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Bloodstock ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ finals begin

Bloodstock Open Air has always championed the metal underground, pushing new and unheard talent forward. The Metal 2 The Masses programme is at the forefront of this objective. Hundreds of bands take part by uploading videos of their live performances to: www.wychwood.co.uk/#/mischeif//competitions/bloodstock. The videos are then judged by the Bloodstock panel, and finalists are nominated to play live in concert ...

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Silverchair 20th anniversary edition Frogstomp release

It’s been 4 years since the indefinite hibernation of the band Silverchair and 20 years since the release of Frogstomp but still the band keep on rocking out in rock clubs, bars, house parties and your preferred, personal music device. As of June the 15th you’ll be able to relive those great memories of the 90’s with a 2CD deluxe 20th ...

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Review: Apocalyptica – Shadowmaker

“There’s a lot of possible meanings to the phrase ‘Shadowmaker’, At one level it can be about a person whose energy is so negative they choke out everything positive that you are trying to put into the world. At a wider perspective though, it concerns the notion that we have these faceless, nameless people who control the world we live ...

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Review: We Are Harlot – We Are Harlot

As a guy, I can speak for most when it comes to the emotions that women put us through, from lust to regret, love to hate and all of the feelings that come with it (and that’s only Friday night!)…. We Are Harlot’s debut album is just that. So with that done, time to move to the next review…… LIKE ...

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RAMzine – Issue 1 – Festival Preview

Welcome to the first ever issue of RAMzine! The step of moving from a website, to include a digital magazine is a milestone that I am very excited about! This time of year I suffer from ‘the festival blues’ it’s common amongst a lot of us music fans who crave not just the need to see bands live, but to ...

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Review: Northern Oak – Of Roots and Flesh

‘Of Root and Flesh’ is Northern Oak’s third studio album. Northern Oak are something of a unique band within metal combining black metal with both medieval chamber music and folk to create the progressive folk metal sound. Before I talk about the music I must mention the rather stunning piece of artwork that adorns the front cover of the album. ...

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Blues Pills Interview at Hard Rock Hell

Blues Pills have just finished their October 2014 UK tour with The Vintage Caravan and BlackWolf, to which Elin larsson (Lead Vocals) says “We didn’t expect that many people to come to our shows, it’s been going great”. “I guess we already exceeded our expectation, from when we began, from now we want to do another album… and get to ...

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Review: Minus The Bear – Lost Loves

‘Lost Loves’ is a bit of a coy title for Minus the Bear’s sixth full-length album. Because it’s not really the Seattle math rockers’ sixth album. A compilation of tracks that ended up on the cutting room floor over the last decade or so, it might fairly be titled ‘Abandoned Junk’. With a cynic’s hat on, it would be easy ...

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The Ghost Inside release ‘Avalanche’

California metalcore crew The Ghost Inside have unveiled their latest single, ‘Avalanche‘. Although a date hasn’t been set for their fourth full-length, this aggressive and powerful track will certainly have fans excited for what these guys will be up to next. Thick with guitar distortion and kit-wrecking tom-tom damage, ‘Avalanche‘ features vocalist Jonathan Vigil at his best, and the band ...

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RAMzine’s Top Ten Rock ‘n’ Roll Rumours

Everyone loves a good yarn, a good tall-tale, hey! Sometimes the myth is actually better than reality. Rock music is no different; it is choc-full of legends that people down the boozer love to regale you with but which ones are actually really true? Well people, here’s your chance to trump your friends with your awesome knowledge of all things ...

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