Well folks, the 2nd installment of the great SUNFLOWER FESTIVAL is just a month away!  So I thought I would make a blog of photos I took of last year, just to get ya’ll excited!


“Oi got a bran’ new combine ‘arvester!”

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So straight after Amy Grant I called round to Ma Nelson’s for some rock!  Although there were some issues with the sound, the night still went really well and each band played great!

Kicking off the night were a fairly new group called CLINT.  The band had a very Kings of Lyon sort of sound and were rather

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It’s been 17 years since AMY GRANT, the proclaimed “Queen of Christian Music” was last in Ireland, and thanks to Trevor King promotions she made it back for a 3 day Unplugged U.K. tour, playing Glasgow, Belfast & London.

Amy has blessed the world with her music for many years, and even watching her now she

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Want something that isn’t music related? Ok then!

Over the past couple of daysI have been outside out in the country area doing some H (high) D (dynamic) R (range) shots. 

The 2 days were warm, wet, exhausting, tiring, sweaty and muddy, but it was all worth it!


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A great day for a barbeque, and some bands, yes the Diamond host their annual BBQ down in Ahoghill Rock City.

2 bands provided the entertainment for the day.  PAY*OLA, making their “indoor” comeback after a long break, and TRUCKER DIABLO, who I missed… sorry boys!

So here are some

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FROM the one and only Mr Loveday:

New gig confirmed: After the success of last years show RECKLESS LOVE make their return to Belfast. Thursday 1st December, Limelight, Belfast. Doors 8pm. Tix (£16) on sale now from 22 Ticketmaster outlets province wide, Eason’s Belfast. 24hr hotlines - Tel: 0844 277 44 55. Buy online at

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THERE may have been those who noted this before, but I caught this on Total Rock earlier today:


There's to be a charity night in memory of late Sweet Savage guitarist Trevor 'Flinky' Fleming and Mamas Boys drummer Tommy McManus at the Spring & Airbrake in Belfast on September

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THEY'RE outrageous, slightly mad, and with an avant garde twist to industrial metal, but Rammstein are heading for Dublin, with a date confirmed by MCD on 27th February 2012.

Tickets go on sale on 8th July at almost sixty Euros. Here's the full blurb:

After highly acclaimed appearances in Australia and South Africa, and

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Just thought I would do this for a laugh!
There was a band I worked alot with over the past couple of years, they were probably the local scene’s biggest act, BANDWAGON.  What started off as a 4 piece then went on to a 3 peice, the boys really made it in the local scene with their Rory Gallagher & Thin Lizzy

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You can now embed a Rock Radio NI Player directly onto your website/blog by cutting and pasting the code below into your html code where you want it.

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Midnight Transmission

23rd June 2011

Authors: Marc Leach

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