Tag Archives: rock

THE MENZINGERS

American Punk-rockers The Menzingers open up on Hello Exile

American Punk-rockers The Menzingers bring the punk with their latest release Hello Exile, which welcomes us to the various human connections they’ve felt, and makes us feel them, too.  ‘America (You’re Freaking and Out)’, either introduces strangers to The Menzingers’ sound or reintroduces old friends. With a welcoming beat on the drums and catchy lyrics, which actually have meaning, it’s ...

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Fireball Tour

Fireball Tour 2019

Skanking and Fireball aren’t the most likely combination. But somehow it works at O2 Academy Brixton for the tour that brings together two of the biggest names in ska-punk, Goldfinger and Less Than Jake, but before that there is a whole day of ska to look forward to. Matt Stocks was not simply a DJ, but a mail man, delivering ...

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Alter Bridge – Walk the Sky

Alter Bridge are one of those rare musical commodities the rock world, they are constantly reliable in the content the write, the time of release after the previous, and they match it on the live scene too. Thanks to that, they have become one of those perfect gateway bands for people to get into the rock world with, and sell ...

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Lucy In Blue

Leave The Pale Blue Sky Behind – An Interview With Icelandic Prog Rockers Lucy In Blue

A few months ago the ever-reliable and awesome Karisma Records (Norway) released a true gem of a record in the shape of In Flight by the Icelandic prog rock outfit named Lucy in Blue. Now, I am not exactly sure how to describe or put into words just how beautiful and moving the aforementioned LP is. You want drama and ...

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Irish Music Award Nomination for Cormac Neeson

Cormac Neeson, lead vocalist with The Answer is on the short list for the prestigious Northern Ireland  Music Prize 2019 for Album of The Year, for his solo debut recording White Feather. Now in its sixth year, the Northern Ireland  Music Prize celebrates the pinnacle of that country’s music with nominees shortlisted by people from across all areas of the music industry – ...

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Anchor Lane’s Fame Shame

Glasgow rock band Anchor Lane will be playing The Garage 2 in their hometown as part of the celebrations for the release of their new single ‘Fame Shame’ on Friday 11th October. Following the release of their New Beginning EP in 2017, singer Conor Gaffney, guitarist Lawrence O’ Brien, bass player Matthew Quigley and drummer Scott Hanlon as Anchor Lane ...

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Goo Goo Dolls

Goo Goo Dolls unleash new album Miracle Pill

Goo Goo Dolls have a predictable formula when it comes to their music. The softest rock, meaning the lightest taps on the drums, the same few piano chords echoing in the background, pop rock guitar styling, added to the most inoffensive lyrics, with not a curse word in sight…well, sound, and you have one of their records. Their latest albums ...

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Hawk Eyes Offer Advice

Following an informal hiatus, rock band Hawk Eyes is back with a fourth album, Advice, offering words of wisdom taken from the world’s headlines, Soviet history and the work of Thomas Pynchon no less! Due for release on 6th September through Drakkar Entertainment the band’s aim was to create an album where every track has its own identity, yet it ...

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SUPERSONIC BLUES MACHINE - Road Chronicles

Supersonic Blues Machine play some solid bluesy rock on Road Chronicles ‘live’

Supersonic Blues Machine (SBM) are claimed by their fan base to be ‘the ultimate rock, blues and soul’ jam band. All the musicians involved have been around the block more than once and they came together in 2015 to form SBM. Since then they’ve released two studio albums and this, their first ‘live’ album, Road Chronicles, was recorded in Italy ...

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Steve Kilbey – When I Love Her She Sings

 Currently touring the USA with his band The Church, Steve Kilbey one of Australia’s most popular songwriters has released a new solo single ‘When I Love Her She Sings’. The song appears on his last full length album Sydney Rococo, released last year and featuring songs written over a five year period. ‘When I Love Her She Sings’ is only the ...

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