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Iggy Pop’s Post Pop Depression: Live at the Royal Albert Hall DVD out in October

One of the big surprises of 2016 came earlier this year when Iggy Pop released his Post Pop Depression album, with the assistance of Queens of the Stone Age‘s Joshua Homme. Homme assembled a studio band for Pop that included fellow Queens member Dean Fertita, along with Arctic Monkeys drummer …

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Warrior Soul – The Barfly, Camden: 3rd June 2016

On the eve of Camden Rocks Festival 2016, Warrior Soul played a show at The Barfly, Camden with support from The Black Bullets and The Main Grains. Warrior Soul and The Main Grains also played Camden Rocks Festival but with 200 bands to see I decided it would make more …

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Gone Is Gone Announce New Album, Play Live Debut Show

Less then 14 days after announcing its formation and a new single, “Violescent”, USA-based heavy rock band Gone Is Gone has made its live debut. Featuring Troy Sanders (Mastodon), Troy Van Leeuwen (Queens of the Stone Age, A Perfect Circle, Sweethead), Tony Hajjar (At The Drive In), and multi-instrumentalist Mike …

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Turbowolf – Marble Factory, Bristol, 22/04/15

“The Fleece is a better venue but I felt this gig would be more fun.” Jeffery Johns, affectionately known as Big Jeff, is in attendance tonight at the Marble Factory, having turned down the chance to see Russian Circles down the road at one of Bristol’s more established venues. Something of a …

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Carnage Metal Club, Warpath, Xenocide, Atheos. Dublin 22/2

Considering all the disappointing news in metal over the past week or so; from Lombardo getting thrown out on his arse (it’s nothing to do with the money, Kerry King overheard him saying ‘I guess Jesus is an ok dude’ – straw that broke the camel’s back) and Adam Duce …

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Seasons Beatings 2, Dublin. 2 December 2012

Saturday 1st December was the second year Dublin was to be subjected to a beating. The dealer of this beating was Robbie McCabe of Eye Hate Tony Promotions. Seasons Beatings 2 was an all day gig with a long line-up of a variety of Irish metal bands. So, let me …

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Wolf interview with Richard “Raptor” Holgren

I managed to catch up with Wolf Drummer, Richard “Raptor” Holgren in the Pint and he shared the bands future plans and told me exactly what he thinks of the Metal scene nowadays. So you’re back on tour with Evile how have you been finding it? It’s been great so …

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Evile,Wolf and Animator review, 21st October, Dublin

For some people Sunday is a day of rest – the Sabbath if you will. A time to go to mass and light a few candles and throw a wink up to God so that nobody ever finds out about that one time…we all have that one time. Well, Sunday …

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Guitar Universe Tour, Dublin, The Village 13 Oct

The Guitar Universe Tour came to Dublin on 13 October and took over the Village venue. Not just about promoting the new releases of the artist’s, this tour was more about bringing something new and different to the masses. While Marty Friedman had Bad DNA and Tokyo Jukebox 2 to …

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Yossi Sassi interview, The Village, 13 Oct

I was lucky enough to catch up with Yossi Sassi on the Dublin leg of the Guitar Universe tour and chat to him about all things guitar.   So, Yossi it’s early days in the tour, Dublin Being the fourth of fifteen gigs on the tour, how has it been …

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The Womb to Waste Tour, Dublin, 22 September 2012

For one night only, Dublin Metal Events (DME) turned The Pint into a den of debauchery for Dying Fetus’ Womb to Waste tour. DME have always been able to deliver the goods when it comes to getting some of the most sought after bands to play in Dublin; so it …

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Molten Battle of the Bands, 16th September, The Pint, Dublin

Sunday 16th September was the fourth heat of Molten Magazine’s Battle of the bands. The fourth stage of the competition was held in The Pint, Dublin. In each heat four bands will battle to win prizes and opportunities that most people would sell their mother for. Prizes for the winners …

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Fibber’s Monthly Massacre, Fibber Magees, Dublin, 14 September.

Fibber’s monthly massacre was the first endeavour by new Rock and Roll promotions to provide the people of Dublin with a fun metal gig.  Hosted by Dan Keogh (Vile Regression) and Lar Bowler (Two Tales of Woe) it was a great night with a decent turnout to go on top …

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CarnageFest , The Pint, Dublin, August 25th

For the general public, Saturday August 25th in Dublin was all about gawking at the flagships but for the metal lover, Saturday was all about CARNAGEFEST 2012. So, while the rest of Dublin was down by George’s Dock, admiring the flagships and (let’s be honest) the sailors there was one …

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Rock For Funds Review, Ivory Blacks, Glasgow 6/5/12

Sunday afternoon on the May bank holiday seen me heading through to Ivory Blacks in Glasgow for the second day of Rock For Funds. Tonight’s bill was called the ‘Rock Extravaganza’ a mixture of cover/tribute bands along with local bands and headliners Kyrbgrinder who hail from London I had been …

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