SHOCTOPUS, Sinner Falls, Spiral Force and Steering Fail
When it comes to local gigs

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Well here we go, the first photoshoot of the year 2011. This was with a new upcoming band called NO MATTER.  These guys are a 3 piece punk rock band.  Was a good bit of craic with these three and was a glorious Sunday afternoon.

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CAUTIONARY NOTE: This isn't a review. When you pay in you shouldn't review stuff. This is an opinion, rather than a structured review. Also I suffered a severe allergic reaction...light headed and blurred vision on the night in question. Some have said it was the Guinness...mayhap they could be right!

Anyhoo - after that tortuous note

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OKAY here's a wee step outside the norm for this blog - a serious rant. I have noticed of late a serious and committed attempt to big up the Northern Ireland rock and metal scene. And it is getting ever more healthy if you haven't noticed. With the Diamond Rock Club, the Distortion Project, Ma Nelson gigs and various other things going on, it's

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I first came across Sylosis when they released their excellent ‘Conclusion Of An Age’ opus on the mighty Nuclear Blast label back in 2008. Around that time, it was starting to be reported that the British thrash scene – which, in my opinion, has always been a stop-start-stop-start sort of thing as bands on

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Justin Stewart, Aaron Stoops, Alex Smythe, Sister MarKo, Jonny Kitchen, Cat & Dave and Ryan McNally

Last Updated (Friday, 25 March 2011 18:47)

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There is absolutely no doubt that David Coverdale is one of the finest voices in the past four decades of heavy rock ‘n’ roll, standing up there alongside the likes of Robert Plant, Ian Gillan and Paul Rodgers as one of the definers of the sound in the 70s and 80s. Then, unlike the aforesaid – at least in my opinion – he seemed to lose his

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After a busy weekend this was a good way to end it.  Big thanks to James Loveday of the Distortion Project who let me in to take photos of one of the teutonic terr-ific band, ACCEPT.  What all can I say, but these guys were just pure 100% heavy metal,

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Midnight Transmission, Eyes See Blind, Kobi, Jifubuki and Sons of

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Last Updated (Sunday, 27 March 2011 15:22)

 

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“I am Patrick, yes a sinner and indeed untaught; yet I am established here in Ireland where I profess myself bishop.  I am certain in my heart that “all that I am,” I have recieved from God.  So I live among barbarous tribes, a stranger and exile for the love

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