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Josh Todd And The Conflict – Year Of The Tiger

Year Of The Tiger is the new album from Buckcherry front man Josh Todd under the guise of Josh Todd & The Conflict.  Joining Josh are the Los Angeles trio of Steve Dacanay, Sean Winchester and Gregg Cash.  This album is rock and roll, hardcore, a bit punk but overall …

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Def Leppard – Announce 30th Anniversary Release of Hysteria (Remastered 2017)

  Def Leppard Announce 30th Anniversary Multi-Format Release of Hysteria (Remastered 2017) Release Date 4th August 2017    “…the greatest power-pop band ever to masquerade as metal”– New York Magazine “The massive-selling album turned a young Sheffield band into global superstars” – Classic Rock magazine “1987’s Hysteria, an absolute masterpiece of immaculate, futuristic rock production” – …

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Lionize announce new album ‘Nuclear Soul’

Maryland-based rockers Lionize have announced their forthcoming full-length studio album, titled Nuclear Soul, is set for release September 8 in digital, CD, and LP formats. The first single ‘Blindness To Danger’ premiered on Friday with Classic Rock and the song is now available for download and streaming. The single release coincides with the …

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Wednesday 13 offers ‘Condolences’

Upon the release of his new album – ‘Condolences’ – WEDNESDAY tells how David Bowie’s passing was the inspiration for the title track; “[Condolences] is one of the first songs I wrote for the record.  The title came from when David Bowie passed away; I kept seeing ‘Condolences, sorry for …

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STONE SOUR unveil new song: ‘Taipei Person/Allah Tea’

STONE SOUR are streaming a brand new song, ‘Taipei Person/Allah Tea’ over at the band’s official YouTube channel ‘Taipei Person/Allah Tea’ is taken from STONE SOUR’s long awaited sixth studio album, ‘Hydrograd’ which is set for release on 30th June via Roadrunner Records.   Recorded at Sphere Studios in North …

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Accept release digital single ‘The Rise of Chaos’

Heavy metal pioneers ACCEPT are back in the game with a new studio album! The record entitled ‘The Rise Of Chaos’ will be unleashed on August 4th 2017. The band’s 4th studio release through Nuclear Blast will continue the tradition of its three predecessors – ‘Blood Of The Nations’, ‘Stalingrad’, and ‘Blind Rage’ – with grandeur and precision. The title …

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Dirt Box Disco – Poppycock

                      Dirt Box Disco who, in their own words, describe themselves as ‘Born in the UK from the malfunction of a terrible musical chemical laboratory experiment!‘ officially release their fifth album ‘Poppycock’ via STP Records today (15th April 2017) with …

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Camel Of Doom – Terrestrial

The Camel of Doom re-released album Terrestrial is to put it bluntly a tough listen for those not familiar with the psych/doom genre.  On the other hand, for those that know all about it, what joy this album brings.  Kris Clayton, the driving force behind Camel Of Doom, has been making music since he was a 13 …

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KREATOR Reveal ‘Gods Of Violence’ cover artwork and details

German thrash titans KREATOR have revealed the cover artwork and release details for their upcoming album, ‘Gods Of Violence’. The 14th KREATOR album is set to be released on January 27th, 2017 worldwide via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork was created by renowned artist Jan Meininghaus, who also made …

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SikTh – Death Of A Dead Day

Happy 10th anniversary to SikTh‘s Death Of A Dead Day which was originally released back in the distanct past of June 2006.  To mark this significant milestone,  Peaceville Records chose to re-release the album in September 2016.  So how do you review a 10 year old selection of songs that have already had an …

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Blackberry Smoke – Like An Arrow

Following the band’s widely successful 2015 album, five-piece Southern Rock band, Blackberry Smoke, are set to release their fifth studio album, ‘Like An Arrow’ on Friday 14th October 2016 via Earache Records. The latest album features twelve new tracks, which includes a feature from the one and only Gregg Allman, …

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Elder Druid – Magicka EP

You would think with a name like Elder Druid this band had been sacrificing goats to some other worldly God these past few years.  Not so, once you find out that it is a group of former school friends and sometime students from Ballymena in Northern Ireland who have embraced …

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Soilwork – Death Resonance

Death Resonance from Soilwork is a collection of tracks that probably should not work but does in a kind of strange way.  Two new offerings, Helsinki and Death Resonance, along with 13 rare, previously unreleased and remixed tracks gives us an opportunity to hear how the Soilwork sound has progressed over the years. Normally you may wonder as …

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July Talk Interview with Planetmosh

Jamie Reader-Johnson from Planetmosh caught up with July Talk after their set at Sound Control in Manchester, in support of their latest studio album, Touch, to discuss the new record, touring, and all things in between. What was the first track that came together to build Touch? P: Strange Habit …

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Chthonic Cult – I Am The Scourge Of Eternity

I am a huge fan of this one, I have a few issues with it but overall I like it. It is filled with dread and atmosphere perfect for what the band were aiming for. With its Lovecraftian and cultic overtones this is some stellar blackgaze. The first issue I …

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Delain – Moonbathers

I am lucky enough to be able to review my first ever Delain album and what can I say.  This is most certainly an album which really packs a ‘Suckerpunch’. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Delain (you are about to be introduced to a slice of heaven) they …

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The Dead Daisies – Make Some Noise

It doesn’t seem that long ago since The Dead Daisies came out of the woodwork, and in the space of only four years, the band are back again with their third studio album, ‘Make Some Noise‘, set for release worldwide on Friday 5th August 2016. In such a short period …

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Maverick – Big Red

I have been following my local scene in Northern Ireland for quite a few years now and I have seen some bands come and some bands go.  While my heart may have wept for the acts that decided to call it a day I have rejoiced with the ones who …

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Rival Sons – Hollow Bones

Great Western Valkyrie was one of my albums of the year when it came out in 2014 and was arguably the album that propelled Rival Sons to a new level. This coupled with their live performances garnered them a slot travelling across the world with Black Sabbath.  So it’s been with …

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Zakk Wylde – Book of Shadows II

Zakk Wylde released Book of Shadows II via Spinefarm Records on April 8th.  It’s his first solo release in twenty years, and is the follow up to his classic Book of Shadows album.  The album was recorded and produced at Wylde’s home studio, The Black Vatican. Wylde has previously released …

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