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Music Review: Mausoleum Gate Album: Into A Dark Divinity

 

By: TJ Fowler

Available: September 2017

Label: Cruz Del Sur Music

Official Websites:

https://www.facebook.com/MausoleumGate/

http://cruzdelsurmusic.bandcamp.com/album/mausoleum-gate

 

There is traditional heavy metal then there is REALLY TRADITIONAL heavy metal.  By this I mean bands that sprung up in the mid to late 70’s before NWOBHM hit the scene in the 80’s.  So basically you have a hybrid of sound that is a mixture of mysticism, folk, 70’s hard rock and proto-80’s metal.  If you still are wondering what kind of sound I am talking about think a bit of Led Zeppelin, Jethro Tull and a whole lot of Manilla Road.  If you know these bands then you will know what to expect from Finland’s Mausoleum Gate…just a little bit darker in tone. Continue reading Music Review: Mausoleum Gate Album: Into A Dark Divinity

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QUEEN Honored With PRS For Music Heritage Award

QUEEN was honoured with PRS For Music Heritage Award at Imperial College this afternoon (March 5th) where they first played in London on July 18th, 1970.

The black and red plaque was unveiled by PRS Chairman Guy Fletcher in front of close friends and family including Kashmira Cooke, FREDDIE MERCURY’s sister. Special guests included Rhys Thomas, Director and Producer of the popular documentary Queen: Days Of Our Lives, shown earlier this year on BBC Four.

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