Author Archives: Claudia Mancino

Rock 'n roll has always played a big role in my life. I’m a music addict and a freelance writer since 2015. Driven by a consistent passion and an assiduous hard working ethic, I’ve been lucky enough to meet and interview some of my favourite artists. Animals and girly stuff lover. For those about to rock, we salute you!
Uli Jon Roth

Uli Jon Roth “I don’t like anything artificial, I don’t like a show that is too smooth, I want the real thing”

Guitar wizard Uli Jon Roth is celebrating his 50th stage anniversary with a UK tour that includes the distilled essence of his music journey. Performing live has always been one of the most important aspects of his career, in fact, it’s no secret that many musicians have decided to start playing the guitar after seeing him in concert. Tonight he ...

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Massive Wagons

Baz from Massive Wagons “I love winning people over, I love a challenge, I love supporting bands and playing to new fans”

Massive Wagons new album Full Nelson, which made his debut last August via Earache Records, has gained a lot of success so far and even reached number 1 in the UK Rock Album Chart. The five rockers from Lancaster are unstoppable, in fact after selling out most of their own shows and rocking significant stages such as Download and Camden ...

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mc5 Micheal Monro

MC5 celebrate their 50th anniversary in style supported by an extraordinary Michael Monroe

Shepherd’s Bush Empire is filled with a sense of anticipation, two outstanding bands are about to rock this venue. Michael Monroe, the Finnish multi-instrumentalist who stole the glam punk scene with Hanoi Rocks and later kept on doing so with his own band, and of course MC5, American punk legends who are celebrating the fifty year anniversary of their first album ...

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Glenn Hughes

For the first time since 1976 Glenn Hughes plays all the Deep Purple’s classics and his performance is second to none

Tonight the Electric Ballroom in Camden is filled with fans of all age groups who are gathered together to watch the former Deep Purple vocalist and bass player Glenn Hughes perform a Classic Deep Purple set, hence the name of this tour. The current frontman of supergroup Black Country Communion is well known for having constantly put out first class ...

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Damon Johnson

Damon Johnson goes solo ‘I think fans are gonna be pleased with this record & pleased to know I’m now committed to this full-time.’

Damon Johnson is kick-starting his solo career with new album Memoirs Of An Upraising, out on the 9th of November. The superstar guitarist who has been part of world famous bands such as Alice Cooper, Thin Lizzy, Brother Cane and Black Star Riders is currently playing an acoustic tour with band mate Ricky Warwick where they perform songs throughout their ...

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Hardcore Superstar 2018

Hardcore Superstar ‘We are 100% satisfied with this album, that’s what we are… and you can’t kill’ our Rock ‘N Roll

The Swedish four-piece are soon releasing their 11th album titled You Can’t Kill My Rock ‘N Roll out on September 21st. The twelve songs have been recorded throughout 2017 and early 2018 and overall this record sounds very catchy and well written. With four singles already out ‘Have Mercy On Me’, ‘Bring The House Down’, ‘Electric Rider’ and ‘Baboon’ the success ...

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LA GUNS

Sleaze veterans LA Guns keep the Sunset Strip era alive

This year I have already had the pleasure of seeing this band playing live several times, but that didn’t stop me from attending one more gig tonight. This time, LA Guns are playing at the O2 Academy in Islington, supported by the mighty Jared James Nichols. Due to an early start, unfortunately, when Jared got on stage around 7.15 pm ...

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Little Steven ” I’m actually frustrated that I’m not doing more.”

On Thursday the 26th of July, a day before his well awaited live show at Shepherd’s Bush Empire, Little Steven has hosted a very entertaining ‘Underground Dance Party’ at one of the ultimate rock ‘n roll locations, the Hard Rock Cafe in London. He arrives bang on time and greets fans and press just before introducing his DJ set. Little ...

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Hollywood Vampires

Hollywood Vampires, the legends that should never die

The Godfather of Shock Rock, Alice Cooper, is bringing his supergroup in the capital tonight after having put together some of the best musicians under one name –  Hollywood Vampires. The band’s name, which comes from a celebrity drinking club formed by Cooper in the 70s, has seen guest appearances by Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh and Cristopher Lee ...

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buckcherry

Interview with Buckcherry frontman Josh Todd “Keep an eye out for the new record!”

Californian bad boys Buckcherry have been rocking stages all over the world since they first formed in 1995 and tonight they are back in the UK to play Stone Free Festival together with Megadeth and Scorpions. After the departures of guitarist Keith Nelson and drummer Xavier Muriel and addition of Sean Winchester and Kevin Roentgen, this new lineup is once again ...

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