HERE'S a quick list of the upcoming Distortion Project shows...if anyone else has shows they want on the blog This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Saturday 19th February. Dark Forest + Altus Astrum + Rabid Bitch of the North. The Limelight, Belfast. Doors 5pm, £7.00


Saturday 26th February.

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Photo by Stephen Humphries

One of my favourite guitarists Gary Moore (ex Thin Lizzy) pasted away on the 6th February 2011. An inspiration to musicians world wide.

Gone but never forgotten!

Authors: Marc Leach

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A SPECIAL NIGHT WITH THE PAT MCMANUS BAND AND ANDY POWELL OF WISHBONE ASH AT THE SPRING AND AIRBRAKE - BELFAST


THURSDAY THE 14TH OF APRIL 2011,SEES ANDY POWELL A FOUNDING MEMBER OF 'WISHBONE ASH',JOIN 'THE PAT MCMANUS BAND' AS THEIR VERY SPECIAL GUEST AT THE SPRING AND AIRBRAKE - BELFAST

PAT MCMANUS AND ANDY POWELL FIRST MET IN 1982 WHEN PAT'S FORMER BAND 'MAMA'S BOYS' WHO WERE JUST STARTING OUT AT THIS TIME,AND THE ALREADY VETRANS OF THE ROCK WORLD 'WISHBONE ASH' PLAYED ON THE BILL AT THE 'LISDOONVARNA FESTIVAL IN IRELAND.'MAMA'S BOYS' LATER WENT ON TO JOIN 'WISHBONE ASH' ON A TWO WEEK TOUR OF THE UK..

 

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“Did you know, there are a huge number of people in the world today who are effectively blind but who, with a little bit of help, would be perfectly able to see again.”

Charity concert down in Ma Nelson’s for Sightsavers International.

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Nothing beats a good bit of punk rock, especially when the headlining band are Belfast’s very own leading punk rock band THE DEFECTS

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I'D like to point out here and now that I am not the antichrist; well not that I know of...

Recently there have been several stupid comments on these posts from religious apologists. Thanks to all - makes my stats look better in case a sponsor should appear willing to cough up a few quid to have this properly designed etc (Jagermeister

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IT was a pretty average movie, but local act Escape Fails seem to have taken the message from the title 'The Boat That Rocked' to heart.

The launch of their new video and EP will be taking place on a barge on the River Lagan. To find out more click here.

And BTW - not wishing to

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Back in December, on the eve of Winterfest at The Diamond Rock Club, perhaps the pinnacle of local gigs for the year featuring local rock bands Northern Ireland has, I spoke to two of the bands involved

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As any of my friends or anyone who listens to my shows on Rock Radio NI will know I’m a big Tesla fan so I was delighted when Dave Rude from the band agreed to answer a few questions. I’ve also been following the Dave Rude Band for about three years and have found Dave to be a real down to earth kinda guy on the various social networking sites. Check out the DRB tracks – musically different from Tesla, but well worth a listen.... and a few quid! (Nigel)

 

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We are pleased to announce that we will be continuing RRNI live although in a new venue and a new format , we still will be showcasing the best in local rock only at an earlier time and in a great new venue more suited (and flexible ) , we are aware there is a lot on so we are at least not limited to the 4th Saturday of the month! we have also introduced the rate to £4.

 

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WHILE I am ranting away (see previous posts...) would the various groups of Christian right wingers from all arts and parts please leave me alone. While there have been a few on the comments to posts (which I have not deleted because unlike them I believe in free speech), there have been more than a few nasty emails.

From what theology

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