Sunday, March 3, 2024
Portraits Of Rory

Rory Gallagher – Portraits (Rufus Publications)

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

Richard West may be a writer as he pens his life in ‘Threshold’

Threshold, for anyone who doesn’t know, are a prog/metal band that combines thoughtful lyrics and propulsive melodies alongside some quite intricate song arrangements and...

Keith Emerson: The Official Illustrated Story by Chris Welch

Keith Emerson passed away in 2016, having taken his own life. From the outside looking in, this appeared most unlike the bombastic keyboard pioneer...
Led Zeppelin - Five Glorious Nights at Earls Court

Led Zeppelin – Five Glorious Nights at Earls Court

                                             (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...

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...
Bon Jovi

BON JOVI 1984-94, A Photographic History by Ross Halfin

Bon Jovi is the latest book of pictures by photographer to the rock gods, Ross Halfin. It runs to 400 pages and this unique...
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...
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...
The Bee Gees In The 60’s

The Bee Gees In The 60’s – Andrew Hughes, GrantWalters & Mark Crohan

Book review of The Bee Gees In The 60’s by Andrew Hughes, GrantWalters & Mark Crohan. The Bee Gees (Brothers Gibb) probably sang three-part harmonies...