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Ashes Of Ares – ‘Ashes Of Ares’

Artwork for Ashes For Ares' self-titled debut album

Ashes Of Ares‘ credentials are just about as impeccable as they come,  with the the band being made up of former Iced Earth vocalist Matt Barlow and bassist Freddie Vidales, and ex-Nevermore drummer Van Williams. With the meeting of two such strong forces of nature, you would expect something special to …

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Graspop Metal Meeting 2013 – Day 3 – Sunday 30/06/13

Two days of metal mayhem had passed. One day remained. As the battle hardened souls set forth from their tents once more into the Arena, the cry was sounded and they answered the call. The UK’s Voodoo Six (8) is a band very much on the rise, and it is …

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Download Festival, Part 2 – Saturday 15th June, 2013

Download Festival 2014 dates and early bird offer announced

So, after a Friday of absolute mayhem, perhaps the Saturday of Download would be a more chilled out affair? You might have thought so too with UFO (6) opening the Main Stage; the audience wasn’t the biggest but there was enough there to get heads nodding and ‘Doctor Doctor’ made …

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Voodoo Six – Songs To Invade Countries To

“Songs To Invade Countries To” is completely solid throughout. There’s plenty of hard and heavy rocking numbers to thrill and satisfy. Yet it’s full of creativity, structure and wonderful melodies. It has songs which divert you elsewhere and throw you off guard that really makes you smile, and for me this has to be an early contender for one of the albums of the year.

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Graspop Metal Meeting 2013

Graspop Metal Meeting 2013 will be held in Dessel Festival Park over the weekend of Friday 28 June to Sunday 30 June 2013. With leading bands from just about every metal and rock subgenre and a lineup that spans several generations of heavy music, there’s loads of fun to be …

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Iron Knights – New Sound of War

You can’t help but feel sympathy for the Iron Knights, formerly Stuka Squadron. Just on the cusp of the release of their new album everything went to hell in a handbasket as a major fallout in the band saw the departure of co-founder Lord Pyre and subsequent mud slinging led …

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Download Festival 2013 Donington UK

Download 2013 will be held on the 14th to 16th June at Castle Donington at Donington Park, DE74 2RP. Confirmed headliners are Slipknot, Iron Maiden and Rammstein *Announced Line up so far:   FRIDAY 14 JUNE                           SATURDAY 15 JUNE                      SUNDAY 16 JUNE MAIN STAGE SLIPKNOT                                             IRON MAIDEN                                        RAMMSTEIN Bullet For …

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Steve Harris – British Lion (CD)

STEVE HARRIS, the bassist, driving force and backbone of Iron Maiden for the last 37 years, is releasing ‘BRITISH LION’, his first solo album on Monday. As the only ever present member since he formed the band in 1975, Steve Harris has been with Iron Maiden through everything: from the …

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Sunflower Jam 2012 – The Superjam, 16 September 2012

Sunday night saw a large gathering at the historic Royal Albert Hall for Superjam, presented by The Sunflower Jam (http://www.thesunflowerjam.com/) and what a night this would turn out to be!  Not only for the immensity of the line-up but also for the very cause we were all there to support; …

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The Sunflower Jam, Rock & Roll Music Event, Royal Albert Hall, London

The latest update regarding 6th Sunflower Jam. It gives us great pleasure to announce that Alice Cooper will be joining the line up of super musicians at the 6th Sunflower Jam, Rock & Roll Music Event on Sunday 16th September 2012 at the Royal Albert Hall, London.  The evening, hosted …

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Interview with Triaxis 21/07/12

Triaxis are a female fronted NWOBHM band from Wales, who are currently breaking into the scene with full force, playing this years SOS Festival and being confirmed for BOA 2012. In the past week they have been added to the artist roster for Rocksector Records and are on the verge …

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Reaper – Fairies Return (cd)

  Reaper are an underrated Teutonic Metal band that was founded in Kassel back in 1984. In the glorious 80’s they only recorded two demos (“Reaper“ in 1985 and “Metal Or What???“ in 1988) and a self financed E.P called “Fairies Return“ in 1986.  It wasn’t before 1990 until their …

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Sacred Heart – The Vision (C.D)

  The 80s rock and new wave of British Heavy Metal explosion created a lot of successful bands on both sides of the pond be it Iron Maiden, Angelwitch, Def Leppard, Diamond Head etc in the UK or Bon Jovi, Great White, WASP, Skid Row etc in the US.  It …

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Slander – Get ‘Em Slandered (E.P)

  Originally forming on the crest of the rock explosion of the late 80’s Blackpool based Slander quickly made a name for themselves with there no frills brand of post nwobhm classic rock sounds. Having returned after a break of 15 years only to have to change their singer within …

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Interview with Steve Souza from Hatriot

I had the honor of catching up with former Exodus singer Zetro aka Steve Souza about his new band Hatriot via email.   Hello Steve! Great news that Hatriot has taken off. Thank you for taking the time to answer my questions. It is my pleasure.  I’m glad to talk …

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Blaze Bayley, Ivory Blacks, Glasgow 8/5/12

I was looking forward to tonight’s gig at Ivory Blacks as I’ve not seen Mair play in ages and I was definitely looking forward to hearing some of the new tracks played live from Blaze’s latest album ‘The King Of  Metal’ that was released in March this year. When I …

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Primal Rock Rebellion – Awoken Broken

Oh I’ve been waiting on the release of this collaboration for what seems like an eternity. I didn’t know much about Mikee Goodman and Sikth but Adrian Smith and I go way back to Seventh Son and the album that first got me into metal back in the late 80s …

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