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Ten To Release ‘The Dragon And Saint George’ EP

Ten To Release ‘The Dragon And Saint George’ EP On the back of such well received albums ‘Albion’ and ‘Isla De Muerta’, released a mere 6 months apart like their debut and follow up back in 1996, the UK’s highly-rated melodic hard rock band Ten release their first EP ‘The …

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Ten Release New Lyric Video For ‘This Love’

Ten Release New Lyric Video For ‘This Love’ After a successful first radio single ‘Tell Me What To Do‘, it’s time for that master song-writer Gary Hughes to show us what he can do with a ballad. ‘This Love‘ is the second single to be lifted from Ten‘s new album ‘Isla …

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Wildfire Festival 2015 – Set Times and Final Running Order

Wildfire Running Order

Wildfire Festival in Scotland have announced the set times and final line-up of this years festival. Featuring the Tygers of Pan Tang, Ten and Swedish rockers Coldspell as the headliners, also appearing on the final night are the legendary NWOBHM act Diamond Head. It’s all set to be a rocking …

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Wildfire festival 2015 preview

It barely seems almost a year ago since I attended Les-fest, now renamed Wildfire, an annual 3 day classic rock & metal festival situated in the picturesque setting of Wiston Lodge, South Lanarkshire in Scotland. Now in it’s 4th year it has gone from strength to strength and organiser Dave …

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Wildfire Festival Release Final Line Up Poster

With 56 artists and acts, playing over 3 separate stages this is undoubtedly the largest rock and metal gathering Scotland has ever seen. Wildfire Director Dave Ritchie beamed, “The whole team have worked tirelessly since the end of what was Les-Fest 3 to bring the new festival concept to reality. …

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Ten to release new album on May 20

Manchester-based melodic hard rockers Ten are to release their 12th studio album, ‘Isla de Muerta’, via Rocktopia Records on May 20. The album – the follow up to last year’s ‘Albion’ – is the second to feature the current line-up of vocalist Gary Hughes, lead guitarists Dann Rosingana and Steve Grocott, John …

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Wildfire announces main stage line-up and the return of the CackBlabbath.com stage for a second year

Wildfire, Scotland’s premier three day rock and metal festival announces main stage line-up and the return of the CackBlabbath.com stage for a second year.  The country may be in the grip of winter, but what better time for some warming information from Wildfire H.Q. Topping the main stage bill we …

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Firefest (Day One) – Nottingham, Rock City, 24/10/2014

There’s an old saying that all good things must, eventually, come to an end, and so it is that, after a run of 11 years, Firefest this year (apparently) threw its final fling, with a combination of established favourites who had graced its stage over the past decade or so, …

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TEN unveil album cover artwork for ‘Albion’

British hard rock giants TEN are returning with what is already being acclaimed as the best album in their history. ‘ALBION’ is the title of the album, the term being the earliest documented name for the collective British Isles from the time of Queen Boadicia. ‘ALBION’ is fine collection of …

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Rage of Angels/Dreamworld cd review

Rage of Angels is the brainchild of original Ten keyboard player Ged Rylands,who played on their first three studio albums and the double live CD ‘Never Say Goodbye’. During his time in Ten, Ged took part in several very successful tours in Japan as well as playing on the highly …

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HRH AOR & Prog festivals – Day two – 7th April 2013

The second day at the HRH AOR and Prog event started early as I was interviewing Arthur Brown two hours before the first band started.  Sadly that meant two hours less sleep than I’d have liked, but the early start was well worth it to chat to such an amazing …

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Shinedown – O2 Academy, Birmingham – 28/10/12

Shinedown are seemingly unstoppable this year. After a short UK tour in February followed by an appearance at Download Festival which was then followed with a full stretch of America as headliners for the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival, they are back for another assault on the UK. Bringing along …

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Dare – ‘Calm Before The Storm 2’

Briefly, back in the late 1980s, Dare were the darlings of the UK’s FM-friendly scene:  their stunning 1988 debut album, ‘Out Of The Silence’, is quite deservedly remembered as a classic of both the genre and the era:  spawning two minor hit singles, both it and its follow up, ‘Blood …

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Ten/Serpentine/White Widdow Tour, Railway Venue, Bolton, 28th May 2012

In a refreshing change to £60+ arena shows, the current Ten/serpentine/white widow tour, dubbed a ‘mini firefest’ by many gave punters no excuse not to follow this tour, 3 great bands for £12.50, bargain of the week right there I think. After rave reviews the tour hit the Railway venue …

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