Author Archives: Paul H Birch

RAMzine Senior Writer - Writer of fiction, faction and fact, has edited several newsstand magazines. He declares himself a hack for hire but refuses to compromise on the subject of music.
Erja by Nicki Vinall

Erja Lyytinen – Stolen Hearts September 2017 UK Tour

Award-winning Finnish slide guitarist and singer-songwriter, Erja Lyytinen has announced that she will return to the UK for more dates this September as part her Stolen Hearts tour. Her Stolen Hearts album has received a strong critical response. It was mixed by, and vocals recorded by Chris Kimsey (The Rolling Stones, Bad Company, Marillion, Peter Frampton). Tickets priced at only £12.50 can ...

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Jared James Nichols

Jared James Nichols announces UK tour

Wisconsin-bred guitarist Jared James Nichols has been making a name for himself on UK shores in recent times, touring in support to the likes of Zakk Wylde, Glenn Hughes and Walter Trout as well as headlining his own club dates and he’ll be back again this June to July, coinciding with the release of new single and video release via Listenable ...

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Noddy Holder Stitched

Exhibition With A Musical Thread

Birmingham’s  Midlands Arts Centre (otherwise known as the MAC) will host an exhibition by Hunt Emerson and The Walsall Silver Threads throughout June. No, not a group but those visiting will see stars from on the Midlands music scene depicted among the work featured. Emerson, an internationally renowned cartoonist whose work has been featured in the NME, Viz and countless ...

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Kentucky Headhunters

Kentucky Headhunters & Bad Touch announce UK tour

Grammy award-winners, The Kentucky Headhunters, will be touring the UK this October in support of their latest album On Safari with Bad Touch riding shotgun as support. According to the RIAA, The Kentucky Headhunters have sold over 11 million albums of their particular brand of southern rock worldwide but did not tour the UK until July 2016. Support on that tour were Bad Touch, and ...

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Tour Announcement

Taylor & Patlansky Tour Together

Blues rock sensation Joanne Shaw Taylor goes out on tour again this November with another artist making a name for himself, Dan Patlansky, as special guest. Tickets are available from the 24 hour box office (0844 478 0898) or you can book online at: thegigcartel.com Gateshead, The Sage   Tuesday 7 November Cambridge, Corn Exchange   Thursday 9 November Manchester, Bridgewater Hall   Friday 10 November Glasgow, ...

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Matt Andersen – An Honest Man

A big man with a big voice, Canada’s Matt Andersen has been attracting attention globally, gathering awards along the way. The blues, gospel, classic rock and heartfelt folk roots take their turn in his music, as those catching him live in concert will find out when he tours the UK and mainland Europe to promote his new album, Honest Man. ...

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Mollie Marriott

Mollie Marriott to Headline London Borderline

Following the recent release of her debut album Truth Is A Wolf and current single ‘Control’  Mollie Marriott will perform a rare headline concert at London’s Borderline on Thursday 1st June 2017. The daughter of former Small Faces and Humble Pie vocalist/guitarist Steve Marriott and stepdaughter to original Brit rock ’n’ roller Joe Brown, audiences might not be used to seeing her step stage front but they’re more than ...

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Frontline

Frontline Debut Due

He was the drummer in a band called A.D.D. but had plans for a solo project, then as Jason Delismon started writing songs with guitarist Mike Nowak it grew into a full blown band. Now, this Chicago based modern rock act are going under the name of Frontline and have their debut album Cold World due for release from the ...

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Nikka Costa - Underneath & In Between

Nikka Costa – Underneath And In Between

Nikka Costa has opened as special guest for such diverse acts as The Police, Coldplay, AC/DC, Lenny Kravitz, and Prince, the latter with whom she’s written songs as she has with Eric Clapton. She’s also headlined worldwide on her own and had hits, having made her first record when she was only eight years old back in 1980. That her father ...

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Thy Worshiper

Thy Worshiper – Popiól (Introibo ad Altare Dei)

It was over two decades ago when black metal began to take a hold on the music scene in Poland. Bands such as Behemoth, Lux Occulta and Sacrilegium came to the forefront, as Thy Worshiper whose 1997 release Popiól (Introibo ad altare Dei) is being reissued by Arachnophobia Records. Remastered by Haldor Grunberg at Satanic Audio with new design work, the band are still active ...

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