Band of the Day

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Band of the Day: The Backseaters

Another in our series of bands introducing themselves in their own words. Today… The Backseaters. Simple things first – where are you guys from? We are Jake Cook and David Jerusik of The Backseaters from Denver, CO How did you … read more

News

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Album News: Badmotorfinger, The Sword, Veilburner, Deranged, Meshuggah

Some more album news to help quell those Monday blues 🙂 Badmotorfinger Italian heavy rockers Badmotorfinger will release their new EP, Heroes, on September 27th, 2016, via logic(il)logic Records. Comments guitarist Federico ‘HeavyRico’ Mengoli: “Heroes has been realized to sanction the … read more

Golden Oldies

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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

Gig Reviews

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Bloodstock 2016 – Friday (James’s view)

This is James’s view of the Friday. Photos are by Will Tudor Photography and Bukavac Photography. For our overviews of the weekend, you’ll want to check any of the following: Mosh / Ross / Sean / James / Zach (aged 11). … read more

Classic Covers

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Classic Covers: Jack The Envious – “Wonderwall”

Jack the Envious are an Israeli post-hardcore unit who are about to lay waste to Europe in support of this year’s EP. Formed in 2012 by Nir Perlman (lead singer), Guy Avnon (guitar) and Shalev Grados (guitar), while still in … read more

Interviews

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Fort Fest preview – Eva Plays Dead

With the inaugural Fort Fest looming (September 2nd – 4th in Bedfordshire), we thought it would make sense to track down some of these up-and-coming superstars and let them tell you a little about themselves. Thanks to Matt from Eva … read more

Album Reviews

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Hands Off Gretel – Burn the Beauty Queen

A few years ago I had the pleasure of conducting an email interview with multi-talented Lauren Tate, before Hands off Gretel were formed. I believe at the time it was the strangest question Miss Tate had ever been asked… let’s … read more

Tours

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Hands Off Gretel – Burn the Beauty Queen

A few years ago I had the pleasure of conducting an email interview with multi-talented Lauren Tate, before Hands off Gretel were formed. I believe at the time it was the strangest question Miss Tate had ever been asked… let’s … read more

Features

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Bloodstock 2016 – help us find this man!

This one’s a long shot, perhaps, but we’re relying on the Bloodstock Community to help us connect two people who met during the Slayer set! Suzanne got talking to a chap called “David Tidd” (or something similar) while in the … read more