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Ramblin Man 2017 – Friday

This year’s Ramblin Man festival saw the addition of a Friday bill. Rather than a full day it was just an afternoon/evening affair and fans were tempted in with the offer of a free beer. There was a good turnout even though not everyone was able to get down there …

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Y&T – Belfast, Limelight 1 – 11 November 2015

For the band and fans alike, Y&T‘s annual end of year UK tours have become something akin to a pilgrimage.  Despite being more than four decades into their career – and not having released any new material in a little more than five of those years – Dave Meniketti and …

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Steelhouse Festival – Ebbw Vale, 25-26 July 2015

Now in it’s fifth year, the Steelhouse Festival is one of the UK’s more remote festivals.  Although only four miles from the nearest town, Ebbw Vale, Hafod-Y-Dafal Farm’s mountain top location means it is not the most accessible – especially in a weekend dominated, in both the build up to …

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Steelhouse: Full line up and day splits confirmed

The full line up and day splits have now been confirmed for this year’s Steelhouse Festival, which takes place outside Ebbw Vale on July 25 and 26. Legendary British AORsters FM have been added to the Sunday bill, which is topped by the inimitable Dee Snider.  Colour Of Noise, the new …

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Nazareth take the road to Steelhouse

Legendary Scottish blues rockers Nazareth are the latest classic act to be added to the bill for this year’s Steelhouse Festival, which takes place an Hafod-Y-Dafal (outside Ebbw Vale) on July 25 and 26. They are joined by young retro-blasters The Treatment and South Wales’ own ballistic blues duo Henry’s Funeral Shoe …

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UFO to land at Steelhouse festival this summer

The legendary UFO have been confirmed as headliners for the Saturday night of this year’s Steelhouse festival, which takes place at Hafod-Y-Dafal Farm outside Ebbw Vale in south Wales on July 25 and 26. The veteran classic rockers join previously announced Sunday night headliner Dee Snider, as well as Tyketto, …

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Doro added to Steelhouse line up

Teutonic metal goddess Doro (pictured right) has been added to the bill for this year’s Steelhouse Festival, which takes place at Hafod-y-Dafal Farm, just outside Ebbw Vale, on July 25 and 26. Other additions include Massive Wagons and Merthyr Tydfil teenage trio Florence Black.  Doro will play on the Sunday (July …

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Dee Snider to headline Steelhouse festival

Steelhouse - Dee Snider poster

Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider has been confirmed to headline the second night of the Steelhouse Festival on Sunday July 26. He joins a line up that already includes Y&T, who perform on the Saturday night, and Tyketto, who will be the main support to Snider on the Sunday. Steelhouse …

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Y&T and Tyketto confirmed for Steelhouse 2015

Steelhouse Festival first announcement poster

The first two acts have been confirmed for next year’s Steelhouse Festival, which takes place at Hafod-Y-Dafal Farm outside Ebbw Vale in south Wales on July 25 and 26. Y&T will fill the special guest slot on the Saturday evening, with Tyketto taking the same place on the Sunday. More …

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Hard Rock Hell VIII – Pwllheli, Hafan Y Môr Holiday Park, 14/11/2014

It’s sunny in Wales this morning.  Yeah, you read that right, sunny.  Not that it particularly matches the disposition of your PM team, as they battle against non-existent mobile signals in vain attempts to track down the extremely long list of artists we’re supposed to interview… But, whilst there are …

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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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UK rockers Voodoo Vegas release new lyric video for ‘No More’

“This is what rock should sound like now” – Classic Rock Magazine . “Attitude charged blusey hard rock” – Metal Hammer Magazine . “Voodoo Vegas dares you to have anything other than a good time” – Powerplay Magazine . “Raw and explosive rock” – Big Cheese Magazine . “Refreshing, enticing and enjoyable” – Fireworks Magazine UK rockers release …

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Maverick – Belfast, Voodoo 05/09/2014

Maverick

Sometimes it is those things that are relatively unplanned – such as that impromptu meet up after work for “a couple of pints” – which turn out to be the most enjoyable.  And so it proved with this evening, which originally was scheduled to headlined by a “tribute” band, only …

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Y & T – O2 Islington Academy, London – 27 September 2013

Y & T – O2 Islington Academy, London – 27 September 2013

The autumn gigging season is finally here, much to the relief of many, although perhaps not their bank manager. Tonight was a night of one of the best bands of old and one of the best bands of new. Night By Night kicked off the proceedings on this the last …

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Reuben Archer’s Personal Sin.

Album of the year and it is only August? You betcha and I’d even put my house on it (even tho it is rented). Reuben Archer,currently handling lead vocals with Stampede has taken some time out to record a solo album called Personal Sin with fellow Stampede member,guitarist Rob Wolverson …

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Hangfire – ‘Shoot The Crow’

This debut album from this Welsh quartet is literally rammed to the very last groove with big, ballsy, romper-stomper riffs, instantly memorable hooks, melodies and choruses – and enough attitude to refloat the Titanic. Right from the opening right-between-the-eyes shotgun attack of ‘Adrenalise’ you know you’re in for a real …

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Y&T,Manchester Academy 3,Oct 2nd 2011

“One Meniketti,theres only one Meniketti”.This chant rang around the room a few times during the show as it did when Y&T played here exactly a year ago.The Academy 3 was full then and also last Sunday.They are still touring on the back of the excellent Facemelter album but surely a …

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Komatoze at ABC, Glasgow 29/9/11

Komatoze were the only support band for the Y&T concert on Thursday night so it was their job to warm up the crowd that had gathered for rock legends Y&T. It was an early start to the concert so throughout their set the ABC was starting to slowly fill up. …

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