Tag Archives: Whitesnake

Silverthorne Tear The Sky Wide Open

Debut single ‘Tear The Sky Wide Open’ from Silverthorne has reached the top 20 in the iTunes UK Rock Chart on release and is proving to be a huge hit across the board, promising more good things to come from the new band formed by celebrated drummer Brian Tichy. The teaser video for the track received over 20,000 views in ...

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Review: Hellfest Open Air Festival 2019 (France)

Through the years we’ve seen a lot of great bands headlining at international festivals, every new season there are less bands able to properly head the next editions without repeating or having to lower the level and hire secondary bands. Just a few chosen can reach Hall of Fame status, and they show several reasons for this… with Kiss, we ...

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Download 2019: The Highlights – Friday – Def Leppard, Whitesnake, Rob Zombie and more.

As you may have read from our previous instalment. It was kind of muddy, but don’t believe the news reports that everyone left before the festival began: I can honestly say this was one of the busiest Downloads in memory. So here it is, the first ‘proper’ day of the festival.  Looking at the line-up this seems to be the ...

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Def Leppard, Slipknot, and more announced for Download 2019

It’s that time of the year, for some better than Christmas. That’s right it’s the first announcement for Download Festival next year. After this year’s star-studded line-up, 2019 looks just as epic. The first announcement includes: Brit-metal icons – Def Leppard. Playing their classic album Hysteria (in full) and more. nine-headed alt metal beast, and Download legends – Slipknot Returning experimental ...

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Review: The Dead Daisies – Make Some Noise

Heavyweight promotion told us to invest our ticket money on the likes of The Kings of Chaos and Hollywood Vampires but The Dead Daisies (featuring people who’ve played with such diverse outfits as Guns N’Roses, Nine Inch Nails, Thin Lizzy, Robert Palmer and the goddamn Rolling Stones) have been sweating their asses off in clubs, at festivals and on star-studded support ...

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Live: Ramblin’ Man Fair 2016, Mote Park, Maidstone

This weekend saw what was another fine addition to the festival season this year with the Ramblin Man Fair taking place in Maidstone’s Mote Park for two days of pure rock and roll. The sun was out for the weekend’s festivities, with most catching the rays and turning a funny shade of red/brown as they checked out the latest and ...

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Live Review: Glenn Hughes, Tyne Theatre, Newcastle

There are very few people who can claim: they have played in several influential rock bands and continue to tour, packing out venues, 40 years on.  Glenn Hughes is one of these people. Tonight Glenn played to the Tyne theatre filled with adoring fans. The way rock music, and the music industry in general has changed in the past four ...

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Black Star Riders release single ‘Soldierstown’ ahead of UK Tour.

Black Star Riders are set to release their new single ‘Soldierstown’ from their current album ahead of their all star line up tour. The band need no introduction, progressing from the iconic Thin Lizzy to Black Star Riders to create new music. Scott Gorham, Ricky Warwick and Damon Johnson are joined by Jimmy Degrasso and Robbie Crane, and by no ...

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Review: Joel Hoekstra’s 13 – Dying To Live

Recent Whitesnake addition Joel Hoekstra has released an album under his new 13 side project, albeit that it was instigated prior to his joining Coverdale’s band and so presumably while he was still a guitarist in Night Ranger. A melodic hard rock album, and released on the Frontiers label, comparisons to the guitarist he replaced in the ‘Snake, Doug Aldrich, ...

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Joel Hoekstra reveals new track ‘Say Goodbye To The Sun’

Joel Hoekstra’s 13 has revealed their new track ‘Say Goodbye To The Sun’ via LOUDWIRE.com This is taken from the new album ‘Dying To Live’ which will be released on October 16th. Hoeskstra , who is also the current guitarist for Whitesnake, had this to say about the single: “Say Goodbye to the Sun” represents the heavier side of DYING ...

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