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Feed The Rhino

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From the grim waters of the river Medway rise a band with fierce intention and an ambition that will not be stopped. Feed The Rhino are currently tearing venues apart up and down the UK with their soaring live show that simply has to be seen. Their debut release, MR REDEYE! Is still lingering in the hearts of fans and industry alike and with the support and high reviews from the heavy music press family including Kerrang, Metal Hammer and Rock Sound, It's no wonder the band have elavated to the top of the noise chain! Read more on Last.fm

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Album: Feed The Rhino – The Sorrow and The Sound

June 10th, 2014

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Feed The Rhino
The Sorrow and The Sound
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16 June 2014

by Gavin Lloyd

We all know that the days of “being in a band” going hand in hand with “being a rich and successful rock star” are long gone. Sure, some bands get bigger and reach arena-filling levels, but far more bands hit their glass ceiling at much smaller-sized venue levels. Despite earning themselves a stellar reputation as a ferocious live act and amassing a solid fan base off the back of it, when Feed The Rhino released their second album The Burning Red left many fans cold. It was up for debate whether the band had reached their peak, and it’s up to new album The Sorrow and The Sound to set the record straight.

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Thrash Hits’ Favourite Gigs of 2013

December 12th, 2013

2013 thrash hits favourite gigs of the year

Part and parcel of being opinionated music lovers is that we go and experience lots of music in its natural habitat – on a stage – and then we decide how good it was. Some spectacles are so powerful that they evoke emotions strong enough to form memories through the drunkenness. It’s a rarity but that’s why some here have to name several before deciding upon their Favourite Gig of 2013. There is zero reason for you to be reading this but if you’ve read this far, you’ll get at least halfway down before clicking the cross.

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TRC, Feed The Rhino, Palm Reader and The Hell head up tasty Christmas 2013 gig

October 2nd, 2013

Yes, the one-off London Christmas gigs are being foisted upon us already. The first one through the gates is the SGR Artist Management Christmas Feast on 19 December 2013 at The Borderline and isn’t the flyer a mighty fine piece of work?

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From the ridiculous to the downright self-effacing in its descriptions, it’s a flyer as rich and enticing as any Toby carvery and with The Hell, Palm Reader, Feed The Rhino, TRC and the eponymous Gallows bassist in town, The Crobar is going to be one hell of a beautiful mess that evening.

Buy tickets here and then come hang in the Crobar with us after. Messy Christmas?

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Sunday Slaylist: Reading & Leeds Festival 2013

August 11th, 2013

Reading & Leeds Festival 2013 Thrash Hits

With the August Bank Holiday weekend rapidly approaching, Reading & Leeds Festivals are once again upon us. As with every year, Reading & Leeds have a bit fat dollop of heaviness in among the landfill indie, so for this week’s Sunday Slaylist we’ve put together a Spotify playlist of the hardest and heaviest from their 2013 line-ups.

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Sunday Slaylist: Burn Out Festival 2013

July 7th, 2013

Burn Out Festival Slaylist Thrash Hits

A few years ago, the UK festival scene kind of imploded. Industry experts said there were just too many events trying to compete for the same slices of pie – there was only so many festivals that punters could afford to go to. Well, the situation has changed a bit since then, with smaller, more localised festivals popping up to fill the void left by the absence of some of major players in the festival circuit.

Step forward Burn Out Festival.

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WIN! A pair of tickets to the Jägermeister ‘Ice Cold in Bournemouth’ show, ft. Coheed and Cambria, Feed The Rhino and Black Spiders

October 31st, 2012

Coheed and Cambria 2012 Jagermeister promo photo Thrash Hits

Do you like Jägermeister? Do you live within easy spitting distance of Bournemouth? Do you fancy winning this pair of tickets to the ‘Jägermeister Ice Cold In Bournemouth’ show that Jägermeister are subsidising? Well, good for you – you should probably enter this competition we’re running then, shouldn’t you?

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Download Festival 2012: Interviews, Photos, Setlists, Gossip – it’s all here

June 28th, 2012

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It’s that time of year again – it’s the return of the Thrash Hits Download Festival splash page for 2012! All of our Download coverage from across the entire weekend will be linked to on this here post, so make sure you bookmark it as it’s all you’re going to need. That means individual band coverage in the form of photos and setlists, as well as reviews of each day’s highlights, every scandalous rumour and dirty bit of gossip that we overhear, and every outrageous photo of muddy debauchery that our photographers can get their lenses on.

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Download Festival 2012: Feed The Rhino @ Pepsi Max Stage – Sunday, 10 June 2012

June 11th, 2012

Feed The Rhino Download 2012 Thrash Hits

What is it about the Pepsi Max Stage at Download Festival that makes bands want to get in amongst the crowd? Not that we’re complaining – if Lee Tobin and the rest of the guys in Feed The Rhino weren’t about to let the crowds at Download Festival 2012 sit back and spectate, we sure as Hell weren’t about to get in their way. [Read more →]

Photos: This Is Hell + Feed The Rhino @ London Borderline – 12 May 2012

May 15th, 2012

This Is Hell live at the London Borderline c/o Ben Gibson Thrash Hits

We once joked that one of our photographers, Ben Gibson, took an exorbitant number of shots of band members’ crotches and/or band members engaging in mid-air splits. We only meant it as a bit of light-hearted ribbing, but our boy Ben seems to have taken it to heart, and now sees it as a mark of honour to get as many in-air shots as possible into the photo sets he sends us.

Though possibly a band like This Is Hell almost makes it too easy for him.

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