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現場回顧 Concert Review ★ Behemoth – Live in Hong Kong

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「…… 儘管骷顱化妝、低沉擊鼓和殘暴配樂使人對 Behemoth 產生不寒而慄之感,但樂團在現場對香港歌迷卻展示令人意想不到的友好姿態,更多次主動邀請歌迷合唱。閉上眼睛,一同步進虛無的黑暗意念空間 —— Nergal 燃燒的火把、汗水滲透的 Mosh Pit、黑金藝術的張力 —— 讓熾熱之感在血液中流動 ……」

“…Despite of the ghost makeup, heavy blast and brutal notes, Behemoth indeed show an unbelievable friendly gesture to their Hong Kong fans. They constantly invite fans to sing along, play around and free themselves into the darkness void. Close your eyes and feel the heat, from the fire Nergal just lights up, from the sweat-soaked mosh pit and from the tension in the leash of the overpowering black metal work of art…”

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[GIG REMINDER] I Killed The Prom Queen – Live in Hong Kong

經過一連串陣容變化,澳洲二千年代中期金屬核表表者 I Killed The Prom Queen 終於以新作和多國巡演回歸(包括香港站!)Thirty One & Sevens 收錄在 IKTPQ 2014年發表的第三張專輯 Beloved,Rock Sound 雜誌把它描述為 “既是舊式金屬核的輪迴,又是給現代金屬核的訓示,使 IKTPQ 成最老的新人。” 您可在ticketflap.com 購票。

After a series of lineup change, Australian metalcore noisemakers I Killed The Prom Queen are finally back on track with new materials and promotional tour (including Hong Kong!) “Thirty One & Sevens” is the single off IKTPQ’s 3rd album “Beloved”, released in 2014. Rock Sound describes it as ” both a reincarnation of old and a lesson in modern metalcore that makes IKTPQ the oldest newcomers.” Get your tickets now at Ticketflap.com.

I Killed The Prom Queen – Live in Hong Kong
Supporting 共演樂隊: Acting we Acting (HK)
Date 日期: 10 Nov 2015
Time 時間: 8:00pm
Venue 地點: Hidden Agenda
Ticket 票價: $220(Student), $280(Adv), $320(Door) at ticketflap.com

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GIVEAWAY – 1 WEEKS TO GO! 贈送活動最後一週 ★ HUNDREDTH Latest Album FREE 最新專輯

7月初我們與南卡羅來納州的旋律硬核樂團 Hundredth 於 Warped Tour 進行專訪,探討生命、慈善活動和音樂旅程。樂隊上週首播 Break Free 官方視頻 !此曲收錄在樂隊今年較早時間推出的最新專輯 FREE。

Hopeless Records 現免費送出了Hundredth 的新專輯 FREE 給我們的香港和台灣讀者!只需簡單「讚好」和「分享」 (LIKE & SHARE) 這張海報,你就會有機會贏得這個禮物!(獲獎名單將於11月13日公佈)

Hundredth:「我們相信人有自由意志,不受任何訓示或思維方式束縛。」

您可以在此閱讀我們與 Hundredth 作的獨家專訪。

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Earlier in July, we had a chance to talk to South Carolina melodic hardcore outfits Hundredth during Warped Tour on life, charity and their music journey.

The band premiered the official music video for their song “Break Free”! The track is off of the band’s latest album FREE, which was released earlier this year via Hopeless Records.

Hopeless Records is now giving away Hundredth’s new album FREE to our readers in Hong Kong and Taiwan for free! Simply LIKE & SHARE this poster and you’ll stand a chance to win this awesome prize. (Winners will be announced on November 13)

“We are about having an free mind, not enslaved to any dogma or way of thinking,” Hundredth.

You can read our interview with the band HERE.

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[NEWS] Headbanger Emoji!

當整個搖滾界仍因上周推出的搖滾手勢和高舉中指的 emoji 為之雀躍,芬蘭決定於聖誕節推出更棒的選擇 —— 金屬頭 Headbanger emoji!這將會是芬蘭國際事務署所推出的另類「基督降臨曆」宣傳計劃一部分,整個系列將包括24個代表其文化的 emoji。

When the whole rock world was talking about the new metal horn and middle finger emoji, Finland decides to give you something cooler than that – a headbanger emoji to be out this Christmas! It will be released as part of an advent calendar released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is one of 24 new emojis of things that represent Finland.

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[NEWS] Avenged Sevenfold New Drummer Announced!

Avenged Sevenfold 新鼓手人選終於揭盅!Brooks Wackerman 決定離開合作十多年的傳奇朋克樂隊 Bad Religion,接棒 Arin 成為 A7X 新鼓手。M. Shadows 今天在 Chris Jerich 的廣播節目 Talk Is Jericho 公布此消息:「老實說,當 Jimmy 去世後,我們列出多個理想接任人的名字去完成 Nightmare 的音樂,那時 Brooks 也在名單之上。最後我們挑選了 Mike Portnoy,雖然現在我們仍覺得那是正確的選擇,但其實當時巡演經理也提出了 Brooks 的名字,可是他也正在為 Bad Religion 的工作埋頭苦幹,而外界亦可能會因為他是個朋克鼓手已對其能力產生疑惑 ⋯⋯」

我們在年前有幸曾與 Brooks 會面,感覺他是個非常踏實的音樂人,希望 Brooks 與樂團會產生火花吧,說到尾 A7X 早期的音樂也是有點朋克基底的。

Arin Ilejay 於七月宣布與 A7X 分道揚鑣後,不少樂迷蜂擁把自己打鼓的片段上載到 YouTube,希望能吸引到樂團的注意,成為 Arin 的接班人。

Avenged Sevenfold new drummer announced! Brooks Wackerman from the legendary punk rock band Bad Religion, will be the new man behind A7X’s kit. He had been a member of the band for over a decade.

M. Shadows revealed the news on Chris Jericho’s podcast, Talk Is Jericho. “To be honest, Brooks’ name has always been in the mix. It was one of the names we were throwing around when Jimmy passed away in terms of who was going to step up for Nightmare. We felt Mike Portnoy was the right choice and we still feel that way. Mike just destroyed on the record. He was perfect. But at the time, our tour manager brought up Brooks’ name as well. But at the time he was also busy with Bad Religion and it was also… people were going to look at it differently because he was a punk drummer at this point.” (via Lambgoat)

After Arin Ilejay parted ways with the A7X back in July, lots of drummers have been since posting audition videos to YouTube.

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[NEWS] Coldplay Copy Bring Me The Horizon?

自從 Coldplay 本週在英國街頭張貼下張專輯的宣傳海報後,迅即惹來有關其封套設計的討論 —— 你可否覺得樂團的新專輯圖案與 Bring Me The Horizon 的 Sempiternal 封套非常相似?有些樂迷認為這是純粹巧合,只是兩個樂團都用上著名的「生命之花 Flower of Life」而已。你又覺得如何呢?

Ever since Coldplay are dropping their promotional posters of their upcoming album around UK, debates have been aroused about its cover art – do you think it looks Bring Me The Horizon’s Sempiternal? Some say it’s pure coincidence of both using the famous “Flower of Life” symbol. What do you think?

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[NEWS] Good Charlotte Is Back

雖然不少人經常爭論 Good Charlotte 是流行組合抑或是搖滾樂團,但肯定的是樂團仍有不少死忠追隨者,尤其是在二千年成長的朋友們。休息接近四年後,GC 本週發佈發佈歌詞視頻 Makeshift Love。

Even there’re lots if debate over if Good Charlotte is a pop rock band or not, you can’t deny they still have lots of diehards out there, especially for those growing up in the millennium years. Today, after nearly 4 years of hiatus, the band reveal new lyric video “Makeshift Love.”

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[MUSIC FUN] Post-Halloween Symptoms With Linkin Park

雖然萬聖節已過去,但 Linkin Park 才剛剛常在他們為此作血腥打扮的照片。你又能在幾秒間辨出他們嗎?

Linkin Park have just posted a photo of their bloody makeup for Halloween. Can you identify them?

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[FLASHBACK] Foo Fighters – Best Of You

“Is someone getting the best of you?” Best of You 是 Foo Fighters 2005年發表的第五張專輯 In Your Honor 中第一首單曲。Dave 解釋說這首歌是「關於打破限制你的事情。」

“Is someone getting the best of you?” “Best of You” is Foo Fighters first single off their 5th album, “In Your Honor”, released in 2005. They explained the song is “about breaking away from the things that confine you.”

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