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People On Vacation

EP Review: People on Vacation – The Carry On EP

People on Vacation is the new project between Jaret Reddick (Bowling for Soup) and Ryan Hamilton (Smile Smile) and first things first, if you are expecting this EP to be like the last Bowling for Soup album then this is probably not for you, well unless you like sombre-ish music anyway. People on Vacation are […]

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Slam Cartel

Interview: Slam Cartel

London rockers Slam Cartel are due to play Hammerfest in a few weeks time and I had the opportunity to submit some questions to member Terry Warville about the band and their past and future. For all of our readers who are new to you, can you give us a short description about Slam Cartel […]

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Shinedown

Gig Review: Shinedown, O2 Academy, Glasgow, 16th February 2012

Liberty Lies [6] got the night underway with a storming start to their set but it didn’t last long as terrible squeals from their guitars quickly destroyed their early momentum. The band continued on despite this and it ultimately spoiled their performance. Poor sound coupled with some bad lighting held the band back and they […]

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Saxon

Gig Review: Saxon, HMV Picture House, Edinburgh, December 17th 2011

With their first visit to Scotland’s capital, Hammerfall [8] seemed intent on bringing their all. With the set opening with ‘Heeding The Call’ and also containing hits such as ‘Blood Bound’ and ‘Let The Hammer Fall,’ you can easily forgive the Swede’s for only managing to fit nine songs into their forty five minute time […]

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Machine Head

Gig Review: Machine Head, SECC, Glasgow, December 5th 2011

Since June of this year, Machine Heads return to the UK has been one of the most hotly anticipated tours. The Eighth Plague tour finally came to Glasgow, Scotland for what has to the bands biggest Scottish show to date. If you were one of the few who made it to the SECC early enough […]

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Manowar

Gig Review: Manowar – Glasgow, O2 Academy, November 1st 2011

Last night after a long, long time Manowar made their return to Scotland. Playing Glasgow’s O2 Academy this tour was one of the most anticipated in a long time, and the ticket price definitely showed that. However, the venue was surprisingly empty with the upstairs not even accessible. That being said, this is fucking Manowar, […]

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Bowling For Soup

Interview: Bowling for Soup – Erik Chandler

After seventeen years and eleven albums Bowling for Soup have been around and done almost everything in the music industry. This year they returned with the aforementioned eleventh album ‘Fishin’ For Woos’. Just before they come out to the UK to undertake their first headline tour in support of the album I got the chance […]

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