In January 2016 Grammy nominated blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa packed his platinum selling albums away and headed off to Carnegie Hall where he intended to put in two nights playing an especially rearranged acoustic set of songs. There with a cast of musicians, roughly half of whom he’d not played alongside before and rehearsals taking place only just prior ...Read More »
The number of heavy metal musicians who could play the Royal Albert Hall is small. The number who could play it and have a person dressed as a giant f...
Well, here we are; back for another instalment of the legendary Hard Rock Hell United Hammerfest, and if the first day is anything to go by, the quali...
Blues Pills, at first you can never be to sure what to expect. It’s like unwrapping a present at Christmas, all excited to find out what’s inside. I c...
Poseidon; Proper noun, Greek mythology, the God of the sea, water, earthquakes, and horses, son of Cronus and Rhea and brother of Zeus. He is often de...
Irish singer-songwriter Glen Hansard returns with his honest brand of acoustic led rock on new album Between Two Shores. For those unfamiliar with Ha...
You can download Goldne tanks 5 track E.P ‘R.D.H.B’ for FREE at www.goldentanks.bandcamp.com. Reading based band Golden Tanks released a ...
The resurgence of the South-East Kent music scene has been on an uphill ascent for these past few years, and not only just favour of bigger local musi...
Not too long ago (2005) when their debut single ‘Keep Believin’ became the subject of critical acclaim and led to the response that culminated i...
Jack The Envious are something of a breath of fresh air. The London based quartet offer catchy hooks, punk like musicianship and memorable lyrics that all combine for a shot of emo punk adrenaline, conjuring up memories of the early days of My Chemical Romance. In Your Own Way is the band’s second EP in as many years and expands ...Read More »
After a five hour car journey with two pit stops and sweltering heat we finally made it to UK Tech Fest at Newark Showground. Being my first time at the festival I had absolutely no idea what to expect, I had heard a ton of great reviews, but was wondering if they were over exaggerated by fans of the festival. ...Read More »
Fire Down Below are another band on the awesome Ripple Music label, that instantly perks my ears up. What’s better, is that ability of Ripple Music has to take these bands that could almost pass unknown and brings them into the greater and much deserved spotlight, Fire Down Below are a band very much deserving too. ‘Viper, Vixen, Goddess, Snake’ ...Read More »
Vault 51 are a self-described “post-hardcore” rock quintet who hail from Atlanta, Georgia. After several years of hard work their debut EP Kid is set for release on July 20th and boy, has it been worth the wait. Kid is a true reflection of what blood, sweat and tears can create when mixed with a shed load of determination and ...Read More »
Bad Solution were formed in 2011 by guitarists, Trix and Mariusz. Originally made up of all Polish members, in November 2011 British vocalist Alex Willox took over as the frontman adding a new energy and sound to the band’s music! I think we are all fighting a “War Within”, a war within ourselves, a war that only we know about ...Read More »
Backflip is a hardcore band from Lisbon, Portugal. They play high energetic hardcore songs with sing-a-long choruses, breakdown passages and melodic riffs all based on various influences! One should never judge a book by the cover as if they do they are going to get their eye wiped! This is some serious metal and Inês Oliveira shows off her talent ...Read More »
The excitement before Saturday’s gig is palpable as Guns N’ Roses have already played the night before leaving fans and sceptics positively speechless beyond all expectations. Two days of pure summer and rock ‘n roll in London, we couldn’t ask for more. The venue is the same of a year ago when Axl gave his best performance while filling in ...Read More »
Doom metal according to Wikipedia: “Doom metal is an extreme style of heavy metal music that typically uses slower tempos, low-tuned guitars and a much “thicker” or “heavier” sound than other metal genres.” Most of us know not to take things off the internet as gospel, but that as a description is pretty damn close when taking into account a ...Read More »
When you find a label new to you, and they seem to have been behind every release of the year you love so far, you seem to set a higher level of expectation. Ripple music have been behind the releases from White Light Cemetery, Steak, Mothership, Palerider and many more, but recently was the time of Vokonis. I’d already heard ...Read More »