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BROFEST #6 (Concert Review)

THE JOY OF SIX BroFest is an irregular occasional heavy metal festival that takes place over two days in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne in the north of England. This year, its sixth, the venue was once again a hall deep in the bowels of the city’s university, although a different, smaller one to the last festival which was […]

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TRAITORS GATE – Fallen (Album Review)

I was excited to see this album promo arrive in my media download pool. Unfortunately, I didn’t get the chance to spin it right away and it got put aside and forgotten with the travel of two weeks, two festivals in Sweden. The album was released by No Remorse Records on May 25, 2018. I […]

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MYTHRA – Still Burning (Album Review)

MYTHRA – Still Burning (Album Review)

Still Burning? Still a raging fireball is more like it! Underground NWOBHM cult act Mythra have offered up Still Burning for release April 28, 2017, on High Roller Records. I would venture to say that a lot of North Americans have not before heard the name Mythra. I was among this facet of the population until […]

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Conversation with SALEM (UK) Guitar Wizard Paul Macnamara (Interview)

Conversation with SALEM (UK) Guitar Wizard Paul Macnamara (Interview)

While attending Brofest in Newcastle, UK in February me and Rich “The Meister” Dillon took the opportunity to talk to Paul Macnamara of Salem (UK). We had chatted with the band about doing an interview in Newcastle as Salem (UK) was headlining the pre-party at Trillian’s Bar on Thursday evening. When we arrived on site […]

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BROFEST #5 Newcastle UK – The Full Report (Festival Coverage)

BROFEST #5 Newcastle UK – The Full Report (Festival Coverage)

Well, here it is. Decibel Geek‘s complete coverage of our first experience at Brofest #5 in Newcastle UK. On hand for the event, we found Decibel Geek website editor/staff writer Rich “The Meister” Dillon, Swedish staff writer Mikael “The Lionsheart” Svensson and staff writer Graham “Sparky” Spark. The boys had a fantastic time overall, catching tons […]

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BROFEST #5 Wrap-Up Day 3 (Festival Review)

BROFEST #5 Wrap-Up Day 3 (Festival Review)

BROFEST UK 2017 FINAL DAY Here we go with the final day at Brofest #5 in Newcastle UK. So far over the last 2 days, we have seen some truly fantastic bands! Every act on the stage has come packing their A games to this incredibly well-organized festival event. For those enjoying the traditional or […]

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SALEM Turn Up The Heat at Brofest Pre-Party! (Concert Review)

SALEM Turn Up The Heat at Brofest Pre-Party! (Concert Review)

The headlining act of the pre-party for Brofest, Newcastle, UK at Trillian’s Rock bar on Thursday night was the superb hard rockers Salem from Hull, UK. I must admit I did not know of them during their first period of life (1980-1983). This is not very strange as I was around 10 years old and was not […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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