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Jared James Nichols Talks…Black Magic!

Wisconsin-born guitarist Jared James Nichols has been flying into the UK with increasing regularity these last few years, playing gigs up and down the country and making fans along the way. His latest album, Black Magic, delivers a brace of hard rocking tunes some of which we’ll no doubt get to hear live very soon. Paul H Birch caught up ...

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Glenn Hughes Promises Deep Purple Exclusivity on Tour

Fresh from blowing the rafters off UK concert halls with his January appearances as part of rock super group Black Country Communion, bass player and vocalist Glenn Hughes will be putting his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted credentials to a nationwide UK tour where he will playing only classic Deep Purple material. Turning back the clock for a two hour ...

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The Bad Flowers + Support- The Ayslum 2, Birmingham, 17/2/2018

Tonight’s the launch party for The Bad Flowers debut album Starting Gun. The Asylum 2 is sold out; we’re packed in like sardines and the heat is sweltering. These Wicked Rivers start the evening off, then it’s time for Those Damn Crows who are brutal with a hardcore groove while offering a modern US rock vocal approach that swings between Shinedown ...

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Black Magic – Jared James Nichols

Wisconsin-born guitar-slinger Jared James Nichols is a throwback to when rock was wild, young and free. His latest album is a collection of song that hit you wham, bam, in and out, with most tracks coming in under the three minute mark. Do they get you under their spell? Let’s find out. A whirring echoing guitar stretches through your speakers, ...

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New Black Country Communion Video – The Cove

Setting the bar high for all other major live bands this year, following their storming UK shows in January, Black Country Communion, have released a brand new video for ‘The Cove’, that appears on their latest album album, BCCIV, available through Mascot Records. Following a several year hiatus Anglo-American rock supergroup Black Country Communion returned with all founding members intact: Vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Trapeze), ...

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Rose Tattoo -Tatts Live In Brunswick 1982

36 years back an Australian radio station played this live show from the Bombay Bicycle Club across the Antipodean airwaves. It’s hard to believe. Hard to conceive that it happened so long ago, and incomprehensible that something so raw and savage – with language not for the faint-hearted – would get played in that format. So what is it? A ...

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Voodoo Circle, Raised On Rock Featuring New Single Higher Love

Voodoo Circle have released a new single and video ‘Higher Love’ taken from their new album Raised On Rock that will be out on 9th February through AFM Records. Founded by guitarist Alex Beyrodt who remains the band’s main songwriter, this is their fifth album and the first to feature new vocalist Herbie Langhans who’s sang with Avantasia before.  The ...

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Alive And Dangerous… In London!

Following their successful concerts at Nell’s Jazz & Blues last November, Thin Lizzy drumming legend Brian Downey and his new band Alive And Dangerous will be  returning to perform there as part of the London Fleadh week. The concert will take place on Saturday 10th February, and aside from Downey the band features Brian Grace (best known as the guitarist for ...

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Little Caesar – Album, Single & UK Tour Due

US rock ‘n’ roll survivors Little Caesar have signed a global deal with Golden Robot Records for the release of their first studio album in six years, titled Eight it will be available as of 16th March. In the month before, they will drop their first single, a semi-power ballad taken from the parent album titled ‘Time Enough For That’ and being a UK tour ...

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King King & Rhino’s Revenge Birmingham Town Hall Thursday 18th January 2018

Rhino’s Revenge bounce on stage and proceed to spend the next thirty minutes or so keeping us entertained with a brand of British rock packed with lyrical innuendo, working class social commentary, and some beefy meat and potato compositions played with flair, consummate showmanship and passion; starting with the mod moves of ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Blues’ dipping straight into the ...

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