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Band of the Week (Week 6) – Queen

Band of the Week (Week 6) – Queen

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The year was 1986. Chicago Bears beat NE Patriots in Super Bowl XX, 46-10 in New Orleans, John Lennon: Live in NYC” album was released, Prince Charles married Diana, Princess of Wales. Oh, and on July 8th I was born. But in the summer of 1986 my all time favourite band Queen went on their […]

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Band of the Week (Week 5) – Coheed & Cambria

Band of the Week (Week 5) – Coheed & Cambria

Thursday, 6 February 2014 | By | Add a Comment

  I will occasionally admit to having the odd fault here and there. For the most part I live quite happily knowing that my foibles aren’t going to prey on my mind too much and won’t end up costing me hundreds in self help books and weekend retreats to rectify my character defects. However one […]

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Band of the Week (Week 4) – Rachel Stamp

Band of the Week (Week 4) – Rachel Stamp

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 | By | Add a Comment

  Choosing a band of the week is never easy but I’ve opted to go for one that probably influenced me more in the last fifteen years than most others.   In 1999 my favourite band was still the Black Crowes and I’d booked to see a mini all day fest in Wembley in the […]

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Band of the Week (Week 3) – Drugdealer Cheerleader

Band of the Week (Week 3) – Drugdealer Cheerleader

Tuesday, 21 January 2014 | By | Add a Comment

I was going to write something about songs and stage presence but I’d like to tell you about a band that honestly improved me, not only as a musician but as a person. It seems rather fitting that the band I chose to do my first real blog on is the band I played my […]

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Band of the Week (Week 2) – Eureka Machines

Band of the Week (Week 2) – Eureka Machines

Monday, 13 January 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Many, many moons ago I used to troll about this fair island of ours with a bunch of miscreants called Phluid. We achieved a very modest degree of success and infamy, especially in our local area – we were banned from every live venue in Selby except one. Not bad in rock n roll stakes. […]

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Band of the Week (Week 1) – Modern Day Dukes

Band of the Week (Week 1) – Modern Day Dukes

Monday, 6 January 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Anyone that has given a passing nosey into the UK underground scene in the past few years will have heard Pais. He once told me he has practices for different bands five nights a week then chills at the weekend by drawing cartoons and programming games at the weekend. Pais is a walking, talking Ritalin […]

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A Drummer’s Blog

A Drummer’s Blog

Thursday, 19 December 2013 | By | Add a Comment

So, with the site being rather quiet, I decided I’d start keeping a blog. I expect to be able to count the number of users who read this on one hand. I’ll try to keep on top of this and post something most days. I make no promises though! I don’t have that much to […]

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Hammerfest V – In Fear of the Dragon

Hammerfest V – In Fear of the Dragon

Thursday, 21 March 2013 | By | Add a Comment

So we attended Hammerfest V this year part of our prize for winning Highway to Hell in Glasgow. Naturally we had a blast on stage, but then we had interviews. Loads of interviews with great Websites/Ezines etc… Here are a few (more to come as we get them!) RAM Zine Review of Hammerfest including The […]

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