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Live Review: Mastodon

The sludge-stoner metal kings proved that they’re still reigning at a sold-out Academy

Photo: Jack Greeney

Live Review: Airbourne

Music contributor Jack Greeney reviews the last leg of ultimate “Dad-Rock” band, Airbourne in all their hair metal glory

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Hearing Protection: The Modern Music Taboo?

Is hearing protection for the paranoid, or unfaithful to the quality of music? Is it something we should all be considering? Have a listen to Adam Rogers…

Mutoid Man; Photo: YouTube User 'Frank Huang'

Live: Mutoid Man

Daft antics and shredded faces make Mutoid Man’s gig one to remember

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Live: Anaal Nathrakh

A brilliant crowd gathered round for one of the weirdest and most bizarre bands in metal

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Interview: Korn

Donald Spencer chats with James “Munky” Shaffer, guitarist and founding member of Korn

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Interview: Slipknot

Prior to Slipknot’s Manchester show, Donald Spencer had the pleasure of catching up with Chris Fehn, custom percussionist of Slipknot

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Live: Mastodon

James Collins braves the unending vortex of limbs and blood at one very crazy Mastodon show.

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Live: Orphaned Land

Admiring the activism inherent in Orphaned Land’s performance, Emily Castles weighs up metal’s next big contenders

Steel Panther. Photo: altsoundsdotcom

Steel Panther

O2 Apollo Manchester
Saturday 10th November 2012


Live – Candlefest (w/Orange Goblin Interview)

Candlelight Records showcase their roster in Manchester, but does it work. Also, Tom Geddes talks to Orange Goblin.