Tag Archives: classic rock

Brian Downey Returns to the Underworld

On Thursday 7th November Brian Downey’s ALIVE AND DANGEROUS will return the Camden Underworld. The much respected drummer formed the band after concluding 2013’s Thin Lizzy reunion shows and declining to join Black Star Riders. Featuring guitarists Brian Grace and Phil Edgar, alongside vocalist/bass player Matt Wilson they toured the UK last year, appropriately  marking the  40th Anniversary of Thin ...

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JJ Nichols 2020 UK Tour

Wisconsin-bred guitarist Jared James Nichols will fly into the UK next February to headline his first major tour on these shores. Supporting the legendary Lynyrd Skynyrd on their 2015 European tour, then playing with several impressive acts in the UK since, ranging from UFO to Glenn Hughes, he opened the main Stage at Ramblin’ Man Fair in 2017. Last year ...

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Crooked Suckers

Melbourne act The Crookeds has just released new alt rocking single ‘Sucker For Pain’ on Golden Robot Records. Featuring singer/guitarist Sonny James Falsone, drummer Oscar Linkson, bass player Matt McLean alongside guitarist Aaron Franks, the band’s intent is to fuse the best classic rock elements with the best of today’s indie/alternate rock vibe. The release of 2018 singles ‘Feast of ...

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Wille & The Bandits Gunning for More

Recently returned from their first American tour, Wille & The Bandits will be travelling the length and breadth of the UK on another not-to-be missed tour in the new year. Paving the way the band has released a new single, ‘Victim Of The Night’, taken from their critically acclaimed album Paths. As evidenced on Paths, Wille & The Bandits take ...

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Jailbirds See Black

Canadian power trio The Jailbirds has just released a video for the track ‘Black Madonna’, taken from their recently released EP, The Black River, out now on Golden Robot Records. Over the last three years, guitarist/vocalist Myke Penney, bass player Liam Hills, and drummer Eric Parent have performed extensively across Ontario to become Winners of Best Rock Band at the ...

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CoreLeoni’s Angel

Following the release of their recent album, Swiss rock band CoreLeoni has lifted a track off it as their new single. CoreLeoni II is out on AFM Records, and the single is ‘Angel’. It’s a track that will be familiar to many of CoreLeoni’s parent band, major international act Gotthard. Following the tour celebrations for Gotthard’s 25th anniversary, co-founder, guitarist ...

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Anvil Hit the UK Next March!

Anvil return to the UK, playing dates in England, Ireland and Wales in March 2020. While there are bands that have reached higher chart positions, sold more albums and filled bigger venues than the Canadian heavy metal band, this is a band that keeps on going, with the likes of Metallica and the late Lemmy of Motörhead having expressed their ...

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Caravela Escarlate

Through Endless Skies – An Interview With Prog Rockers Caravela Escarlate

Some months ago I came across a wonderfully eclectic and captivating album by the Brazilian prog rock entity named Caravela Escarlate. As much as I liked their self-titled record the first few times I spun the disc, it was not until I recently returned to it that it dawned on me just how amazing it truly is. Caravela Escarlate’s brand ...

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 Piston Blow It Away

Cranking it up to 11, Piston release ‘Blow It Away’ a new single from their just released self-titled full length debut album that was launched last night when they played live in their hometown at The Station, in Cannock. “Blow It Away is an intense rock anthem,” said Piston guitarist Jack Edwards of the single. While singer Rob Angelico explained of the work ...

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Laurence Jones Band – Everything’s Gonna Be Alright

The Laurence Jones Band has released a brand new single ‘Everything’s Gonna Be Alright’, ahead of their eponymously named the full length album due out on Friday 27th September. RAMzine’s advance review of the album, described ‘Everything’s Gonna Be Alright’ as rock and roll, beefing up empirically towards party mode, with a voice that carries the tune and catches the ears. For the ...

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