Just thought I would wish you all a very blessed and merry Christmas!!!!
And also a very very very happy new year!

This year has been a blast and I thank the awesome God for all the people I have had the chance to work with and meet, i love you all!

See you all next year my friends! :P

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So here we go, the last gig before Christmas 2010. Ma Nelson’s have rocking the stage 3 totally brilliant rock/metal bands in Belfast.

Up first was SWEET SAVAGE who are known for supporting METALLICA, IRON MAIDEN, DEEP PURPLE & THIN LIZZY. Great set from these boys, especially

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Upcoming gigs. Updated 8th March 2018

These are the gigs by local rock bands (and some others organised by local promoters) that I'm aware off. There will be ones I've missed, some that may have been cancelled and others where the line-up may have changed. Feel free to message or comment on www.facebook.com/nirocks






Monday 2nd July

Tremonti – Limelight 1, Belfast

Tuesday 3rd July

Sons of Apollo – Limelight 1, Belfast

Monday 23rd July

Ministry & Chelsea Wolfe – Limelight, Belfast

Tuesday 11th September

Europe & King King – Ulster Hall, Belfast

Thursday 20th September

Halestorm – Limelight 1, Belfast

Saturday 29th September

Blaze Bayley – Diamond Rock Club, Ahoghill

Friday 26th October

Eric Martin – The Empire, Belfast

Sunday 2nd December

Def Leppard & Cheap Trick – SSE Arena, Belfast


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So here we go, the last concert before Shanta Claus comes to town, and this show is going to be a belter down in Ma Nelson’s. 

To kick the night off will be the young metal band CONJURING FATE

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Oh the weather outside was freightful…. but the Empire was so delightful…. Something like that lol.

With Stormzone and Swanee River not being able to play, the boys of SO:NI weren’t sure what was gonig to happen, but in the end it ended up being STEVE HORNER (singer of Swanee River) performing an acoustic set to

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SO we now have it confirmed that the BIG FOUR are to play Sonisphere - and yes that capitalisation is well deserved. Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth changed the face of metal - and for younger readers who have a pop at the odd member of the BIG FOUR you really have no idea at the impact this group of musicians had on heavier music.<br

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Some great Christmas carols going to be played down in the Empire Hall on the 16th December, as SO:NI (Sounds of Northern Ireland) presents their Christmas show.

The original headliner PAY*OLA sadly couldn’t perform due to the guitarists’

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By my twisted nature I like Christmas - all that paganism, importedGermanic traditions, and echoes of both Ancient Celtic and Roman traditions it is one long celebration of Bacchanalian practices.

But, there also comes along that annoying over-hyped "race for Christmas Number 1". Last year the corporate numpties got a good kick in the

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That’s my kind of dog :P

Authors: Marc Leach

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Last Friday  I was lucky enough to interview Toby Jepson, singer in Little Angels, more recently Gun and currently Fastway with Fast Eddie from Motorhead! I caught up with Toby ahead of 2 nights in The Diamond Rock Club, and heard what he had to say on the subject of a Little Angels Reunion, his joining and leaving Gun and what the future holds for all those and other bands he's been producing.


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