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Sevendust

Sevendust live at Manchester Academy with All That Remains and Blind Channel

First up to play is Finish band Blind Channel. Like pretty much most of us here we have never heard of this band, and after doing some quick back checking this is what stood out… their genre is violent pop. I have never heard of this genre and as it turns out Blind Channel say they are the ‘pioneers of ...

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Grand Slam

The Dawn of a New Beginning – The Return of Grand Slam

With a new album on the horizon, the incredibly talented ensemble known as Grand Slam are determined to leave a mark on the world of hard rock music. Originally conceived back in 1984 by legendary Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott (1949-1986) and featuring the brilliant Mark Stanway (Magnum) on keyboards and Laurence Archer (UFO, Wild Horses) on guitars, the band ...

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Zeal and Ardor

Zeal and Ardor at The Electric Ballroom – His command dominates as his intent glare stares through the centre of the crowd.

Following the release of Stranger Fruit, Zeal and Ardor have exploded from being a small, underground band, to a band that really are on the cusp of breaking into the mainstream. Their blend of gospel blues and black metal hasn’t come without its fair share of hate from elitists, but if you’re getting hate, clearly you’re doing something good. Currently ...

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Not Ur Girlfrenz

New Texan Pop Punkers, Not Ur Girlfrenz, play their debut UK shows on Bowling For Soup Tour

If you’re looking for your next favorite new band, they don’t get much newer then Pop Punkers’ Not Ur Girlfrenz. Formed just a year ago they have already played Warped Tour, released a music video and debut EP titled New Kids In America. Not Ur Girlfrenz is made up of three girls from Texas, Liv Haynes (14) playing guitar and lead ...

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Tremonti

Eric Friedman talks about Tremonti’s new album “This is my favourite album because of the way we did it together”

Founded in 2011 by Alter Bridge’s guitarist Mark Tremonti, heavy metal group Tremonti evolved from a solo project to a fully developed band and they’re getting more and more recognition as time goes by. Last June Tremonti came out with a brand new album titled A Dying Machine which represents the fourth release for this hard working quartet. The band has recently ...

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Ben Pool

Ben Poole Discusses his Dirty Laundry

Guitarist Ben Poole is currently on tour through to mid-December in support of his new album Anytime You Need Me, and has been making waves on the radio with his single ‘Dirty Laundry’ – Produced by King King’s Wayne Proctor who also play drums on the record as well as being part of the touring line-up with bass player Beau ...

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Uli Jon Roth

Uli Jon Roth “I don’t like anything artificial, I don’t like a show that is too smooth, I want the real thing”

Guitar wizard Uli Jon Roth is celebrating his 50th stage anniversary with a UK tour that includes the distilled essence of his music journey. Performing live has always been one of the most important aspects of his career, in fact, it’s no secret that many musicians have decided to start playing the guitar after seeing him in concert. Tonight he ...

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Uriah Heep

Return To Fantasy – The Legendary Uriah Heep Still Reign Supreme

Progressive hard rock lords Uriah Heep are still a musical force to be reckoned with as evidenced by last night‘s glorious performance at USF in Bergen, Norway. On the back of their excellent Living the Dream album, which is undoubtedly one of the highlights of the year, the band ploughed through an exhilarating 90-minute set in front of an ecstatic ...

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Massive Wagons

Baz from Massive Wagons “I love winning people over, I love a challenge, I love supporting bands and playing to new fans”

Massive Wagons new album Full Nelson, which made his debut last August via Earache Records, has gained a lot of success so far and even reached number 1 in the UK Rock Album Chart. The five rockers from Lancaster are unstoppable, in fact after selling out most of their own shows and rocking significant stages such as Download and Camden ...

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RAMzine Issue 21: Hands Off Gretel, One Last Day, Orange Goblin, Raging Speedhorn

RAMzine Issue 21 is out now and we have had a great few months of music up and down the country! We spoke with South Yorkshire grungers Hands Off Gretel in Newcastle about signing to major labels, genres and gender equality in rock. Then we headed on down to London to see Speedhorn‘s 20th Anniversary Show and through in an Orange Goblin (with ...

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