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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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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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Lucy In Blue

Leave The Pale Blue Sky Behind – An Interview With Icelandic Prog Rockers Lucy In Blue

A few months ago the ever-reliable and awesome Karisma Records (Norway) released a true gem of a record in the shape of In Flight by the Icelandic prog rock outfit named Lucy in Blue. Now, I am not exactly sure how to describe or put into words just how beautiful and moving the aforementioned LP is. You want drama and ...

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Caravela Escarlate

Through Endless Skies – An Interview With Prog Rockers Caravela Escarlate

Some months ago I came across a wonderfully eclectic and captivating album by the Brazilian prog rock entity named Caravela Escarlate. As much as I liked their self-titled record the first few times I spun the disc, it was not until I recently returned to it that it dawned on me just how amazing it truly is. Caravela Escarlate’s brand ...

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Bloodywood

Bloodywood, Armada of Secrets, Endeavour, and Liquid State Live in Bristol

On Wednesday the 24th of July, 2019 the furiously heavy Bloodywood took to the stage at The Lanes in Bristol. This was the bands first ever UK performance and rightly so, the gig was a sell out! The Lanes is a truly unique venue which is situated in a retro styled bowling alley, which upon arrival didn’t seem the place ...

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GOST

GosT bring their mix of black metal and synthwave to London supported by Orax

The past decade has seen Synthwave creep its way into pop culture, with film and TV shows such as ‘Drive’ and ‘Stranger Things’ adopting the 80s nostalgia fuelled genre as part of their incredibly distinctive soundtracks. With its ever growing popularity, producers have begun to shape synthwave into a much more versatile sound, ranging from the mellow works of HOME and ...

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Chloe Trujillo

Chloe Trujillo launches ‘Art In Motion’ at The Karma Sanctum Hotel in London

Chloe Trujillo, wife of Metallica bassist Rob Trujillo, was at The Karma Sanctum Hotel for three days last week live painting to launch her ‘Art In Motion’ exhibit. Her art will be shown throughout the hotel all summer, alongside a guitar she hand-printed which belonged to Adrian Smith from Iron Maiden. This very special guitar will be auctioned off to ...

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Let Man Loose

VIDEO PREMIERE: Let Man Loose – Two Way Glass

Don’t you hate it when you go to a gig and everyone is on their phones, you find yourself watching through your own screen or even the persons in front, and then you need to bring yourself back to the true moment! It’s a bit of a ‘Two Way Glass’ some would say, and that some are Let Man Loose ...

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