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Dan Reed’s Confessions

Dan Reed’s Confessions

Dan Reed is about to release his fourth solo album, Confessions, that will coincide with an intimate solo tour in beautiful settings that kicks off at London’s St. Pancras Old Church on Thursday 14th September. Each of these special UK solo concerts will be filmed and recorded for an upcoming live DVD compilation.  What’s more everyone who buys a ticket buyer will also receive ...

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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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RAMzine Issue 14 – Download Festival, Bad Sign, Moscow

RAMzine Issue 14 is out now! How is your festival season going? We have been on a good run so far! This issue includes Download Festival, Stone Free, Breaking Bands and Teddy Rocks. As we move into July we are looking forward to Tech Fest, 2000Trees, Bloodstock, MetalDays, Ramblin’ Man, and Reading Festival. Let us know in the comments section ...

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Steve Vai Releases Modern Primitive

Steve Vai Releases Modern Primitive

Virtuoso guitarist Steve Vai is releasing Modern Primitive as a limited edition record through his own Favored Nations Entertainment record label. Modern Primitive features material written and partially recorded with Vai’s band The Classified back in the early 80s, after his first solo record Flex-Able (1983) and prior to the writing and recording of the music of his seminal 1990 album Passion ...

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How rock musicians are switching from smoking to vaping

Sponsored  The world’s rock scene has long had a hard-living, hard-partying image, with plenty of wild nights, booze and cigarettes. Smoking was, until recently, a more or less essential part of the rock star look, and legends like Keith Richards, Lemmy and Siouxsie Sioux have all, over the years, been pictured smoking, and have made no secret of their habit. ...

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Orden Ogan – Gunman

  Orden Ogan have released the video single ‘Gunman’ from new parent album Gunmen, released through AFM Records. It comes two years after the German power metal band’s fourth studio album, Ravenhead, which reached #16 in the German charts. The band took their name in 1997, and it roughly translates as “The Order of Fear,” taken from the German for “order” ...

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The Iron Maidens announce UK live dates

Following their 2016 UK debut, all-female tribute band The Iron Maiden return to our shores in October, and not only taking in the capital city as part of a five date tour. Front woman Kirsten Rosenberg can’t hide her excitement: ‘Having played the UK last year – And even getting to meet some of the original members of Iron Maiden ...

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80s Rewind Festival announces more acts for 2017

X Factor 2010 winner Matt Cardle will make a special appearance at both Rewind Scotland and Rewind North this summer, joining The Trevor Horn Band during their set at Rewind Scotland at Scone Place in Perthshire on Saturday 22nd July, 2017 and Rewind North at Capesthorne Hall on Saturday 5th August, 2017. “I’m thrilled to have Matt join us on ...

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Saxon announce ‘The Solid Book Of Rock’

British heavy metal legends, Saxon release The Solid Book of Rock, on August 4, 2017, a hefty collection comprising not only nine of Saxon’s studio albums from 1991 to 2009 but also eight bonus tracks and two bonus CDs and three DVDs. The bonus CDs comprise Classics Re-Recorded that was originally issued with the initial pressings of Killing Ground, and ...

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Robin Trower – New Album, Single Concert

Robin Trower returns with a new studio album Time And Emotion, to be released on Friday 4th August through Manhaton Records. “I can honestly say I don’t know when I have been happier with an album,” said Trower. “I feel Time And Emotion contains some of my very best work.” That the legendary guitarist is now 72 and has been releasing ...

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