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Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2018 – Friday

My annual deja vu quote of “Another year, another Bloodstock Open Air Festival” returns and 2018 saw a wealth of talent spread along four stages in the beautiful location of Catton Hall. First band up at the eye rubbingly time of 10.30am on the New Blood Stage were Dumfries based …

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BLOODSTOCK announces first RAM Gallery exhibit; The Judas Priest Wall

BLOODSTOCK is excited to announce the first details of 2018’s onsite RAM Gallery, one of the more unique elements that sets BLOODSTOCK apart from other festivals.  Festival founder and globally renowned artist, Paul Raymond Gregory created the onsite RAM Gallery in 2014 and each year the purpose-built structure showcases not …

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BLOODSTOCK Announces First Winners For New Blood Stage & Jagermeister Stage Additions

As BLOODSTOCK’s regional finals for their grass-roots-artist-supporting METAL 2 THE MASSES scheme thunder through local venues around the country this month, the festival is very excited to announce the first winners who won themselves a slot on 2018’s New Blood stage this August. Joining the bill on Friday are hard-rocking …

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IN THIS MOMENT Reveal New Video for ‘Black Wedding’ feat. Rob Halford

In This Moment

IN THIS MOMENT have unveiled a dark new video for ‘Black Wedding’, featuring Judas Priest frontman, Rob Halford.  The track is taken from their current album, ‘Ritual’, out now via Atlantic Records.   Check it out here – The five piece, fronted by Maria Brink, are set to bring their theatrical show …

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Bloodstock announces Cannibal Corpse, Bleed From Within, & more!

The countdown is ON! Just 21 weeks until the metal hoardes invade Catton Park’s hallowed ground for Bloodstock and we’re expecting another sold out event in 2018! As Spring begins, we’ve plenty more bands to announce, so let’s unveil the latest additions! Death metal icons, CANNIBAL CORPSE join us as …

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Glenn Tipton of Judas Priest diagnosed with Parkinson’s

Judas Priest has announced this morning via their FaceBook page that guitarist, Glenn Tipton, has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s. The statement reads: “Ten years ago Glenn was diagnosed to have the onset of the early stages of Parkinson’s – from then until recently Glenn has lived his life as the …

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Bloodstock add four more for Halloween!

Bloodstock add four more for Halloween! Just in time for Halloween, Bloodstock is excited to announce four more spooktacular bands and add the 2018 Rock Society tickets to the ticket store. We’re excited to announce that Watain will bring their black metal ritual to headline Sunday’s Sophie Lancaster stage in …

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How These Metal Bands Got Their Names

Here are an evil Lucky 13 metal bands, representing a variety of genres, for you to listen to, plus learn the Wikipedia versions of their name origins. The rules: Only metal is included; no rock, blues, or punk feature in this round. No origin stories from anywhere but Wikipedia are …

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“Live At Wacken 2015 – 26 Years Louder Than Hell”

               LIVE AT WACKEN  2015         26 YEARS LOUDER THAN HELL                         2 DVD / 2 CD             Release:  5. August 2016/ UDR Louder Than Hell and also Rain or Shine, both are W:O:A  slogans and true it is, a great festival that will …

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When Football and Metal Collide: Part 1

Marilyn Manson sang about The Beautiful People. Machine Head gave us Beautiful Mourning. And although not common, The Beautiful Game intertwines with metal on a number of occasions, from Download Festival’s 5-a-side tournament to Steve Harris’ West Ham crest on his bass (but more about that in Part 2…). With …

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Michael Schenker interview

Michael Schneker hits the UK later this month to tour supporting Judas Priest.  He’ll be back with his band in January doing a headline tour (see below for tour dates).  A new single has just been released from the current album (Spirit on a mission) – check out the video …

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Wildfire Festival to announce 14 bands for next year’s line up

Wildfire Festival, Scotland’s only 3 day rock and metal festival returns in 2016 to celebrate its 5th anniversary. The now well established and highly acclaimed event returns to Wiston Lodge, with 3 stages over 3 days and with over 60 acts! Bigger and better than ever before. Friday nights headline …

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Download Festival 2015: Day 1, 12/06/15

Ahhh, post-festival blues, don’t you just love ’em? Download Festival 2015 has been and gone and for the 80,000 or so punters that attended, it’s back to society and the grindstone. But for those of you who can’t quite let it go yet, here’s the first day of the madness relived …

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[prank] A Compendium of Iris’s Short Reviews

2015 is fun. Here are some ‘Twitter’ Reviews by Iris North The gist: Very freely associate words and phrases with whatever comes to mind first, based on the prompts. Adrenaline Mob – Dearly Departed EP: They’re cursed. Aptly named! Karyn Crisis’ Gospel Of The Witches – Salem’s Wounds: Gospel?! *gasp* Metal …

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Download Festival announce day splits!

As if it wasn’t tasty enough already, Download Festival have now announced the day splits for the current crop of bands taking to the stage this year in June – have a look below and start planning your weekend of mayhem and carnage! Tickets for the event are still on sale …

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K K Downing – ‘Metal’ perfume range

Just before Christmas, former Judas Priest guitarist K K Downing revealed that, despite a prolonged period of silence, he had not totally left the metal scene behind, by revealing that he was releasing not a new album but a range of fragrances named after the genre in which he in turn …

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Download Festival adds 23 bands to bill!

The first Download announcement of 2015 is upon us – and what a stellar bill it’s turning out to be! Andrew WK, In Flames, Testament, We Are Harlot and L7 lead the latest addition to the bill which also includes Black Star Riders, Thunder,  former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley and the recently reformed The Ghost …

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Y&T – Belfast, Limelight 1, 12/11/2014

Y&T - Maverick - Limelight 1 BElfast - 12 Nov 2014

Sometimes it takes vision.  And a simple vision at that.  The vision of one clear-sighted, single-minded – some might say stubborn – individual.  And that vision is to do what you enjoy, and what you want to do, need to do, to fulfill that enjoyment, no matter what adversity, what …

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