THIS is pretty much a site for hard rock and metal, but as it is my site I'm taking you on a wee bit of a tangent tonight.

On 15th April, 1989 96 Liverpool fans died at Hillsborough Stadium: Justice has never been delivered for the families of the 96, and the

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BACK in the land that time forgot there were wee things called LPs. These were long playing records; vinyl records, 12 inches in diameter that played on a mystical 'deck' with a needle calling forth the sweet sounds of metal. Bands also released 7 inch singles. Occassionally when they wanted to pack more in they releaseed an EP - standing for

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I'VE been away from blogging for a wee while - loads a sh*t to do and loads that needs doing. But right now I'm one pissed off wee metal bunny.

With the good grace of Odin, more luck than Loki and the thump of Thor's fist bringing joy with each rythmicd pound I know that when my time comes to cross the Rainbow Bridge to reach Valhalla

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Gigape Photo Review - Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Odyssey Arena, Belfast - 16th February 2012:

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Well after an absence due to getting hitched the Rock Radio NI gigs are starting again , won't be as often but they should prove to be popular acts in decent venues.

Last Updated (Tuesday, 10 January 2012 23:34)

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Well, that’s another year gone, and before I get in to detail about my views on the year, really if you look at the last 3 months of the year, you’ll see the main players , in my eyes anyway and how far they’ve come!

Last Updated (Monday, 02 January 2012 23:15)

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Review of 2011 by NI Rocks

I wasn’t quite sure how to write my review of 2011. I make no claim to be a reviewer of gigs or albums so what follows is really just some personal observations from someone who attends gigs and listens to rock music! And as I’m writing as NI Rocks I’ll be focusing on the local rock scene.

Last Updated (Sunday, 01 January 2012 19:21)

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SO 2011 has passed in all but a blur...and the good folks at Rock Radio NI have been calling for a 2011 Review of the Year..

All of which may cause you constant reader to wonder why my posts disappeared for a few weeks. Truth is I was concentrating on a lot of things, including finally getting my short stories published as e-books

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2011 has indeed been an historical year.  The marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton.  Coming out of the coldest winters the U.K. has ever faced.  The captures and deaths of vicious leaders Osama Bin Laden and General Gaddafi.

In my world it has been a very big and busy year for me.  You will see a list of not just local acts,

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Too much to stick in for an update, so just gonna do a big mad one for my Collection of 2011 :-)

WIN!

Authors: Marc Leach

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CONGRATULATIONS to Coleen and Stephen who each won a pair of tickets to "An Evening With Dimmu Borgir" at the Spring and Airbrake on November 28th, courtesy of those kind folks at CDC Leisure.

Thanks to everyone who entered: as always surprised how many devoted lovers of diverse heavy music there are out there...but there's no excuse

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