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new riot review

New Riot ‘Live Fast, Die Young’ Track Review

By Oli Bateman   Its 2003, I’m Thirteen years old, and I’m being crowd surfed from the back of the main hall at Exeter Uni, right to the front of the stage for the hundredth time that evening. The support acts as I vaguely remember them, were a punk band called the Riot Dolls, and another band that were just ...

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Bruce Springsteen ‘Wrecking Ball’ Album Review

Review By David Lamb   Wrecking Ball is an angry album, and the subject of its wrath is one that Springsteen has covered before: the life-destroying effects of an economic depression inspired the dark and minimalistic 1982 record Nebraska, a solo effort put down solo in a garage, with only a 4-track recorder and a few instruments. Whilst that record ...

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Apocalyptic Love

Apocalyptic Love – Slash feat. Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators

By Martin Durrant Slash is a name that is synonymous with rock and roll. His very image provides the essence of the music we all love, his top hat bouncing maniacally on his lone curly hair as he dances across the stage, guitar slung low. His first album, released in 2010 was subject of rave reviews for his song writing ...

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Download Festival 2012 Review

Download festival review 2012   The 10th year of a festival to take place in Donnington under the name of Download Festival. Download organizers and fans have made the festival one of the most talked about Rock and Metal Festival in the world over these 10 years. Rock and Metal fans from all over the world travel to Donnington each ...

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theFALLEN ‘Bury Your Demons’ Album Review

theFALLEN ‘Bury Your Demons’ Album Review

Being someone that is largely unfamiliar with this band or their body of work, I didn’t quite know what to anticipate. Needless to say, by the end of the album

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Polar 'Iron Lungs' Review

Polar ‘Iron Lungs’ Review

Review by Oli Bateman Having stormed the hardcore scene in 2011, POLAR are set to do exactly the same again in 2012. Boasting the largest circle pit of last year at Hevy Fest, the band obviously has the right amount of inextinguishable fuel to light a crowd’s fire. Their debut album has a lot to live up to after the ...

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