a mix of more commercial, easily melodic material alongside harder-edged fare for those who didn't want too much sugar with their Strawbs! By 1976, when Deep Cuts originally appeared, The Strawbs were getting to the end of their original 1970s run, and would split following two more albums, in 1978. The previous album, 1975's Nomadness,..
Only “the most exciting blues rock super-group in the UK” right now. That’s the label being applied to Malone Sibun by the European Blues Awards ceremony, despite not yet having an album released. Malone Sibun are a partnership of soulful UK-based Detroit blues-rock star Marcus Malone and British blues rock guitarist Innes Sibun, who met..
Born To Go unfolds sinuously, visiting areas of deep space all too infrequently explored by latter day Hawkwind PHOTOS: Chris Walkden Amazingly, this current UK jaunt marks the 50th anniversary of Hawkwind as a band, which in itself is quite extraordinary. Of course, Dave Brock is the only original member left, and has been for..
Blackwater Conspiracy release their second album Two Tails & The Dirty Truth of Love & Revolution on 14 February 2020 on Bulletproof 20/20 Records, distributed by Absolute via Universal / Sony DADC. This record features eleven brand new tracks and is the follow up to their acclaimed debut “Shootin’ The Breeze”. The album was produced..
Having recently performed at this year’s Euroblast Festival alongside the likes of Car Bomb, Voyager and Between The Buried And Me, modern progressive metal outfit MOBIUS are thrilled to reveal the first details and pre-order links for their forthcoming sophomore studio album Kala. Arriving on 30th January 2020, Kala - the Sanskrit word for “time”..
Italian Alternative/Nu Rock band, OVERLAPS, have signed with TIME TO KILL RECORDS, the label debut album is planned for early 2020. The first single and music video will be released on December 13th, 2019. OVERLAPS started in 2017 with the release of 3 singles “Countdown”, “Dreams For Sale” and “On Monday”, produced by Fabio Trentini..
All photos by IAN JENKINSON Saying the word “debut” in the same sentence as “Phil Campbell” still sounds strange. After all, the man has been in the business for more than four decades and spent 31 of those in Britain’s finest rock ‘n’ roll band Motörhead which broke up following the sad death of founder/frontman/icon..
It might seem like hyperbole, but the inescapable fact is that Steve Hackett’s live shows just keep getting better and better Over the last few years, Steve Hackett seems to have hit upon the perfect recipe for the format of his live shows: his extended ‘Genesis Revisited’ tours delighted fans, but after a while many..
if well-written, fun music with poetic observances about life would add to your day, then check this out. Singer/songwriter Christopher Holland’s new release Golden Hour brings the '70s back to life. Fans of artists such as Gerry Rafferty, Kenny Loggins, and the Carpenters will fully appreciate the vibe of this album. The songwriting includes the..
Contrary to the revisionist history we are often fed, 1977 was not merely some kind of NME/Sounds battleground with ‘punks and hippies’ slugging it out via two falls and a mellotron. Going back an astonishing 42 years, making some of us who were, if not ‘angry young men’ at the time then at least ‘mildly..