Band of the Day

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Band of the Day: Redacted

Oozing out of Leeds/London (which are quite a distance apart…) comes death metal act Redacted. They recently released their debut EP Alien Nation which they were kind enough to send to me for review. Much as the band enjoy the likes … read more


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Bowling For Soup announce “Greatest Hits” release date

Texan punk rock titans Bowling For Soup have shared a journey that spans two decades! That’s 20 years of laughter and smiles but most of all, infectious song writing, hard rocking tunes and the best live shows you’re ever likely … read more

Golden Oldies

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Old-school weekend

Just a random post about my listening habits this weekend. I get a ton of new releases each week to listen to and try to write something about. I skip far more than I include on the page, but this is … read more

Gig Reviews

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Rival Sons – O2 ABC, Glasgow

My liking for Rival Sons has been rocky, after a great EP with an issue of Classic Rock, I was delighted to hear they were the support act for Black Stone Cherry’s best performance (that Academy gig a couple of … read more

Classic Covers

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Classic Covers: Hapke Zuurkool – Punk As Fuck

What do you get if a shit modern band do a cover of a shit old band? You get shit like this, that’s what you get. As far as I can tell, Hapke Zuurkool are a Dutch “stonegrind” band with a … read more


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Interview: Carl Ayers of Heart of a Coward

Added to the Machine Head tour package as an emergency replacement for Devil You Know, Milton Keynes noise merchants Heart of a Coward were understandably buzzing. You can tell by listening to guitarist Carl as we talked at Glasgow’s O2 … read more

Album Reviews

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Review: Carcass – Surgical Remission/Surplus Steel

An ever so slightly unusual review this one in that it’d for a record I actually bought. Although I’ve not listened to it yet. Let me explain… This reissue of collectible material (and one new track) came out in November. I … read more


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Sister announce European tour 2015

As revealed in the interview we had with Jamie Anderson recently, Sister will be touring Europe in support of their Disguised Vultures album in early 2015. UK dates are listed below, click on the poster to the right for international appearances. … read more