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“Release the Crowd” Book Set For Launch December 2016

Photobook Release date: 9th December 2016 Music festivals are a phenomenon across the globe. In the UK it was estimated that 14 million people were planning to attend festivals in 2015 – with three in ten of these saying they will look to attend more than one. A rough estimate …

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RECKLESS LOVE release new single ‘Die Hard’

To celebrate their forthcoming UK tour flamboyant Finnish rockers RECKLESS LOVE will release the rousing single ‘Die Hard’ from their album ‘Spirit‘. – The headline run of UK dates for December 2014 following their appearance at Sonisphere earlier this years Frontman, Olli Herman, says;- “Our recent visit to the UK …

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Demonic Resurrection interview with Demonstealer – Wacken 2014

I had the pleasure of chat with vocal/guitarist Demonstealer  from Demonic Resurrection at this year’s Wacken after they played their superb set on W.E.T Stage. We discuss what they’ve been up to since I last spoke to them at Les-Fest(now being renamed Wildfire Fest), their set at Sonisphere also how …

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Sonisphere 2014 – Friday 4th July – Review

  Sonisphere 2014 marked the 40th year of festivals held at Knebworth and what better way to celebrate than to bring 60,000 music fans together for a hot, sunny and lightly showered weekend of metal dominance! A late starting Friday meant that fans were able to arrive in good time …

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Demonic Resurrection to replace Hatriot on the forthcoming UK Onslaught ‘Thrash Invasion 2014’

UK thrashers Onslaught have announced India’s Demonic Resurrection as the band to replace US band Hatriot on the forthcoming UK Tour, entitled ‘Thrash Invasion 2014‘. The bill, which also includes Danish band Artillery as main support, and in London only, old friends Nightlord, will now feature Demonic Resurrection on all …

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Demonic Resurrection interview at Les-Fest 3

I had the pleasure of chatting to the guys from Demonic Resurrection at this year’s Les-Fest the day after they played their stunning set on Main Stage. We discuss the band, their new album ‘The Demon King’ that is due out on the 14th July via Candlelight Records, their current …

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Mastodon – ‘Once More ‘Round The Sun’

Mastodon - Once More Round The Sun artwork

There’s a saying about first impressions being misleading, and this certainly was the case the first time that this reviewer listened to the latest, sixth full-length offering from Atlanta’s finest musical export.  The initial wave of reaction which not so much swept over me but lapped mildly at my ankles …

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ThrashBack Campaign!

In the year that Metallica are announced as headlining the iconic Glastonbury Festival, in addition to Sonisphere (the 40th anniversary of gigs at Knebworth) Universal Music is celebrating 30 years of Thrash music by re-issuing seminal albums from the founding fathers of this sub-genre for the ThrashBack campaign. Thrash music …

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DevilDriver – Limelight 1, Belfast 07/04/2014

Devildriver

.@PlanetMosh reviews DevilDriver, @BleedFromWithin and @Sylosis in Belfast On the only previous occasion on which DevilDriver played Belfast – a month short of eight years ago – the local Free Presbyterian intelligentsia (the Norn Iron equivalent of the US’ moral minority/religious right) picketed the outdoor festival which they were headlining: …

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SONISPHERE 2014 twelve acts join line up including Therapy?, Atari Teenage Riot and more

With just three months to go until the return of the mighty SONISPHERE festival to KNEBWORTH, a further twleve acts have been added to the star-packed line up. After their late night trip down memory lane in 2010, million selling power trio Therapy? return to BOHEMIA, this time to perform …

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BABYMETAL to make UK debut at Sonisphere‏

One of the best things about being in 2014 is that when something happens which is truly unique, no matter where in the world it happens, everyone knows  about it. The latest musical phenomenon to go viral is Japan’s BABYMETAL, and Team Sonisphere snapped them up to join this year’s …

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Spoilin’ For a Fight: BST vs. Sonisphere

.@planetmosh discusses the impact of BST’s clash with Sonisphere and the impact on UK festivals it could have.   Black Sabbath on the Friday, Iron Maiden on the Saturday, Metallica on the Sunday. To many fans of rock and metal music, this is a dream festival headliner set up. You …

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HOUNDS: New EP ‘BEGIN TRANSMISSION PART 2’; Confirm Sonisphere and Camden Rocks

HOUNDS release their new EP ‘Begin Transmission Part 2’ and confirm both live performances at Sonisphere on July 4th and Camden Rocks on May 31st. “Begin Transmission Part 2’ EP features 3 original HOUNDS songs and a cover of Whiteout by Killing Joke. The decision to cover this song was …

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SONISPHERE 2014 announce Dream Theater, Devil You Know, Yashin and more

As previously announced, THE PRODIGY, IRON MAIDEN and METALLICA are headlining the festival, with exclusive appearances from ALICE IN CHAINS, DEFTONES and LIMP BIZKIT. SONISPHERE will now feature a total of over 100 bands across the weekend and has revealed more names to join the festival’s 2014 line up. SONISPHERE …

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Sonisphere announce 10 more bands for this years festival

With ten fantastic acts already announced, including headliners THE PRODIGY, IRON MAIDEN & METALLICA, SONISPHERE has revealed ten more bands that will join the 2014 line up. The inimitable LIMP BIZKIT return to Knebworth as special guests to THE PRODIGY. One of the biggest bands to emerge from the Nu-Metal …

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