As the crowed packed into The Duchess in York on a sweltering Saturday evening, there was a palpable sense of tension in the air. Heaven’s Basement have been enjoying a meteoric rise over the past year, and it seems the opportunity to see them in an intimate environment was too good to pass up for this eager crowd. First up ...Read More »
Wisconsin-born guitar-slinger Jared James Nichols is a throwback to when rock was wild, young and free. His latest album is a collection of song that ...
British rock four piece DON BROCO released their third album Technology this month. The new album finds the band filtering their post-hardcore rock th...
36 years back an Australian radio station played this live show from the Bombay Bicycle Club across the Antipodean airwaves. It’s hard to believe. Har...
Venue: Academy, Newcastle. Support: Army Of Freshmen, The Aquabats. Way back in 2013, Bowling For Soup announced they were calling it a day in terms o...
Lechery were formed in 2006 by Martin Bengtsson (former Arch Enemy bass player). After a couple of years of playing small clubs and festivals, Lechery...
East Texas Adrenaline are from err, East Texas. Members Caleb Colton on vocals, Darrell Olbrych on guitar, Troy Dean on bass and backing vocals, and S...
We used to live in a world where 90% of the music you heard was from the USA or the UK. Now, thanks to the internet, we’re able to listen to and...
Ever wondered what it would sound like if a six-string wizard like Joe Satriani joined Sunny Day Real Estate to add some tasty, technical licks to the...
Sandwiched neatly between shows with The Who and the Rolling Stones, the sensationally soulful four-man outfit Vintage Trouble from Hollywood, California played an informal acoustic gig this Tuesday in the Gothic Revivalist splendour of the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London – as part of the Renaissance Hotels RLife LIVE series. Kicking off the show with ‘Still And Always Will’ the ...Read More »
Fans of InMe will definitely know of frontman Dave McPherson, but as well as fronting arguably one of the UK’s most commercially underrated rock acts, McPherson has also been releasing solo material, with his debut solo album ‘The Hardship Diaries’, released in 2011, meeting great critical acclaim. The follow up, ‘Dreamoirs‘, has a very similar feel to its predecessor, throwing ...Read More »
New York five-piece Eye Ra Haze weave their way into your aural consciousness with rumbling hypnotic near-minimalist melodies and more haunting foreground vocals. Part art- rock, some indy shoe-gazing, an all-in-black emo-come-Goth stance, there’s also an element of old school progressive rock at work. Produced by Chris Harris (Killswitch Engage, Soulfly, Eye of the Storm is a three song cycle ...Read More »
Inspirational Detroit metalcore outlet We Came As Romans are set to man the battlefields once again with the release of their 3rd studio album titled ‘Tracing Back Roots‘. The album features some noticeable changes to the bands structure. However its still business as usual with the first track named after the title of the album ‘Tracing Back Roots’. Erupting at ...Read More »
This album is all about a journey. A journey that started out in the ‘Psychedelia’ of the late 1960’s London underground scene. To a ‘distant place’ – Australia in 2013. It is also about the journey of an album that disappeared in 1971 – but became a cult classic 40 years later. The British progressive folk-rock band ‘Fuchsia’ – founded ...Read More »
Arizonan 80s thrashers Flotsam & Jetsam released their eleventh studio album, Ugly Noise, through Metal Blade in April. The recording was fan-funded through PledgeMusic with profits going to charity. In addition, ex-member Jason Newsted contributed to writing the album, which may have induced excitement amongst fans. Now Newsted is best known for being the ex-bassist of Heavy Metal titans Metallica. ...Read More »
JJ Grey & Mofro from Jacksonville, Florida (formerly billed just as ‘Mofro’) can trace their history back to the late 1990’s – trying to grab themselves a recording contract in London, UK. In 2001 the band released their first studio album ‘Blackwater’ on Fog City Records – and the album was called “One Of The Best Of The Decade In ...Read More »
It’s more than a stretch in the ocean from the Sunset Strip to Bondi Beach but when the sounds of Van Halen got a six string razor shave and a glam rock makeover to form the sleazy street rock of bands as disparate as Motley Crue and Guns N’ Roses it seemingly made a belated impact down under too. New ...Read More »
With collective feet grounded in the New Wave of Heavy Metal sounds of the 80s and their guitarists’ fingers itching to play out the neo-classical power metal game, Neuronspoiler are a multi-national UK-based band whose debut album has been produced Guillermo Maya (The Answer, Adrian Smith etc). In this day and age you have to dazzle from the outset to ...Read More »