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Interview With Deimos: A Metal Band Surviving Within A Taliban Insurgency

Sometimes, we here in the west take making and playing music for granted, Indeed, the bands I have covered from Pakistan all have the advantage of living in the main cities, where writing, recording and gigging as a Metal band is happening. Words: Andy Millen In the following interview, first …
Cliff Williams, AC/DC

AC/DC bass player Cliff Williams played his final gig with the rock’n’roll legends last night, 20th September 2016, at Philadelphia’s PA Wells Fargo Center after thirty-nine years exemplary service. On a glorious night in Rocky Balboa’s home town, AC/DC brought their Rock Or Bust World Tour, and Cliff’s outstanding career, …
Photo of Control The Storm, Bannermans

It’s a rainy Monday night in Edinburgh and the atmosphere in The Underworld, the cave-like venue part of Bannerman’s Bar isn’t exactly jumping when Bournemouth rockers Metaprism hit the stage. Sometimes when you’re on tour you don’t get the size of audience you might want but the show must go …
Paul Gray, Slipknot. RIP

Physician Daniel Baldi was charged on Wednesday (5 September 2012), in Des Moines, Iowa with involuntary manslaughter. It is alleged he over-prescribed narcotic painkillers to his patients, with one of the eight victims being revealed as Slipknot’s Paul Gray. According to the Des Moines Register, the charging documents claim Baldi …
Phil at the Camden Underworld

My focus in music has always been drums and great drummers. Tonight therefore was unmissable because the legendary Dave Lombardo is in town with his current band PHILM to support the release of their second studio album, ‘Fire From The Evening Sun’. Words: Johnny Churchill: Pictures: Sean Cameron PHILM are …
Photo of the group Deep Purple

The chances of Deep Purple reuniting with Ritchie Blackmore look as far away as they ever were after three members of the current and mark II line-ups scotched the suggestion. Deep Purple 2016 During the SiriusXM Town Hall show on Tuesday, August 29th, Ian Gillan, Ian Paice and Roger Glover …
Guns N Roses

Guns N Roses were kicked off the stage on Friday night at the Reading festival, after they continued to play after their curfew, even though they had negotiated an extra thirty minutes to their set. A message from festival chief Melvin Benn reads as below: “After failing to take to …
Sophie Lancaster

On Saturday 11th August 2007 a young girl was walking through a park with her boyfriend, on her way to a destination she would never make. Instead she ended up in a coma and on 24th August, thirteen years ago today, she lost her battle and her family let her …
Scream For Me Sarajevo award ceremony

Scream For Me Sarajevo, the documentary film about when Bruce Dickinson and his Skunkworks band played in war-torn Sarajevo, last night scooped the Special Jury Prize for Documentary Films, the Human Rights Award and the Audience Award for Best Documentary Film after it premiered at the Sarajevo Film Festival last …
In This Moment

In This Moment are in full swing. They have been on the road since April headlining the ‘Half God, Half Devil’ tour and recently dropped album number six, titled ‘Ritual’. Forming in 2005 this Metalcore outfit from Los Angeles, CA have lit up stages with a stunning brand of imagery …