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Desertfest 2017 - Preview

Desertfest 2017 – Preview

If losing your mind in a headspinning torrent of sledgehammer riffs, gargantuan grooves and bruising beats is approaching your idea of heaven then it’s almost time for ‘Camden Calling’ and Desertfest 2017. This year is the sixth renewal of this acclaimed pageant that gathers more than 50 bands to perform across four distinct platforms in […]

Videos of the Week - Steve Hackett + One Desire + Dan Reed Network + Deep Purple + The Afghan Wigs + Roadcase Royale

Videos of the Week – Steve Hackett + One Desire + Dan Reed Network + Deep Purple + The Afghan Wigs + Roadcase Royale

Compiled by David Waterfield NEW RELEASES Steve Hackett – Behind The Smoke  Steve Hackett returns with a new album ‘The Night Siren’ on 24th March. Catch the legendary former Genesis guitarist at Birmingham Symphony Hall, Nottingham Royal Concert Hall & The New Theatre in Oxford in May. One Desire – Apologize Counting down to the […]

Videos of the Week - Airbourne + Inglorious + Seether + Motionless In White + Black Mirrors + Adrenaline Rush + Evocation + Tokyo Motor Fist

Videos of the Week – Airbourne + Inglorious + Seether + Motionless In White + Black Mirrors + Adrenaline Rush + Evocation + Tokyo Motor Fist

Compiled by David Waterfield NEW RELEASES Airbourne – It’s All For Rock N Roll  The hard rocking Australian band pay tribute to Lemmy in this video from their acclaimed ‘Breakin’ Outta Hell’ album. Airbourne play the Download Festival on 11th June. Inglorious – I Don’t Need Your Loving No frills old school classic rock from […]

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Timeless Wavelengths

The return of the irregular look at the world of Progressive rock…

Videos of the Week - Chickenfoot + Bonfire + Blondie + Once Human + Red Queen + Lionville + Deacon Blue

Videos of the Week – Chickenfoot + Bonfire + Blondie + Once Human + Red Queen + Lionville + Deacon Blue

Compiled by David Waterfield NEW RELEASES Chickenfoot – Divine Termination  Chickenfoot release a 2 CD compilation album ‘Best + Live’ on 10th March. The ‘best of’ album features this brand new track. Bonfire – Locomotive Breath With German vocalist Alexx Stahl now fronting the band, Bonfire return with their new album ‘Byte The Bullet’ on […]

Interview with Ferry Damen of Antropomorphia

Interview with Ferry Damen of Antropomorphia

An endless source of inspiration in carnal pleasures, death, religion and substance excess…

Videos of the Week - Kreator + Eclipse + Athanasia + Dead Witches + Frozen In Time + Bad Touch

Videos of the Week – Kreator + Eclipse + Athanasia + Dead Witches + Frozen In Time + Bad Touch

Compiled by David Waterfield NEW RELEASES Kreator – Fallen Brother German thrash band Kreator returned with their new album ‘Gods of Violence’ on 27th January. The ‘Fallen Brother’ video pays tribute to the rock and metal heroes that have passed on including Lemmy, Bon Scott, Phil Lynott and Ronnie James Dio. Eclipse – Never Look […]

Interview with R. of Norway’s Shaarimoth

Interview with R. of Norway’s Shaarimoth

This is not music, this is ritual!

Interview with Chilean black metal duo, Praecognitvm

Interview with Chilean black metal duo, Praecognitvm

Blue lights, incense, and a cold and raw feeling of desolation and sorrow…

Videos of The Week - Epica + One Desire + Alunah + Horisont + Jack Russell's Great White + September Mourning

Videos of The Week – Epica + One Desire + Alunah + Horisont + Jack Russell’s Great White + September Mourning

Compiled by David Waterfield NEW RELEASES Epica – Beyond The Matrix  A new video from Epica’s latest album ‘The Holographic Principle’. The band makes a stop at London’s 02 Shepherd’s Bush Empire next month as part of their World Tour. One Desire – Hurt More quality melodic rock from Scandinavia arrives in the form of […]

Interview with Damien King III of Greece’s Disharmony

Interview with Damien King III of Greece’s Disharmony

Glory Above & Below…

Interview with Italy's Fides Inversa

Interview with Italy’s Fides Inversa

The spiritual journey through the mysteries of the Adversary…

Videos of the Week - Black Star Riders + Pain + Jo Harman + Dan Reed Network + Graham Bonnet Band + Rose Redd + Marillion

Videos of the Week – Black Star Riders + Pain + Jo Harman + Dan Reed Network + Graham Bonnet Band + Rose Redd + Marillion

Compiled by David Waterfield NEW RELEASES Black Star Riders – Testify Or Say Goodbye  A fine slice of melodic rock to kick off 2017 with this track taken from Black Star Riders third album ‘Heavy Fire’ which is released via Nuclear Blast on 3rd February. Pain – Coming Home A new video to the title […]

Interview with Nate, vocalist/guitarist of rock-reggae-dub-funksters Lionize

Interview with Nate, vocalist/guitarist of rock-reggae-dub-funksters Lionize

If there’s a PA and Beer, we can do it anywhere you’d like…

Interview with Ignis Gehenna

Interview with Ignis Gehenna

…the wormwood star, the fall and apotheosis of Lucifer and what these ideas mean on the archetypal level.

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MR’s Best And Worst Of 2016

The best and worst of 2016 and what to look forward to in 2017…

Interview with Clutch drummer Jean-Paul Gaster @ O2 Institute, Birmingham – Friday 16 December 2016

Interview with Clutch drummer Jean-Paul Gaster @ O2 Institute, Birmingham – Friday 16 December 2016

The vocals tell you what to play…

Videos of the Week - The Rolling Stones + Coheed & Cambria + Queensryche + Ginger Wildheart & Ryan Hamilton + Deep Purple + Lionville + Battle Beast + Bon Jovi + Lacuna Coil

Videos of the Week – The Rolling Stones + Coheed & Cambria + Queensryche + Ginger Wildheart & Ryan Hamilton + Deep Purple + Lionville + Battle Beast + Bon Jovi + Lacuna Coil

Compiled by David Waterfield NEW RELEASES The Rolling Stones – Ride ‘Em On Down  A cool video featuring Kristen Stewart taken from the Stones latest album ‘Blue & Lonesome’. Coheed and Cambria – Colors A mellow moment in a new video from the New York band’s album ‘The Color Before The Sun’. Queensryche – Hellfire […]

Interview with Siberian post-black metal band Ultar

Interview with Siberian post-black metal band Ultar

An atmosphere of something unreal, almost metaphysical…

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.