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Interview with Avatar at Hammerfest

Avatar are a Swedish band that have really stood out since the release of their 4th studio album ‘Black Waltz’ in 2012. Lead vocalist Johannes says it was on Black Waltz that the band really “got [their] sh*t together”. Johannes goes on to say after ‘Black Waltz’ “something clicked… and seeing the make-up awakened something that wasn’t their before.. suddenly the music had ...

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Interview with Soilwork at Hammerfest

We spoke to David and Bjorn of Soilwork prior to their set at Hammerfest 2014. Soilwork have recently released double album The Living Infinite. We talk to them about why they chose a double album, and if they would make another one in the future to which they said: “We needed a new challenge as a band, rather then just throw ...

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Interview with Derision at Hammerfest

Derision, a metal band from the North West of England with no gimmicks and pure energy, took to the stage at Hammerfest and put on a show that will not be easy to forget! Here we speak with Derision about gaining a new band member and the inspiration behind the new video “Predation“.

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Interview with The Vintage Caravan at Hammerfest

The Vintage Caravan – the Icelandic Hard Rock and Blues band. They have just releases their new album ‘Voyage’ through Nuclear Blast – RAMzine gave it an 8/10 (see the review here). In this interview we talk to Óskar (Guitar and vocals), Guðjón (Drums), and Alexander (Bass). They tell us about their video for ‘Expand Your Mind’ saying that rather ...

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Interview with Overkill at Hammerfest

Blabbermouth recently announced the latest details of Overkill’s new album. The album which is titled ‘White Devil Armory’ is set for release on the 21st July 2014 in Europe via Nuclear Blast. We spoke to ‘Blitz’ at Hammerfest 2014. He talks about some of the changes he has come across from the 80s up until now saying “We didn’t want ...

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Interview with Breed 77 at Hammerfest

We caught up with Breed 77 at Hammerfest 2014. Breed 77 are one of those bands that we all know. I remember them alongside the era of Soil, Drowning Pool, and Disturbed. Their music is still a big part of local rock clubs (in my case The Agingcourt in Camberly). They still get played, and we still rock out to them. ...

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Interview with The Bastard Sons at Hammerfest

The Bastard Sons, as unpleasant and despicable as the name suggests, they are actually some of the nicest people around. They played two sets in one day! Both sets proving that this band could be the next big thing! When asked about their Hammerfest set they said: “The crowd were wicked, there were a few patches, and then when we ...

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Hammerfest 2014 Review

Hammerfest now a long established festival. Which this year took place in Pwhelli, Wales. We have heard rumours of the location changing, but nothing has yet been confirmed. The festival takes place at a Haven holiday site – so festival goers get to enjoy comfortable beds to sleep in, warm showers, and a kitchen. This is a whole new world ...

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Hammerfest coverage coming soon….

What a weekend! Hammerfest Rocked! Check back this Afternoon for our Hammerfest Review and Photos! Backstage interviews coming all this week! www.facebook.com/RockAndMetalZine

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Hammerfest add another 17 bands to conclude this year’s Book of The Dead

With only 18 pairs of day passes left and less than 36 hours to get them as part of the Black Friday promo, Hammerfest conclude their line up by adding yet another 17 bands from all across the metal spectrum. Joining the main frame of Kreator, Overkill, Corrosion of Conformity, Unleashed & Enthroned are: Avatar Feed The Rhino Savage Messiah ...

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