Cabin Boy Jumped Ship – Sentiments (AFM Records)

This is the second album by English band Cabin Boy Jumped Ship following on from 2019's The Heartless and is something of a perfect storm for me. It seems that the band plays its own brand of rock being a combination of electro and metal into a new form that they call 'Electronicore' which is..

GUERNICA MANCINI releases new single ‘Inception’ on 11th November, out on Golden Robot Records

Inception is the first solo single from Swedish rock singer Guernica Mancini (lead singer of Thundermother) and will be available via Golden Robot Records on November 11th. Having forged a successful career at the helm of Thundermother, with over 300,000 monthly listeners and millions of streams, Guernica has been working on a solo side project that can only be described as a mind..

TWILIGHT FORCE | announce new album ‘At the Heart of Wintervale’

Photo: Stefan Altzar Hear ye, all mortals of the Twilight Kingdoms! Hear ye! Over past few years, Swedish adventure metallers TWILIGHT FORCE have been crafting their new opus At the Heart of Wintervale, which will be released on January 20th via Nuclear Blast. Three years after the release of the last album Dawn Of The Dragonstar, it is time to tell new stories and..

96 BITTER BEINGS | new album ‘Synergy Restored’ out now + stream new single ‘Bloodrock Mania’

Los Angeles rock band 96 BITTER BEINGS make their return with the release of their long-awaited sophomore album, Synergy Restored. Available now from Nuclear Blast, the riff-heavy record from revered vocalist/guitarist Deron Miller (ex-CKY) and crew is a non-stop thrill-ride of raucous guitars and magnetic melody that pull listeners further in with each play.  Commenting on the record's release, Miller says: "We're gnawing off our fingers waiting for this album..

Sedate Illusion – Sedate Illusion (twin EPs)EPs 1 and 2

Sedate Illusion is a Progressive/Experimental metal band formed in Athens, Greece but based for some time in Corfu, who have just released what I think is their self-titled sixth full studio album. Unusually, it's actually available as two separate EPs, Time Is Not The End and Black Untold. They're split like this because of the..

RICK WAKEMAN revisits his classic albums in two unique concerts with band and choir

The London Palladium, 22 and 23 February 2023 The five years from 1971 to 1975 were an incredibly creative half-decade for composer/keyboard player Rick Wakeman CBE. During that time, he joined (and left) the most successful progressive rock band of all time, YES, helping to create the classic albums Fragile, Close To The Edge and Tales From Topographic Oceans. In addition, he..