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Virtual Pint

Vulnerable Music Venues, Theatres and Pubs Fundraiser

#VirtualPint is a new fundraising initiative, where fans can support vulnerable music venues, theatres and pubs in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. It has been launched in response to the unprecedented challenge faced by such venues during the coronavirus pandemic.  This fundraiser lets fans buy virtual drinks in exchange for entry into a prize draw, and is already being ...

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King Bull

Canadian rock band King Bull has a new single out, ‘Pay Attention‘, on Riot Records. Hailing from Red Deer, Alberta, a place not renowned for being the most artistic of Canadian communities, King Bull has been together for the last 13 years. A closer look and you might find a striking resemblance between Red Deer Alberta 2020 and the 1977 ...

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Alignments: Evil

Canadian alt rockers Double Experience release their latest EP Alignments: Evil, the third and final EP to be taken from upcoming album Alignments that will be released on 24th April on Drakkar Entertainment. The duo, featuring Ian Nichols (Vocals, bass) and Brock Tinsley (Guitar), have recorded the following songs for the album: ‘Perish Song’, ‘New Me’, ‘Something’s Got To Give’, ‘Ghost ...

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Feurschwanz cover Rammstein, Sabaton, and… Ed Sheeran on new album

German medieval rockers Feurshwanz has announced they are releasing a covers album entitled Die sieben Todsünden. This is alongside their upcoming album Das elfte Gebot. Commented the band: “There are songs you should never ever cover. Completely over done evergreens or relics of alcohol-induced prom nights. Songs that are every metalhead’s bête noire – but also songs that are already perfect ...

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Metal supergroup BPMD sign deal with Napalm Records.

The heavy metal supergroup made up of Bobby Blitz, Mike Portnoy, Mark Menghi, and Phil Demmel – known as BPMD – have signed a deal with Napalm Records. Forming in summer 2019, BPMD’s goal is to pay tribute to their rock heroes with a heavy twist. Bassist Mark Menghi has this to say: “We’re super excited about our first BPMD record. Last ...

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DeadRisen Singles

DeadRisen the progressive and power metal combination formed by Rivera/Bomma guitarist Rod Rivera and Symphony X bassist Mike LePond, alongside Will Shaw (vocals), Tony Stahl (keyboards), and Dan Prestup (drums) have been releasing more singles from their debut album out on AFM Records now. ‘Destiny‘ was the second single taken from the album and you can check out the lyric ...

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Fortunate Losers Make Waves

Hard rock band Fortunate Losers release a new single ‘Tidal Waves’, from their upcoming EP, on Golden Robot Records who they signed with last year. Following their 2018 full-length album debut with Cut Teeth, released in 2018, Fortunate Losers has been extending the band’s Canadian fan base, leading to last year’s Send Help tour taking then into Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and ...

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Download Festival 2019

Full concerts and documentaries you can watch on YouTube whilst Staying Home / Self-Isolating

As the safest option during this pandemic is to stay inside, you’re going to need something to watch. A good documentary is a great way to take your mind off all the bad stuff happening right now, plus since all concerts are canceled – here is a list of full festivals, gigs, and documentaries you can stream for free on ...

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Ash Return with a Sharp Blade

Following the demise of hardcore German act Miozän, four members of the band decided to stick together, retaining their previous musical foundation but combining it with the classic metal influences, and thus was formed Ash Return. Miozän’s Tank, Kniffel, Gerrit and Outso were joined by fellow singly named vocalist Johnny (of Gloryful) and claim to have invented a brand new ...

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Silverthorne release ‘Movin’

Silverthorne, the band formed by drummer Brian Tichy (Whitesnake, Ozzy, Slash, Foreigner etc), vocalist and guitarist Pete Shoulder (Winterville, The Union) and bassist Daniel Spree, has a new single out called ‘Movin’. It follows the successful release of previous singles and their new EP out now Tear The Sky Wide Open on Golden Robot Records. You can check out the new ...

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