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2009

Heavy Metal on Take Me Out? Renny Carroll from Forever Never does dating

March 9th, 2012

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Take Me Out is quite funny, isn’t it. It’s got him from Phoenix Nights being northern and funny with his catchphrases and whatnot. It’s got 30 pretty girls in a line who dance and whoop and choose whether they wish to procreate with a man whose entrance music could define his life.

At 8pm this Saturday, 10 March 2012, that man will be a bona fide heavy metaller. Renny Carroll from Essex metallers, Forever Never.

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End of the Decade: bits & bobs celebrating the 2000s (Noughties?)

December 31st, 2009

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Linkin Park are the biggest selling band of this decade, nay, century. That’s a statement that really hurts, isn’t it. They’ve sold more records than Metallica, Iron Maiden or even The Beatles. Yes, feel free to weep because there doesn’t seem like much to celebrate. Right? WRONG!

There really have been some amazing bands, albums and songs that have have had an amazing effect over the past ten years and we’re going to focus on them with loads of celebratory articles about them. And this is where you can find all of them. Handy, eh?

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Win a pair of tickets to see Gallows in London **CANCELLED**

December 15th, 2009

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THIS IS CANCELLED NOW. Annoying.

Gallows are headlining Fly53‘s 15th birthday party in London this Friday, 18 December 2009. It’s their penultimate gig of the year and after having to cancel a couple of shows recently due to a poorly guitarist, they’ll be raring to go. It’s sold out, though. OH NO… but wait, we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away!

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Interview: “We are evolving into what Goatwhore is; what Goatwhore should become.”

December 9th, 2009

New Orleans anti-God types, Goatwhore, have been touring Europe for the last month – Amit Sharma caught up with frontman Louis Ben Falgoust II, and guitarist Sammy Duet when they arrived in London.

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So how’s the tour with Skeletonwitch and Toxic Holocaust going?
Sammy: “It’s killer cos we were all pretty much friends before we came on this tour. We’ve toured the US with Skeletonwitch before and we’ve known them for a very long time; and we’ve known Joel from Toxic Holocaust for a while now so it’s like basically a bunch of friends hangin out in Europe. Drinkin a bunch of beer and rockin out!”

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Live: Skunk Anansie @ London Brixton Academy – Thursday, 26 November 2009

December 3rd, 2009

Skunk Anansie headlined Glastonbury once. No, really. Amit Sharma went along to catch their re-union tour when it rolled into Brixton.

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There’s not really that much British Music to be proud of from the nineties: we were bombarded with Britpop, whilst the lucky badgers across the pond got to enjoy the Grunge explosion. This era of uninspired bedwetting and parka-hooded swagger, often referred to as ‘Cool Britannia’, held precious little cool though for music fans of the rock persuasion.

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Album: Weezer – Raditude

November 16th, 2009

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Raditude
Geffen Records
02 November 2009

by Luke Morton

It was only last year when that Weezer released their sixth studio- and third eponymous album (dubbed The Red Album by fans and critics alike), but now they’re back with Raditude, the album Rivers Cuomo should never have written.

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Album: Skunk Anansie – Smashes and Trashes

November 11th, 2009

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Skunk Anansie
Smashes and Trashes: The Greatest Hits
One Little Indian
02 November 2009

by Jon Kerr

John Major’s Britain was embarrassing: I mean no-one gets inspired by the kid who wet himself at school, do they? In searching for a new identity, the county went indie-mad and started flying the Union Jack to a soundtrack of Oasis, Radiohead, Manic Street Preachers and Travis. It was the era of ‘Britpop’ and his less aspirational brother ‘Britrock’.

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