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brian boyle

Ever since my brother came home with AC/DC's 'Powerage' album, hard rock and Heavy Metal have been a lifelong addiction.

My first gig was in the summer of 87 where I attended the opening night of Def Leppard's Hysteria tour in my native Dublin. I don't think there's any greater experience than a full on live rock gig so to have the chance to write about rock and Metal and share my opinions with other enthusiasts is the best thing in the world to me.


inglorious BRIAN BOYLE'S BEST OF 2017s
It's that time of year again and what a year it has been...
Hosed down and re-issued on vinyl and neatly tucked into a snazzy box...

28th December 2016: Brian Boyle's Best Of 2016
12th December 2016: Solider Down But Magnum Battle On And Reign Supreme In Dublin
22nd September 2016: The Cream Of Finnish Metal Join Forces And Take A Triumphant Melodic Rock Path
10th September 2016: Tempt's Titanic Debut Is A Runaway Success
22nd August 2016: The Cadillac Three Have Made The South Rise Again
1st August 2016: Blues Pills Majestically Up Their Game And Strike Gold Again
23rd July 2016: The Dead Daisies And Inglorious Bloom In Dublin On A Night Of Sumptuous Hard Rock
14th July 2016: Joe Lynn Turner Is Still Glistening With Best In Sunstorm Series Yet
3rd June 2016: Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band: Croke Park, Dublin
31st May 2016: Jim Breuer And The Loud And Rowdy: 'Songs From The Garage'
19th May 2016: The Burning Crows/Stone Trigger: Fibber Magee's, Dublin
4th May 2016: Corrosion Of Conformity: The Button Factory, Dublin
5th April 2016: Doro: 'Love's Gone To Hell'
29th March 2016: Dust Bowl Jokies: 'Dust Bowl Jokies'
8th February 2016: Monster Truck: 'Sittin' Heavy'
28th January 2016: Magnum: 'Sacred Blood, Divine Lies'
28th November 2015: Joanne Shaw Taylor: Whelans, Dublin
17th October 2015: Stone Trigger: 'Black Venom'
23rd September 2015: W.A.S.P./The Treatment: The Academy, Dublin
3rd September 2015: C.O.P: 'State Of Rock'
13th August 2015: Ian Toomey: 'Ascension'
10th August 2015: Lynch Mob: 'Rebel'
4th August 2015: Screaming Eagles: 'Stand Up And Be Counted'
13th July 2015: Dragonforce: 'In The Line Of Fire... Larger Than Live'
29th June 2015: Black Stone Cherry/The Fallen State: The Academy, Dublin
22nd June 2015: Corrosion Of Conformity/Two Tales Of Woe: The Academy, Dublin
16th June 2015: Gus G: 'Brand New Revolution'
1st June 2015: Nashville Pussy: 'Ten Years Of Pussy'
21st May 2015: Full Devil Jacket: 'Valley Of Bones'
14th May 2015: Doomsday Outlaw: 'Black River'
11th May 2015: Triaxis: 'Zero Hour'


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