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CONCRETE KINGDOMS

CONCRETE KINGDOMS bring their “proper rock attitude…”

The five-piece hard rock band CONCRETE KINGDOMS from Fife in Scotland are proud to bring their “proper rock attitude…” They have already been compared to Audioslave and Creed… and that can’t be bad, right? The band consists of: Mark Hawthorne on vocals, Ben Fraser on guitar, Mark Faulds on guitar, Douglas Fraser on bass and Grant Duncan on drums. Their ...

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Review: Demise Of The Crown – Self-Titled

According to Demise of The Crown, ‘death’ is a basic human emotion. Of this, I was not aware. Their self-description on Facebook reads like a sommelier writes about wine. Having said that, they are seemingly doing quite well for themselves, having performed with bands like Hellyeah to 3 Inches of Blood. The vocals [by Darren Beadman] are a mix between ...

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Review: Fables & Ideals – Fables & Ideals

Fables & Ideals self-titled debut album has an old fashioned feel to it.  Drawing on inspirations like Neil Young and Tom Petty, it is the sound of a group of people playing guitars and singing songs. That might sound obvious, but in a world where modern production can often lead you to forget that, there is something wonderfully refreshing about ...

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Review: Def Leppard – Self Titled

Def Leppard have been there. Seen everything. Rocked millions of people and I’m sure they have even got the tshirt. They are one of very few bands that have endured the test of time and rock just as hard as they did since they formed in 1977. The only thing I need to explain about their 11th studio release is ...

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Review: Broken Flesh – Self-Titled

Formed in 2004 Broken Flesh are no strangers to the live scene, having performed with bands such as Cannibal Corpse, Whitechapel, Suicide Silence, The Black Dahlia Murder, Dying Fetus and others! There is a distinct message here which says to me that this band are Christians through and through and quite open about it. I am not a believer in ...

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Review: Far Beyond the Sunrise – Self-Titled

Review recently featured in Issue 3 of RAMzine (below). Far beyond the Sunrise were founded in 2009 and are composed of five people dedicated to making energetic music to move crowds and make memories. Their full length album titled “Oppressor”, released in 2014, was a stepping stone to the top of the totem pole in the South Jersey scene. Early ...

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Review: Tigers of Junction Street – Self-titled

Biography Formed in 2010, on the outskirts of London Town, Tigers of Junction Street were brought to life by Ash, Tom, James, Josh and James. A long term friendship, shared goals, enthusiasm and passion brought the group together with the desire to hit the road, have a great time and to challenge themselves musically. Tigers Of Junction Street draw influence ...

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† † † announce new album + new single

† † † (Crosses) have announced their first full length album. The group, featuring Deftones lead vocalist Chino Moreno, will be releasing their new album on February 10th 2014 via  Sumerian Records. The eponymous album will feature all tracks from both the band’s previous EPs as well as five brand new songs including their new single The Epilogue. Check out ...

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Avatarium release new lyric video

Swedish doom-metallers Avatarium have posted a brand new lyric video. The new track, titled Boneflower, is set to feature on the group’s upcoming self-titled album. Guitarist Marcus Jidell gave a few words on the making of the new album: “We had been looking for feeling rather than trying to make everything technically perfect. Everything really came together the first day ...

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The Dead Daisies announce headlining UK date

The Dead Daisies have revealed they will be playing their first ever headlining UK date this November. The group will be playing London’s Camden Underworld on November 23rd with support from Leogun and The Graveltones. The date is in addition to the band’s UK tour supporting Black Star Riders. Check out the rest of their dates below! November 22 – ...

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