Stone Free festival serve up a meaty metal smorgasbord Jun19

Stone Free festival serve up a meaty metal smorgas...

  Stone Free festival serve up a meaty metal smorgasbord with their Saturday three course headline menu The Orange Amps stage and the Indigo at the O2 had exhausted their last servings for the Saturday festivities. Many metallers had gotten a great taste for new and upcoming bands form a very full menu of musical hors–d’oeuvre. But now came the three course main evening menu with Buckcherry, Megadeth and Scorpions. First from the platter and onto the table was the ever writhing sleaze shocking, hard-rocking superstars Buckcherry. Straight from the oven came the pipping hot “Ridin”, “Broken Glass” and “Slammin”. Buckcherry...

Khemmis stretch them...

ALBUM REVIEW: Khemmis stretch themselves in wondrous Desolation release TAGS, genres, sub-genres, pigeon holes and definitions matter not a bit when a band stretches themselves beyond these. Such is the case with Khemmis as their third album, ‘Desolation’ comes roaring like a slow...

ALBUM REVIEW: Madbal...

ALBUM REVIEW: Madball maul on For The Cause “You want the truth, start a revolution.” This is the declaration from Madball on ‘Rev Up’, the second track on their latest album ‘For The Cause’. And, this is a band that has emerged in 2018, furious, angry and...

supernova-electric superstar Kaleb McKane Jun16

supernova-electric superstar Kaleb McKane

supernova-electric superstar Kaleb McKane announces new EP Kaleb McKane’s spellbinding musical sojourns are explored in detail on his fresh 3-track EP (out July 27th 2018) titled “Universe in Reverse.” On this latest recording, the wunderkind meditates on the birth and death of a multi-sequined universe. With a melodic base and refined lines and tones, the songs will take the listener on an experiential journey that enters the realm of love, sex and loss. The tracks on the crowd-funded EP summarise Kaleb’s perpetual state of nervous existence. The multi-instrumentalist singer (he plays a long-necked Stratocaster, a tailored Les Paul...

KILL NO ALBATROSS – ...

KILL NO ALBATROSS – SPEAK TRUE EVIL   Speak True Evil, the new E.P from Canadian alt-rockers Kill No Albatross, is a snapshot of a band on the rise. Mixing elements of prog, rock and alternative metal music, the E.P., released July 13th, is a perfect entry point for listeners looking for...

Buckcherry and Stone Broken bring the rock to the Limelight Jun16

Buckcherry and Stone...

Buckcherry and Stone Broken bring the rock to the Limelight On a chilled out but wonderfully warm Tuesday night in Belfast, rockers and rollers from all over gathered for one hell of a show in the Limelight. You know its going to be good when The Distortion Project run by the legendary James...

The Zombies at the Assembly, Leamington 13/06/18 Jun16

The Zombies at the Assembly, Leamington 13/06/18

  The Zombies at the Assembly, Leamington 13/06/18 Before the legendary Zombies came on stage they were to be supported by a family trio Arc, but this isn’t any old family they are the granddaughters and son of the great late Argent bassist Jim Rodford. Their set consisted of some original songs they had written and also some covers, two of which were Simon and Garfunkel’s Mrs Robinson and a beautiful version of Buffy Saint Marie’s Universal Soldier. The three siblings are Anja, Cara and Russell Rodford and the harmonies between the girls along with the acoustic guitar accompaniment of their uncle were beautiful, and it was a lovely...

NOT MY MASTER – DISO...

NOT MY MASTER – DISOBEY   El Paso, Texas based ‘Not My Master’ play brash, abrasive metal music. Very much an in your face, take no prisoners kind of band, it can be difficult to pinpoint their style, which draws from an extensive range of influences but primarily blends dirty thrashy...

WaterBear: A College for Today’s Musicians and Creatives Jun12

WaterBear: A College for Today’s Musicians and Cre...

WaterBear: A College for Today’s Musicians and Creatives   A New College Offering Flexible and Innovative Higher Education for Creative Minds   WaterBear is a new Brighton-based college for musicians and creatives, now accepting applications for courses starting September 2018.  Working in partnership with the University of Chichester, WaterBear offers BA (Hons) and Master of Arts courses for today’s musicians and music industry professionals, including a brand-new BA (Hons) in Commercial Music; an MAin Music Industry Innovation and Enterprise for degree graduates; and an MA in Music Industry Innovation and Enterprisefor mature students....

Uriah Heep To Release “Living The Dream” September...

  Uriah Heep To Release “Living The Dream” September 14th via Frontiers Music Srl; First Video and Single Streaming Now British Classic Rock Icons Uriah Heep are pleased to announce the upcoming release of their 25th studio album “Living the Dream” on September 14th via Frontiers Music Srl. Today the first single and video for the song “Grazed By Heaven” has been released. It is available on all streaming services as well as an instant download with digital pre-orders. Watch it  Album preorders are available at http://radi.al/LivingTheDream The lyrics for “Grazed By Heaven” were written by Jeff Scott Soto and the music was written by...

WYNCHESTER Jun12

WYNCHESTER

WYNCHESTER ANNOUNCE FIRST SINGLE ‘RIDGE RUNNER’ FROM NEW SELF TITLED ALBUM SET FOR RELEASE ON 29TH JUNE VIA SPACE HORSE RECORDS MUSIC VIDEO ‘RIDGE RUNNER’ “Wynchester captures a unique, yet classic approach to Country Music, mixed with the familiar sounds of...

When Reef came to Holywood Jun09

When Reef came to Holywood

When Reef came to Holywood   In the quiet town of Holywood there is a special moment every year when one portion of it is transformed into an incredible mini Glastonbury for three nights. This year’s Friday night kick-off saw the Harmony Festival, spearheaded by the inimitable Garry Jackson, his wife Mari, and the glorious Marie Nancarrow, play host to not one, not two but three amazing acts. First up on stage was the High Energy Rock Pop Duo and downright fabtastic Rews, a group of two women (Shauna Tohill & Collette Williams), one drum, one guitar and oceans of talent. Their infectious joyful style of rock was the perfect start...

TRAUMA – AS THE WORL...

TRAUMA – AS THE WORLD DIES   San Francisco Thrashers “Trauma”, despite being known primarily as the band Cliff Burton was in before he joined Metallica, are well renowned and highly regarded in their own right. Their latest album, “As The World Dies”, their third album in total and...

Damaj – Ashen Path

  Damaj – Ashen Path Scottish thrashers Damaj have been very quiet for some time and the reason is their debut album Ashen Path. I have been a fan of this band since their EP “The Contract” arrived on my desk. From there I got to see them live pretty soon after and I cannot count how...

Black Coffee – Take ...

  Black Coffee – Take One OK, I am going to open with a massive frustration of mine as of late. I have no issue with the amount of talent out there today, the UK is full to bursting with amazing young bands but recently I am being inundated with fresh, brilliant and unsigned American...

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