Author Shaun M. Neary

Photo editor at Pure Rawk. Dublin based photographer and occasional writer. Live music is his lifeblood, gig photography is the drug for it. Enjoys pizza, sushi and cycling.

Alter Bridge announce UK and Ireland shows in June.

On the heels of releasing their fifth studio album, The Last Hero, Alter Bridge will be embarking on a European tour throughout June and July. They make a stop in the UK and two stops in Ireland. You will be able to catch them at the following dates and venues.

11th June 2017: Download Festival, Donington, UK
20th June 2017: Olympia Theatre, Dublin, IE
21st June 2017: Ulster Hall, Belfast, NI

For more information and tickets, please visit

Teenage Picks: Shaun Neary

In the first of several pieces from the team here at Pure Rawk, we will be looking back at ten albums each we remember from our teenage years. They’re a formative time for every aspect of a young person’s life, and none more so than in music! First in the hot seat is our photo editor, Shaun Neary. His teen years spanned from 1989-1995 (but he’ll tell you he hasn’t reached 30, despite the fact that he’ll never see 30 again!). Continue Reading