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Bigfoot - Debut EP

Posted on March 5, 2015 at 7:20 PM

Rock n roll brilliance from the Wigan five piece




Formed in the Spring of 2014, it has been a quick rise up the proverbial ranks for Bigfoot; a ...

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Venrez - Hang The Predator

Posted on March 5, 2015 at 12:00 PM
A song which rears its ugly head out from the mundane and deservedly grabs your attention by the scruff of the neck






Within a heartbeat, Hang The Predator

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Whyzdom - Symphony For A Hopeless God Review

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 8:00 AM

French Symphonic metaller’s return with their third bombastic opus




Formed in 2007 by orchestrator and guitarist Vynce Leff, Whyzdom have been created quite a stir within the European female fronted Symphonic metal scene, which has c...

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Ascent - Prelusion EP Review

Posted on March 2, 2015 at 8:50 AM

Manchester prog metal act return with a vocalist and two expansive and exceptional songs




Manchester progressive metal band Ascent have returned with a new EP and ...

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Reign of Fury - Death Be Thy Shepherd

Posted on February 23, 2015 at 5:50 AM
A great addition to the burgeoning British thrash scene




Heavy metal was invented in Britain, Right? So it’s about time we got ...

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Otherwise - Peace At All Costs Review

Posted on February 22, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Alt-rockers dip their toes into the water depths of new concepts and ideology





After touring with such big hitters as Stone Sour, Papa Roach and Three Days Grace and following rousing performan...

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Stoneghost - Faceless Ghost

Posted on February 20, 2015 at 7:50 PM

This is no mere pansy love song. This is deep, cutting metal written with a heavy heart and backed by heavier tonalities.




Sometimes you have to start from the present and work backwards to get a story in context. O...

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The Agonist - Eye Of Providence Review

Posted on February 20, 2015 at 8:20 AM

The Agonist have come back and hit hard




So three years can be a lot in terms of music and the landscape of the metal scene surely changes over the times. However, one band that’s been rather stuck in my mind for the la...

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Skarlett Riot - We Are The Brave Review

Posted on February 19, 2015 at 7:15 PM

Young rockers return to rock you socks off!




These Scunthorpe young rockers return with a 5 track EP containing newly recorded tracks which are catchy, rocky and with melody. They formed during 2010 a...

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Shattered Skies - The World We Used To Know

Posted on February 17, 2015 at 7:05 PM

Heavy djent grooves and an addictive album 




The ManchesterRocks editor sent me this album to review over a month ago. Normally within a few listens you get the hang of what is going on and what you are going to ...

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