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Brit hard rockers Voodoo Six’s next studio album, Songs To Invade Countries To, is set to be released on 27th May, coinciding with the first date of their European tour with UK metal legends Iron Maiden. The tour will include major festival appearances, including Download Festival, Graspop, SeeRock and TopFest, plus several Sonispheres (Barcelona, Madrid, [...]
I know how much you all like to do sums, so let’s open with a spot of mathematics. First of all, let’s consider Deep Purple’s famous 1972 hit single ‘Smoke On The Water’. In the first 8 seconds there are precisely 12 distinct notes played. This is an average of exactly 1.5 notes per second, [...]
I was first exposed to Sabaton in 2010 at the Sonisphere Festival on Knebworth’s hallowed grounds. I was up early and went to see Sabaton opening the main stage. The crowd was huge and I thought I was in for something special. The rest is history, I’ve been a fan ever since. I was lucky [...]
Possession is Christian Mistress’ major label debut, following up from 2010’s Agony & Opium. By their own admission, Possession sees the band ‘standing on the shoulders of metal luminaries of the past.’ The album is fast paced and feels rough around the edges which makes for a great listen. The opening three songs are in [...]
Continuing on from yesterday’s piece, Hawk Eyes vocalist / guitarist Paul Astick gets posed with some gritty questions. We manage to narrow him down on his favourite cheese and discuss if the current wave of innovative bands coming out Leeds could make it the British Seattle? Let’s move on to some slightly sillier stuff now. [...]
It’s a hot, humid summer night and I’m flying down the Garden State Parkway in my Electric Blue Chevy Camaro. We’re heading to the Shore and we’ve got beers and a stack of Maiden, Priest and Dio cassettes rattling around the backseat. On the radio, the DJ debuts a song…with clean guitars, soaring vocals and [...]
Starting with the firing of a gun, Sinner’s 17th release opens up in typically classic rock style. This theme is continued throughout One Bullet Left. Comparisons with other rock bands in the traditional rock style are hard to dodge, but here goes. Sinner, fronted by Mat Sinner have been around for a long time. Mat [...]