Author: Richard Proctor

Former reviewer in the CRS "Rock Society" magazine. Formative music years were the 70's, from psychedelia, folk-rock, blues-rock, heavy rock, punkdom, New Wave through to Indie. I love pretty much all rock music, .... I just don't do soul and disco! ?

Utopia announce 2022 UK tour dates

Debut Album Stalker out now via APF Records Utopia, the metal group centred around guitarist John Bailey and Corrupt Moral Altar vocalist Chris Reese have announced UK tour dates for February 2022 following the release of their debut album 'Stalker' last month on APF Records. John comments,"One of the things about music like this is..

Katatonia – Mnemosynean (Peaceville Records)

An extensive collection of rarities and B-sides marking 30 years of the band, Katatonia are set to release Mnemosynean on 1st October 2021 through Peaceville Records. The term relates to the goddess of memory in Greek mythology (and derives from the same source as the word mnemonic) so it's entirely apt! In fact tomb inscriptions..

Spock’s Beard – 2022 UK tour dates announced

Legendary US progressive rockers Spock's Beard are beyond excited to be announcing UK tour dates for March 2022. Tickets on sale now!     Alan Morse comments:  "We're just so excited to get back on the road again, we can't wait to see all our friends we've missed so much during this crazy time. We are..

Dion Releases All-New Album “Stomping Ground” by KTBA Records on November 5th

INCLUDES COLLABORATIONS WITH BOZ SCAGGS, MARK KNOPFLER, PATTI SCIALFA, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, KEB' MO', BILLY F GIBBONS, RICKIE LEE JONES, MARCIA BALL, PETER FRAMPTON, JOE BONAMASSA AND G.E. SMITH LINER NOTES BY PETE TOWNSHEND PRE-ORDER THE ALBUM HERE Dion is following up his critically acclaimed and commercially successful 2020 album release Blues With Friends with Stomping Ground, a new album that..

Nick D’Virgilio, Neal Morse & Ross Jennings team up on new studio album due for release in 2022

Nick D'Virgilio (Big Big Train, ex-Spock's Beard), Neal Morse (Transatlantic, NMB, ex-Spock's Beard), and Ross Jennings (Haken, Novena) are pleased to announce the formation of their new trio D'Virgilio, Morse & Jennings. The group has signed to InsideOutMusic for the release of their debut album 'Troika' in early 2022.  Recorded during lockdown, the process began..

Iron Lizards’ debut album “Hungry for Action” out now!

On Friday, Parisian power-trio Iron Lizards released their debut album "Hungry for Action". High octane garage rock with no fuss. Described as "seriously energetic and noisy stuff that would make most metal bands blush" by UKs Vive Le Rock. Iron Lizards are a power-trio from Paris, France. The band was formed in 2015 by Elio..

Dead Man’s Whiskey to release new single ‘Never Ever’

NEW SINGLE NEVER EVER RELEASED On Friday 17 September 2021  TAKEN FROM THE NEW EP BREAKOUT Released Friday 1st October 2021 Pre-order here - https://ffm.to/dmw-breakout Dead Man's Whiskey are releasing the second single - Never Ever - from their their upcoming new EP - Breakout - on Friday 17 September 2021. The EP will be released on Friday 1st October 2021 and can be pre-ordered here - https://deadmanswhiskey.co.uk/merch. After..

The Damn Truth release “Tomorrow” single and official music video

NEW SINGLE & MUSIC VIDEO"TOMORROW" RELEASED FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 17, 2021 WATCH THE MUSIC VIDEO HERE AVAILABLE FROM:www.Linktr.ee/thedamntruth FEBRUARY 2022 UK TOUR - Tickets Available From www.thegigcartel.com*Denotes King King Support Shows. "Produced by famed Metallica producer Bob Rock, This Is Who We Are Now is a powerful statement of musical intent from Montreal rockers The Damn Truth, with a..