curses as well as a brilliant single appropriately titled ‘The Cranium Seal‘ since its inception just a few years ...

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Satyricon play venue located inside a cave in Norway!

The Norwegian black metal institution that is Satyricon recently embarked on a club tour in their native country, which, luckily, included a visit to Hulen in Bergen on a cold and bleak Wednesday night. Not surprisingly, the gig was sold out and the room was crammed with people. Witnessing a band of this size at a small, intimate venue such ...

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RAMzine 16

RAMzine 16 – Airbourne, Hard Rock Hell XI, DEUCE

RAMzine Issue 16 is here! We caught up with drummer Ryan O’Keeffe of Airbourne at Hard Rock Hell Festival in Wales before the band embarked on eight dates across the UK! We travelled down to Hard Rock Hell XI for two and a half days of non-stop rock ‘n roll! And we had a little chat with vocalist/producer Deuce. We reflect on 2017, looking at ...

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Gene Simmons presents ‘The Vault’ to the London press

Kiss co-founder and rock n’ roll hero Gene Simmons has recently been travelling around the globe to promote his book ‘On Power’ in which he teaches how to be successful in life and business, mentioning anecdotes from his own life and career. He’s also introducing his 2,000 dollars collection called ‘The Vault‘ which is comprised of 150 unedited and never ...

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Opeth

Live: Opeth and Enslaved, Manchester Ritz

Over the past few years progressive rock has changed significantly, with most of the smaller bands opting to take a heavier approach with each album however, Swedish Prog outfit Opeth have taken the opposite approach and have gotten softer and in some ways sound closer to the classic prog rock bands like Yes and Jethro Tull, joining them was Norwegian ...

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Alice Cooper reunites with original band for a show that will be hard to forget.

Someone call him a legend, others a shock-rocker. The 69 years old rock ‘n roll hero keeps leaving his fans wanting more and tonight it’s no different. Alice Cooper is reuniting his original band for what will be a brilliant gig we won’t be able to forget easily. In the 70’s he could have been compared to a modern Marilyn ...

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Mr Big

Mr. BIG ‘Defying Gravity’ at Shepherd’s Bush Empire with three sets!

There’s an excited crowd waiting for Mr. Big in a packed Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Everybody is ready to give them a very warm welcome back after their fourth album, nine years after their reunion.This tour is in support of their new album, Defying Gravity, which was released in July. Coming out into the darkness of the stage, light then blasting on ...

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Exclusive: Stray Train stream new album Blues From Hell!

Blues From Hell – The Legend of the Courageous Five is the new album from blues rock machine Stray Train. The Slovenian band have been grabbing our attention over the past few years at various European Festivals and just last week with the release of their debut video ‘Heading for the Sun’. Vocalist Luka Lamut tells us: “We began writing songs for ...

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Airborne

A night of intense no frills rock ‘n roll with Airbourne, Phil Campbell and The Wild.

The queue at the Roundhouse started quite early with hundreds of fans ready to get their rock ‘n roll dose. This eventful evening starts around 7.30 pm with The Wild, a brilliant Canadian band I have never had the pleasure to listen to or see live before. And what a great energy! From the very first moment they get on ...

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Review: The First Annual Hard Rock Hell Awards

Glitz, blitz, glamour and more kilts than an SNP convention, tonight marks the very first Hard Rock Hell Annual Awards ceremony in all its glory. After 10 years of building the HRH empire, this seems to be the next logical step for the monsters of rock. Rubbing shoulders with rock’s finest with fully unrestrained access to industrial levels of alcohol, ...

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