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The Xcerts

The Xcerts had a Late One

Hailing from Scotland, though you’d never be able to tell with their unaccented vocals and no bagpipes insight rockers, The Xcerts, release an acoustic EP titled Late One Night. It was recorded, of course, entirely over one late night. Commenting on this, vocalist, Murray Macleod said, “We recorded the entire EP in one night which lent a nice organic feel ...

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Mia Klose is Stronger

Sweden’s blonde rock bombshell Mia Klose is back. Her new album, Stronger, will be released on the 28th September, marking her return to music after a two-year hiatus. Her sound and songwriting have matured, but the record is filled with hooks and 80s rock flavours. But that’s where the 80s ends –  It’s intended as music for the 21st century. ...

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Grusom – Grusom II

A little research can go a long way when it comes to checking out a band you’re set to review, a small taste of what you’re letting yourself in for, on my search I came across a review (albeit a positive one!) of this album that I thought set me up for a certain sound, and after a long, stressful ...

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Jawbone Open Up

 Arriving with a rich pedigree of having worked with a number diverse acts in their collective past, London-based four-piece Jawbone  will release their eponymous debut album on Friday 9th November 2018, following a swift tour round the UK. Jawbone  began as a collaboration between established solo artists Paddy Milner (keyboards, vocals) and Marcus Bonfanti (guitar, vocals), but were soon joined by the renowned rhythm section ...

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Face To Face with Rainbreakers

Shrewsbury’s Rainbreakers have announced the release of their debut album Face To Face on the 31stAugust.  Lead single ‘Heavy Soul’ having clocked up over 10,000 views in a month it’s fair to say anticipation for the album is high. The 10 track record was recorded with producer Tom Gittins (Robert Plant, Broken Witt Rebels) at Monochrome Productions and will be released on CD, ...

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Mushroomhead explore their visual side with ‘Volume III’ DVD Review

With the departure of original vocalist Jeffrey “Nothing” Hatrix and guitarist Tommy Church, Volume III shows US alt metallers Mushroomhead can live on. Despite their inconsistent lineup, they have been consistently entertaining, and the DVD reflects that. From official high definition music videos and live recordings to clips shot from a phone camera, they are all equally as immersive. It opens ...

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I’ll Be Damned – You Are the Young!

Currently being touted as “Denmark’s hottest rock sensation” I’ll Be Damned have released their latest single ahead of their second full length album Road To Disorder, that’s due out on August 31st 2018 through Drakkar Entertainment. ‘You Are The Young’ has been described as “a rip-snorting, riff-riddled monster rocker.” But you can change yourself by catching the video for it right ...

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Alter Bridge

Alter Bridge Release Video ‘Words Darker Than Their Wings’

With an incredible four-octave vocal range, Myles Kennedy has to be heard to be believed, and that is exactly what his rock band, Alter Bridge, are giving us the chance to do. Following on from their popular show at the Royal Albert Hall featuring Parallax Orchestra, they have released a live music video for their song ‘Words Darker Than Their ...

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The Rock Guide To Reading and Leeds

For better or worse, Reading and Leeds have evolved into so much more than a rock festival. Nudging its way into the same ilk as V-fest, T In The Park or even Glastonbury, it does leave rock fans who have either been attending for years or are new to festivals scene in general in a bit of a pickle. Though ...

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The Riot Grrrl Sessions

An all-female gathering took place in Sweden where a dozen band members – ranging from pop to metal to punk and indie rock bands – including musicians from Crucified Barbara, The Heard and Heavy Tiger got together for The Riot Grrrl Sessions. Initiated by Stockholm punk rocker Canan Rosén, Riot Grrrls is a fusion of females from all walks of ...

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