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Full Metal Holiday – Destination Mallorca

. METAL ALL INCLUSIVE – SEVEN DAYS METAL ON AN ISLAND WITH “FULL METAL HOLIDAY – DESTINATION MALLORCA” From 14th to the 21st October 2018, ‘Full Metal Holiday’ – Destination Mallorca” takes place for the first time. The festival organizers of Full Metal Cruise and Full Metal Mountain will be teaming up …

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Nordic Union – ‘Nordic Union’

Nordic Union is a project which does exactly what its name suggests, bringing together two generations of the Scandinavian melodic hard rock scene – in the form of Pretty Maids vocalist Ronnie Atkins and uber upstart workaholic Eric Mårtensson (Eclipse/W.E.T/Age Sten Nilsen’s Ammunition). It’s a pairing brought together by Frontiers …

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Firefest (Day Two) – Nottingham, Rock City, 25/10/2014

Firehouse - Firefest

The second day of Firefest’s Final Fling promised to be the strongest, in terms of the quality of the names on the line-up, and this was reflected in the fact that breakfast had barely settled in the stomachs of most of the some 1,800 who queued outside the venue to …

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Pretty Maids – ‘Louder Than Ever’

Pretty Maids - Louder Than Ever Artwork

.@planetmosh reviews the new album from Pretty Maids, out now on @FrontiersRec Thirty years into their stop-start career, this 14th album from Pretty Maids is something of an amalgam, being as it is a combination of re-recorded tracks and four new songs. However, any suggestion that this approach is a sign that …

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Maverick – Interview with David Balfour (vocals)

Maverick - David Balfour

With the Northern Ireland rock and metal scene on somewhat of a high at the moment – no fewer than six bands from this small part of the world performed at the recent Hard Rock Hell, leading to rumours that next year’s event may be moved to Belfast – the …

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Graspop Metal Meeting 2013 – Day 3 – Sunday 30/06/13

Two days of metal mayhem had passed. One day remained. As the battle hardened souls set forth from their tents once more into the Arena, the cry was sounded and they answered the call. The UK’s Voodoo Six (8) is a band very much on the rise, and it is …

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Graspop lineup nearly complete!

Just a few gaps remain to be filled in the lineup for the 2013 edition of Belgium’s premier metal festival! Earlier this month HYPOCRISY, GRAVE DIGGER and KORPIKLAANI were confirmed. Today we are proud to add ROCKSTAR, AGNOSTIC FRONT, ESCAPE THE FATE, KING HISS, VANDERBUYST, ROTTING CHRIST and PRETTY MAIDS …

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Avantasia – ‘The Mystery Of Time’

Originally founded in 1999 as a means for the then 21-year old Tobias Sammet to produce what he regarded the ultimate rock opera project – something which he apparently eventually drew a line under when he announced the end of Avantasia from the Wacken stage back in August 2011.  But, …

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Pretty Maids – Motherland

Motherland is the new album of the Danish melodic metal band ‘Pretty maids’. The band was formed in 1982. At first I have to say what I really like is the variety in the album. Some songs are more melodically, other songs a little bit harder almost like power metal. …

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Avantasia – Interview with Tobias Sammett

After apparently calling it quits two years ago, German power metal maestro Tobias Sammett delivered a pleasant surprise to his legions of fans when it was revealed that there would, in fact, be a new Avantasia studio album, ‘The Mystery Of Time’, which is being released at the end of …

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Gun Barrel ‘Brace For Impact’ cd review.

Although this is the bands 5th studio album release in a career spanning some 12 years, the UK has yet to latch on to the German guys offerings, until now that is, for this should turn a fair few heads with a truly winning formula of dirty, sleazy, metal tinged …

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