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Ward XVI – Unplugged And Sedated EP

As somebody a lot wiser than me once proclaimed, “Music hath charms to soothe the savage beast”. Point proven by the Unplugged And Sedated EP currently available by Preston based macabre metallers Ward XVI. Throughout the pandemic in 2020 they managed to release the over the top studio album Metamorphosis …

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WARD XVI – ACOUSTIC SESSIONS – Unplugged and Sedated

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WARD XVI, announce their Acoustic EP Unplugged and Sedated along with the acoustic video – Shadows Three weeks in and your body has given up trying to create antibodies to fend off Psychoberrie’s subliminal toxin and your autonomic nervous system is now screaming for it’s next fix. This one last …

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Ward XVI – Acoustic Sessions – Daisy Chains – video

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Week three of WARD XVI – Acoustic Sessions brings you ‘Daisy Chains’  Our attention is drawn again to depths of Whittingham Asylum, haunting melodies are rising once more from Ward XVI. Those brave enough to speak of Psychoberrie tell us she has a saying on the ward, “if two wrongs …

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Ward XVI – Acoustic Sessions- Burn the Witch – video

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Ward XVI – Acoustic Sessions- Burn the Witch – video Week two brings us ‘Burn the Witch‘, which tells of the realisation of Psychoberries actions, her regret and remorse, convincing herself it was for the better. Ward XVI are continuing to stun and with these acoustic session tracks displaying even …

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Ward XVI – ‘Shadows’ video

Ward XVI latest video single ‘Shadows’ is the album closer on the soon to be released ‘Metamorphosis‘ out on 25 September 2020 Pre-purchase/order links here https://backl.ink/142960139 Watch the new video Shadows here: Ward XVI – ‘Shadows’ I want to tell the story of how the lyrics to this song came about. …

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Ward XVI – Metamorphosis album review.

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Metamorphosis, the follow up album to the debut The Art Of Manipulation seems to be taking longer to arrive than the Scorpions depart on their farewell tour! Second albums can be strange things when they have to follow a groundbreaking debut which is what Ward XVI, the Preston based lunatics …

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Ward XVI – ‘Mister Babadook’ video/single

Mister Babadook is the second single to be taken from Ward XVI’s forthcoming second album, ‘Metamorphosis’, which is released on the 25th September on Metal Rocka. “The song centres around a young girl who is fighting to make rational the shadows that grow within the safety of her room. Each …

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Ward XVI – Imago (single)

If you thought that The Art Of Manipulation, debut album from Ward XVI was insane, then just wait until the follow up Metamorphosis hits the street on Sept.25th 2020.

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SOS Festival Review 12-14 July 2019

SOS Festival delivered its biggest and best festival to date. Celebrating its 12th year, it took place at the Longfield Suite, Prestwich. Organised by Lynne Hampson and her great team. Lynne has succeeded in creating an amazing family-friendly rock/metal festival. This year SOS Festival delivered one of the best they’ve …

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Preston to hold first ever metal day festival – Voyage of the Damned

Madhouse Music Events brings Preston’s first ever metal day festival this October. Voyage of the Damned festival will feature 9 acts including RedRum, Ward XVI and Footprints In The Custard to name a few. This day event will be held at 53 Degrees, Preston on Saturday 26th October. Tickets are …

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Ward XVI – Sophie Lancaster Festival, Rebellion, Manchester


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After touring their debut album The Art Of Manipulation to death, Preston based nutters Ward XVI are taking a hiatus to write new material so this gig was to be their last show of 2018 but not even a disrupted train service full of annoying Manchester United fans and even …

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Ward XVI – The Art Of Manipulation

Up for review today is the rather interesting concept album called The Art Of Manipulation from our fellow freaks on Ward XVI. They have come together to tell the tale of a female psychopath who has been locked away in a high security asylum whom, through exploring her past, develops …

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Bloodstock Open Air Festival – Saturday 12/08/2017.

“Saturday, Saturday, Saturday nights alright” as Elton John wisely put it and describes today’s bands perfectly! Hotel fry up and straight off I go to Bloodstock Open Air Festival again with the first trip of the day to the New Blood Stage to witness Preston based lunatics Ward XVI. Shuttle …

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