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Igorrr

Igorrr “From Baroque to Death Metal to Electronic and Balkan”

We sent our friend Mike James to interview Igorrr when they recently played at UK Tech-Fest and as they are a crazy strange band Mike asked them some crazy strange questions check it out… Please introduce yourself, what you do in the band and give us a brief history of the band and your style? I’m Gautier, I created the ...

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Furyborn's Dawn Of Leviathan

Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James – Furyborn

Furyborn class themselves as a ‘Modern Melodic Death Metal’ band that should prick up the ears of anyone, but as you listen more carefully to Dawn of Leviathan I feel it’s more of a crossover as there are very strong resemblances to Trivium fronted by a Howard Jones-esque Killswitch Engage. The vocals from Jut Tabor are strong and monstrously powerful in ...

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GUN

Interview: GUN – Back with new album ‘Favourite Pleasures’

Glasgow hard rock band GUN formed all the way back in 1987, split up and reformed in 2008. They toured with many big names like Bon Jovi, fellow Scots Simple Minds and music idols The Rolling Stones, not to mention sold out many of their own headline shows. Gun’s flame burned brightly with the success of their debut album Taking ...

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Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes

Six bands that absolutely smashed 2000Trees 2017

2000Trees is, without doubt, a community. To use the cliché, like-minded music fans assemble in the Cotswolds countryside every year to see their favourite underground artists and discover some new bands to add to their Spotify playlists and vinyl collections. In the usual festival circles, there was some debate regarding this year’s headline choices – but however you felt about ...

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MetalDays

Are you really living if you are not attending MetalDays this week?

You may well be, but certainly not to your full rock and metal potential. MetalDays is the festival of festivals, it’s a week long, it’s Monday to Friday of music, it’s five headliners and hundreds of bands. And well, just look at it…. This years event will see ‘The Pale Emperor’ himself, Marilyn Manson headline the first night, followed by viking ...

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The Colour Line

UK Tech Fest 2017 Report

After a five hour car journey with two pit stops and sweltering heat we finally made it to UK Tech Fest at Newark Showground. Being my first time at the festival I had absolutely no idea what to expect, I had heard a ton of great reviews, but was wondering if they were over exaggerated by fans of the festival. ...

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Execration

Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James – Execration

This is Execration‘s third album and they have certainly found their sound now although shorter than the previous two, this album builds on the sound and feel of their sophomore album in 2014. There is something for everyone on Return To The Void be that Black, Thrash, Death or in places Heavy Metal. For me, the back bone of this ...

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Guns n roses London

Not In This Lifetime did we expect such a mind blowing outcome from the Guns N’ Roses reunion.

The excitement before Saturday’s gig is palpable as Guns N’ Roses have already played the night before leaving fans and sceptics positively speechless beyond all expectations. Two days of pure summer and rock ‘n roll in London, we couldn’t ask for more. The venue is the same of a year ago when Axl gave his best performance while filling in ...

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Were I Blind

Premiere: Debut single from Were I Blind (London Electro-Industrial)

In a society addicted to their devices, people see the world through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and whatever the next social media trend is, are we actually living? Or are we living in a fake reality blind to the truth? London Electro-Industrial band Were I Blind today release their self-titled debut single and music video (watch below). The band were formed by drummer/songwriter ...

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The Beggars Banquet

The Beggars Banquet: Michael Joseph Photos 

This week we were given a unique opportunity to see a series of photographs by one of the world’s  most talented photographers. He captured the mood of the ‘Sympathy for the Devil’ year — 1968. Michael Joseph, from South Africa, was born in 1941 and studied at the London College of Printing and Graphic Arts when he arrived in Great Britain ...

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