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Rockmantic 3 (Day 1), The Brickyard, Carlisle – 13th February 2015

Rockmantic is becoming an annual event hosted around Valentine’s Day (hence the name) by Raz White. I went to Rockmantic 1 but couldn’t make last year. This year Valentine’s Day fell on on a Saturday so I was looking forward to a bit of Lurve as I braved the Friday …

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The Amorettes + Maverick – Ahoghill, Diamond Rock Club 14/02/2015

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While an awful lot of people – many of whom really should have known better, or perhaps possess more money than sense – were heading towards the city centre restaurants armed with inanely worded cards and over-priced flowers in order to “enjoy” equally over-priced meals in a vain attempt to …

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The Amorettes – King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow – 12/12/14

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The Amorettes are a Scottish band I have seen once before supporting another local Scottish band Attica Rage just two years ago, but this time The Amorettes have their own headline slot. The night meant there would be a larger setlist, and a lot of this would be new, with …

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Wildfire announces main stage line-up and the return of the CackBlabbath.com stage for a second year

Wildfire, Scotland’s premier three day rock and metal festival announces main stage line-up and the return of the CackBlabbath.com stage for a second year.  The country may be in the grip of winter, but what better time for some warming information from Wildfire H.Q. Topping the main stage bill we …

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The Amorettes – Hard Rock Hell, 15/11/2014

It’s always a pleasure to chat to Scotland’s fiestiest female rockers, The Amorettes, and we at PM didn’t really need an excuse to sit down for a good old-fashioned chinwag following another raucous performance at this year’s Hard Rock Hell, and discuss progress on their debut album and their forthcoming …

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Bloodstock Open Air – Saturday (August 9)

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With action on the New Blood Stage already well and truly underway (see our separate review), Babylon Fire kicked off proceedings on the Sophie Lancaster Stage with their classic-inspired metal, delivered with grunt, grit and fist-pumping angst – but, it was over on the main Ronnie James Dio Stage that …

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Steelhouse Festival (Day Two) – Ebbw Vale, 20/07/2014

Joey Tempest, Steelhouse 2014 - Photo by Ian Cates

The weather forecast for the first day of this fourth round of Steelhouse had predicted thunderstorms and torrential rain… but  neither materialized and the only protection needed from the elements was another layer of sunblock.  Like its predecessor, the second day dawned gloriously, but the question on everyone’s lips was …

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Steelhouse Festival (Day One) – Ebbw Vale, 19/07/2014

Scott Gorham - Black Star Riders - Steelhouse Festival - www.iancates.co.uk

Over the past four years, the Steelhouse Festival – held on top of a mountain on the edge of the breathtakingly beautiful Brecon Beacons – has established a reputation not only for the quality of its line-up but also for being one of the best value-for-money and most family-friendly events …

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The Amorettes – Steelhouse 19/07/2014

When fiesty Scottish trio The Amorettes pulled into the backstage car park at the Steelhouse festival this past Saturday, they were fully expecting to able to relax with a few beers and catch a few of the other bands before their opening slot the following afternoon. What they found, instead, …

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BLOODSTOCK is just four weeks away!!

There’s just four short weeks to the best metal party weekender of the year and BLOODSTOCK are still adding bands!  Both weekend and day tickets are flying out the door over at www.bloodstock.uk.com. Keeping the power metal fans happy will be Italy’s ARTHEMIS, who join the main Ronnie James Dio …

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Sebastian Bach added to Steelhouse line up

Steelhouse - Sebastian Bach poster

Sebastian Bach has been added to the line up for this year’s Steelhouse Festival in south Wales. The former Skid Row frontman will be special guest to Black Star Riders on Saturday July 19, with Europe headlining the following evening. Other acts confirmed over the two days so far include The …

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Les Fest, Lanarkshire – Scotland’s newest Rock & Metal Festival

Les Fest is Scotland’s newest Rock & Metal Festival and is held on the 29th and 30th June 2012 at Valley International Park, Lanarakshire. The initial idea being, to hold a small metal music event, for up and coming local bands, within the village of Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire. Simply christened LesFest, the …

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