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WARD XVI SPRING 2022 HEADLINE TOUR

Ward XVI 2022 Tour

Seeing out the summer with a bang, Ward XVI are ecstatic to announce their first headline tour next spring, 2022 in the UK!Hot off the heels of a critically acclaimed performance at this years Bloodstock-Open-Air, the year will end with a Halloween show, Hard Rock Hell, Dementia fest and the …

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Ward XVI – Burn The Witch (single)

Even by the standards that Ward XVI set with their 2017 debut album The Art Of Manipulation they forged ahead with giant steps for the follow up Metamorphosis released in 2020 on Metal Rocka Recordings and one of my major highlights from it, ‘Burn The Witch’ has recently been released …

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The Official New Wave Of Classic Rock – Volume 1

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The last time I heard of a genre starting with The New Wave Of would have been in the late 70’s when the NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) came to be. It was a very exciting period as bands sprung up from nowhere to give it a go, …

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BLOODSTOCK – 85 days left before BLOODSTOCK 2021

Bloodstock

There’s just 85 days left before BLOODSTOCK and more bands are locking in for 2021! Regrettably, due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, DIMMU BORGIR has been forced to postpone to 2022, but fear not, we welcome CRADLE OF FILTH onto the bill in their wake. Dimmu’s management tells us, “Due to restrictions and uncertainties regarding international travel and logistics, …

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NWOCR The Official New Wave Of Classic Rock – Volume 1

NWOCR

NWOCR announce ‘The Official New Wave Of Classic Rock – Volume 1’ compilation CD One of the fastest-growing movements in rock music has confirmed they will be releasing a 2CD compilation album in July. This exclusive release is accompanied by special merchandise and is available to pre-order now. Featuring 42 hot …

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Ward XVI: Announce Vinyl release of Metamorphosis

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Ward XVI: Announce the Vinyl release of ‘Metamorphosis’. Available exclusively on pre-order via Bandcamp from Friday 2nd April to 10th May 2021 The inmates of Ward XVI have had a moment of clarity and seen through their sedated haze with enough time to organise the release of ‘Metamorphosis’ on vinyl!After a fantastically well-received initial release …

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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

Acoustic sessions

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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