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ANNIVERSARY celebrations, new songs, mic cables trailing the floor, huge units from England, twisted ankles and pure metal ecstasy - what else could you expect when Sinocence celebrate 13 years of heavy fucking metal.

Yep, arriving at the auspicious age of 13 in the fickle world of heavy metal is no mean

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BELFAST'S Voodoo had a serious spell of rock and metal cast upon it's Fountain Street foundations as the gods of noise gathered to join the audience for a triple bout of hard rockin' and heavy metal being laid down upon those there to witness it.

The date (Friday, 5th September) had originally been scheduled with Maverick

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WHILE we always contend that Black Sabbath killed the Age of Aquarius many people forget that the inventors of Heavy Metal had a lot of psychedelic songs and moods - Metallica left out the "hippie" bit in 'Sabbra Cadabra' and used a piece of 'National Acrobat' to bridge the gap.

And, Brimstone

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FROM the depths of hell one of the seven princes of that forsaken place, Belphegor emerged...then the demonic prince heard the band he was named after, Belphegor, and went straight back to Lucifer to report that their evil intent was being spread around the world by Helmuth and Serpenth.

And, now, once more Belphegor

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SINOCENCE. If you look carefully in the dictionary you'll see Sinocence's picture next to the definition of 'stalwarts'. And, that's not a negative thing for a band that has been developing and growing.

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THE Summer of Metal has passed and now we enter the aural assault of autumn, when metal, punk and hard rock ravage the passing days until we toast Saturnalia and bid goodbye to one of the heaviest years in Belfast.

Already autumn has had a metallic welcome with Karma to Burn, Desert Storm and the might of Armagh - Astralnaut levelling

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SATAN ran away...

###     Dateline: 30th August      ###
###  Location: Limelight2   ###
Issue: The

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There are two NI Rocks Shows each week on Rock Radio NI. These are the playlists for the shows for the month of August. These shows are still available from the On Demand Player. About 120 different artists are featured on the two shows this month. Playlists for the previous month are also still available - http://www.rockradioni.co.uk/news/rrni-updates/1614-ni-rocks-playlists-for-july-2014.html

The Friday NI Rocks Show will feature a mix of new releases, tracks by bands who’ll be playing gigs in N Ireland, classic tracks, local bands and some interviews. It is first broadcast at 9pm UK time on a Friday night and is repeated again over the weekend and following days. Shows are also available from the On Demand Player for about 8 weeks following upload -http://www.rockradioni.co.uk/hosts/ni-rocks-friday-rock-show.html

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I posted a recommendation for the self titled debut album from Black State Highway a few weeks ago. The album has now been released through Cherry Red Records along with the single “Ain’t Got No”. Black State Highway are a young band who play a outstanding brand of bluesy, riff-laden rock n’ roll music. The band features Latvian Liva Steinberga on vocals, Olie Trethewey and Swede Yonnis Crampton on guitars, Gordon Duncan from Scotland on bass and Harry Bland on drums. I contacted the band to answer a few questions and find out more about them.

Last Updated (Friday, 29 August 2014 10:14)

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THERE was a time when heavy metal was just heavy metal. There were no genres, sub-genres, scenes or trends. Occasionally a title might be used to group a diverse group of bands who emerged at the same time - such as the New Wave of British Heavy Metal - but all were simply heavy metal.

Accept are a band

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RORY Gallagher is a legend, a man who could make his guitar weep with the blues, rock out with dirty sounds from his battered strat, and revive the American folk legacy with peerless acoustic.

And, Rory had a strong affinity with Belfast, almost his adopted home.

In December 1973 Rory defied the ongoing troubles, and just

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triggs04: Bloody quiet bunch arent yous :-)
gagnew120: great show last nite from Bonafide & Trucker Diablo in the Diamond
Jax: Hi
rockingerry: Amazing site
NI Rocks: @rockingerry. Thanx
Aerial Bound: Hey everyone this Eric from the band Aerial Bound we are promoting our debut album and would love to get some feed back from you. Go on our web page or our FB page and give a song a listen. Tell us what you think. email me at edneher@aol.com or post on FB thanks for everyone's time.
Reiver: Yeahmorterhead!
Reiver: Yeah Motrerhead
Dave-Voodoo: Hi Davy about what time are you playing something from Voodoo?
NI Rocks: Dave - I played "Roadhouse Blues" on the NI Rocks A-Z Show - it finished at 8pm. Will be repeated tomorrow morning. Or its available from the On Demand Player.
Dave-Voodoo: A fantastic thanks :)
LemmyLegend: Love the music but the stream lacks artist and song info. I like to find stuff I haven't heard before and then go check out the album. Any chance this can be rectified? All the stream shows is Nik - Nikbotb
NI Rocks: Hey LemmyLegend. Yeah the shows just give the title unfortunately. On some shows the hosts will introduce the tracks but not all. Nik's show featured Trucker Diablo, Black Stone Cherry and Lynyrd Skynyrd. The new Trucker Diablo album is "Songs of Iron"
NI Rocks: Playlists are often on the RRNI or N I Rocks Facebook pages too. www.facebook.com/NIRocks
mikeson: hi
mikeson: hello
mikeson: anyone there
mikeson: anyone there
mikeson: can I get this show on my wifi radio I cant find it
mikeson: :)
NI Rocks: You should be able to. Will get back to you with instructions.
metal mike: was going to ask the same thing - i think you have to go to reciva.com and give them some technical details so the station will appear on their directory
triggs04: the stream URL is «link» you can add this in via RECEIVA :-)
Balattys Podcast: New Podcast uploaded now!!
Doccardy: Just listening to Balattys Podcast of 7th August....my fav. so far. O.O
Balattys Podcast: New show now.
New tune from The Answer. Blues from Lowell Fulsome. Pop from Squeeze.Proper Rock from The Sweet. Motor Cycle noises from Montrose! Falsetto singing from the Darkness and Sparks. Prog from King Crimson and more......Get it while it's luke warm!!
Balattys Podcast: Check out new show.
Balattys Podcast: Note to self....Don't press "Enter" till you've finished the message!! Brand new Heaven the Axe, Magnum, Lizzy Borden, The Answer, Trucker Diablo, Rose Tattoo and more........
stagi: great band great tuneeeeeeeee
Raythebass: Just to let you rockers know. 'Fa Joes' in Lurgan (AKA The central bar) is throwing together a battle of the bands competition in a few weeks, Tel: 028 3834 2335 if you're keen.
stagi: cheers for the rock show \m/
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bcarey1952: Hi...anyone heard of a gig in Ardboe in the next couple of weeks...triggerman among others supposed to be playing?
Doccardy: Mike Jeffrey had actually selected a decent few songs in that lot. Perhaps he should be given a permanent slot or get him in as a guest to talk shite between tracks....now that would be interesting.

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