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Anchor Lane – Casino Album Review

Anchor Lane have been making a name for themselves as a young, upcoming New Wave of Classic Rock act over the last few years and have performed at a number of festivals including Isle of Wight, Download and Hard Rock Hell.  They have also toured with the likes of Temonti, …

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Dirty Shirley – Album Review

George Lynch is back with a new project and album, Dirty Shirley. It will not disappoint his fanbase and is definitely worthy of multiple listens.  With the help of Dino Jelusic (Animal Drive, Trans-Siberian Orchestra), a top vocalist who excels with Lynch’s brand of US hard rock, we have a …

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Dirty Rats – End in Tears

The Dirty Rats have just released their second full length album End in Tears. Formed in 1982 and originally a five piece rock band, active in the pub rock scene in Melbourne, Australia from the mid to late 1980’s. Fast forward over 30 years and the Rats are back, as …

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VANDALLUS Release ‘OUTBREAK’ Music Video

US Hard Rock / Metal band, VANDALLUS, feat. members of Midnight & Eternal Legacy have released a new music video for ‘OUTBREAK‘, the song is taken from their new album ‘Outbreak‘, which will be out on December 12th, 2019 – digital, CD and vinyl via Mercinary Records. The video can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/_Sgh_QKzWew It’s all about classic …

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M.I.L.F. Release New Single & Static Video For ‘Babe’

M.I.L.F. Release New Single & Static Video For ‘Babe’ After the release of the first single “Hottest Dream”, M.I.L.F. unleash their new single & static video for the song “Babe”. Stream it here  The track is the second single from the new album “Rolling Thunder”, coming out on January the 10th …

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Mystica – Oratorio

Bulgaria holds great memories for me. I go there most years to Sunny Beach for my holiday, and I know that there is some great talent over there. So when a review request came through for Mystica, I jumped at the chance. Amazingly, Mystica have been around for some twenty …

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Twisted Illusion – Excite The Light : Part 2

Excite The Light : Part 2, is the second album of the trilogy by Twisted Illusion. Now that the sensible intro is out of the way, the best analogy I can describe this band with and the way they evolve is similar to the creature in The Thing by John …

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The Swamp Born Assassins – Dead Man’s Train

Choo choo! Here come the mad Scots  The Swamp Born Assassins with their latest studio album Dead Man’s Train. Ten first class travel tracks kick off full steam ahead with the title track as it literally burns up the track as ear rasping harmonica from frontman Charlie Moffat add nuances …

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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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Blind Haze – Red Light Fever EP

I can remember Leeds based nutters Blind Haze play a hangover curing set at Bloodstock Open Air Festival a few years ago and it’s good to see they have still got that fire as they hit the ground running with their latest EP Red Light Fever. It’s currently available for …

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Takeaway Thieves – This Is Rocknroll EP

Formed just over a year ago, I’ve seen early promise a few times from the Takeaway Thieves at the Waterloo Music Bar in Blackpool and they have carried that vibe with them into the studio for their debut EP This Is Rocknroll ,currently available on CD and digital music sites …

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Final Coil – The World We Left Behind For Others

Final Coil are a three piece unit from Leicester and are signed to WormHoleDeath Records. Combining elements of post-rock and progressive, the band’s acclaimed debut, Persistence of memory, drew comparisons to Tool & Pink Floyd. This, their second album, therefore has a lot to live up to. The album spawns …

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The Room – Caught By The Machine

Judging by the strength of Caught By The Machine, the third album by The Room, I’m looking forward even more to their set at Rockforce Festival on May 5th. Ten songs of crafted melodic rock have just been released on White Star Records make it an essential purchase for me …

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Gasoline Outlaws – Light Up The World.

Gasoline Outlaws are the second band this year that have until now slipped under my radar. Latest studio album Light Up The World should have been released on April 5th but for a problem not of their own but from their Pledge campaign means it won’t see the light of …

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THE BRINK : ‘Nowhere To Run’ – debut album out May 2019

Debut Album ‘NOWHERE TO RUN’ out 17.05.19 (Frontiers) Pre-order link http://radi.al/TheBrinkNowhereToRun Influenced by classic bands of both the past and present, but with a modern edge added to the mix, The Brink bring new life and energy to the British hard rock scene with their vibrant 21st Century form of balls-to-the-wall rock ‘n roll. …

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The Treatment – Announce New Album “Power Crazy” Out On 22nd March 2019

THE TREATMENT NEW ALBUM: “POWER CRAZY” RELEASE DATE: 22ND MARCH 2019 UK HEADLINE “POWER CRAZY TOUR” MAY/JUNE 2019 NEW SINGLE “BITE BACK” DUE 23RD JANUARY 2019 British hard rock five-piece The Treatment are thrilled to announce the release of their brand new album “Power Crazy”, on 22ndMarch 2019, via Frontiers Music Srl. …

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Mr Shiraz – Mountains Of Kong

I first came across Mr Shiraz at The Picturedrome in Holmfirth, supporting Skindred in November. I felt awfully sorry for the guys as they were stood on stage waiting to start their set as the doors opened, but they pulled a great crowd in and was I made up for …

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FM : UK co-headlining tour with The Quireboys in April 2019

FM CO-HEADLINING UK TOUR WITH THE QUIREBOYS APRIL 2019   The UK’s finest melodic rock band FM will join forces with hard rock group The Quireboys in early April for seven tour dates that celebrate 35 years since both acts started out. These two venerable institutions will be joined by Bad …

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Seven More Days – Eleven, Stoke.

Seven More Days stunning debut album Little Dark Pleasures proved to be a big big pleasure when it was released this year. It oozed confidence with ten tracks of hard rock and they played eight from it at Eleven supporting the Scopyons. It was my first time seeing them and …

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Seven More Days – Little Dark Pleasures

Before giving Little Dark Pleasures by Seven More Days a proper grilling, I blasted it out a few times in the car to and from four night shifts in the week. First play made me think it was “Pompous and who is that on guitar?” and the second play, “Grandiose …

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