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Uprawr London: Dingwalls Relaunch

Uprawr is back – yessss! Although my favorite rock night is no longer located in the Purple Turtle (RIP), it’s returned with a vengeance to its original home, Dingwalls, in the heart of Camden Lock. This is where I got my first taste of the madness back in January 2012, and it’s even better than I remembered it.

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5 Reasons FRONT Magazine Needs To Call It A Day

So, I’ve debated writing this post. Is it unprofessional? Is it childish? To be honest, after a lot of deliberation, I’m going to say no. Given the absolutely shocking conduct of FRONT Magazine in recent months since its reformation, I’m going to go out on a limb and assert that if an allegedly ‘professional’ magazine can behave the way they do in public, I can calmly call them out on it; also in public. As a writer myself, I find it completely disrespectful to the industry that people can get away with the absolute joke that is the recent publishing of FRONT. Here’s why…

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Why Slam Dunk Does It Better Than Most

When it comes to all-day festivals in the UK, there are an absolute multitude of them, and most of them do it very, very well. Some personal favorites of mine include Takedown and Hit The Deck, but I must admit that Slam Dunk Festival has been the highlight of my British musical calendar for many years. It’s now a staple feature for any rock fan, and thousands of us flock to either North (Leeds), South (Hatfield) or Midlands (Wolverhampton) for our fix. Or two of them. Or all three!

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