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Interview with Fear Factory at Metaldays 2015

Victoria Purcell caught up with Burton C. Bell (vocalist) of Fear Factory, at MetalDays Festival 2015 in Slovenia. Fear Factory have now released their 9th studio album Genexus through Nuclear Blast Entertainment. We ask Burton the meaning behind the album tittle, he tells us “Genexus [was] a word with no definition to it… so we created our own definition to it; we ...

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Interview with Dream Theater at Metaldays 2015

Victoria Purcell caught up with James LaBrie of Dream Theater, prior to the bands performance at MetalDays Festival in Slovenia. We talk about the beautiful country of Slovenia – during MetalDays festival it was a at least 35 degrees everyday. James mentions that the band had previously played Slovenia during an ice storm! Amongst talking song durations, and the hallmark ...

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MetalDays 2015 – Festival Review

Any spare time I get throughout festival season, you can find me in a field in a tent – that’s my happy place. Each year I face the same dilemma, I dream of a beach holiday in the sun; I know I should travel more, but I just can’t draw myself away from the festivals. Music is what I live ...

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RAMzine Issue 4 – We Came As Romans & Download Festival Review

Issue 4 of RAMzine is out now featuring a mightily 5-page review of Download Festival 2015! We started our festival weekend watching All That Remains, and of course finished with KISS! In amongst these two greats, we talk through 38 bands. Head to www.youtube.com/TheRamzine to see all 20 of our backstage interviews, including Black Veil Brides, Black Star Riders, The ...

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Breaking Bands Festival 2016: Ticket Sales & Band Applications Now Open

2016 will see the second cycle of Breaking Bands Festival – A new festival last year, that proved a huge success in the region of Broomsgrove. A cheap, but entertaining weekend for music fans at just £25 for an early bird ticket! You get to see a range of very talented bands from across the globe! Read up on some ...

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Review: Lamb Of God – VII: Sturm Und Drang

Finally, as the hiatus comes to an end and the teasers have been doing their job for the past few months, time grows curiously closer to the 24th July and the release of Lamb of Gods 7th album. The album VII: Sturm Und Drang has been anticipated since late 2013 when the band said new material would be around late 2014. The wait ...

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Cradle of Filth added to Hammerfest 8!

We told you to be quick! All accommodation for Hammerfest 8 has now sold out – and before the announcement of Cradle Of Filth! We had a taster to Dani Filth’s wonderful unique vocals as he played with Devilment at this years Hammerfest, however this will be a HF debut for Cradle! Their new album Hammer Of The Witches is ...

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Live Review: Kobra And The Lotus at London’s Boston Music Room

Hard rockers are the best fans in the world. This is the widely held view that buzzes around the Boston Music Room in London on this, one of the hottest nights of the year. It’s a night that we can almost certainly guarantee will be one of only a handful of such evenings that we’re likely to see this summer. ...

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Five Finger Death Punch new video for ‘Jekyll And Hyde’

Five Finger Death Punch have released the first single from their forthcoming album ‘Got Your Six’, which is out on August 28th via Eleven Seven Music. The video for ‘Jekyll And Hyde’ sees the band sitting in pajamas, knitting socks, and firing machine guns…. we are being serious! Watch ‘Jekyll And Hyde’ here: Guitarist Zoltan Bathory explains: “Punking the label ...

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Motörhead announce new album ‘BAD MAGIC’

Motörhead have announced new album ‘BAD MAGIC’, coming our way August 28th 2015 via UDR Music/Motörhead Records. I recently watched Lemmy the Movie (which is available for free viewing on BBC iPlayer), he said “If you’re going to be a f*cking rock star go be one. People don’t want to see the guy next door on stage; they want to ...

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