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GIVEAWAY COMPETITION!

So, on the 20/5/13, it’ll be the one-year anniversary of RichReviewz, and while it’s still a goldfish to a lot of whales as far as online music journalism goes, I’m proud of it so far. So, in celebration, I’m doing a giveaway competition!

What are the prizes? Well, I’m giving you guys the chance to win three CDs: Slayer’s “God Hates Us All”, Trash Talk’s “Eyes & Nines” and Pig Destroyer’s “Book Burner”, as well as a Tangled Parrot t-shirt of your chosen size.

To win these, all you have to do is simply share this post on Facebook, easy as that. I’ll take names of people who have shared the page, then when the competition is over, I’ll put all the names in a hat and pick out a winner – then I’ll mail said person, ask you for your shirt size and address, and then send the prizes your way.

I have to warn that this is a UK ONLY competition. I can’t afford to pay for international p+p sorry, as much as I’d like to. Competition ends on 1/6/13!

So yeah, you’re in for a chance to win three awesome releases and a t-shirt for free. GO!

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Top 20 Music Videos of 2012

We all love a good music video, right? Sometimes it can make you love or understand a song a little bit more, or it can be a complete bloodfest that you just concentrate on the visuals, or it can be plain funny – either way, these are my top picks for 2012. Enjoy. Continue reading

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Trash Talk – “119” Review

Trash Talk – 119
Genre: Hardcore Punk/Hardcore

Label: Odd Future Records/Trash Talk Collective

Do Trash Talk really need an introduction at this stage? If you haven’t heard their music, you might have heard about their riotous (literally at times) gigs, and if you haven’t heard about those either then you’re bound to have just heard their name through a friend or other bands talking about them. You’d literally have to be a musical hermit to have passed their name without a blink. If you are this hermit, then let me give you a “Trash Talk 101”.  Continue reading

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An Update On General Things (17/10/12)

October has been a crazy month for releases, huh? I’m literally overwhelmed at the moment by so many releases from a lot of bands that I hold in high regard within days or weeks of each other. I just finished the Pig Destroyer “Book Burner” review (here), and at the moment, I intend to cover Trash Talk‘s “119” and Godspeed You! Black Emperor‘s “‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!”. I’m also hoping to review the Devilman (not the grime artist) debut when it gets released… really looking forward to what else those guys have done besides the tracks they’ve put up on the net, as well as Neurosis‘s “Honor Found In Decay”.

I’ve also had requests for album reviews, and hopefully a submission soon. I’m not getting enough of them (despite this timing of releases)!

Anyway, another problem on top of all the sudden releases is that I have gigs to go to in the next few weeks which means I’m taking on as many shifts as I can at work, the travelling and possible hotel costs are going to make my bank account cry. I’m going to Damnation Festival on the 3rd November, which is being held in Leeds, and the fact that I’m going to see Pig Destroyer in the flesh almost turns me into hysterics just thinking about it. Then on the 5th November, I’m hoping to see Death Grips in Bristol, depending if anyone is going and I can stay at a friend’s place. Then, I have the Neurosis and Godflesh ATP event in London on 2nd December. I will definitely be reviewing these too.

So yeah, I’m gonna be busy on working to save money for expenses. I’ll try to write as much as I can during the free time I have, but sorry in advance if posts are few over the next couple weeks.

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My “READING FESTIVAL 2012” Experience

To start off, this was my first time at Reading Festival and probably a festival I personally didn’t think I’d ever be going to. That said, I was swayed by the line-up early this year and snatched a ticket as soon as I saw the line-up on the Mainstage and the Lock-Up stage. So, without further ado, this is my review of who I managed to see at the festival… Continue reading

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If You’re Going To… READING AND LEEDS FESTIVAL 2012

If you’re over the age of twelve and live in  the UK, the words “Reading and Leeds Festival” are probably as natural to your brain as ‘food’ or ‘water’. One of the biggest festivals in the UK, alongside Glastonbury and the Isle Of Wight Festival, Reading and Leeds showcases some of the biggest names in rock, indie, pop, electronic and, occasionally, metal and punk acts across seven stages. While it is technically two festivals in two different locations, the line-up is the same for both, exchanging bands and artists on different days – If an artist plays at Reading on the Friday, they will be at Leeds on one of the following days. So this year, the weekend of music starts on the 24th ’til the 26th, although if you want you can travel up on the Wednesday or Thursday (22nd/23rd) if you want a chance of getting a good camping spot and an extra night or two of partying. Continue reading

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