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Sumo Cyco undefeated as most exciting band in rock on UK tour

Venue: Think Tank? Newcastle. Support: Skarlett Riot Yeah, I know what you are thinking. We have covered Sumo Cyco live many, many times. We have also said good things about them many times. So are they just as good as the many times before .. tonight? I’ll not draw this out or pretend it’s some secret: This is the best ...

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London celebrates an early Halloween with Wednesday 13.

The Islington Academy queue on Saturday night was dressed in spooky outfits, horror make-up, crazy wigs and fake blood as Wednesday 13 landed in the UK for a trio of shows this October in support of ‘Condolences’, following a North American tour. After Manchester and Glasgow, fans couldn’t wait for them to come and play in the capital which is ...

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Alter Bridge tease upcoming live album with ‘Metalingus’

In the run up to the release of Alter Bridge’s third live album, “Live at the O2 Arena + Rarities”, the band shows a bit of metaphorical leg by a live deliverance of “Metalingus” a homage to the Floridian band’s most prominent work from their debut album, “One Day Remains”, accompanied by the atmosphere of the legendary O2 Arena. Check ...

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Hartsick Tour Live Review – Our Hollow Our Home

Our Hollow Our Home formed in 2013 and blasted onto the Hampshire metalcore scene in 2015 with their debut EP //Redefine. There’s been a relatively long hiatus since the release of //Redefine, and patient fans have been well rewarded with an album set to place them firmly on the scene map in 2017. You can read our album review of ...

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Live: Lordi, O2 Academy, Newcastle

If you are fairly new to the world of Lordi, you would be forgiven for thinking their rise to fame is due to their bizarre appearance. Partly true, but the Finns are best known for the only metal band to win the Eurovision Song Contest in 2006 with ‘Hard Rock Hallelujah’ – proving you can’t beat a great song. The ...

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Lordi embark on UK tour

Monster-rockers Lordi are back in the UK  and Ireland for a 10 date tour. This tour is in support of their new album Monstereophonic (Theaterror V Demonarchy) , which was released in September. Side A of the album, Theaterror, is a collection of hard rcoking, catchy riffs such as their single ‘Hug You Hardcore’ (watch below) Side B, Demonarchy, tells the ...

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Live: Feeder, Mensbar, Newcastle University

Grant Nicholas and Feeder have had one of the most up-and-down careers in rock history. They started as a respectable indie/brit-rock band in the 90s in the aftermath of grunge, rose up the charts with mega-hits like ‘Buck Rogers’, sadly faced with the death of their original drummer Jon Lee, mellowed out and got critical acclaim with albums like ‘Comfort ...

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Live: William Control, Think Tank, Newcastle

It’s been a busy old year for Mr Control. At the beginning of 2016 he retired his band Aiden, after supporting Black Veil Brides with said band, launched a new clothing line, fought for the right to his first two solo records, and even recording new material. So how does he have time to tour? Either way, this is a ...

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Live: The Melvins, The Koko, London

Never being a band to disappoint live, The Melvins were set with a headline performance that sadly never happened with the collapse of Temples Festival. Lucky for us fans however, a small ‘Basses Loaded’ tour around our small nation was making up for that, and we were lucky enough to get along to one of the finer venues of the ...

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Live: The Treatment, Academy 2, Newcastle

So many bands on the touring circuit are taking lessons learnt from rock icons like AC/DC and Led Zeppelin and putting a 21st Century spin on it. The Treatment are a great example of this.  With new vocalist Mitchell Emms and guitarist Tao Grey in tow – the Cambridge rockers are on the road to show us how to have ...

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