Sunday, March 3, 2024

Keith Emerson: The Official Illustrated Story by Chris Welch

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Keith Emerson passed away in 2016, having taken his own life. From the outside looking in, this appeared most unlike the bombastic keyboard pioneer...
Pearl Jam

PEARL JAM – Every Album, Every Track 

(Ben Connor ….. Sonicbond publishing … £15.99, P/b) Ben Connor’s contention, after an exhaustive and detailed examination of every track on every album, is Pearl...
Steve Hackett

Steve Hackett Lays it All Out in New Autobiography, “A Genesis In My Bed”

In the book we learn that Hackett, after successfully auditioning for Genesis in 1970, was initially unsure about whether to join the band. However,...
CARAVAN - Every Album, Every Track

Caravan – Every Album, Every Track

Caravan along with The Soft Machine, are now the ‘last men standing’ from the fabled ‘Canterbury Scene' of the late 60’s-mid 70’s, still recording...
Bob Dylan in the 1980s

Bob Dylan In the 1980’s – Every Album, Every Track

In the 1980s Bob Dylan released ten albums, of which seven were studio recordings, two were ‘live’ albums and the other being 1985’s Biograph,...
Big Big Train

Big Big Train – Between the Lines; the story of a rock band

                          Grant Moon … (Burning Shed ..hardback,  £49.99)             Some bands explode onto the scene and make an immediate impact, while others take an eternity to...
Led Zeppelin - Five Glorious Nights at Earls Court

Led Zeppelin – Five Glorious Nights at Earls Court

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                                             (Author: Dave Lewis. Released via Rufus Publications) On May 17th to May 25th 1975, over a period of seven days, Led Zeppelin performed a series...
Van Der Graaf Generator In The Seventies

Van Der Graaf Generator in The Seventies

Van Der Graaf Generator In The Seventies was written by Steve Pilkington*  (Sonicbond Publications). There’s always been a kind of glorious oddness about this band,...
Portraits Of Rory

Rory Gallagher – Portraits (Rufus Publications)

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Asked once by a critic "What does it feel like to be the best guitarist in the world?" Jimi Hendrix is said to have...
WASP

Legendary WASP captured in pictures by Ross Halfin

Meet W.A.S.P.. the band who once ‘rocked and shocked the world,’ the band the Moral Majority would most like to murder and the only...