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NAPALM-DEATH

Barney Greenway of Napalm Death “It doesn’t matter if you’re young or old, you can do it!” #DL2018

Returning to Download for the fifth time, Birmingham grindcore pioneers Napalm Death headlined the Dogtooth stage last Sunday to a packed-out crowd hungry for destruction. After recently releasing the compilation album Coded Smears & More Uncommon Slurs, a filth encrusted collection of Napalm tracks spanning from 2004 – 2016, the four-piece have taken to the road for a titanic series ...

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Puppy announce Summer 2018 UK Tour

London indie-metal trio Puppy announced on June 1st their first UK headline tour will take place in early August with support from hardcore five-piece Grove Street Families. The band, who’ve been making waves throughout the rock and metal underground across the UK and Europe, had this to say in light of the announcement: “This is our first proper headline run, ...

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Testament

Testament returned to London with Annihilator and Vader in tow

As thrash gigs go, there are very few bands that are as capable than the pair on this lineup, and they have brought a healthy slab of death metal along for the ride. Finishing off their UK leg of the current tour, Testament have returned to the famed Koko with Annihilator and Vader in tow, each as legendary in their ...

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Iced Earth return with video for ‘Black Flag’

Words by: Mitch Emery. American Metal Masters ‘Iced Earth’ are back with a double whammy of a brand new video for ‘Black Flag’ (a self described monumental elegy of treason, oppression and a fight for freedom), which you can hear right below. Plus European tour dates, also found right below these very words you’re reading now. Go forth and check ...

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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 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 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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