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  PHIL KANE

phil kane

Ya know I sleep with a porcupine for my pillow, And I'll fight a big ass drunk gorilla,
A mule done kicked me, didn't break my hide, And a rattlesnake bit me, then crawled off an' died....


Howdy people,

I'm Phil and I'm old, tired, bad tempered and stuck here in hell's creation because when Jesus moved out of Chicago the fucker left me behind. I have a Peacemaker in one hand, righteous rock 'n' roll scripture in the other, an ass pocket full of whisky and I'm mad as hell about it all. Smell bad too.

Folks down here in the south western badlands like their music sweet an' traditional but I don't 'cos all I like is loud as hell rock 'n' roll. Partial to some seriously jagged assed hillbilly blues picking and slide too.

Now, y'all might be thinking I'm just another drunken country redneck bigot but really I don't care which God you bother or what creed, colour or sex you are. Man, I don't even give a shit about which hole y'all stick yer dicks in. I just hate everybody.

And that's me folks. So here's to your good health and don't forget, keep the faith, your peace and when the snappers come a snappin', your dicks an' tits out of the water. Hell yeah!

Phil

5 March 2013: Diamond Dawn: Overdrive
28 February 2013: Hancox: Vegas lights
21 February 2013: Guns Of Glory: On The Way To Sin City
21 February 2013: Taste: 'Taste'
21 February 2013: Crowns: 'Stitches In The Flag'
4 February 2013: Lucero: 'Women & Work'
4 February 2013: Pink Cream 69: 'Ceremonial'
4 February 2013: Ferocious Dog: 'Ferocious Dog'
10 December 2012: Blackwolf: 'Taking Root'
10 December 2012: Tongue: 'Who Fired The Workers Of Happiness Factory?'
6 December 2012: Jimi Jamison: 'Never Too Late'
6 December 2012: The Jac Dalton Band: 'Icarus'
29 November 2012: Whyzdom: 'Blind?'
29 November 2012: Reign Of Fury: 'World Detonation'
29 November 2012: Royal Republic: 'Save The Nation'
26 November 2012: Soleil Moon: 'On The Way To Everything'
26 November 2012: Bisongrass: 'Bisongrass'
26 November 2012: Texas Hippie Coalition: 'Peacemaker'
14 November 2012: Fullforce: 'Next Level'
14 November 2012: Fontanelle: 'Vitamin F'
14 November 2012: ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of The Dead: 'Lost Songs'
8 November 2012: Issa: 'Can't Stop'
8 November 2012: Pelt: 'Effigy'
8 November 2012: GTS: 'Tracks From The Dustshelf'
3 November 2012: Beverley McClellan: 'Fear Nothing, Tour Edition'
3 November 2012: Pavilions: 'Pavilions'
3 November 2012: The Fat Dukes Of Fuck: 'Honey From The Lips Of An Angel'
24 October 2012: Ikil Oriion: 'Paranoise Void'
24 October 2012: Howl Griff: 'Fragile Diamond'
24 October 2012: Ash Grunwald: 'Trouble's Door'
8 October 2012: Ten: 'Heresy And Creed'
8 October 2012: Wildestarr: 'A Tell Tale Heart'
5 October 2012: Cannon: 'Burning Love'
4 October 2012: Oslo Ess: 'Verden På Nakken, Venner I Ryggen'
1 October 2012: Night Ranger: '24 Strings & A Drummer - Live & Acoustic'
26 September 2012: Alberta Cross: 'Songs Of Patience'
24 September 2012: The Whiskey Syndicate: 'Right Side Of Crazy'
24 September 2012: Volksmetal: 'Volksmetal'
21 September 2012: Eldorado: 'Antigravity Sound Machine'
21 September 2012: Kix: 'Live In Baltimore'
19 September 2012: Danko Jones: 'Rock And Roll Is Black And Blue'
10 September 2012: Lynyrd Skynyrd: 'Last Of A Dyin' Breed'
10 September 2012: JD & The FDCs: 'Recognise'
8 September 2012: Neal Morse: 'Momentum'
4 September 2012: Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell: 'Don't Hear It, Fear It'
4 September 2012: Black Light Burns: 'The Moment You Realize You're Going To Fall'
20 August 2012: Hotel Diablo: 'The Return To Psycho, California'
20 August 2012: Pride Of Lions: 'Immortal'
15 August 2012: Black Magician: 'Nature Is The Devil's Church'
15 August 2012: Beardfish: 'The Void'
3 August 2012: Scott Kelly, Steve Von Till And Wino: 'Songs Of Townes Van Zandt'
31 July 2012: Firebird: 'Hot Wings'
30 July 2012: Grand Magus: 'Wolf's Return' and 'Iron Will'
28 July 2012: Blackmore's Night: 'A Knight In York'
28 July 2012: Scott Kelly And The Road Home: 'The Forgiven Ghost In Me'
26 July 2012: Whiskeydick: 'The Wicked Roots' And 'Drunk As Hell'
24 July 2012: Slowburner: 'Rockin' The Blues'
24 July 2012: Joanna Dean: 'Misbehavin''
21 July 2012: Paul Bridgewater: 'The Other Side Of The Sun'
19 June 2012: Blindside Blues Band: 'Live From Bonn, At The Crossroads' And 'Generator'
19 June 2012: The Chasing Dark: 'The Chasing Dark' EP
19 June 2012: Wille And The Bandits: 'Breakfree'
12 June 2012: Blackberry Smoke: 'The Whippoorwill'
12 June 2012: Malice: 'New Breed Of Godz'
7 June 2012: Vengeance And The Panther Queen: 'We Who Feel Our Lobes...'
6 June 2012: Delain: 'We Are The Others'
6 June 2012: Savage: 'Sons Of Malice'
4 June 2012: Joe Bonamassa: 'Driving Towards The Daylight'
31 May 2012: Driver: 'Countdown'
31 May 2012: The Given Motion: 'Human Dictionary
31 May 2012: Empires Of Eden: 'Channelling The Infinite'
25 May 2012: Hawkwind: 'Onward'
25 May 2012: Recluse: 'Crooked Heart'
23 May 2012: Mydra: 'Mydra'
18 May 2012: Kevlar Bikini: 'Explosidisiac'
18 May 2012: Hartmann: 'Balance'
16 May 2012: U.D.O.: 'Celebrator'
16 May 2012: Great White: 'Elation'
14 May 2012: Hardline: 'Danger Zone'
8 May 2012: Katana: 'Storms Of War'
8 May 2012: The Murder Of My Sweet: 'Bye Bye Lullaby'
3 May 2012: Gotthard: 'Firebirth'
3 May 2012: High On Fire: 'De Vermis Mysteriis'
3 May 2012: My Dynamite: 'My Dynamite'
26 April 2012: Bible Of The Devil: 'For The Love Of Thugs And Fools'
26 April 2012: Crystal Viper: 'Crimen Excepta'
25 April 2012: Ribozyme: 'Presenting The Problem'
25 April 2012: 3 Inches Of Blood: 'Long Live Heavy Metal'
24 April 2012: Cancer Bats: 'Dead Set On Living'
18 April 2012: Emmure: 'Slave To The Game'
17 April 2012: Torche: 'Harmonicraft'
12 April 2012: Shinedown: 'Amaryllis'
11 April 2012: Frames: 'In Via'
9 April 2012: Craaft: 'Second Honeymoon'
9 April 2012: Eklipse: 'A Night In Strings'
9 April 2012: Boulevard: 'What's Up'
9 April 2012: Help! For Japan: 'Charity Help'
9 April 2012: Mike Paradine Group: 'Death In The Family'
9 April 2012: Frozen Rain: 'Ahead Of Time'
9 April 2012: Mekong Delta: 'Intersections'
7 April 2012: Tokyo: 'San'
5 April 2012: Accept: 'Stalingrad'
3 April 2012: Ministry: 'Relapse'
28 March 2012: Michael Thompson Band: 'Future Past'
27 March 2012: Mad Max: 'Another Night Of Passion'
23 March 2012: Tyketto: 'Dig In Deep'
22 March 2012: The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing: 'This May Be The Reason Why The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing Cannot Be Killed By Conventional Weapons'
21 March 2012: Astra: 'The Black Chord'
16 March 2012: The Safety Fire: 'Grind The Ocean'
14 March 2012: Hangfire: 'Shoot The Crow'
12 March 2012: Sonic Station: 'Sonic Station'
8 March 2012: Will Wallner And Vivien Vain: 'Will Wallner And Vivien Vain'
6 March 2012: Jack Blades: 'Rock n' Roll Ride'
5 March 2012: Silent Opera: 'Immortal Beauty'
27 February 2012: Dio: 'The Last In Line'
27 February 2012: Cold Rush: 'Disclosing The Vicious Seeds'
24 February 2012: Axel Rudi Pell: 'Circle Of The Oath'
21 February 2012: Reckless Love: 'Animal Attraction'
16 February 2012: Dear Superstar: 'Damned Religion'
10 February 2012: Woods Of Ypres: 'Woods 5: Grey Skies And Electric Light'
9 February 2012: Rock In Your Pocket: 'Gutterdub'
30 January 2012: Wykked Wytch: 'The Ultimate Deception'
29 January 2012: Black Messiah: 'The Final Journey'
26 January 2012: Nitrogods: 'Nitrogods'
24 January 2012: Astral Doors: 'Jerusalem'
23 January 2012: Tyla J Pallas: 'Quinquaginta'
19 January 2012: Sep7ember: 'Strange Ways Of Going Home'
16 January 2012: Lay Siege: 'Obolus'
10 January 2012: 77: 'High Decibels'
8 January 2012: Beyond The Bridge: 'The Old Man And The Spirit'
6 January 2012: Stahlmann: 'Quecksilber'
28 December 2011: The Sun Explodes: 'Emergence'
15 December 2011: Beggars & Thieves: 'We Are The Brokenhearted'
13 December 2011: Hate Gallery: 'Viva La Resistance'
12 December 2011: RevCo: 'Got Mixxx?'
12 December 2011: Royal Hunt: 'Show Me How To Live'
8 December 2011: Superbutt: 'Music For Animals'
7 December 2011: Yes: 'In The Present – Live From Lyon'
6 December 2011: As I Lay Dying: 'Decas'
5 December 2011: Sonic Youth: 'Hits Are For Squares' plus '1991: The Year Punk Broke' DVD
24 November 2011: Cirith Ungol: 'Servants Of Chaos'
23 November 2011: Vanderbuyst: 'In Dutch'
23 November 2011: Fate: 'Ghosts From The Past'
22 November 2011: Mecca: 'Undeniable'
22 November 2011: SoulHealer: 'The Kings Of Bullet Alley'
16 November 2011: The Morning After: 'Legacy'
15 November 2011: Harpoon: 'Deception Among Birds'
15 November 2011: Grand Illusion: 'Prince Of Paupers'
14 November 2011: Single Bullet Theory: 'IV'
7 November 2011: Astrofaes: 'Dying Emotions Domain'
7 November 2011: Buck Satan & The 666 Shooters: 'Bikers Welcome! Ladies Drink Free'


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Check out the new single from 'Heroes and Villains' right here. FM will be touring the UK in May with Romeos Daughter as special guests...

hrh 9 UFO AND MORE ACTS CONFIRMED FOR HARD ROCK HELL 9
UFO, Toseland, The Screaming Eagles and Trucker Diablo are just some of the acts in today's announcement, joining Saxon this November in Wales...

hackett stolt STEVE HACKETT REVEALS NEW BASS/12 STRING PLAYER FOR UPCOMING TOURO
Multi-talented guitarist Roine Stolt joins the line-up. "It's marvellous to have both Swedish talents Roine Stolt and Nad Sylvan as part of the band for these Hackett solo/Genesis Revisited shows..."

hammerfall HAMMERFALL ANNOUNCE ONE OFF LONDON SHOW IN MAY
"We're pulling out all the stops to make this a triumphant return to British shores and this time there will be no restrictions on lights, sound or production..."

krokus KROKUS ANNOUNCE FIRST US TOUR IN OVER 25 YEARS
Following the Monsters Of Rock cruise the tour continues through several US cities, ending at the legendary Whisky A Go Go in Los Angeles...

wildfire festival WILDFIRE FESTIVAL 2015 ANNOUNCES SUNDAY NIGHT SPECIAL GUESTS, ACOUSTIC LOUNGE AND MORE
For 2015 the Acoustic Lounge is back, bigger and better than ever....

the darkness BREAKING NEWS: THE DARKNESS ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM AND UNVEIL NEW VIDEO - WATCH IT HERE
Summer 2015 sees the return of multi-award winning music band The Darkness....

jim cregan JIM CREGAN POSTPONES MARCH CREGAN & CO TOUR FOLLOWING CANCER NEWS
Soon I'll start treatment which I'm hopeful will lead to a full recovery and I'll be back doing what I enjoy most, performing with this great band in May and on tour in October..."

hang the bastard HANG THE BASTARD ANNOUNCE TOUR DATES WITH CORROSION OF CONFORMITY & UK HEADLINE DATES
"It's gonna be heavy and it's gonna be loud!!! Bang your heads, we are coming for you!..."

aaron keylock 17 YEAR OLD GUITAR HERO AARON KEYLOCK SIGNS TO MASCOT LABEL GROUP
One of the most exciting and brightest young talents in the UK, Aaron is a mesmerising live performer with over 200 shows to his name...

bruce dickinson BREAKING NEWS: IRON MAIDEN SINGER BRUCE DICKINSON UNDERGOES CANCER TREATMENT
Sometimes a news item breaks that shakes you to your foundations...

rock goddess ROCK GODDESS ANNOUNCE FIRST LONDON DATE IN OVER THIRTY YEARS
The waiting is over. The reformed South London hard rock trio have announced details of their first London concert in over 30 years...

nigel glockler BREAKING NEWS: SAXON DRUMMER NIGEL GLOCKLER PRONOUNCED 100% RECOVERED WITH ZERO DAMAGE
"This means that I am okay to get back to work, but I am told to ease back into it and on my own timeframe..."

turbowolf TURBOWOLF RELEASE BLISTERING NEW SINGLE 'NINE LIVES'
"Nine Lives is a song about making the most of our limited time; about living with no regrets; about changing our attitudes towards death and about life..."

arch enemy ARCH ENEMY ANNOUNCE NEW LIVE DATES FOR 2015
European fans will see Arch Enemy again in late April. The band are coming back with support from US Metal force Unearth and Drone from Germany...

motley crue EXCLUSIVE: MOTLEY CRUE PAY TRIBUTE TO GARY GLITTER ON THE FINAL TOUR
Debauched rockers Motley Crue are currently in Japan performing their last Asian dates on their much publicised Final Tour...

music for nations LEGENDARY HEAVY METAL LABEL MUSIC FOR NATIONS IS BACK
As well as reissues, the label will be signing new artists for the first time in over a decade...

satyricon SATYRICON SIGNS WITH NAPALM RECORDS FOR RELEASE OF SPECTACULAR LIVE DVD
"It's not a live album. It's a celebration of what Satyricon stands for as a band..."

absolva ABSOLVA RELEASE NEW VIDEO FOR 'IN SOME WILD UNIVERSE' PLUS TOUR UPDATE
This video features the touring line-up of the band for 2015...

rival sons RIVAL SONS WITHDRAW FROM SOUNDWAVE 2015
Australia will have to wait a little longer to see Rival Sons in the flesh as family matters take priority...

the answer THE ANSWER RELEASE BRAND NEW LYRIC VIDEO FOR TRACK 'LONG LIVE THE RENEGADES'
"The song is about just doing what you do best and having a bit of a bunker mentality..."

dead kennedys DEAD KENNEDYS ANNOUNCE UK AND EUROPE HEADLINE TOUR FOR JUNE 2015
US punk pioneers will bring their distincitve sound to four countries over ten dates...

carl sentance BREAKING NEWS: CARL SENTANCE ANNOUNCED AS NEW VOCALIST FOR NAZARETH
Persian Risk vocalist Carl Sentance replaces Linton Osbourne to start the next chapter for the Scottish hard rockers...

rockingham firefest BREAKING NEWS: ROCKINGHAM RELIGHTS THE FIREFEST; GOTTHARD, DAN REED, STAN BUSH AND MORE ANNOUNCED
The AOR flag will be raised high yet again over Nottingham Rock City...

pentagram PENTAGRAM RE-SIGNS WITH PEACEVILLE RECORDS - ALBUM RECORDING UNDERWAY
Through four decades of adversity and triumph, Pentagram have become a legendary international act...

uriah heep URIAH HEEP 2015 UK TOUR ANNOUNCED
This tour follows on from the release of the band's acclaimed album 'Outsider' which enjoyed excellent reviews...

godsmack GODSMACK VOCALIST SULLY ERNA TO MAKE AN ONLINE POKER COMEBACK
For Godsmack fans this could be disheartening as Erna shifts his attention from music to poker...

quo convention FIRST EVER STATUS QUO FAN CLUB CONVENTION ANNOUNCED
There will be live music, very special guests and a packed programme this October for this very special celebration...

queensryche THUNDER CONFIRMED AS VERY SPECIAL GUESTS TO ZZ TOP AT WEMBLEY ARENA PLUS MINI UK TOUR ANNOUNCED
The group's first studio album in six years, 'Wonder Days', reminds us why Thunder are now more revered than ever before...

queensryche QUEENSRŸCHE TO TOUR EUROPE AND RELEASE NEW ALBUM IN 2015
It's a busy year for Queensrÿche with headline shows and festival appearances before the new album release...

dir en grey dir en grey RETURN FOR TWO EXCLUSIVE SHOWS
The Islington O2 Academy will be the scene for Japanese avant-garde Metal in May...

unleashed SWEDISH LEGENDS UNLEASHED REVEAL ALBUM TITLE AND ARTWORK
The founders of the Viking Death Metal movement are back and as brutal as ever...

santa cruz SANTA CRUZ REVEAL LYRIC VIDEO FOR 'MY REMEDY'
Get a taste of the new album with 'My Remedy', the third single to be released...

Shattered sun LEGENDARY BRITISH MELODIC ROCKERS FM RETURN WITH 'HEROES & VILLAINS' ON APRIL 17TH
"We're on a roll! Some of the tracks on this album are better than anything that the band has ever produced, and Steve's voice is as good as ever..."

nightwish NIGHTWISH ANNOUNCE ONLY UK DATE THIS YEAR WITH ARCH ENEMY SUPPORTING
"Who would have thought about headlining at Wembley Arena one day when we were starting our UK touring history..."

quireboys THE QUIREBOYS GO UNPLUGGED AND PERSONAL: ACOUSTIC DATES ANNOUNCED
After last year's highly acclaimed unplugged tour, The Quireboys are pleased to announce a very intimate string of evenings early 2015...

killit KILLIT UNLEASH DEBUT VIDEO AND ANNOUNCE FIRST EVER LIVE SHOW
'Shut It Down' is the first single from the album and is out now and available...

state villains STATE VILLAINS TO RELEASE SECOND EP IN SPRING
State Villains have an honesty that harkens back to an era of integrity and a distinct lack of gimmicks...

chris slade BREAKING NEWS: CHRIS SLADE IS BACK IN AC/DC
Chris will rejoin the legendary hard rockers for their appearance at the 57th annual Grammy Awards as well as the band's upcoming tour...

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