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Final line-up announced for Rock The Coast Festival

Final line-up announced for Rock The Coast Festival

The festival Be Prog! My Friend may be no more, but its organization is bringing another festival in its place which will take place in Málaga, Spain: Rock The Coast. Over time many top artists have been announced, and recently the remaining slots have been announced, making a great roster even better. [...]

December 10, 2018 Luís Rodrigues News 0

Report: Corrosion Of Conformity + Orange Goblin + more @ O2 Forum Kentish Town, London

Report: Corrosion Of Conformity + Orange Goblin + more @ O2 Forum Kentish Town, London

It’s not often you see so many bands of such high caliber on the same line up outside of big festivals. Those into hard rock and the stoner scene were in for a treat. [...]

November 21, 2018 Luís Rodrigues Concerts, Reports 0

Report: The Pineapple Thief + LizZard @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

Report: The Pineapple Thief + LizZard @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

It was another cold wet night in London, just perfect to get cosy and surrounded by the warmth of strangers at a concert. The Pineapple Thief provided just the opportunity by having the final date of their 2018 tour at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, in what the band had previously described as their biggest [...]

October 11, 2018 Luís Rodrigues Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: The Pineapple Thief + LizZard @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

Report: Vodun + Bruxa Maria + The Hyena Kill @ Oslo Hackney, London

Report: Vodun + Bruxa Maria + The Hyena Kill @ Oslo Hackney, London

Vodun made a name for themselves thanks to their unique blend of heavy rock sounds, soul singing and futuristic afro imagery. After teasing their fans with the single for “Spirits Past” and its video, as well as some album artwork and details, the new album “Ascend” has finally been released into the wild and with [...]

September 21, 2018 Luís Rodrigues Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Vodun + Bruxa Maria + The Hyena Kill @ Oslo Hackney, London

Illdisposed continue touring Denmark and Germany

Illdisposed continue touring Denmark and Germany

The scandinavian death metal 5 piece Illdisposed haven’t released a new album since 2016’s “Grey Sky Over Black Town” and no new album has been announced yet, but still they have remained active touring (mostly) the nordic countries of Europe. Throughout the rest of 2018 and first half of 2019 the touring will continue with [...]

September 20, 2018 Luís Rodrigues News Comments Off on Illdisposed continue touring Denmark and Germany

Ozzy Osbourne announces farewell European tour dates

Ozzy Osbourne announces farewell European tour dates

Although Black Sabbath had already said goodbye to the stages, frontman and rock legend Ozzy Osbourne, who kept touring as a solo act has only yesterday announced that he will be doing the same. [...]

September 4, 2018 Luís Rodrigues News Comments Off on Ozzy Osbourne announces farewell European tour dates

The Pineapple Thief release new music video

The Pineapple Thief release new music video

The British art rockers The Pineapple Thief have recently released the music video for "Try As I Might", the second single of their upcoming album titled "Dissolution". [...]

August 30, 2018 Luís Rodrigues News Comments Off on The Pineapple Thief release new music video

Report: Birds In Row + Coilguns @ The Underworld

Report: Birds In Row + Coilguns @ The Underworld

French band Birds In Row have started touring recently after 6 months without playing live. Coilguns, from Switzerland, however were on the final stops of their European tour. So, for 5 dates both bands played together. One of those dates was the 28th of March at The Underworld, one of London’s most popular spots for [...]

April 3, 2018 Luís Rodrigues Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Birds In Row + Coilguns @ The Underworld

Preview: Desertfest 2018, London

Preview: Desertfest 2018, London

Desertfest London 2018 will take place between May 4th and 6th on six different venues in Camden area. Desertfest London has been around since 2012 along with its German counterpart and later on other locations joined the event. Since its first edition, every year the festival brings many rock and metal scene big names to Camden. [...]

March 26, 2018 Luís Rodrigues Previews Comments Off on Preview: Desertfest 2018, London

Grave Lines announce new album release date and music video

Grave Lines announce new album release date and music video

After a short tour in the UK in support of the band Black Moth, which received very positive reviews, the band Grave Lines have announced their upcoming record “Fed Into the Nihilist Engine” coming out on the 4th of May through New Heavy Sounds. Grave Lines are a band from London and Brighton and are [...]

February 22, 2018 Luís Rodrigues News Comments Off on Grave Lines announce new album release date and music video

Preview: Machine Head @ Roundhouse, London

Preview: Machine Head @ Roundhouse, London

The americans Machine Head have recently released their much awaited 9th studio album “Catharsis” via Nuclear Blast and have been touring the US to showcase it. Soon they will be touring Europe and making a stop in London for 2 dates at the Roundhouse on the 18th and 19th of May. The band will be [...]

February 16, 2018 Luís Rodrigues Previews Comments Off on Preview: Machine Head @ Roundhouse, London