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Download 2018: 6 acts you NEED to see on the Avalanche stage

According to their website, Download Festival’s Avalanche stage: “showcases the best in punk rock, post-hardcore and alt-rock,” We can get aboard that, for sure. To  us though Avalanche is the TRUE alternative to the rest of the festival which is filled to the brim with hard rock and metal (not that there’s anything wrong with that). This is like the ...

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Hell is for Heroes announce additional 2018 show

Hell is for Heroes have announced an additional London show to their 2018 UK tour. After tickets for their date at London’s Shepherds Bush Empire sold out within a hour of going onsale, the group have booked a second concert for the same venue the following day. This gig will conclude their now eight day tour of the UK to ...

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Charlie Lankester Promotional Photo


Heroic Charlie Lankester has announced a UK tour in support of his new album Song In a Minor Key beginning with a free show at Harrogate’s Blues Bar despite his hepatocellular carcinoma – an incurable cancer of the liver. The blues rocker singer song writer first hit the scene in the late 70s and spent four years in Aussie outfit ...

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Dying Fetus @ O2 Academy3, Birmingham

Dying Fetus. The mere mention of their name is enough to put most people off. However to those who can see the beauty in death metal they are the top dogs, exceeded only by perhaps their New York brothers Cannibal Corpse. As if the simple aspect of their presence wasn’t enough, following them on their European tour are an entourage ...

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Secret Sphere are back on the scene with a brand new vocalist, brand new song and a brand new album! The Italian power metal crew parted ways with their original vocalist, Roberto Messina, earlier this year. It has been announced that Michele Luppi will be taking his place and if you’re curious as to how he sounds then look no ...

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Job For A Cowboy Promo Photo

JOB FOR A COWBOY INTERVIEW @ O2 Academy3, Birmingham

Job For a Cowboy are a good chunk into their UK and European tour with death metal kingpins Dying Fetus. Since their arrival in 2005 with their EP ‘Doom’, they’ve progressed to become a name few people are unfamiliar with. We had a chat with JFACs drummer, Jon ‘The Charn’ Rice. We discussed Jon joining Job For a Cowboy and ...

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Iwrestledabearonce + Oceano + Vanna + For All Those Sleeping – O2 Academy2, Birmingham

It’s the first night of Alabama’s own quirky metalcore crew Iwrestledabearonce’s UK tour in support of their new album Ruining it for Everybody. For those who are fans of some bands on the line up will understand this is quite a momentous occasion. It see’s Iwrestledabearonce’s first UK appearance since their regular front woman, Krysta Cameron, became pregnant (congratulations from ...

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A Life Once Lost have revealed the artwork for their new album and posted a lyric video for their new track. The artwork, illustrated by Brian Baker, will front the album Ecstatic Trance due for release in North America on October 22nd and worldwide on November 16th. They’ve also gone and put up a lovely little lyric video for their ...

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