Band of the Day

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Band of the Day: Tequila Mockingbyrd

Tequila Mockingbyrd release their debut long player; Fight And Flight (Distortion Records) on later this year in the UK and Europe. We reviewed it recently. No lemon. No salt. No chaser. Melbourne’s Tequila Mockingbyrd are a shot of straight up rock n … read more


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Album Updates: Into The Fire, Viola Beach, Guitar Force, Feral Light

Some really juicy ones for you today… Into The Fire American hard rock band Into the Fire was conceived in 2013 by vocalist Bryan Scott (The Union Underground, Cult To Follow), bassist Tim King (SOiL) and guitarist Adam Zadel (SOiL). Long … read more

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Golden Oldies: Megadeth – Rust in Peace

[Note – I’ve actually done this album before, but with the passing of Nick Menza I’ve listened to it a lot again recently and fancied doing another take on my original article from two years ago] The idea to re-cover … read more

Classic Covers

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Classic Covers: Postmodern Jukebox – Dancing in the Dark (and more!)

We actually featured a cover of “Sweet Child o’ Mine” by the same outfit back in 2014, but as they’ve just released a swathe of new videos I thought I’d drop another couple on here. There’s also the fact that … read more


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#ROADTOBOA Interview: Black Ink Sun

Here we go again… Last year we covered every band on the Hobgoblin New Blood and Jagermeister stages in the run-up to Bloodstock 2015. This year, we’re going one better and aim to have interviews from all the bands on those … read more

Album Reviews

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Review: God Mode – Hybrid Lying Machine

There’s been a lot of bad news coming out of Turkey recently, with terrorist attacks, attempted coups, EU wranglings and so on. It’s times like this that we need to step back and realise that it’s just a country filled … read more


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Tour News: Berserker / Evyltyde, Breathe in the Silence, Stone Broken, Hell’s Gazelles

Start saving up those pennies. Pay day can never come around fast enough, can it? Berserker / Evyltyde Lithuania’s Berserker have announced  a series of dates south of the border, and joining them will be London’s Evyltyde. Berserker’s sound features epic melodies, … read more


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Endrah – “Shoot, Shovel Shut Up” track-by-track guide

Endrah, from heavy metal haven Sao Paulo, recently released their new EP Shoot, Shovel, Shut Up. It’s a stupidly heavy piece of modern metal and well worth a listen. The band took some time to take us briefly through each of the five … read more