Chris Rivers Artwork

Heavens Basement’s Chris Rivers shows us his other talents

Many of our favourite bands and musicians blow us away with their talents, but quite often you find that they’re gifted individuals on and off the stage. That is certainly the case for Heavens Basement drummer Chris Rivers. Chris has recently opened up a Facebook page showcasing his skills as an artist and honestly, it’s blown us away! We caught ...

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Interview: Tigertailz

We had the chance to sit down with Welsh glam-metallers Tigertailz a couple of hours before their set started at the Underworld in London. Their UK tour kicked off on the 8th of April and this was only their third date so we found them in the best shape.Formed in the mid-1980s by bassist Justin Smith (known to fans as ...

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Reckless Love by by Ash Crowson.

Interview: Pepe & Jalle of Reckless Love

Finnish rockers Reckless Love have recently released their fourth album, InVader, on March 4th via Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to the previous CD, 2013’s Spirit sees this big haired quartet exploring fresh sounds as well as delivering their audience-pleasing signature party anthems. Although they managed to bring different elements to the new work they also show a fair consistency in ...

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Archie of Santa Cruz by Ash Crowson.

Interview: Santa Cruz

A few hours before the gig kicks off at Scala in London, we have the chance to sit down with Santa Cruz, the opening act for Reckless Love. Santa Cruz are a band that is creating quite a buzz these days in the rock world and they are bringing back that glam vibe with a modern twist for all of ...

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The Enid

Robert John Godfrey Announces Retirement from THE ENID

THE ENID are a progressive British rock group set up by former Barclay James Harvest music director and the Royal College of Music composer and pianist Robert John Godfrey. Founded in 1973, RJG is one of only two original members still present in the 2016 line-up (the long-serving drummer Dave Storey worked on the band’s debut album.) Other key members ...

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The Dead XIII

Interview: The Dead XIII

Sometimes a band tick all the right boxes live. The Dead XIII are certainly one of them: Theatrical make-up? Check! Great riffage? Check! Spot-on horror vocals? Check! Audience banter? Enthusiasm?Check and check! Now with an album recorded and a headline tour coming up, 2016 looks like it could be the year for The Dead XIII. We caught up with front-man ...

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bowling for soup

Bowling For Soup’s Erik Chandler: “I’m not sure if anyone has figured out where the music industry is going”.

Bowling For Soup had their ‘Farewell UK’ tour in 2013, it’s only been about three years – why come back now? It was just that, as in ‘farewell’ not ‘good bye’. That tour was like us saying ‘hey, we’ll be back in a little while…we’re probably going to be back..’ We’re going to change the manner in which we tour ...

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new saxon

Interview with Biff Byford of Saxon about forthcoming release — Eagles and Dragons

A new Saxon package “Eagles and Dragons” is out soon. The set features nine albums which before today, were only released on vinyl in some regions (including Germany, Italy and the UK) and even then, only in very limited quantities. The new luxury 180 gram vinyl versions in the collection, including inner sleeves with all the lyrics, are a must-have ...

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Bloodstock: The Evolution

Starting out in 2001 as a one-day indoor event and seeing numbers of roughly 700 people, Bloodstock has become a household name amongst rock and metal fans. Now seeing numbers of 15,000 people, it has evolved to a full blown outdoor metal festival (Bloodstock Open Air – BOA), having seen acts such as Lacuna Coil, Testament, Cradle of Filth, Lamb of God and ...

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miss vinsent

Alex Marshall from Miss Vincent talks EP’s, Touring with FVK and their charity single!

We caught up with Alex Marshall, front man of South coast Punk rockers, Miss Vincent to discuss the upcoming tour with Fearless Vampire Killers in March, the new video for their EP and the new tracks in the pipeline. Hi Alex! Hello! Let’s jump straight in and talk about the video you’ve recently released for your track ‘Disparate, Desperate’, who ...

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