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Eden’s Curse

The Living Testament of Paul Logue from Eden’s Curse

With the release of Testament – The Best Of Eden’s Curse, being guests at the recent Michael Schenker Fest and about to embark on their own UK tour in March, the multi-national Eden’s Curse are preparing to head out on their own headline tour this April. Despite which, Paul Logue, the band’s bass player and main songwriter, took time out ...

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Zeal & Ardor

Manuel talks all things Zeal & Ardor, Satan, & Guilty Pleasures

We were offered the chance to speak with not only possibly the most musically controversial artist of the year, but also the kindest, most humble artist of the year. The brain behind Zeal and Ardor, Manuel Gagneux, was kind enough to sit down with us and talk over a beer (thank you!) before taking to the stage at the Electric ...

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Clutch Brixton 2018 Dec

Clutch deliver a spectacular performance at Brixton Academy

Starting somewhat gently, Clutch have hit the UK with two bands of European flavour that bring something a little different to the mix, flying the flag for the French, are the somewhat politically charged folk sounding The Inspector Cluzo, for the Germans, the desert rock sounding The Picture Books. Both bands consisting of nothing but two members. First up came the ...

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Uriah Heep

Russell Gilbrook of Uriah Heep “It’s one of those dream jobs you do…”

After releasing their 25th studio album, British rockers Uriah Heep have embarked on a UK tour supported by GUN and Von Hertzen Brothers. Their current lineup consists of Bernie Shaw on lead vocals, Mick Box on lead guitars, Phil Lanzon on keyboards, Dave Rimmer on bass and Russell Gilbrook on drums. These guys haven’t slowed down since 1970, the year ...

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2018 albums of the year

Albums of The Year 2018 – RAMzine

Parkway Drive – Reverence | Nominated by Victoria Purcell. When Parkway released Reverence in May 2018 we were blown away with the quality and power it brang. They went on to play festivals across Europe including Download Festival, where they unveiled their UK Arena Tour for early 2019. We caught up with Winston McCall before that set to speak about this album. ...

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36crazyfists

Bury Tomorrow, 36 Crazyfists, Cane Hill, Crystal Lake – Some of our generation’s finest metalcore!

Though it’s arse clatteringly cold outside,  inside the venue is heating the fuck up with some of our generation’s finest metalcore. Kicking off with Japan’s own Crystal Lake who lay down solid riffs that loosen up the cogs in the machine tonight. Firmly planting the seeds for their future, they do well to make an impression on the crowd this ...

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GUN’s frontman Dante reveals ‘Next year is gonna be fantastic for us!’

After a successful 2018, GUN are back on the road to play a series of exciting festivals and shows in the UK. Throughout their triumphant career these rockers from Glasgow, who formed in 1987, have gifted their fans with hits such as ‘Better Days’ and ‘Word Up’, not to mention their last acclaimed release Favourite Pleasures. The Gizzi brothers have ...

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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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