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CKY

Live: CKY + Puppy, London Underworld

For a band with a cult following, CKY’s return to the UK after a six year hiatus was undoubtedly a welcome one. Having sold out their first date at the London Underworld with ease, it was no surprise that the band quickly announced a second date in the city, and the venue was packed out on a Monday night when ...

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havok

Havok across US, soon to spread across Europe

Following the release of their fourth studio album earlier this month, American thrash metal four piece Havok have breached the walls of chart listings across the globe. Soaring up to #4 in the Billboard Heatseekers, #4 of the Billboard Current Hard Music and #5 of Billboard Top Hard Music, ‘Conformicide’ has smashed expectations and delivered the bands best ever first ...

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wednesday-13

Wednesday 13 and Evil Scarecrow at The Garage in London

I have never been to a show quite like this before. With only two bands playing and we all have to be kicked out before 10 O’clock as the venue turns into a nightclub after the gig. Not sounding like a wild night out, is it? And yet not only was this show sold out but the extra night they ...

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Live! Orange Goblin, Sub 89, Reading

Orange Goblin are a new take on old school heavy metal bands, such as Motorhead, Mountain and Black Sabbath. The four Londoners formed in the mid-nineties and since then have toured the world with their classic, heavy-riffed metal with such veterans as Dio, Clutch and Alice Cooper. We were lucky enough to go see them perform on the opening night of ...

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Live: David Gilmour – Live at Anfiteatro di Pompei

In 1971, Adrian Maben’s vision of blending music with cinematic art took Pink Floyd to the ruins of old Pompeii to play in the ancient amphitheatre. Forty-five years later, David Gilmour returned to play the same venue, though this time to an audience. I was one of the lucky few able to purchase a ticket and see, first-hand, this momentous performance. ...

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Save The Lost Boys

Save The Lost Boys premiere new track ‘Bad Names’

Ohio punk quartet Save The Lost Boys have just dropped new track ‘Bad Names’, from upcoming album Temptress. Recently signed to Victory Records, the band are currently embarking on a mammoth US tour ahead of the album’s release on 15th July. Vocalist Lee Weiss describes ‘Bad Names‘ as “the track that captures all the emotion that comes with a bad breakup. It’s ...

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good charlotte

Good Charlotte announce UK dates

Good Charlotte have announced a series of UK dates in Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham this summer around their appearances at Reading and Leeds festivals. Joining the pop punk icons, support comes in the form of a stellar roster of up and coming bands – Waterparks, Big Jesus and ROAM (Birmingham only). Dates are as follows: Wed 24th Aug – Glasgow, O2 Academy Thu ...

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Beartooth

Beartooth announce December UK Tour

If you managed to catch the mighty Beartooth unleash their hardcore assault on the moshpits of Download Festival’s main stage this year, you won’t want to miss their just-announced UK Dates in December. The Metal Hammer Golden Gods nominees (Best Breakthrough category) will be giving fans a taste of latest album, Agressive, available now on Red Bull Records. Support comes from Boston ...

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roadstars

Planet Rock present ‘Road Stars’ tour

Three of the brightest new stars on the blues-rock scene are going on tour for the first time: US guitarist  Simo, British sensation Aaron Keylock and guitar band Federal Charm. They will head out on the ‘Road Stars’ tour brought to us by Planet Rock. Planet Rock will run a 48-hour ticket pre-sale from Wednesday 15th June via Planet Rock.  ...

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Raging Speedhorn performing at Bloodstock 2015. Photo by Mark Lloyd.

Interview: Raging Speedhorn

Back during Desertfest, we were lucky enough to grab ourselves an opportunity to catch up with Raging Speedhorn and see what’s going on in the world of RSH since we last saw them in December with guitarist Jamie Thampson (JT) and drummer Gordon Morrison (GM). Finding ourselves with beers in our bellies and hands, we stick ourselves in the heart ...

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