September 24, 2020

HAWKWIND – ROADHAWKS (Cherry Red / Atomhenge)

Roadhawks quickly came to be seen as a sort of bookmark, in a 'last of the "old" Hawks' kind of way. Add to that the glorious gatefold cover artwork, based on an original Barney Bubbles poster, and you have a very iconic and, indeed, nostalgic package indeed. To the legions of Hawkwind fans who were..

FRANCK CARDUCCI – THE ANSWER

Franck Carducci. Is it, I wonder, a name you’re familiar with? If not, and you’re a fan of prog rock or the more expansive side of classic rock in general, then it really should be. This is his third album – following on the heels of the excellent Torn Apart – but to these ears..

Bad Touch tour update, second single released

New Wave of Classic Rock favorites BAD TOUCH released the second single – I Get High on Friday 10 April – from their upcoming studio album Kiss The Sky. The single is available to stream via Spotify, Apple Music and available for download from all major digital services or via https://fanlink.to/badtouchigethigh. “I Get High is about that feeling we’ve all had..

MS AMY BIRKS – ALL THAT SHE IS…

I went through a divorce quite a few years ago, which was an emotionally turbulent time, and all of the emotion has fed into this new album. For Amy Birks, music has been all about a journey. In fact, it’s been a physical, creative and emotional one which has taken her from her home town..

DREAMING MADMEN – ASHES OF A DIARY (Dreaming Madmen)

The debut by Texas-based, Lebanese brothers Mathew & Christopher Aboujaoude, this concept album is the tale of an old man’s discovery of a journal of his previous trials and tribulations. The soaring guitar work may betray the brothers’ influences, Pink Floyd & Rush, but it would be unfair to say this is a Floyd copy. The..

Ciminero – Subterranean Awakening

Ciminero show that doom can be modern, interesting and doesn’t have to be just about crunching guitars and gut-wrenching misery. Ciminero is a brand new four-piece doom band based in Helsinki, with guitars, bass and drums played by Finnish natives and female vocals from Italian Valentina Vigato. Valentina may have had a strong say in..