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Interview with François Blanc, vocalist of France’s Abduction

Interview with François Blanc, vocalist of France’s Abduction

A shadow rules the shadows. We’re nothing but dust and shadow.

Whiskey Myers @ Birmingham O2 Institute - Friday 2nd December 2016

Whiskey Myers @ Birmingham O2 Institute – Friday 2nd December 2016

Review and interview by Dean Pedley, photos by Rich Ward

Videos of the Week - Def Leppard + Frost + Blank Parody + Biffy Clyro + Kevlar + Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow

Videos of the Week – Def Leppard + Frost + Blank Parody + Biffy Clyro + Kevlar + Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow

Compiled by David Waterfield NEW RELEASES Def Leppard – We Belong  After the recently released ‘fan video’ comes an official video to ‘We Belong’. It’s the fourth video/single taken from Def Leppard’s self titled album, released last year. Frost – Signs  A bit of Prog with a video taken from Frost’s recent ‘Falling Satellites’ album. […]

Interview with Vrdrbr, drummer of Urfaust

Interview with Vrdrbr, drummer of Urfaust

UK: If you want us to return – Get your ass together!

Videos of the Week - Killswitch Engage + Foreigner + Taylor Hawkins + Once Human + The Mute Gods + Bury Tomorrow

Videos of the Week – Killswitch Engage + Foreigner + Taylor Hawkins + Once Human + The Mute Gods + Bury Tomorrow

Compiled by David Waterfield NEW RELEASES   Killswitch Engage – Cut Me Loose Killswitch Engage unveiled a new video to ‘Cut Me Loose’ this week. The track is taken from their latest album ‘Incarnate’. Foreigner – Flame Still Burns  AOR legends Foreigner commemorate 40 years as a band with this new track. It was made […]

Interview with F. Goathroat of France’s Death Metal deviants, Venefixion

Interview with F. Goathroat of France’s Death Metal deviants, Venefixion

Just pure Metal of Death…

Videos of the Week - Kate Bush + Kreator + Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons + Metallica + Pain Of Salvation + Def Leppard

Videos of the Week – Kate Bush + Kreator + Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons + Metallica + Pain Of Salvation + Def Leppard

Compiled by David Waterfield NEW RELEASES Kate Bush – And Dream Of Sheep (live)  Kate Bush releases her eagerly anticipated live album ‘Before The Dawn’ this Friday, documenting her astonishing shows at Hammersmith Apollo in 2014. This piece of footage was filmed at Pinewood Studios and projected onto the large oval screen on stage during […]

Interview with Josh Gilbert (bass/vocals) of Wovenwar

Interview with Josh Gilbert (bass/vocals) of Wovenwar

I enjoy coffee. A lot. 

Videos of the Week - The Rolling Stones + Sirenia + Retro Youth + Tyketto + Magenta + Words Of Farewell

Videos of the Week – The Rolling Stones + Sirenia + Retro Youth + Tyketto + Magenta + Words Of Farewell

Compiled by David Waterfield NEW RELEASES The Rolling Stones – Hate To See You Go  The Rolling Stones return with their first studio collection since 2005’s ‘A Bigger Bang’ on 2nd December. ‘Blue & Lonesome’ is an entirely blues based album and this cover of Little Walter’s ‘Hate To See You Go’ is a taster […]

Videos of the Week - Nightmare + Bullet For My Valentine + The Dead Daisies + Devilment + Metallica + Gone Is Gone

Videos of the Week – Nightmare + Bullet For My Valentine + The Dead Daisies + Devilment + Metallica + Gone Is Gone

Compiled by David Waterfield NEW RELEASES Nightmare – Serpentine   A track from forthcoming album by French metal band Nightmare. Their album ‘Dead Sun’ is released on 25th November. Bullet For My Valentine – Don’t Need You Hot off the presses comes this new single from Bullet For My Valentine, which is released today (7th […]

Interview with Leon Macey of Mithras

Interview with Leon Macey of Mithras

With this record I felt we took a couple of steps forward, not just one.

Interview with Jayn H Wissenberg of Darkher

Interview with Jayn H Wissenberg of Darkher

Being touched by death in this way, I felt quite consumed by it

Interview with New Zealand’s Verberis

Interview with New Zealand’s Verberis

Silent meditation is my preference…

Videos of the Week - Bon Jovi + Pretty Maids + Dark Tranquillity + Herman Frank + Devilskin + The Flaming Lips

Videos of the Week – Bon Jovi + Pretty Maids + Dark Tranquillity + Herman Frank + Devilskin + The Flaming Lips

Compiled by David Waterfield NEW RELEASES Bon Jovi – Knockout A video from Bon Jovi’s forthcoming album ‘This House Is Not For Sale’ which is released on 4th November. The track was written by Jon Bon Jovi and John Shanks. Pretty Maids – Kingmaker Also released on 4th November is the new album by Danish […]

Interview with Scorpios Androctonus of Crimson Moon

Interview with Scorpios Androctonus of Crimson Moon

O Triple Form of Darkness, Sombre splendor!

Interview with Ben Falgoust of Goatwhore at Bloodstock

Interview with Ben Falgoust of Goatwhore at Bloodstock

Videos of the Week - Garbage + The Neal Morse Band + Sixx:A.M + No Sinner + Avenged Sevenfold + As Lions

Videos of the Week – Garbage + The Neal Morse Band + Sixx:A.M + No Sinner + Avenged Sevenfold + As Lions

Compiled by David Waterfield NEW RELEASES Garbage – Magnetized  A brand new video to ‘Magnetized’ from the mighty Garbage. It’s the second single lifted from this year’s ‘Strange Little Birds’ album – and a rather eerie, unsettling video it is too! The Neil Morse Band – City Of Destruction Taken from the forthcoming double concept […]

Interview with S of Ars Veneficium

Interview with S of Ars Veneficium

Paul Castles talks with S, frontman with Belgian black metal outfit Ars Veneficium, and gets the inside story behind their stunning debut album The Reign of the Infernal King. Hi there, thank you for talking with Midlands Rocks. Congratulations on the album The Reign of the Infernal King – how pleased are you with it? S: Hey, Thanks […]

Rockingham Fest, our top tips for the weekend

Rockingham Fest, our top tips for the weekend

Videos  of the Week - The Answer + Shinedown + Pink Floyd + Annisokay + Korn + Cairo + ZZ Top

Videos of the Week – The Answer + Shinedown + Pink Floyd + Annisokay + Korn + Cairo + ZZ Top

Compiled by David Waterfield NEW RELEASES The Answer – Solas   The title track of The Answer’s forthcoming album, which is set for release on 28th October. Shinedown – How Did You Love A new video lifted from last year’s ‘Threat To Survival’ album. Pink Floyd – Childhood’s End  A new video to accompany the […]