The difficult third album. It is often seen by bands as a point where some changes need to be made and they are not always good. There are an immeasurable number of bands that have gone too far down the rabbit hole of creativity and emerge at the other end with something that either taints or destroys what would otherwise have been a pivotal ...Read More »
You would imagine a gig like this would be full of little kids thinking pop-punk and emo music wasn’t just a phase and that it’s not over ...
Founded in 2000. Todesstoss translated into English means Deathblow. Ever wondered just what you walked into? Ever questioned what your eyes see and y...
Hundred Sun, are a three piece made up of ex-Every Time I Die, Dead and Divine and current Norma Jean members. With that background it would be easy t...
Whenever the top alternative big ones comes up, 99 times out of 100, Overkill is in there and for damn good reason. Not only have they just released t...
Ash and Marquis are brothers and are also in a Horror-Punk styled band called ”Vladimirs” and formed in 2005”. A very interesting and eye-...
Like most rock fans, Bonnet came to my attention when this remarkable voice appeared on the 1979 Rainbow album Down To Earth. Now in his 70s, he unlea...
“In many ways Newcastle is like Des Moines,” announces Slipknot frontman Cory Taylor to the crowd “because Newcastle is home of some of the craziest h...
If you are fairly new to the world of Lordi, you would be forgiven for thinking their rise to fame is due to their bizarre appearance. Partly true, bu...
RedFest is back for it’s 8th year! Last year saw headliners Bastille play a tremendous performance. Lead singer Dan Smith said “It’s crazy that we are headlining anything, let alone such an awesome festival as Redfest” before they descended into worldwide fame. The alt stage also saw great performances from Bleed From Within, Bury Tomorrow, and Feed The Rhino. This ...Read More »
South Wales has a bit of a reputation for doling out some great rock music, and progressive-alt-rock trio Stars & Flights certainly do nothing to dent this reputation. Having had praise from the likes of Radio 1 Rock Show’s Dan P. Carter and critical acclaim for their debut album, Dropping Anchors, this June sees the release of their latest effort, ...Read More »
The principal rival to Mozart – Antonio Salieri – came from the city of Verona. It is also home to Arthemis – our favourite Italian metal band. Verona is a place where emotions run high. Where Dante imagined Purgatory. And Caesar came to retreat from politics. Verona is where the incessant feuding between Shakespeare’s Capulets and Montagues was interrupted by burning ...Read More »
In April 2013, as part of its spring production, the Cincinnati Ballet performed a series of dances accompanied by Peter Frampton and his band at the Aronoff Center for the Arts. Most were classics from his extensive repertoire but one section featured new material composed by the guitarist, along with producer Gordon Kennedy who he had previously worked with on the ...Read More »
Tomás Doncker started out in the down-town “No Wave” scene (New York) in the early 1980s, before going international, and touring and recording with the jazz pianist Masabumi Kikuchi (in Japan.) He then went on to complete production and studio sessions with Boosty Collins, Yoko Ono, and Grammy nominated Reggae vocal group The Itals, plus the Grammy-winning producer Prince Charles ...Read More »
Armed with an acoustic six string, in 2013 former Enuff Z’nuff singer/songwriter Donnie Vie headed out with tongue-firmly-in-cheek for what he called the Magical History Tour. Ostensibly, a way for him to bid farewell to his past, giving many of those band songs a final airing, and offering his more devoted fans a chance to see him close-up solo in ...Read More »
Biography DEAD INSIDE are an upcoming hard core/death core band from Nottingham, UK. In a genre that’s completely oversaturated, their use of 8 string guitars, stupidly low tunings and gigs that are ever increasingly intense makes them fairly unique both in the local scene and in the genre as a whole. Having formed early 2013 they have made a massive ...Read More »
Biography A cornerstone of the diverse and thrashing Finnish metal, Witheria released their fourth full length album on Friday the 30th of May. Witheria are still heavily relying on their thrash-based approach they have been perfecting since the turn of the Millennium. This time around, even more of their trademark usage of progressive parts and various influences can be heard. ...Read More »
Bad Company were founded in 1973 by singer Paul Rodgers (formerly of Free), drummer Simon Kirke (also formerly of Free), guitarist Mick Ralphs (Mott the Hoople), and bassist Boz Burrell (King Crimson). Bad Company already branded as a ‘Rock Supergroup’ were also first managed by Led Zeppelin manager Peter grant. There is not a juke box out there that hasn’t ...Read More »