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Simon Bower

Rock/Metal junkie living in beautiful Anglesey.Love live music and have a musical taste which can go from Cannibal Corpse to Kate Bush in the blink of an eye.

Dominanz – As I Shine (CD)

Hailing from Norway gives any band kudos to start with, but having ex members of Cult of Deception, Immortal and Thy Grief in the line-up can only mean you’re going to get noticed. Although the band’s roots are deeply embedded in the Norwegian Black Metal core, this cleverly constructed 10 …

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Sacred Legacy – Undying Heart (CD)

Sacred Legacy have crammed as many genres of metal as possible into this offering. Although described as Death/Thrash Metal, you can easily throw in equal quantities of Metalcore, Powermetal and Melodic, as well as some good old piano-ivory-tinkling on the instrumental ‘Black Velvet Part.1’. To the stuck-in-the-mud purist, all this …

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Various Artists – Melody & Malice (CD)

Always wanted to know more about Female Fronted Metal but were afraid to ask? Then this could be just the ticket. This two disc set is available now to pre-order from www.femmemetalstore.com with a general release due on September 26th, with the added bonus of supporting the N.S.P.C.C. The album …

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This triple bill showcased the launch of the Hard Rock Hell Chester Chapter’s planned monthly gig nights and first up were North Wales based 4-piece Zebedy who powered through a 5 song set with buckets of enthusiasm and obvious talent as well with tracks like ‘The Fallen’ and set closer …

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There aren’t many Rock bands in the world that can stage a World Premiere DVD launch with no promise of a live set and get away with it but not only do AC/DC do that but they still manage to command a 2000 strong crowd outside to cheer them into …

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