Tag Archives: rock

Review: Whitesnake – The Purple Album

I was the first one on the phone ranting about this album to friends. Kindred spirits, some of us old enough to be granddads, who’d been both Whitesnake connoisseurs and naysayers since the band first uncoiled its way onto vinyl, and even a couple who we look at dubiously when they say they’ve seen David Coverdale live with Deep Purple. ...

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Review: Donnie Vie – The White Album

Former Enuff Z’nuff lead vocalist Donnie Vie takes his infatuation with The Beatles to extremes with The White Album, not least in paying homage with its title. In that it’s a double album there’s also plenty to listen to. Self-indulgent to be sure, but it comes from a good place and feels it was made for vinyl where you need ...

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New Blackmore’s Night Album Due – All Our Yesterdays!

Blackmore’s Night, the world’s number one renaissance act and one of the most popular folk-rock bands in the world today will release their tenth studio album, All Our Yesterdays, on September 18th. Blackmore’s Night has been described as “a true musical and spiritual collaboration” between vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Candice Night and her husband, the legendary guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, co-founder of both Deep Purple ...

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Gone Too Long – The Answer New Single Out July 31st!

Come the end of July  Irish rock band The Answer release poignant new single ‘Gone Too Long’ courtesy of Napalm Records.  Already previewed on Alex Lester’s BBC2 radio show After Midnight, the single will feature a special bonus acoustic version, and they have just released a promotional video. Currently promoting their Raise A Little Hell album over in the USA ...

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Review: Michael Schenker’s Temple of Rock – Spirit On A Mission

Michael Schenker’s Temple of Rock are shaping up into the kind of tight, hot combo MSG never quite were.  We can argue how much ‘Lost Horizons’ would influence the epic nature of Iron Maiden’s music, and in hindsight see that  ‘Captain Nemo’  helped birth all those guitar shredders that littered the 90s music scene, but cohesively, as a band, the ...

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Save Me Now – Billy Idol Video Premiere

Billy Idol has released a new video to accompany his current single, ‘Save Me Now’, an electro-rocking highlight from his recent critically acclaimed album Kings & Queens Of The Underworld, co-written by Idol, Twin Shadow, and Greg Kurstin. Known for his striking and compelling videos, the multi-platinum British rock icon headed to the California desert with his longtime guitarist and ...

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The Female Fronted… Jackaman!

Lynne Jackaman, former vocalist with London-based rock and soul band Saint Jude, has put together a new band going under the name of Jackaman. With debut single ‘You Can’t Take Back’ out now on Itunes, Jackaman declared that she has “a kick-ass band who will be playing London at the Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen on June 16th where they ...

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Review: Dan Patlansky – Dear Silence Thieves

2015 is shaping up to be a big year for Dan Patlansky. Ever heard of him? 64,000 people saw him live at a stadium in Johannesburg last year, including main act Bruce Springsteen who was watching from the sides; and he’s special guest on Joe Satriani’s UK tour this November so a good many more are going to catch sight ...

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Silverchair 20th anniversary edition Frogstomp release

It’s been 4 years since the indefinite hibernation of the band Silverchair and 20 years since the release of Frogstomp but still the band keep on rocking out in rock clubs, bars, house parties and your preferred, personal music device. As of June the 15th you’ll be able to relive those great memories of the 90’s with a 2CD deluxe 20th ...

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Superheaven reveal new album ‘Ours Is Chrome’

US rockers Superheaven have revealed the details for their second album. Ours Is Chrome is due for release on May 4th via Sideonedummy records. The album follows the group’s 2013 debut release, Jar. Check out the video for the lead single I’ve Been Bored below! The band will be embarking on a massive headlining tour of US with guests Diamond ...

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