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Black Dahlia Murder

Live: The Black Dahlia Murder

It’s an incredibly early start for the night gigs at the Camden Underworld in London which tonight, showcases three quality acts of death metal from around the world. With doors opening at 6pm, this doesn’t deter even the most die hard fans of UK death metal titans Ingested who requests that the crowd turn the place into “slamden town”. The crowd not ...

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Alan Cassidy of Black Dahlia Murder. Photo by Jay Russell.

Interview: Alan Cassidy, Black Dahlia Murder

The Black Dahlia Murder are currently on a tour across Europe in support of their latest album Abysmal which was released back in September 2015. We caught up with drummer Alan Cassidy prior to the doors opening for what was to be a fantastic night of quality metal in one of London’s most iconic music venues The Underworld in Camden. ...

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Michael Schenker. Photo © Lisa Billingham of Billibee Creative.

Michael Schenker and the Temple of Rock — Live at the Robin 2 Bilston

The “Blonde Bomber” burst onto the Robin 2 Bilston stage last night (20 January 2016) to impress and excite fans on the first leg of his “Spirit” mission in the UK. He’s a modern evangelical white-priest … Armed only with his trusty flying V and a superlative talent … He is spreading the joy of music (through pure expression) from ...

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Michael Schenker by Steve Brinkman.

Interview: Michael Schenker

Michael Schenker (UFO, Scorpions, MSG, Temple of Rock) on 2015’s success with Temple of Rock and more. Interviewed by Paul H Birch Part 3, filmed by Martin Tierney. The award-winning, legendary guitarist Michael Schenker will embark on a nationwide UK tour with his band Temple of Rock starting at the Bilston Robin in Wolverhampton on Wednesday 20th January 2016. MICHAEL ...

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SINCERELY, YOURS. Photo © Victoria Purcell for RAMzine.

Reading: Metal To The Masses – Warm Up Show

We showed up to Readipop for the warm up to Readings Metal To The Masses. The night was a taster of whats to come over the next few months, as we see 25 bands play across 5 heats, and 3 semi finals before the crowning night. Metal To The Masses is a UK-wide competition to get unsigned bands in front ...

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Megadeth - Dystopia

Review: Megadeth – Dystopia

Another album, another line up change, at least that’s par for the course for Mustaine & Co these days. Joining Megadave and bassist Ellefson this time around is guitarist Kiko Loureiro from Brazilian band Angra & Lamb of God drummer Chris Adler. Now in their 34th year and on their 15th album, one does wonder how much life is left ...

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David Bowie dies of cancer, aged 69

The world of rock ‘n roll are in mourning yet again as it has been announced that pop and rock pioneer David Bowie has passed away after a battle with cancer for 18 months. Bowie, born David Robert Jones, had just turned 69 and released his final album ‘Blackstar’ three days before his death. He “died peacefully surrounded by his ...

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rock and metal albums 2015

Rock & Metal Albums of 2015

2015 has seen a huge amount of rock and metal albums released. The digital age of self-release has shown an increase in our submission box this year. More bands are using crowd funding then ever before. Kickstarter reports that last year £109.52 million was pledged in the music category alone. This year has seen all types of bands successful with ...

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lemmy

RIP Lemmy: Motorhead icon dies at age 70

So the day many rock and metal fans thought would never happen has happened – as they wake to the news that Ian ‘Lemmy’ Kilmister has died of an extremely aggressive cancer after just being diagnosed on Boxing Day. Lemmy died just four days after his 70th birthday on Christmas Eve. He was born in Burslem, Stoke on Trent in ...

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Fear Factory - By Jay Russell ©

Live Review: Fear Factory, The Forum, London

Unless you managed to live under a rock for majority of the 90s metal movement, a little album known as Demanufacture should be very familiar to you! Depending on who you speak with, this album consists of some of the most well known and pinnacle Fear Factory songs in their huge back catalogue which spans a massive 25+-year life as ...

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