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Islander debut new video for ‘Bad Guy’

This week, heavy rockers Islander debut their second track from upcoming album Power Under Control – their first release with former Avenged Sevenfold drummer Arin Ilejay. Vocalist Mikey Carvajal explains: “’Bad Guy’ is a song about speaking the truth, telling someone something that they need to hear even though it may not be what that person wants to hear.” The first track ...

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Review: Northcote – Hope Is Made of Steel

Firstly, I would like to introduce you to Matt Goud better know as Northcote. The Canadian singer songwriter from British Colobima joined by his friends and other musicians. He has shared the stage with acts such Gaslight Anthem, and Chuck Ragan. Matt was brought up on a diet of country and gospel music. Over the past 8 years, few young ...

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Review: Sorority Noise – Joy, Departed

Formed in 2013, Sorority Noise have outshot the ‘golden years’ of the original emo movement by quite a while – and whilst their second studio release Joy, Departed is very much a throwback to as far the early 1990s, there are plenty of other elements worked into the mix too – from pleasantly twee indie pop to punk and hardcore. Opening ...

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RAMzine – Issue 3 – Atreyu

RAMzine Issue 3 is out now! Available for FREE (below) for your viewing pleasure. In this issue we spoke to Orange Country guys Atreyu, as they tell us about their forthcoming album ‘Long Live’. It’s been six years since they were on the  scene and it feels like a great time for them to come back. Read more about the ...

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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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