Tag Archives: acoustic

Stone Temple Pilots

Stone Temple Pilots Embrace Vulnerability on New Acoustic Album ‘Perdida’

An apocryphal story has it that Stone Temple Pilots (STP) began when original vocalist Scott Weiland and guitarist Rob DeLeo met up at a Black Flag gig in 1985 and, after talking for a few minutes, both men realised they were dating the same woman! Whatever, what’s not in doubt is the band Mighty Joe Young emerged from this meeting, soon ...

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Mark Morton

Mark Morton plays acoustic set at Camden’s Underworld

As the cold winter months drag on and adjustments to life are made, those trying to get back into routine, those trying to better themselves etc, us music fans are usually working on which gig to get started with. On January 12th, we find ourselves with a lovely, gentle option down in Camden’s Underworld. Mark Morton is set to release ...

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Cormac Neeson

Cormac Neeson’s Secret Show At The Black Heart

Last minute shows can always be a bit mental, but when they work, they work spectacularly. Cormac Neeson (vocalist of The Answer) was in one of those situations, finding himself opening the evening at The Black Heart in Camden supporting his solo release, White Feather. A short 25-minute acoustic set opening for young up and coming rockers Keylock and Mason ...

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The Xcerts to release acoustic EP

After being teased with an acoustic version of their single ‘Daydream’ earlier this year, Scottish rockers, The Xcerts, will thankfully release a full acoustic EP on October 5th under Raygun Records. The EP, titled ‘Late One Night’ (owing to it actually being entirely recorded late over one night), will be released as a limited edition signed and numbered 12” vinyl, ...

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The Xcerts

The Xcerts had a Late One

Hailing from Scotland, though you’d never be able to tell with their unaccented vocals and no bagpipes insight rockers, The Xcerts, release an acoustic EP titled Late One Night. It was recorded, of course, entirely over one late night. Commenting on this, vocalist, Murray Macleod said, “We recorded the entire EP in one night which lent a nice organic feel ...

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Review: CJ Orazi – It Ain’t All Unicorns And Rainbows

Quite often, I receive unexpected emails with a new release in my inbox from an extremely reliable PR company, Polymath PR. I am forever getting new music to listen to and give my opinion on in reviews that is both appreciated my them, but also the bands that work with them, and that really is something that keeps you going ...

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Live: William Control, Think Tank, Newcastle

It’s been a busy old year for Mr Control. At the beginning of 2016 he retired his band Aiden, after supporting Black Veil Brides with said band, launched a new clothing line, fought for the right to his first two solo records, and even recording new material. So how does he have time to tour? Either way, this is a ...

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Review: Ray Wilson – Song For A Friend

Ray Wilson? Many of us know the pedigree less so the music: ‘Inside’ was a great post-grunge hit single come cool Levi’s jeans advert and ‘Congo’ a solid return to credibility for a band whose parent album Calling All Stations we never gave a fair crack of the whip. Genesis and Stiltskin are just two words among many that you’ll ...

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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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Review: Ricky Warwick – When Patsy Cline was Crazy (And Guy Mitchell Sang the Blues)/Hearts on Trees

Ricky Warwick should be a man that needs no introduction, especially among those that are fans of classic rock. To those that are not aware of who he is, this is the man that took the lead vocalist spot in the final version of Thin Lizzy (and technically still is with the few special one off shows coming up), the ...

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