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Forever After ‘Pictures’ EP Review

Formed in early 2012, the Essex pop-punk charmers ‘Forever After’ have already gained huge experience, having performed with the likes of Mallory Knox, Missing Andy, That Sunday Feeling, Ten Second epic and many more. At the beginning of February 2012 the band released their début EP ‘Pictures’. Opening track on ‘Pictures’ – ‘Touring the Map’ – has a wounding, condensed ...

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Enslaved ‘RIITIIR’ Album Review

Enslaved, were the innovators of Viking Metal with their Nordic black metal sound but they have become so much more since then. Although they have always incorporated song structures unusual for the genre, they have continually progressed more notably with their last few albums. Guitar feedback, then the first sounds of the bass line, Enslaved’s twelfth studio album, RIITIIR, released ...

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MaelstroM ‘It was Predestined’ EP Review

MaelstroM have claimed that they have created a kind of hybrid sub-genre, by fusing thrash, death, power, and prog-metal together. Their legendary EP ‘It Was Predestined’ was originally distributed underground in 2008-2009. But in October 2012 it was officially released – by Los Angeles’ Itchy Metal Entertainment (IME) On the release of the recording, IME President Ed Fassio commented: “To ...

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Modern Classics: Architects ‘Hollow Crown’

Hollow Crown was a genre defining, attention grabbing, technically perfect album released by the Brighton metal outfit Architects. Before Hollow Crown, Architects had produced some quality metal, but highlights of Hollow Crown such as Sam Carter‘s clean vocal appearances, and haunting, eerie melodies sprinkled on tracks like a glittery topping on a grenade were nowhere to be seen on releases ...

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RAMzine Modern Classics #5 – Atreyu ‘Congregation of the Damned’

This review can also serve as a very belated eulogy for Atreyu, as I don’t feel like I’ve ever given them a proper one. When I heard the news that Atreyu had called it a day, I was absolutely devastated, especially as I’d only ever seen them live once, supporting Bullet For My Valentine at  Wembley Arena. Nonetheless, with Congregation ...

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RAMzine Modern Classics #1 Memphis May Fire – The Hollow

What is the difference between a “classic” and a “modern classic”? For a start, a modern classic is not old; it’s not by Iron Maiden; and Topshop haven’t printed the cover on a t-shirt. A modern classic is just as good as a classic but hasn’t quite received the same level of appraisal or recognition. And Memphis May Fire’s The ...

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Saxon – Wheels of Steel

The Saturday afternoon of Download Festival 2013 was full of fantastic bands. However, when this writer walked into the main arena and saw the singer of the band that was playing at the time was doing something utterly brilliant. He was body-surfing across the stage on a piece of wood with wheels on during their final song. This man was ...

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COLD RUSH ANNOUNCE NEW SINGER

Electro metal mob Cold Rush have just announced that ex Eternal Flame and Stormhammer vocalist Michael Shinkel will be taking the lead role as front man for the band! The new line up are hidden away in the studio, recording their second full length album, titled AMOKKOMA, which will be in your eager ears hopefully very soon! To keep an ...

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Autumn Owls

AUTUMN OWLS TO HOST ALBUM STREAM AND LIVE Q&A TONIGHT!

Dublin based trio Autumn Owls are set to give fans a taster of their brand new album, titled “Between Buildings, Toward The Sea” via uStream tonight, followed by a question and answer sessions for listeners to find out anything they’d ever need to know about the Irish clan. The show will start at 9PM (UK/Irish time) TONIGHT over on the ...

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Kaine ‘Falling through Freedom’ Album Review

Kaine were Founded in 2009 by Rage Sadler and Elliot Jackson, and later Dan Mailer and Josh Moreton were added to the mix. Hailing from the Essex area they recorded their first self-titled EP in 2010.  It was released it through iTunes and Spotify through Specky Records. Not without the usual line-up changes Kaine have now released their long awaited ...

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