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About alecplowman

Alec Plowman is a music journalist with a passion for great quality writing. Currently producing news, reviews, features and interviews for the good folks at Ultimate-Guitar.com, his work has also appeared in publications such as Record Collector, Powerplay, The Eastern Daily Press, The Bucks Herald, Dotted Music, Rhythm Circus, OneFourSeven and Tight But Loose (the Led Zeppelin magazine). The proud father of twin girls, he’s grateful for suggestions on child-proofing his record collection.

Sequelisers Returns: Predator 2 Episode is Live!

Sequelisers returns! The podcast about fixing bad sequels to good movies is back, and this time we’re tackling Predator 2. How do we fix it? Listen below to find out. Advertisements

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RIP CHRIS CORNELL

Still processing the news that the almighty Chris Cornell died yesterday. Hearing the thunderous power of his voice on “Jesus Christ Pose” at the tender age of 13 was one of the most impacting musical moments of my young life: … Continue reading

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SEQUELISERS DEBUTS

Sequelisers, the film podcast I’ve been working on with Stuart Ashen, Matt Stogdon, Tom Martin and Jack Chambers made its debut last week. In the first episode, the Sequelisers tackle Jaws 2, pitching two alternative versions of the film that … Continue reading

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VINTAGE SPACE GALAXY FIGURES COMMERCIAL

A long time ago (a few months ago) in a galaxy far, far away (Norwich)… I had a lot of fun writing this parody of vintage Star Wars figure commercials with Ashens. It features some of the terrible knock-off action … Continue reading

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FIVE RARE METALLICA LIVE VIDEOS YOU NEED TO CHECK OUT

You can check out the latest of my features on essential live bootlegs for Ultimate Guitar right now. This edition is all about Bay Area thrash legends Metallica.

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AN (OLD) INTERVIEW WITH HENRY ROLLINS

Back in 2009, I had the pleasure of interviewing one of my all-time heroes, Henry Rollins when he performed a spoken word show at the LCR in Norwich. Rollins is a powerhouse, and I remember feeling a mixture of excitement … Continue reading

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FIVE MASTODON LIVE PERFORMANCES YOU NEED TO WATCH

If you’re a fan of modern metal masters Mastodon, you’ll want to check out my latest feature for Ultimate Guitar.

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