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! ūüėĀ

Svarta Sanningar (Swe) – “Kapitel 2”

Let this band lead you into the darkness (their name roughly translates as 'black truths') In May, the Swedish band Svarta Sanningar released their latest EP Kapitel 2, which is a stand-alone sequel to the previous EP Kapitel 1 from 2018. The band's music  can best be described as occult post-rock with elements of goth and metal. Svarta Sanningar has also built an entire concept around a fictional backstory that includes an occult order society with the same name as the band. This is a fairly unique, weird,..

Dan Patlansky announces March/April 2022 UK Tour with special guest Arielle

Award-winning South African singer-songwriter and guitarist, Dan Patlansky, is pleased to announce that he will embark on a 10-date UK tour in March and April2022 to support the release of his forthcoming 10th studio album. Special guest on all shows (except Manchester) is American singer songwriter and Brian May guitar protege Arielle. She is a truly 21st century classic rock..

Out Today – Fantasy Prog Outfit Azure release new album “Of Brine and Angel’s Beaks”

UK Power-Prog outfit Azure have returned with their full length Sophomore LP 'Of Brine And Angel's Beaks', featuring their most diverse, emotive, and technical performances to date. Bursting back onto the scene in February with attention-grabbing standalone single 'Mistress', Azure successfully established the beginning of a new era for their unrivalled blend of classic Prog-Rock, Synth-Pop, and..

Orange Goblin to headline at The Yard, Cornwall – plus Special Guests Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons and Massive Wagons, other bands include Raging Speedhorn, White Raven Down and Mother Vulture. Saturday 31st July 2021 - Hours - 13:30 - 22:30 Address: The Yard, Chenoweth's Business Park, Ruan High Lanes, Truro TR2 5JT f: @TheYardCornwall i: @routeonebooking Route One Booking agency announces British metal legends Orange Goblin to perform at Cornwall's newest outdoor licensed venue 'The Yard' over on the Roseland. Orange Goblin were poised to celebrate..

Neal Morse Band announce fourth studio album ‚ÄėInnocence & Danger‚Äô for release this August

NMB are pleased to announce the release of their much-anticipated fourth studio album 'Innocence & Danger' on the 27th August 2021.  The Neal Morse Band (now NMB) was formed in 2012, featuring long-time collaborators Neal Morse (vocals, keyboards and guitars), Mike Portnoy (drums, vocals) and Randy George (bass), as well as Bill Hubauer (keyboards, vocals) and Eric..

FROST* announce reissues of Milliontown and Experiments In Mass Appeal

Frost* are pleased to announce reissues of their first and second albums, Milliontown & Experiments in Mass Appeal, including their first ever appearance on vinyl. Available from the 9th July 2021, as both Limited CD Digipaks and Gatefold 180g 2LP+CD, they are both now available to pre-order here:  The debut album Milliontown Milliontown features the new..