Interview with Chris Black (High Spirits)

High Spirits is a band which you simply must hear, regardless of what type of metal is your favorite sub-genre. This band is the musical vison of multi-instrumentalist Chris Black, who has created some fantastic pieces of melodic heavy metal since 2009. There’s always light and shade in High Spirits’ albums, but the pure joy..

The Doors’ Robby Krieger Announces new Album With The Soul Savages

Robby Krieger and The Soul Savages will release their debut studio album via The Players Club / Mascot Label Group on January 19, 2024. Today, they present the lead reveal with the visualizer for "A Day in L.A." To View, Click here. The pre-order is now live here: https://lnk.to/RobbyKrieger. Robby Krieger knows that when you assemble the right bunch of musicians,..

Samantha Fish & Jesse Dayton nominated for a 2024 Grammy® award for Best Contemporary Blues Album

Samantha Fish and Jesse Dayton, the two acclaimed songwriters and modern-day guitar heroes behind the chart-topping album Death Wish Blues, have received a GRAMMY® Award nomination in the Contemporary Blues Category. The 2024 GRAMMYs will be held on February 4th at the Crypto Arena in Los Angeles, with Death Wish Blues in the running for "Best Contemporary Blues Album." Full of swagger, bravado, and superb musicianship, Death Wish Blues was..

Joanne Shaw Taylor Announces February 2024 UK Tour

British Blues rock guitar prodigy Joanne Shaw Taylor is pleased to announce ten UK concerts in February 2024. Planet Rock will start a 48-hour ticket pre-sale at 10am GMT on Wednesday 15 November via Planetrock.com.  Tickets will then go on general sale at 10am on Friday 17 November from Gigantic.com, Planetrocktickets.co.uk, and joanneshawtaylor.com.The tour kicks off on Saturday 17 February 2024 at Manchester Royal Northern College of Music, takes in London's O2 Indigo on Thursday 22nd February,..

Geddy Lee – My Effin’ Life (HarperCollins)

I wasn't entirely happy - and never would be with any record we'd make… is one of the many surprising quotes from Geddy Lee in his new autobiography My Effin' Life, one of the more riveting page-turners in recent memory when it comes to musician bios. For the obsessive Rush fan (is there any other..

Blank Manuskript – 229, London (15 November 2023)

The London prog fans who stayed at home rather than venture out mid-week missed one hell of a treat. According to Julie Andrews in the famous Musical, the hills are alive with the sound of music around Salzburg. But the lovely Austrian city is not exactly bursting with world famous rock artists. Perhaps it’s because..

AMARANTHE – release new single/video ‘Outer Dimensions’ from upcoming album ‘The Catalyst’

Today, Swedish metal virtuosos AMARANTHE break through the grey November clouds, ready to cure your seasonal blues with their new uplifting track Outer Dimensions! Once again, high energy vibes paired with a catchy chorus and garnished with some heavy riffs and impressive growls, this song is determined to live up to its name and take the listener to..

HEKZ – Terra Nova

Terra Nova is the sound of a band hitting a clear and obvious creative watershed, against which all of their previous work will be judged, and their subsequent work scrutinised to assess whether it matches up. It's their Physical Graffiti, their Scenes From A Memory, their A Night At The Opera and their Operation: Mindcrime...