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HRH Ibiza Road Trip 2017: Grim Reaper, Bernie Marsden and more added to line-up

See you in Hard Rock Hell… If the annual denim and leather pilgrimage known as HRH Ibiza Road Trip wasn’t already epic enough, a hand full of amazing bands have been added to the bill. Joining the previously announced names such as The Quireboys, Reckless Love, Gun, and Phil Campbell and The Bastard Sons are: Former Whitesnake and UFO guitar hero ...

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Alice Cooper announces UK arena dates for 2017

Legendary shock-rocker Alice Cooper joins the already list list of bands touring the UK in 2017. This is the Rock N Roll Hall of fame act’s first headline UK tour in 5 years. Support comes from The Tubes and goth icons The Mission, their frontman Wayne Hussey had this to say: “I remember during the summer of 1972 being on ...

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Dream Theater announce UK leg of European tour for 2017

Prog-metal icons Dream Theater have announced a string of European tour dates for 2017. This is to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their milestone album Images & Words. Each gig will see the celebrated album played in full, along with other tracks from the Boston boys’ back-catalogue. Images & Words was Dream Theater’s second album and the record which crossed ...

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In Flames 2017 UK Tour

With the release of In Flames’ twelfth album Battles last month, In Flames announced a tour of the U.S, Canada and the U.K. After a haul around the States and Canada they come to the U.K in support of Avenged Sevenfold! The U.K leg of the tour starts in Scotland on the 10th of January and will work its way down ...

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Martin Turner To Play Argus In Full

Martin Turner co-founder of Wishbone Ash has announced that he will play the band’s seminal album Argus in full on the last night of his current UK tour, at the Y Theatre in Leicester on 10th December. The third album to be released by the band Argus was named Album of the Year in 1972 by the weekly music paper ...

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The Parasite Syndicate release new track ‘Breathe You In’

Nottinghamshire five-piece The Parasite Syndicate are a band on everyone’s lips at the moment, and what better way to throw yourself into their unique brand of metal than their new video for ‘Breathe You In’? Check out the video below: For those not familiar with The Parasite Syndicate’s sound, vocalist Rich Donohoe explains: “We have influences of Nu, industrial, death and ...

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Bloodstock 2017: Skindred and more bands announced for festival line-up

It’s December, and that means one thing …festival season is another month closer. As a special seasonal surprise, Bloodstock Festival have announced a hand-full of acts to join the 2017: genre-spanning, ragga-metal legends Skindred: Canadian thrash icons Annihilator: and finally: crossover thrashers Municipal Waste MW vocalist Tony Foresta comented: “We are very excited to be finally returning to one of ...

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Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow announce 2017 tour dates

Long live rock n’ roll! The positive thing about 2016 is the great ‘cold day in hell’ reformations – such as the original Guns N Roses, At The Drive-In, Thin Lizzy and of course, Bros. Yet, the most amazing band to make a come back this year was Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow. After a one-off show earlier this year the legendary ...

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RAMzine Issue 11 – Hard Rock Hell, End of Salvation & more!

Issue 11 is here! This time featuring a 5-page spread on Hard Rock Hell! Representing this on the from cover are Soil and Vodun. Even though Soil were added to the festival last minute, that played a standout performance for what is usually a quiet slot. Vodun from London describe themselves as afro, heavy, psych, soul – they were unlike anything else ...

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Grave Digger reveal video for ‘Healed By Metal’

German metal  legends Grave Digger have revealed the video for the tiitle track of their upcoming album Healed By Metal. As you can probably guess the video features The Reaper himself, satanic chicks and some old school heavy metal. Check out the video below: Grave Digger have just been on tour with fellow countrymen Blind Guardian. The album ‘Healed By ...

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