Tag Archives: BROFEST #2

Sparta – Welcome To Hell

The old saying of good things come to those who wait can certainly be applied to Mansfield based Sparta and their fans as it has taken almost 35 years for their debut album Welcome To Hell to see the light of day. Formed in 1979 by guitarist Tony Foster, they …

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Vardis – Rock And Blues Fest, Pentrich, July 25th 2014 by Dennis at PlanetMosh.

The resurgence of Vardis has been well documented and to use one of their song titles, 2014 has certainly seen them ‘Steamin’ Along’. I caught them last at their first gig since they reformed in March at Brofest in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Since then they have played at the prestigious …

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Vardis -Vigilante.

It was a brave move by Vardis to start their recorded career in 1980 with the live album ‘100 MPH’ as any following studio albums would have to be measured against it but the brace of ‘The World’s Insane’ and ‘Quo Vardis’ released in 1981 and 1982 respectively rose to …

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Brofest 2 – Northumbria Students Union, 28/02 – 02/03/2014

Brofest 2 will be etched in my memory for a long time for sure. 26 bands over 3 days with a weekend ticket being a ridiculously cheap £25 and day tickets £10 for Friday and £15 each for Saturday and Sunday. I travelled up from Crewe to  Newcastle on the …

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Vardis – Brofest 2, Newcastle Upon Tyne – 02/03/2014

Dennis Jarman from Planetmosh interviewed NWOBHM legends Vardis before last weekend’s amazing set at BroFest 2. Brofest 2 took place at the Northumbria Students Union in Newcastle Upon Tyne Check our interview with Steve Zodiac, Terry Horbury and Gary Pearson below

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Battleaxe – Heavy Metal Sanctuary

@PlanetMosh gives 5 star rating for .@Battleaxe2010 – Heavy Metal Sanctuary With a band called Battleaxe and an album titled Heavy Metal Sanctuary I was not expecting Nickelback type rock but was not expecting just how over the top it is. If it was any more metal it would take …

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BROFEST (UK) #2 promises a weekend of legendary NWOBHM

Bro(UK) Promotions, Beatdown Records, High Roller Records, Unsilent Tombs Records, Gabriel Management, Iron Fist Magazine, Rock Hard Magazine, Renegade Rock Radio… proudly present a weekend of legendary NWOBHM – BROFEST(UK) #2 Taking place in Newcastle, UK on Feb 28th – Mar 02nd, featured bands include :- Vardis, Fist, Gaskin, Soldier, …

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