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Download 2018 – Friday

After some overnight rain, the forecast for the day (and indeed the entire weekend) was for dry weather. Knowing I’d be at Download festival though I had my waterproofs with me – after all, a dry Download seems too good to hope for, but that’s exactly what we got – …

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KORN announce Brixton Academy show

KORN have announced a one-off headline date at London’s Brixton Academy on Wednesday 23rd August.  The show lands in addition to their main stage slots at the Reading & Leeds Festivals. The band are currently touring their critically lauded twelfth studio album, ‘The Serenity of Suffering’ and recently played a string …

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Korn Unveil Fascinating New Video ‘Insane’

Korn Unveil ‘Insane’ Video KORN have today unveiled a strange, fascinating video for new song, ‘Insane’.  Directed by Ryan Valdez, it’s a ghastly take on post-mortem photography or ‘momento mori,’ the practice of preserving loved ones after death with images. Watch the video on YouTube: ‘Insane’ is available at all …

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Korn Reveal New Album Details & New Video

Korn Reveal New Album Details & New Video for ‘Rotting In Vain’ Hot on the heels of their festival-stealing set at this year’s Download, KORN have announced that their 12th studio album, ‘The Serenity Of Suffering’ will be released on 21st October.  The collection marks the band’s welcome return to Roadrunner …

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Download Festival 2016 – Friday 10th June

Royal Republic (7) are the perfect Lemmy stage opening band for the weekend – fun, energetic and with a Volbeat-esque vibe to boot, they’re able to get things going in the best way possible. Finishing song Full Steam Space Machine is a particular highlight and the band look certain to …

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Slipknot – NIA, Birmingham – 27th January 2015

Tonight’s gig was my first time since the work to upgrade the NIA had been completed.  Now named the Barclaycard arena – which is bound to cause confusion with the Genting Arena (the NEC), it’s looking a lot better and the facilities are certainly improved.  That’s lucky really as tonight …

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The Qemists Confirmed as Main support on Korn European tour

Brighton based Drum and Bass / Rock fusion act The Qemists have been confirmed as main support on the upcoming Korn European tour. Leon from The Qemists Said. “If it wasn’tt for bands like Korn we wouldn’t be doing what we do. To have been asked to support Korn is …

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Emigrate – Silent So Long

Solo projects are something of a lottery – whilst allowing an artist the freedom to express their own musical direction in a way they can’t with their main band, the natural comparison to the works of their main project will be inevitable. Spare a thought, therefore, for Richard Z. Kruspe. …

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Win tickets to Slipknot in Dublin with PlanetMosh and MCD

SLIPKNOT RETURN TO THE IRELAND IN 2015 With Special Guests KORN and PlanetMosh has teamed up with MCD to offer you a chance to win 2 tickets to the show this weekend for the show on January 14th.   COMPETITION NOW CLOSED   To win a pair of tickets to what …

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Slipknot announce UK tour

The multi-platinum, Grammy-Award-winning, masked beast that is SLIPKNOT is set to make a long awaited return to UK arenas in January 2015 with their ‘Prepare For Hell’ tour. SLIPKNOT‘s frontman Corey Taylor muses; “The UK has always been very special for us.  In a lot of ways, it’s where this insanity began.  …

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SLIPKNOT to release their fifth studio album, ‘.5: The Gray Chapter’ in October

SLIPKNOT release their long-awaited fifth studio album, ‘.5: The Gray Chapter‘ on 20th October.  ‘.5: The Gray Chapter’ is now available for pre-order on the iTunes Store, with all pre-orders receiving instant downloads of the album’s lead single, ‘The Devil In I’, and the already released ‘The Negative One.’  ‘.5: …

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KXM – ‘KXM’

KXM - Album Artwork

Supergroups?  Don’t you just love them?  Or hate them?  Ever since the dawn of the modern music business, the very mention of the the word ‘supergroup’ has sent many fans and critics – including yours truly – scurrying for cover.  A rock group is either a rock group or its …

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The ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL Announces Official 2014 Artist Line-Up

Mayhem Festival

The world’s biggest heavy music touring festival, the ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MAYHEM FESTIVAL in its seventh annual sojourn, is pleased to announce the official 2014 artist line-up with the boldest, largest, loudest and most diverse lineup to date! Not only will this year’s festival include the massive ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK …

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KaiDekA – ‘A Blissful Image Of A Dystopian Vision’

KaiDekA - Blissful Image Artwork

Having earned 8/10 from PM with their debut ‘False Idols and Pyrite Thrones’ album at the beginning of 2012, Falmouth nu-thrash crossover mob KaiDekA return with this impressive sophomore, which cements their Slipknot-meets-MachineHead style with aplomb and panache. Right from the opening bars of ‘Pre-Requisite’, the south coasters hit the …

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Graspop Metal Meeting 2013 – Day 1 – Friday 28/06/13

Graspop Metal Meeting 2013 – Day 1 – Friday 28/06/13

Every year at the end of June, flocks of nomadic metal fans descend on the tranquil little town of Dessel in the north east of Belgium for the Graspop Metal Meeting.  Now in its 18th year, GMM offers the best of all genres of music over 3 sonically charged days. …

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Korn press conference, Hellfest 2013

I attended Korn’s press conference at this year Hellfest. Brian “Head” Welch, James “Munky” Shaffer, Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu and Ray Luzier where there to answer our questions. As an added bonus at the end of the conference we got told to put off all our equipment and hand over the …

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Hellfest 2013 Review Blog – Saturday

Saturday was an early start so we could see the superb Skindred delivering a awake up call to Clisson! As we walked towards Main Stage 2 the field looked pretty empty. As the guys soundcheck people started arriving in droves ready to rock out with the guys. By the time …

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Download Festival, Part 1 – Friday 14th June, 2013

Download Festival 2014 dates and early bird offer announced

Welcome to the first in a three part review of the 11th annual Download Festival. Once again, rock fans from all over the world descended on the hallowed turfs of Donington Park in Derbyshire for a five-day extravaganza that saw the festival outdo its previous years’ lineup by quite a …

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