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Download 2015: Day 2, 13/06/15

Download 2012’s horrendous weather had led to the year being described as ‘Drownload’, and as Saturday morning breaks it seems likely that this would head the same way; the rain isn’t as heavy but it’s no less relentless. That being said, the arena is open with time to spare before the …

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Download Festival announce day splits!

As if it wasn’t tasty enough already, Download Festival have now announced the day splits for the current crop of bands taking to the stage this year in June – have a look below and start planning your weekend of mayhem and carnage! Tickets for the event are still on sale …

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Download Festival adds 23 bands to bill!

The first Download announcement of 2015 is upon us – and what a stellar bill it’s turning out to be! Andrew WK, In Flames, Testament, We Are Harlot and L7 lead the latest addition to the bill which also includes Black Star Riders, Thunder,  former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley and the recently reformed The Ghost …

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Marilyn Manson – The Pale Emperor

An adroit songwriter, Marilyn Manson takes song subjects that are poignant to him and moulds them into the gargoyles and angels that fill the musical cathedral that is his tenth album ‘The Pale Emperor’. It opens with the sense of going into battle with the solid electronic beats that continue …

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Muse announced as second headliners for Download 2015

Muse have been confirmed as the second headliners at Download Festival next year, topping the bill on the Saturday night. It is the rock trio’s debut appearance at the festival and naturally they’re looking forward to playing, saying “We’re really looking forward to Download. We’ve never played the festival before so it’s …

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POLYPHIA Release First Single From Debut Album; Launch Album Pre-Orders

Rising instrumental superstars Polyphia are delighted to announce the lead single from their upcoming debut album, ‘Muse’. Sweet Tea, featuring Aaron Marshall of Intervals, is the first full taster of the sumptuous melodic prog on offer come September 2nd.   Have a listen here:     ‘Muse’ is now available to pre-order …

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POLYPHIA Announce Debut Album; Tease Trailer

Rising progressive superstars and instrumental wunderkinds Polyphia are excited to announce their debut album, Muse, scheduled for worldwide release on September 2.   Get teased by the album trailer here:     All aged between 20-21, the devastatingly talented band’s new album marks a new stage in progressive fusion. Equally …

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Benesser – Pub Anchor, Stockholm – 17/07/13

Benesser – Pub Anchor, Stockholm – 17/07/13

It’s thirty minutes shy of midnight on a Wednesday evening in Stockholm’s Pub Anchor and the crowd has only begun to gather as Dala-Järna’s Benesser begin their show. The trio of David Olsson, Henric Hermansson and Rob Olsson are a likeable group of young guys who play a deceptively heavy …

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SixStringNoise – Likewise

SixStringNoise, a four-piece outfit from Greece, formed sometime after 2011’s one-man-band debut “Snowing Bullets While Kissing the Ground” was released. With a lineup (Markos, Nikos X, Alex B, and Alex D) solidified, the band decided to record and release a proper album. Likewise, 2013’s full-length offering, is the result of …

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Coma – ‘Don’t Set Your Dogs On Me’

When I think of Polish metal bands, I must admit that I automatically think of internationally acclaimed acts such as Behemoth and Vader. Having recently been subjected to the humiliation of the band self-described as “Poland’s Iron Maiden”, i.e. Turbo, I’m somewhat sceptical about some of the boasts made about …

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Mutiny On The Bounty – Trials.

    Too often, bands like Mutiny On The Bounty get tagged as math metal but there is a lot more to them that genre. Their second album Trials is brimming with astounding musicianship. The guitar lines and drum patterns at times are like endless jazz jams. Mutiny On The …

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