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I Survived Download 2012

What can you really say about Downoad? Its featured some of the greatest hard rock and heavy metal bands of all time. It has showcased legends of rock and transformed up and coming bands into superstars for the next generation. And so, for me to be apart of Download 2012, the ten year anniversary of this legendary event, […]

Fantasy Festival Line-Up

My fantasy headliners would have to be three of my favourite bands, Rise To Remain, Trivium and Machine Head. Rise To Remain are a British Metal Core band from London. I first saw them supporting Trivium in 2008 and since then I have followed their progress from that early stage to the release of their debut album “City of […]

Going All The Way With Download 2012

This year I will finally pop my festival cherry with the highly anticipated arrival of Download 2012.                        For nearly 6 months now I have waited anxiously by my computer going through the countdown in my head and anticipating the next acts to be announced for the festival.                     My decision was made on Download festival […]

Introducing The Vibe

The Vibe are an alternative four piece from Dumbarton, Scotland who have already caused a stir on the live circuit despite only forming two months ago. “There’s Nothing Wrong With Being Wrong” is their debut offering, available on soundcloud. I sat down with guitarist, Craig White to talk influences, favourite venues and day jobs. . […]

Siphon Live @ The Burgh Hall, Dumbarton

Any band can write a three minute song, play it to a crowd, come off stage and say they played a good gig but it’s the bands that interact with the crowd, get the people to sing along and laugh along to all their mistakes that are remembered the most. That is the kind of […]

Various Cruelties Live (Glasgow 02 ABC 23rd April 2012)

Various Cruelties were the scene at Glasgow’s ABC on Monday night as part of their UK tour. Their blend of indie and groove creates a unique and exciting sound which is both entertaining to listen to and fun to watch. Each member of the band has their own style and ability which comes together making […]

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