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Scorpions

Stone Free Festival: A rocking Saturday headlined by Buckcherry, Megadeth and Scorpions. 

Attending Stone Free Festival for the second year in a row, after the successful lineup of 2016, which saw Alice Cooper closing the night in style while delivering his amazing carnival of rock ‘n roll. The venue stays the same, every year this festival takes over the whole O2 complex for the weekend with the bonus of not having to deal with ...

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Judas Priest

Heavy Metal Bliss in Norway: Judas Priest & Megadeth at the Oslo Spektrum

What better way to spend a sunny Tuesday evening in the capital city of Norway, i.e. Oslo, than with two of the best and most legendary metal outfits of all time? I am of course referring to US thrash metal stalwarts Megadeth and the British gods of metal that are Judas Priest, two bands who in large part have shaped ...

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10 Times Rock and Metal Met Wrestling

If you watched Wrestlemania, NXT Takeover, ROH Supercard of Hour, or any other wrestling event over the weekend you may have picked up a ‘rock n roll’ or party vibe to it, this is nothing new. Rock and wrestlling have went hand-in-hand for decades. Records of the world of professional wrestling mixing with the music industry goes as far back ...

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Video Of The Week: Doll Skin ‘Daughter’

If you have never heard of alt/grrl-punk collective Doll Skin, you can change that right now. The Phoenix four-piece have just released the video for ‘Daughter’, and this is out video of the week! This track is taken from their new album Manic Pixie Dream Girl, released summer this year.  Check out ‘Daughter’ below: Doll Skin are part of the current ...

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Act of Defiance - Old Scars, New Wounds

Review: Act of Defiance – Old Scars, New Wounds

The modern thrash outfit Act of Defiance, which hails from the US and includes former Megadeth six-stringer Chris Broderick and drummer Shawn Drover among others, showed a lot of potential and promise a couple of years ago when the debut offering entitled Birth and the Burial was unleashed upon the unsuspecting masses. While not utterly convincing from start to finish ...

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Interview: Megadeth “American Festivals are copying what you have been doing for years” Bloodstock 2017

One of the biggest names announced early on for Bloodstock 2017 was one of the big four, thrash metal legends Megadeth. Through ups and downs over the years they are still coming out strong, the best evidence of this is their 2016 album Dystopia, which got a huge critical and commercial success. We were lucky enough to sit down with seasoned ...

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Bloodstock – a metal family reunion? 2017 festival highlights

Since the inaugural Bloodstock in 2001, there has been a sense of community  among fans of the Midlands festivals. In a way – it’s similar to it’s biggest adversary Download, with the difference being: this is one big METAL family. There are bands here who wouldn’t go down the same way they would at Donington Park. Which most see as ...

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Watch Metallica perform with Lady Gaga at The Grammys

Some loved it, some hated it, either way below is a video of Metallica performing ‘Moth In To The Flame’ with Lady Gaga on vocals. Despite the technical difficulties, it’s safe to say Metallica put on a great show.Speaking of Metallica … Megadeth won the award for  ‘Best Metal Performance’ for their album ‘Dystopia’ beating Korn, Gojira, Baroness, and Periphery. ...

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The Train Kept A-Rollin by Spencer Vignes

The Train Kept A-Rollin by Spencer Vignes — Book Review

Freight railways were the only means of transportation for the bluesmen of yesteryear. The musicians jumped into the back car not just because they couldn’t afford a passenger ticket but often because they weren’t allowed on board a service that had been designated ‘whites only.’ Hours spent with other artists hidden away in the cattle sections, perhaps armed with rhythm ...

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Megadeth to headline Bloodstock 2017

Got any Megadeth? After a roller-coaster of a year that was 2016 – It was great to enter 2017 with the excellent news that Megadeth will be the second headliner for Bloodstock Festival 2017. Dave Mustaine and co. will close the festival as Sunday night headliners. Front man Mustaine had this to say: “We kick off 2017 by announcing we’ll ...

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