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Gig review: ROCK GODDESS/Praying Mantis/Desolation Angels – Islington O2 Academy, London, 3 December 2015

Praying Mantis, Cambridge Rock Festival, 2013

A night of NWOBHM resurrections. First up Desolation Angels. The band ambled on stage to a room of about 50 souls and did a bit of instrument fiddling over David Bowie’s ‘Boys Keep Swinging’ blasting from the PA. Not a … Continue reading

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Gig review: MONSTER TRUCK – O2 Academy, Islington, London, 7 November 2014

Band names are a funny thing these days. From sublime classics such as Iron Maiden and Cradle of Filth to the utterly ridiculous like W**k for Peace – you’re never quite sure what to expect. Thank God then for Monster … Continue reading

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