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70,000 Tons of Metal: Kinks’ High Seas Heavy Metal Adventure

Stepping onto the 70,000 Tons of Metal ship and taking my first look around, I couldn’t help but think that if this ship goes down, we’d sink straight to the bottom from all the heavy metal on board. The sun … Continue reading

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The Dillinger Escape Plan Live Show Review by Ddubs

The Dillinger Escape Plan, Cancer Bats, A Sight For Sewn Eyes, Barlow Olympic Hall, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada October 22, 2015 So many different time signatures that I lost count! Thanks to the Halifax Pop Explosion, The Dillinger Escape Plan … Continue reading

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Rock Allegiance Festival Review – By Brian Reynolds @ The Social Revolution

The sun was up, we were racking up charges on the Penna Turnpike and there was only one way this day was gonna end. We were gonna be exhausted and extremely rocked! The closer we got to our destination, resting … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Ethereal – 12th September – Rebellion, Manchester

The word ‘epic’ has become inadequate since Ethereal stormed the black metal scene. From Liverpool, they overwrite the archetype of epic black metal and deliver an ungodly brand of unholy spectacle.

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Heavy Montreal Concert Review 2015

Canada’s Heavy Montreal (Aug 7-8-9, 2015) is a 3-day, 4-stage outdoor festival that lasts from Friday-Sunday. Like any festival, it’s all about the music, but there isn’t just music, and every year the festival makes vast improvements.

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Concert Review: Tim Ripper Owens – The Venue, Selby, UK 7/23/15

Band: Tim Ripper Owens  Locale: The Venue, Selby, UK   Date: July 23, 2015 Never having had the opportunity to see Ripper before, despite being a huge Judas Priest fan, I was stoked when I found out he was doing … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Big Music Fest – McLennan Park, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

The 8th Annual BIG MUSIC FEST wrapped up a week-long schedule of events with a day of heavy metal and grunge in McLennan Park featuring The Mohrs, Glorious Sons, Extreme, Monster Truck, Jane’s Addiction and Seattle stalwarts Soundgarden. Carrying forward … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Kobra and the Lotus – 2nd July – London, England

Nothing gets more British than gathering in a little watering hole on the outskirts of London. All that the Boston Music Room was missing was a good old cuppa and a queue that goes right out the door.

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Show Review: Synergy Protocol – Kingfisher Sky – Stream of Passion – May 8, 2015

The first band of the evening was Synergy Protocol. Synergy Protocol is a progressive metal band from Utrecht in the Netherlands. The band consists of Maarten “Big M” Heeringa on guitar and backing vocals, Mark Roelofs on guitar and backing … Continue reading

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Show Review: Strydegor – Final Depravity – Helgrind – Castle, May 3rd, Little Devil, Tilburg

On the evening of Sunday, May 3rd, four bands came together to play a show in the Little Devil in Tilburg. These four bands were Strydegor (Germany), Final Depravity (Germany), Helgrind (UK) and Castle (USA). This was an evening full … Continue reading

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Show Review: Show Case MetalFactory – Dynamo Eindhoven – April 9th 2015

  On Thursday April 9th, I went for Metal Nation Radio to Dynamo in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Dynamo started the first Metal Education in the world together with Summa College. Four times a year, the students have an assignment about performance. … Continue reading

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Concert Review – Blind Guardian and Orphaned Land – April 10th – Eindhoven, Netherlands

On Friday, April 10th I took the train to Eindhoven to take in my first concert of Blind Guardian and Orphaned Land in De Effenaar. During the journey, about 2 hours, I watched some videos of both bands and I … Continue reading

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Event Review: 70000 Tons of Metal Wrap Up

Event: 70000 Tons of Metal  Dates: January 22 – 26, 2015 It’s hard to believe that 70000 Tons of Metal took place a month ago with so many great memories still rattling around in the vacuousness that is my mind. … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Desert Storm and Mill Stone – February 7th Zaandam – Netherlands

On February 7th I went to the Desert Storm concert in Rock Café Jinx in Zaandam in the Netherlands. They were supported by Mill Stone. Desert Storm is a Stoner/Blues/Psychedelic Metal band from the UK. The band consists of Chris … Continue reading

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Event Review: 70000 Tons Of Metal Part 3 – Insanity Prevails!

Event: 70000 Tons of Metal Part 3:  Insanity Prevails! Dates: January 22 – 26, 2015  Friday morning arrives with a spectacular sunrise and the promise of complete and utter insanity after a very short but sufficient night of sleep. Today … Continue reading

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