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DIAMOND NIGHTS – Diamond Head’s Brian Tatler talks about the band’s recent European tour

The final quarter of 2018 saw Diamond Head undertake a European tour which turned out to be one hell of a trek. “It was indeed. Where shall we start?” laughs founder member and guitarist Brian Tatler. “It’s the longest European tour Diamond Head have ever done. It was a mammoth thirty-eight date tour which took in the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Austria,…

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WHEELS OF TERROR – Tank’s Algy Ward talks about his latest album ‘Sturmpanzer’

Tank – a hard-as-nails three piece featuring Algy Ward (bass/vocals), and the Brabbs brothers Peter (guitar) and Mark (bass) – first started making a name for themselves at the time of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal, although were very different from the majority of the acts collected under that umbrella. Even their moniker implied heaviness, and although they weren’t the only…

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WAVES OF CONSPIRACY – Comunnic guitar and vocalist Oddleif Stensland tells us the history of the band

Possibly one of the lesser-known bands in Dissonance Productions’ ‘The Nuclear Blast Recordings’ series, Communic are a Norwegian, progressive metal trio who issued four albums between 2005 and 2011. The band came together in March 2003. At that time, Oddleif Stensland – who would go on to be Communic’s guitarist and vocalist – was a member of Scariot, alongside future Communic drummer Tor…

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CLASSIC ALBUM REVIEW – Warfare ‘Pure Filth’

Warfare – ‘Pure Filth’ (DISS086CDD) Originally released on Neat Records, NEAT 1021, autumn 1984 Following the success of Warfare’s ‘Noise, Filth & Fury’ EP, which even the writers at Kerrang! claimed to like (presumably in an attempt to be hip), Neat Records gave the go-ahead to drummer/vocalist Evo and his bandmates Gunner and Falken, the band’s guitarist and bassist respectively, to go back…

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MEARFEST – Metal Charity Fundraiser

Still a relatively new festival feature in the metal calendar, Mearfest actually started back in 2010. Paramedic Brian Mear had been nursing his mother until she died after a six-year battle with abdominal cancer, and, in order to raise money for the Thames Valley hospice, he decided to stage a festival.  “I’d previously organised ten years’ worth of rock charity nights through work…

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