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T.O.W.E.R.S – Towers

Nottingham has always been synonymous with forests but could this be soon replaced with talk of ‘T.o.w.e.r.s’ This energetic young band have managed to simultaneously create an album with the sweet, nostalgic sound of the 80s hard rock (with a female twist) movement whilst also maintaining their own stylistic values; …

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The Dead Daisies and The Amorettes – The Picturedrome, Holmfirth, 27th July 2018

Tonight I headed out to The Picturedrome in Holmfirth as The Dead Daisies brought their Summer Tour 2018 to Yorkshire. The Dead Daisies aren’t actually a group, as such, but a collective of musicians assembled, only five years ago, by David Lowy and Jon Stevens. The Antipodean Simon Cowell and Simon Fuller? As …

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Skarlett Riot – Castle and Falcon, Birmingham – 1st June 2017

After months of refurbishment work the Castle and Falcon in Birmingham re-opened its doors in March this year. The venue, which is easy to reach with good local parking, has had a complete overhaul in terms of its layout and equipment for the live bands that regularly occupy the stage. …

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Sanguine – Club Academy, Manchester: 18th March 2016

It had been quite a pleasant day for mid March in Manchester when I headed to Club Academy to see Sanguine, our featured band for March (see here). This was to be the opening night of their UK tour supporting Mushroomhead and American Head Charge but after the latter had …

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Scarblade To Release Debut Album ‘The Cosmic Wrath’

    SCARBLADE is a Greek female fronted Heavy Metal band, founded in May of 2012 in Athens, as RUTHLESS STEEL. Their debut EP titled “Die In The Night” came out in 2013, and included 4 tracks that can be labelled as traditional Heavy Metal, inspired by such classic acts …

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Devilskin Release Their Début Album ‘We Rise’ on 6th November

Devilskin Release Their Début Album ‘We Rise’ on 6th November A phenomena in their native New Zealand, Devilskin release their début album We Rise on November 6th through Rightrack Records/Universal. We Rise débuted at #1 in New Zealand and has just become the first album since 2010 by a domestic …

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Sirenia – The Seventh Life Path

The Seventh Life Path is the 7th Studio album from Norwegian symphonic metal band Sirenia, founded in 2001 by Morten Veland (ex-Tristania). I was lucky enough to catch these guys live last year at Metal Female Voices Festival; they put on a powerful live performance and I was impressed by …

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Skarlett Riot – We Are The Brave EP

Skarlett Riot are a hard rock quartet hailing from Northern Lincolnshire. Formed in 2010 they have built a reputation for a high energy live performance with solid recorded material to back this up. Following their well received 2013 album ‘Tear Me Down’, which contained a mixture of new songs and …

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Lillyé – Lillyé

  Lillyé a five piece hard rock band from Sydney, Australia released their self titled EP in Summer 2014. Fronted by Virginia Lillyé who, after a long stint performing in stage productions and rock bands in Germany, returned to Australia in 2008 and appeared on The Voice. Virginia then formed the band …

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Kobra and the Lotus – Nottingham Rock City – 30/09/2014

Tuesdays are always quite a tough night to fill an venue, and this was evident tonight as Rock City’s basement was still a bit sparse as local Nottingham band Enormity Falls take the stage. Opening acts have a rough time drawing a crowd but that mattered not to these lads …

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Vanity BLVD – Wicked Temptation

Swedish Rock band Vanity BLVD released second album Wicked Temptation via Noiseheadrecords earlier this year. Fronted by Anna Savage, with a powerful voice similar to Sally Cato from Smashed Gladys. A fantastic second album, worth a listen for fans of Eighties Glam Rock. The opening track Dirty Rat reminded me …

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Slut Machine – Hang On

The interestingly named Slut Machine are an all female, punk band formed in Italy in 2011. They are now on to their third lead vocalist, Bianca. I had high hopes for this album and listening to the first track Lump In My Throat I thought, fast drumming, fast guitars just …

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White Clouds & Gunfire – For All the Non Believers

Female fronted alternative rock band White Clouds & Gunfire formed in Peterborough in 2009. Following their debut EP ‘Zero to Hero’ their album ‘For All the Non Believers’ was released on 2nd September 2013. A keyboard intoduction led into the opening song ‘Bruised not Broken’ a soft rock track with …

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Alex Martin from The Mystery interview – September 2012

I had the pleasure of catching up with Alex ‘Thunder’ Martin, guitarist from The Mystery for an interview about the band, German music scene, influences, and their latest album where Alex gives us a track-by-track description of “Apocalypse 666” as well as their planes and so on.   Can you …

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Neverstar – When Dreams Come True (cd)

Neverstar are a female fronted Symphonic Metal/Hard Rock band who has been delivering high energy music and live performances since 2009. Their songs are a combination of various styles which includes symphonic metal, pop rock and nu metal. The band’s signature sound is inspired by classical and symphonic tones mixed …

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