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Jared James Nichols

Jared James Nichols announces UK tour

Wisconsin-bred guitarist Jared James Nichols has been making a name for himself on UK shores in recent times, touring in support to the likes of Zakk Wylde, Glenn Hughes and Walter Trout as well as headlining his own club dates and he’ll be back again this June to July, coinciding with the release of new single and video release via Listenable ...

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Steve Hackett

Steve Hackett announces new album ‘The Night Siren’

Steve Hackett will release his latest album The Night Siren on 24th March 2017 through InsideOut Music (Sony). As with his previous album, Wolflight, the former Genesis guitarist will be joined by musicians from several different countries, his intentions this time being to celebrate multicultural diversity and unity.  Featured will be singers from Israel and Palestine, actively campaigning to bring Jewish and Arabic ...

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Interview: Brian Tatler of Diamond Head

Back at Bloodstock festival earlier this year, we found ourselves in the great company of the legendary Brian Tatler of Diamond Head. They gave us such a great interview and put on such an impressive show, that when we were offered the chance to chat with them again, we couldn’t help but jump at the chance. Finishing up on their UK tour ...

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Interview: Brian Tatler of Diamond Head – Bloodstock 2016

Diamond Head have been cited by  ‘The Big 4’ thrash metal bands as a big influence in terms of guitar work and song-writing. Also being part of the 80s British metal scene with Maiden and Def Lep, it’s clear why Brian Tatler and the Stourbridge boys have had such a big following. Now in their 40th year, Diamond Head topped ...

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Steve Hackett – Live in Liverpool

Groundbreaking prog guitarist Steve Hackett has announced the release of his acclaimed Acolyte To Wolflight With Genesis Revisited Tour as a 2CD/2DVD deluxe package and stand-a-lone Blu-Ray and, after three London concert videos, he chose the Liverpool date for the recording. The Total Experience Live In Liverpool that will be released on 24th June. “When Inside Out told me that ...

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Review: Ben Poole – Time Has Come

‘Square-jawed but vulnerable’, implies the cover photo for Ben Poole’s new studio album Time Has Come. Well that’ll pull a much more attractive audience than the sweaty-faced, pot-bellied codgers usually trying to look cool at most blues-rock gigs. ‘Lying To Me’ is a hard chorded strut with some twinkly lead, a fat organ entering the sound warmly as it will throughout the ...

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Zakk Wylde debut single, album details and tour dates announced

Zakk Wylde has recently debuted brand new single ‘Sleeping Dogs’ as the first release from the his highly anticipated first solo release in 20 years: ‘Book of Shadows II’. Further details of the album have also been released, with the announcement that it will consist of 14 new tracks, and artwork provided by John Irwin, and a full track listing. ...

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Rene Benton: Xpressions Too (Short Storiez)

Rene Benton has grown a name for himself thanks to the huge blends in musical genres in his playing, and thanks to his virtuoso playing, he has just had a very successful appearance at the finest guitar event of the year at NAMM 16. Xpressions Too envelops more blended styles than you can shake a stick at, and most definitely ...

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Jared James Nichols: Highwayman EP – A mix of vintage covers and self-penned songs!

“He reminds me of a young Ted Nugent,” said a voice to my left as I watched Jared James Nichols deliver an impressive support slot during Glenn Hughes’ recent UK tour. From a distance, visually perhaps, but with bigger biceps, and more akin to Joe Walsh if you ask me; especially the way he handles slide guitar. Actually, the fact ...

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Michael Schenker & Me…

On Friday 13th October 1307 in Paris, France those of the order of the Knights Templars were arrested and later hanged, under the connivance of a cash-hungry King Phillip and his papal puppet, Pope Clement V. On Friday 13th November 2015 in Paris, France around twice as many people have been killed; gunned down and bombed, this time terrorists have ...

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