Tag Archives: Blackbird

Glitter Machine Take the Pain

Glitter Machine drop their second single ‘Take The Pain’ from their debut album, Hanging Out For Fame, on 2nd August. Formed in 2018, by vocalist and guitarist John McKeown, who’d previously toured Europe with The Stereophonics in his former band Hero, alongside other industry stalwarts Rik Hornby (bass), Paul Stone (drums) and Dominic McGuiness (guitar) with influences ranging from Iggy ...

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Glitter Machine Going Live

Who or what is or are Glitter Machine? A band apparently. One with around 228,000 views of their debut single ‘Blackbird’ on Youtube. Loud music, raw vocals, searing guitars, driving bass, and thumping drums. “The band say: “We make music….. Music is what we do.” But will such mystery live up to expectations? You can investigate for yourselves as Glitter ...

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Alkaline Trio reveal details of new album ‘Is This Thing Cursed?’

Alkaline Trio have announced new album Is This Thing Cursed? and is to be released digitally on August 31st. The vinyl release of the album follows on October 19th. Is This Thing Cursed? is the first Alkaline Trio album to have been written almost entirely in the studio. It’s when the songs began to come together that the band noticed ...

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The Riven – Blackbird

Review: The Riven – Blackbird

London outfit The Riven are a new band with an old feel, keeping the heavy, dirty sound of rock and blues alive. Blackbird is their debut EP, a five track release that sounds like a true encapsulation and harnessing of that raw power of an energetic, live performance, but in the studio. Like all the best ideas, The Riven came ...

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