Leprous – Live in Adelaide

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Inglorious/ Wayward Sons @ 02 Academy, Glasgow Jan28

Inglorious/ Wayward Sons @ 02 Academy, Glasgow

  Inglorious/ Wayward Sons @ 02 Academy, Glasgow   I am sure there are a lot of people out there who have a pop at Steel Panther and I am sure they do not care as tonight is sold out, yes, there may be a party atmosphere, lots of already hammered drunk spandex wearers out there but please think about the bigger story. Panther have taken two cracking up and coming UK bands on tour and with crowds like this the winners are Inglorious and Wayward Sons. You know what you get with Panther and they would have sold out no matter who was on the bill so it is time for the support to step up! First up is Wayward Sons and with debit album...

Phil Campbell And Th...

ALBUM REVIEW: Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons lay down the rock ‘n’ roll on Age Of Absurdity IN these uncertain times of Trump, Brexit and global tensions rock and fucking roll is the antidote; the antiseptic dressing needed to stymie the vacuous fuckers trying to get us all to...

Catfish @ Nice’N’Sleazys, Glasgow Jan26

Catfish @ Nice’N’Sleazys, Glasgow

  Catfish @ Nice’N’Sleazys, Glasgow   Glasgow tonight was a snowy waste land and although the blizzard may have had an effect on the punters through the door there was no way I was missing this show. It is not very often I get recommendations I have not heard of but when I clocked about 30 seconds of a Youtube video I was hooked. I may be a rocker right down to my pores but I love my blues and man did this band tick all those boxes. I actually got in early despite the weather to find the band relaxing and what a lovely bunch of guys(and the lovely merch lady). They may have been relaxed offstage but when they stepped onto that...

EP REVIEW: Thuum rel...

EP REVIEW: Thuum release Through Smoke, Comes Fire’ this February THUUM smack 2018 out of the park with their heavy, no holds barred and bruising self-released EP ‘Through Smoke, comes fire’. If you like Down, Corrosion of Conformity or Mastadon then this is right up your street. Even...

Operation Mindcrime 30th Anniversary, The Garage, Glasgow Jan25

Operation Mindcrime 30th Anniversary, The Garage, ...

  Operation Mindcrime 30th Anniversary, The Garage, Glasgow Shock City productions steps out of Scotland and what a way to do it. They brought the tour that marks the 30th anniversary of this iconic album to the masses. England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland got to witness what could very well be the gig of the year. Now the support for the whole tour was Till Death Do Us Part and I am sure this raised a few eyebrows. Lots of moaning about stars and family members but for us north of the border we are well aware of the talent within this band. Yes, the singer is Emily Tate and apart from the fact father and daughter have incredible...

SKINDRED BRAND NEW ALBUM TEASER Jan24

SKINDRED BRAND NEW A...

SKINDRED RELEASE BRAND NEW ALBUM TEASER AND UNVEIL DETAILS FOR ‘BIG TINGS’ – COMING APRIL 27th 2018! Album Teaser – [embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxAL3oN2j0Y[/embedyt] Ragga rock legends Skindred are proud to announce a first teaser for the track ‘Machine‘...

GENRE GIANTS AND TALENT APLENTY ANNOUNCED FOR HRH ...

GENRE GIANTS AND TALENT APLENTY ANNOUNCED FOR HRH PROG VII Heads up, Prog Rockers! HRH Prog VII (15th-18th November, 2018) is revving up and has announced a super-strong line-up of headliners and acts, including pioneers and giants of the genre. “We’re proud to deliver what’s got to be the biggest, best, residential prog festival on Planet Earth,” says HRH’s Progster-in-Chief Jonni Davis, “There will be 27 bands in total, including acts that shaped prog and much more.” Hawkwind will be a headline act. First formed in 1969, the band has gone through more incarnations and evolution than Doctor Who and Charles Darwin combined, with founder...

Peter Kernel Album: ...

  Peter Kernel Album: The Size Of The Night. Formed in 2008, Peter Kernel is a duo that consists of Canadian singer and film maker Barbara Lehnhoff and Swiss graphic designer Aris Bassetti. They describe themselves as experimental post punk and to get their music out to the hordes they...

SKINDRED ANNOUNCE NE...

SKINDRED ANNOUNCE NEW SINGLE: ‘MACHINE’ AND ALBUM ‘BIG TINGS’ APRIL 27th, 2018 START THE MACHINE UK TOUR 2018 Ragga rock legends Skindred are proud to announce the release of a new single “Machine” ahead of their forthcoming UK ‘Start the Machine Tour “. Machine will be the first single from...

Purest of Pain – ‘So...

Purest of Pain – ‘Solipsis’ out March 1st. “Really digging the album, honestly! You guys have managed to blend brutality with groove and emotion in a great way!” Jens Bogren (Opeth, Arch Enemy, Soilwork etc.)   Groove, ambience, tone and melody… Dutch melodic death...

RAVENEYE HEADLINE TOUR KICKS OFF THIS WEEK!

RAVENEYE HEADLINE TOUR KICKS OFF THIS WEEK! View this email in your browser RAVENEYE HEADLINE TOUR STARTS THIS WEEK!   Fresh from their stint as special guests on the recent KISS and Bush tours, appearances at Reading and Leeds festivals, and their own American headline dates, UK rock trio RavenEye are happy to announce that their headline UK tour kicks off this week.   Check out their unique home-made trailer HERE  and the official video for ‘Come With Me’ HERE. Since releasing their wildly successful EP, ‘Breaking Out’, and debut album ‘NOVA, RavenEye has toured globally, supporting Slash, Deep Purple, The Darkness, KISS, Bush, Aerosmith,...

ALBUM REVIEW: Audrey...

ALBUM REVIEW: Audrey Horne don’t let us down on Pure Heavy WHEN Audrey Horne declare on ‘Audrevolution’ that they’ll “never let your down” a more cynical person could accuse band of being vainglorious. But said person would be very, very wrong. ‘Pure...

Motionless in White blow through Mandela Hall Jan16

Motionless in White blow through Mandela Hall

Motionless in White blow through Mandela Hall Belfast It was a perfectly cold wet and windy night when Motionless in White and Ice Nine Kills stormed the stage at the Mandela Hall, Belfast. Right on the eve of heavy snow. Fate? Perhaps. The Mandela Hall was packed, heaving with a young enthusiastic crowd of committed fans delighted to be at the first gig to kick off the tour in Europe. Ice Nine Kills, a symphonic metalcore band from Boston, Massachusetts took the stage to the packed hall to the delight of those gathered there. There were quite a faithful followers of Ice Nine Kills and this American band’s horror inspired songs called them...

Joe Satriani – What Happens Next

Live Reviews and Album Reviews Joe Satriani – What Happens Next By: Samantha Lamb (@samlamb4)     What Happens Next is the 16th solo release for the guitar maestro, Joe Satriani, and was released on 12th January 2018 on Sony / Legacy Recordings.   What Happens Next features a power tri of legendary status; Satriani on guitar, Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Black Country Communion) on bass and Chad Smith (Red Hot Chilli Peppers) on drums. This is the first reunion of Smith and Satriani since Chickenfoot. Satriani has joined forces with Mike Fraser to produce, engineer and mix What Happens Next. Fraser has been a frequent...

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