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Raven – Metal City

Well stone the crows! NWOBHM legends Raven have really upped their game with new studio album Metal City. Brothers Mark and John Gallagher remain from the original line up formed in Newcastle Upon Tyne 1974. For many years I’ve said this is where NWOBHM started and I still do. Released …

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Raven – Screaming Murder Death From Above : Live In Aalborg

In my opinion, the NWOBHM movement started in Newcastle Upon Tyne and Raven burst onto the scene when they signed to local label Neat Records in 1980 and released their classic single ‘Don’t Need Your Money’. They still play with the same verve, point proven on this warts and all …

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Raven – Boston Music Room, London – 5th September 2018

The autumn gig season of 2018 has already started and after a while, the NWOBHM fathers of Thrash Raven came for a show, on a Wednesday afternoon in north London. Support bands for them are the Thrash metallers from San Fransisco Hatchet and the punk-Motorhead-metallers Heavy Sentence. The Boston Music …

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RAVEN – October UK Tour dates announcement

RAVEN ***Seminal NWOBHM Rockers’ October UK Tour Confirmed Following Rave Reviews Of New Studio Album ‘ExtermiNation’ ***   “The NENWOBHM (North East New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) veterans have unleashed a superpowered album of pure crackshot heavy metal, a listening experience akin to being hit square in the face …

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Raven – ExtermiNation

Formed in 1974 in Newcastle Upon Tyne by brothers John and Mark Gallagher, Raven have stuck to their guns through thick and thin resulting in their 13th studio album release ExtermiNation currently available via SPV/Steamhammer Records. Fan friendly formats include a CD Digipack with bonus track ‘Malice In Geordieland’ and …

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Raven to release new album in April

Seminal British heavy metal trio Raven, who last year celebrated their 40th anniversary, have confirmed the release their first new studio album for five years ‘ExtermiNation’ will be issued on Steamhammer / SPV on April 27.  It will be available as a 14-track CD, a digipak (with bonus track), a …

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RAVEN Give Update on “North American Extermination Tour 2014”

New wave of British heavy metal and thrash legends RAVEN have are currently on the road in North America on the “North American Extermination Tour 2014”. The band kicked off this tour following their special guest appearances alongside Accept. .  Fans can expect to hear RAVEN classics and new songs that the …

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Maverick – Interview with David Balfour (vocals)

Maverick - David Balfour

With the Northern Ireland rock and metal scene on somewhat of a high at the moment – no fewer than six bands from this small part of the world performed at the recent Hard Rock Hell, leading to rumours that next year’s event may be moved to Belfast – the …

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Raven/Girlschool – Sound Control, Manchester: 26/11/2013

Raven/Girlschool – Sound Control, Manchester: 26/11/2013

Arrived at Sound Control for a promising night of metal mayhem. Doors supposedly at 7pm, hence arrival time 7:10pm to find the shutters down. After a couple of walks round the block and about 30 minutes stood trying to shelter from the rain, someone finally got round to telling the …

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