James Toseland talks about the new album and touring with Night Ranger and Skid Row

From signing with Frontiers Records to joining Night Ranger and Skid Row on tour, Toseland seems to be unstoppable. James is definitely proving any doubters wrong by making a success of his second career, on stage tonight he appears to be a very skilled musician and a confident frontman performing with passion and strength. He gives the crowd the best ...

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Tax The Heat

Bristol rock band Tax The Heat release new album Change Your Position

Bristol, UK rock band TAX THE HEAT love creating sounds that bridge the gap between the raw energy of classic British 1960s R&B bands [think Kinks, Yardbirds, The Who] with the riff-oriented, heavy rock of modern proponents such as Them Crooked Vultures or, if you wanna go more bluesy, The Raconteurs. Change Your Position is the follow-up album to their acclaimed ...

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IAMX brings Kat Von D on tour “I see the amount of unstoppable drive in her and I see myself”

Chris Corner AKA IAMX has just released his newest LP Alive In New Light (AINL) on the 2nd of February. In his brand new work he captures a sense of metamorphosis, an invitation to the next phase in IAMX’s dark journey of self-discovery. Appearing on four tracks and along for the tour is the brilliant and super popular tattoo and make up ...

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Interview: Dan Nightingale and Conor Marshall of Conjurer

There’re some sounds that feel like they’ve been in slumber for thousands of years, that are only now starting to stir; biding its time until the hour of reprisal draws near as it slowly claws from the dirt. Conjurer have unearthed a monstrosity in all its gruesome glory that they’ve titled Mire. A tapestry of filth it’s nothing short of ...

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Jared James Nichols photo by Adam Kennedy.

Jared James Nichols Talks…Black Magic!

Wisconsin-born guitarist Jared James Nichols has been flying into the UK with increasing regularity these last few years, playing gigs up and down the country and making fans along the way. His latest album, Black Magic, delivers a brace of hard rocking tunes some of which we’ll no doubt get to hear live very soon. Paul H Birch caught up ...

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Anvil by Jessy Lotti

Lips talks about Anvil: “Making a living doing what I love with the band… this is all I ever wanted”

Forty years later, after all the sweat, the accomplishments, the tears, the bad and the good times Anvil are still rocking out with original members Lips and Robb who in 2014 were joined by Chris Robertson on bass. Tonight The Underworld in London is packed and you can tell from the crowd that most of it is made of old-school ...

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The Faceless

Michael Keene of The Faceless “My goal was to make a metal record that someone who doesn’t listen to Metal might like!”

Few bands can boast the incredible talent that The Faceless have. Having released multiple classic albums in the Technical Death Metal genre, the band show absolutely no signs of slowing down, especially under the leadership of virtuoso guitarist, Michael Keene. During the sound check of the Manchester date of their long-awaited UK tour of I caught up with Keene about their ...

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Pop Evil

POP EVIL “We mustn’t turn a blind eye to issues out in the world…”

Apparently, when Michigan native Leigh Kakaty formed POP EVIL in 2001, he chose the name for a reason: He loved hard rock, played with a good melody but he also loved propulsive rhythms. For Kakaty, it was natural element he found in the songs he grew up with: the motown/soul, the funk of the railroad, the proto-punk of MC5 and ...

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Nathan James of Inglorious “We get to walk out on the main stage at Download, it’s definitely a big achievement!”

Following a sold out UK and Eire tour in October 2017 which culminated in a sold out night at London’s Electric Ballroom, Inglorious have been chosen again as main support to Steel Panther during their UK tour. This quintet succeeded to climb UK Rock Charts at No 1 and UK Album Chart at 22 with Inglorious II released on the 12th May ...

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Kayak's Ton Scherpenzeel

Interview with Prog Rock Band Kayak’s Ton Scherpenzeel

The Dutch band, Kayak, despite being well known in Prog rock circles, are largely an unknown quantity to the average rock fan. Formed in 1972 by Ton Scherpenzeel and Pim Koopman, they released their debut album, See See the Sun, in 1973 and it contained no less than three hit singles. Between 1973 and 1981 the band released a further ...

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