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The Young Hearts - Honestly, I Was Just Thinking

Review: The Young Hearts – Honestly, I Was Just Thinking

These four alternative rockers from Deal, Kent have their upcoming EP release on September 29th entitled Honestly, I’m Just Thinking through Primordial Records. Although the album is only four tracks long you can get a very good idea of what it would be like to see The Young Hearts perform. Each song is rammed full of energy with the light nimble ...

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Bad Touch recruits new guitarist

Guitarist Rob Glendinning has parted company with UK band Bad Touch. It would appear the co-founder hasn’t left on bad terms however because it was him who suggested his own successor, Harry Slater – A 20 year old who’s been described as a “guitar virtuoso.” Slater has already performed live with Bad Touch, and there is video footage of him ...

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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: 2000 Trees Festival 2016

“You only have 52 weekends a year – make 7-9th July count”. Alright 2000 Trees, we definitely did just that. In a world of big corporate festivals, it’s incredibly exciting to see an independent fest organised by a group of mates hit its tenth anniversary – particularly with the likes of Hevy falling by the wayside in the cutthroat UK ...

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Joe Bonamassa

Live: Joe Bonamassa, Newark Riverside Park

On a beautiful sun setting eve in the heart of Newark, comes the final night of a very unique experience known as the British Blues Explosion UK tour, with Joe Bonamassa paying tribute to the distinctly different guitarists that paved the path he know walks. Jeff Beck, John Mayall, Jimmy Page and Eric Clapton. Instantly you find yourself taken back ...

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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 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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steel panther

Steel Panther announce UK arena dates

Following the release of their acoustic album ‘Live From Lexxi’s Mom’s Garage’, LA hair-metal superstars Steel Panther have announced four UK arena dates with special guests Bowling For Soup and Buckcherry. Tour dates are below: October 15 London SSE Arena, Wembley 16 Cardiff Motorpoint Arena 18 Manchester Arena 19 Birmingham Barclaycard Arena Special guests Bowling For Soup have just completed ...

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Slipknot announce UK arena shows

Masked metal legends Slipknot have announced four huge UK arena dates. As announced by Daniel P. Carter on Radio 1’s Rock Show, the mighty nine are playing the following dates: Feb 08: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena Feb 09: London Alexandra Palace Feb 12: Birmingham Genting Arena Feb 13: Leeds First Direct Arena This follows the news front-man Corey Taylor will be ...

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Neck Deep - Life's Not Out To Get You

Review: Neck Deep – Life’s Not Out To Get You

The British pop punk scene has certainly been having a ‘moment’ over the past 18 months or so, with up-and-coming songmakers taking the lead from American pop punk, dirtying up the squeaky clean parts and giving it its own UK spin. Leading the tribe of the riff-driven bouncemakers are Wrexham’s Neck Deep, whose debut album Wishful Thinking made big waves last ...

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