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! ?

The Tea Party – Blood Moon Rising (InsideOut Music)

Canadian Rock trio The Tea Party will be releasing their first new music in Europe since 2014's The Ocean At The End album with a full-length record titled Blood Moon Rising, out November 26th, 2021 via InsideOutMusic.  The album (cover artwork to be seen above!) features 11 tracks recorded by The Tea Party over the course of the last..

Jonas Lindberg and The Other Side sign with InsideOutMusic for release of new album ‘Miles From Nowhere’

The new album, featuring guest appearance from The Flower Kings' Roine Stolt on title track, due out on Feb 18th, 2021. Swedish progressive rock outfit Jonas Lindberg and The Other Side have signed with InsideOutMusic for the release of the upcoming new album Miles From Nowhere due out on Feb. 18th, 2021. Led by Multi-instrumentalist and composer Jonas..

Howard Jones announces Acoustic Trio UK Tour 2022 with Nick Beggs & Robin Boult

Howard Jones Acoustic Trio embark on a 13-date UK tour at The Bath Forum on October 14, 2022. The tour will showcase an intimate stripped-down trip through Howard's colourful 30-year music career. The acoustic trio will feature Howard Jones on electric piano, guitarist Robin Boult (Roger Daltrey, Dave Stewart, Fish) and Nick Beggs (Kajagoogoo, Belinda Carlisle, John Paul Jones) on chapman stick.  A 48-hour ticket pre-sale will start at9am..

When Rivers Meet – Saving Grace

Oooh! It's that difficult second album time for When Rivers Meet - or WRM - after a whirlwind year in which the duo released their critically acclaimed debut album We Fly Free (November 2020); developed an ever-growing online fan base through clever and pro-active use of live-streaming; became the first-ever artist or band to win four..

Bad Touch kick off 15-date UK tour tonight (Weds 17th) with a sold-out show in their hometown of Norwich

"BAD TOUCH""BETTER LATE THAN NEVER" UK TOURKICKS OFF IN NORWICH TONIGHTWITH SPECIAL GUESTS"PISTON" TICKETS: WWW.BADTOUCHROCKS.CO.UK Bad Touch are Stevie Westwood (vocals), Rob Glendinning (guitar), Daniel Seekings (guitar), Michael Bailey (bass) and George Drewry (drums). Following their recent release of their rocking cover of The Allman Brothers Band classic Midnight Rider, Bad Touch's 15-date UK tour kicks off with a sold-out hometown concert at the Waterfront Studio in Norwich tonight.  Branded as Better..

Kalandra release new original track for “Kingdom Two Crowns: Norse Land” video game

Norwegian Alternative band Kalandra present the new original track "My Kingdom (Kingdom Two Crowns: Norse Lands OST)", featured in the official trailer for the video game "Kingdom Two Crowns: Norse Lands" for which Kalandra composed the original soundtrack! Kalandra Heavily inspired by Norse culture and mythology, Kingdom Two Crowns: Norse Lands is a full new campaign that expands..

Volcanova to release 6 track EP “Cosmic Bull*hit” in early 2022

Icelandic desert rockers Volcanova will release the EP "Cosmic Bullshit" in early 2022. Following their acclaimed debut album "Radical Waves" from 2020, the power-trio returns with 6 brand new cuts of cosmic grooves and volcanic jams.  "Cosmic Bullshit" revisits the vibes of Volcanova's debut album, while showing a new dimension of the band's sound. A..

Shadow Universe announce new album ‘Subtle Realms, Subtle Words’on Monotreme Records

From the shadows of Slovenia, Shadow Universe is an instrumental music project, creating breath-taking cinematic soundscapes from post-rock, neoclassical/ambient and post-metal elements. Their third album, Subtle Realms, Subtle Worlds is released on 11th March 2022 worldwide on Monotreme Records. The band state "Every person experiences the world differently, which puts us into our own unique bubbles, subtle worlds". "The..