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Our Guide To The Best Bands You’ve Never Heard Of

It’s getting closer to the end of festival season here in the UK and we’re totally NOT ready for it to all be over! With bands such as Iron Maiden, defending the faith once again at this year’s Download Festival, and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers funking it up at Reading Festival later this August. […]

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Download Line Up 2016

Download’s Best Bits: The Festival’s 13 Biggest & Best Past Acts!

With Download Festival 2016 just around the corner from Friday the 10th to Sunday the 12th of June 2016, there’s a definite buzz in the air! With rock & metal fans all over England regularly checking the festival line up, we thought that now would be a good time to reflect on the absolutely epic […]

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Blue Banana’s Top 10 Metal Songs Of All Time

To quote Tenacious D, “You can’t kill the metal. Metal will live on!” And its true. Heavy metal music, in all its forms, has survived for decades, remaining an enduringly popular genre of music for those on the fringe of the mainstream. But what are the definitive metal songs, aka the best of the best? […]

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Stocking Filler Gift Ideas

If you’re struggling for gift ideas this Christmas, there’s no need to resort to days-of-the-week socks! Here at Blue Banana we know just how important it is to give a gift that’s both personal and useful, so we’ve put together a collection of stocking ideas to suit almost any recipient, whether you’re looking for him, […]

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