Author Archives: Bláthín Eckhardt

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DEBUT EP REVIEW | I, THE BETRAYER – 7

The debut EP simply called 7 was released on June 5th via Darkspawn Records. The members of the … Continue reading

August 4th, 2017 by

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DEBUT ALBUM REVIEW|DEVIL ELECTRIC

A fresh tribute to heavy metal is attacking from Down Under – the release of Devil Electric’s self-titled … Continue reading

August 3rd, 2017 by

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DEBUT EP REVIEW | GOBLIN KING – BLOOD, DRUGS & DEATH N ROLL!

Goblin King are a Death N’ Roll quartet from London, founded in 2017. As we are only barely over … Continue reading

August 3rd, 2017 by

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INTERVIEW| MARK TREMONTI ON POLITICS, SPIRITUALITY, SONG WRITING AND ANNOUNCING THE RETURN OF ALTER BRIDGE TO DUBLIN THIS OCTOBER!

Ahead of their maiden voyage in Dublin, Overdrive got a hold of one of Alter Bridge’s top shredders … Continue reading

June 24th, 2017 by

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GIG REVIEW| ALTER BRIDGE @ THE OLYMPIA THEATRE, 20/06/2017

It is 2017. Alter Bridge, one of the most celebrated rock bands currently roaming the planet, slash and … Continue reading

June 24th, 2017 by

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ALBUM REVIEW| JOY SHANNON AND THE BEAUTY MARKS – “AES SIDHE”

Celtic Pagan Folk is one of those genres reserved for a more specific taste, which can be adverse to the … Continue reading

June 16th, 2017 by

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GIG REVIEW| THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN @ THE ACADEMY, DUBLIN 09/06/17

After recovering from a serious bus crash earlier this year, The Dillinger Escape Plan continues their final European tour, … Continue reading

June 16th, 2017 by

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GIG REVIEW| GOJIRA @ THE ACADEMY, DUBLIN 11/06/2017

The return of the progressive metal benders was eagerly awaited, in support of Gojira’s 6th studio album “Magma”, which … Continue reading

June 16th, 2017 by

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REVIEW | DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT @ THE ACADEMY, 14/06/2017

What a week of fantabulous concerts! A highlight of this trail of treats was the return of one of … Continue reading

June 15th, 2017 by

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REVIEW – KATATONIA / GHOST BATH / THE GREAT DISCORD | THE ACADEMY, DUBLIN 14/05/2017

After releasing their 10th studio album “The Fall of Hearts”, Katatonia visited Ireland for the closing dates of their … Continue reading

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