Better late than never in reviewing this fine rock and roll album by the groove heavy Irish/Australian rockers, Jailbirds. Both Irish and Australian rock bands seem to be at their best when they produce raw, high energy rock and if cigarettes and alcohol are involved then even better; maybe not the best choice for a..
This is an album which is gloriously and simultaneously barking mad, touched by genius and utterly, completely devoid of caring what people thought of it! Regular readers of the weird and wonderful things often reviewed on these online pages may have observed your humble scribe commenting about the astonishing breadth of music appearing on record..
"A State of Dystopia is defined as an imagined (hah!) state or society in which there is great suffering or injustice." No, I'm not about to get political with you all, I'm just pleased to report that Son of Man are about to release their second album, with that title, as a follow-up to their..
British rock icons Uriah Heep are thrilled to announce an extensive UK tour in November 2020 to celebrate their 50th Anniversary. Uriah Heep’s longevity is a testament to the band’s excellent music, prolific song-writing and tireless efforts. The mighty Heep are cut from the same cloth of legends; their career spans over 50 years and..
This is the first album by this hard hitting American rock band Seven Spires on the Frontiers label, but their actual second release following on from Solveig which was released in 2017 after a highly successful crowdfunding campaign. The band comprises vocalist and keyboard player Adrienne Cowan, Jack Kosto on guitar, Peter de Reyna on..
The sea port of Seattle on the West Coast of the United States has always had a rich musical heritage. Mention the city nowadays and the more recent memory is the grunge movement of the 1990s but dial back the years a little further and the bands ruling the roost were of a different breed..
BIRMINGHAM PROGGERS IO EARTH ARE PREPARING TO RELEASE THEIR NEW ALBUM AURA In a departure from their usual writing style, IO Earth’s Dave Cureton and Adam Gough have created a new album that is still progressive, still genre defying, but is more focused on the exploration and development of melody than ever before. Dave: We usually..
If you were a Nektar admirer during those heady days of A Tab In The Ocean or Recycled, you can approach this without trepidation: the legacy is in fine hands and has been respectfully added to Things are a bit complicated - and crowded - in the Nektar camp at the moment, which is a..
Double Experience is the Canadian duo of Brock Tinsley on guitar and Ian Nichols on vocals and bass and was formed in 2011. Self styled nerd rockers, they cite Weezer, Coheed and Cambria and Muse as major influences and describe their music as in the prog rock genre. Alignments (Neutral) is a10-minute EP and part..
This fall Dutch Symphonic titans EPICA and Finnish Cello masters APOCALYPTICA will join forces for the ‘Epic Apocalypse Tour’. The tour comes in support of EPICA’s upcoming album which will be released later this year. Support on all dates will be provided by Helsinki prog metallers WHEEL. EPICA's Simone Simons comments “To celebrate the upcoming..