LITTLE CAESAR – Live in Newcastle Feb 25, 2018 (Concert Review)

LITTLE CAESAR – Live in Newcastle Feb 25, 2018 (Concert Review)

It has been a long 28-year wait to see Little Caesar live, another one of those bucket list bands that I truly never expected to see live. The past few months have been pretty kind to me bucket list wise. A lot of my favorite albums that played a big part in me growing up were released in 1989/90. And a lot of those bands have visited the UK recently! I still remember the first…

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Brofest #5 Wrap Up Day 2 (Festival Review)

Brofest #5 Wrap Up Day 2 (Festival Review)

Bring on Brofest day #2! Enjoying a light breakfast at the hotel we were off to explore a little of Newcastle ahead of our planned meeting with Paul Macnamara of Salem. We toured around, locating the venue and basically learning how not to get lost after large amounts of drinking that was going to ensue today. Paul met us at Three Bulls Heads Pub and we chatted for over 2 hours about all things music…

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HIGH SPIRITS – BroFest (UK) February 25, 2017 Concert Review

HIGH SPIRITS – BroFest (UK) February 25, 2017 Concert Review

The 5th annual BroFest festival held in Newcastle, UK, took place from February 23rd to 25th and paid tribute to the classic rock genre, the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. There were bands who were there the first time around, such as Saturday’s headliners Tokyo Blade, and newer bands who’s sound is steeped in the genre, such as Friday’s openers Toledo Steel. There were, however, other bands who’s existence may owe a lot to the NWOBHM (I really wish…

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BroFest #5 Wrap-up Day 1 (Festival Review)

BroFest #5 Wrap-up Day 1 (Festival Review)

A salute to traditional heavy metal, BroFest has just completed its fifth annual event. The three day Brofest took place in Newcastle UK and featured acts such as Tokyo Blade, Battleaxe, Oliver/Dawson Saxon, Salem, Mythra, Saracen and many more. Where the festival’s moniker originated from is a mystery, but the event saw Decibel Geeks Mikael “The Lionsheart” Svensson, Graham “Sparky” Spark and Rich “The Meister” Dillon in attendance. Our three heroes were naturally joined by…

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