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Slipknot – .5: The Gray Chapter

The words ‘comeback album’ are very often banded around the music industry for a number of quite trivial reasons. Hindsight generally plays a big role in this, particularly if it’s a case of the artist or band merely needing to sell more copies of the album than the previous release …

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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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SLIPKNOT Release First New Music In Six Years And New Video

Iowa icons SLIPKNOT release their first new music in six years after premiering ‘The Negative One’ via their www.slipknot1.com website on Friday.  You can pick up ‘The Negative One’ from iTunes, Amazon and all good digital servicing platforms now.  Check out the dark new video here:     SLIPKNOT are …

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Waves Like Walls – ‘Brain As A Weapon’

Waves Like Walls Artwork

What is it with fucking metalcore bands and references to water in their name?  It seems to be that one band picks a theme and every other mutha on the scene tries to come up with the least imaginative variation thereupon… While this German five piece may wish their name …

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Scar the Martyr – Scar the Martyr

...there are no fillers on this album; the song-craft, musicianship and intensity have all combined perfectly to make a record in which all involved should be incredibly proud.

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Graspop Metal Meeting 2013 – Day 2 – Saturday 29/06/13

Graspop Metal Meeting 2013 – Day 2 – Saturday 29/06/13

On a cold Saturday morning, the sounds of laughter abounded in Metal Town with the rumour that the sun was going to make an appearance on Day 2 of the Graspop Metal Meeting 2013. Saturday June 29th Vanderbuyst (7) were a new band to this reviewer but their fantastic set …

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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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90,000 fans rock out at DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – 2014 dates and early bird offer announced!

AVENGED SEVENFOLD announced as first headliner for DOWNLOAD 2014

Download Festival – THE biggest weekend in the rock calendar – took place this weekend as 90,000 people rocked out in Donington Park to headliners Slipknot, Iron Maiden and Rammstein plus a host of other bands across the weekend. Crowds of rock fans packed out Donington Park as the opening …

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L Sol Tace – The Carcass Of Eternity

Opinions are extremely mixed on the validity of sample CDs given away free with the vast majority of music magazines… personally speaking, I’m actually quite a fan of them:  they are a good way of obtaining free samples of new work by established artists, and of checking out shed loads …

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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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Ektomorf – ‘Black Flag’

Following their dalliance in the unplugged arena, with the highly imaginatively named ‘The Acoustic’ project earlier this year, Hungarian neo-thrashers Ektomorf have plugged their funny shaped geetars back into their Marshall stacks and turned the volume back up to 11 for this, their ninth studio album. Having built a reputation …

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