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Album review: ANIMAL DRIVE – Bite!

ANIMAL DRIVE - Bite!

Frontiers Music [Release date 23.02.18] Bite! Is the debut album from Croatian hard rock band Animal Drive. Four guys in their mid to late twenties, front-man Dino Jelusic has toured as a vocalist with the Trans Siberian Orchestra. He’s joined … Continue reading

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Album review: THE GLORIOUS SONS – Young Beauties And Fools

THE GLORIOUS SONS - Young Beauties And Fools

Earache Records [Release 23.02.18] The Glorious Sons were formed back in 2011, hailing from Kingston, Canada the line-up is Brett Emmons (vocals, guitar, harmonica, keys), Jay Emmons and Chris Koster (guitar, vocals), Adam Paquette (drums, vocals) and Chris Huot (bass). This, … Continue reading

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EP review: THE DARKER MY HORIZON – Phoenix Volume 1

Facebook [Release date 26.01.18] The Darker My Horizon duo Paul Stead (lead vocals/guitar) and Mark Stephenson (guitars & backing vocals) used to be in Sacred Heart previously and on this EP they have re-recorded four songs from that band, partly as a stop … Continue reading

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EP review: THE VIRGINMARYS – Sitting Ducks

Self Release [Release date 22.09.17] The Virginmarys have had a roller coaster ride of a career to date, with many favourable plaudits for their music from the press, big name tour support slots and their debut album made the US Billboard … Continue reading

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Album review: LIFEHOUSE – Out Of The Wasteland plus interview

LIFEHOUSE - Out Of The Wasteland

Ironworks [Release date 22.06.15] Lifehouse have sold over 15m. albums worldwide with considerable success in their native US, yet they remain relatively unknown here in the UK.  This album sees the band on a new record label and back after … Continue reading

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10 Questions: VEGA interview, November 2014

Vega - Stereo Messiah

Here we catch up with Vega members Tom Martin and Nick Workman, as they discuss their new album ‘Stereo Messiah’ (out now on Frontiers) and touring as they get ready to support Down ‘N’ Outz… Tom Martin… What have you got … Continue reading

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Interview: PAUL MENEL

Paul Menel is a former singer with prog rockers IQ and released a very enjoyable solo album ‘Into Insignificance I Will Pale’, and he has an unofficial England World Cup song out now with the Essentials… Hi Jason Firstly, thanks … Continue reading

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Album review : 21OCTAYNE – Into The Open

21OCTAYNE - Into The Open

AFM Records [Release date 23.05.14] This is a little different from AFM’s usual output of Teutonic metal and the change is refreshing to these ears. 21Octayne has been put together by current Axxis guitarist Marco Wriedt to create a band … Continue reading

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Album review: THE ANSWER – New Horizon

Napalm Records www.theanswer.ie Amazingly this is the band’s fourth album and an important one as they have seemingly peaked fanbase wise here in the UK playing at mostly modest sized venues. They have had the helping hand of AC/DC’s management … Continue reading

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Gig review: HALESTORM, Electric Ballroom, London, 8 March 2013

HALESTORM, Electric Ballroom, London, 8 March 2013

The rise and rise of Halestrom continues. Less than three years ago my first exposure to them was as the opening act on a three band bill with Theory Of A Deadman at this very venue, but the Pennsylvania rockers … Continue reading

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