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! 😁

Smoking Rogers – Comfort Zone (Seahorse Recordings)

Italian Alternative Rock band SMOKING ROGERS hail from Rome, and have been banging out their very own style of grunge since about 2012. So they're not exactly swamping the world with recorded material, Comfort Zone being their debut album! But what they lack in history, they make up with esprit-de-corps, this is simply a really fun album!..

Mork release video for ‘Født Til Å Herske’ featuring guest vocals from Kampfar’s Dolk

With the release of the new digital single from their latest studio album, KATEDRALEN, for an alternative version of the track "Født Til Å Herske" which features guest vocals from Kampfar's Dolk , the band have revealed their new video shot and edited by Trond Atle Bokerød). Thomas Eriksen comments ÂŤFødt Til Å HerskeÂť is about power. A pompous..

Joanne Shaw Taylor releases new single and music video “If That Ain’t A Reason”

AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE ON KTBA RECORDS ON FRIDAY JULY 9, 2021 FROM HER HIGHLY ANTICIPATED UPCOMING ALBUM PRODUCED BY JOE BONAMASSA & JOSH SMITH STREAM & DOWNLOAD THE SINGLE HERE Critically acclaimed British guitarist and singer songwriter, Joanne Shaw Taylor, universally hailed as the UK's premiere blues rock guitarist, shares her brand-new single "If That Ain't A Reason", available worldwide today..

Ellis Mano Band release captivating single and music video “Ambedo Mind”

"AMBEDO MIND" NEW SINGLE AND MUSIC VIDEO RELEASED FRIDAY JULY 9, 2021TAKEN FROM THE SOPHOMORE ALBUM "AMBEDO" RELEASED BY JAZZHAUS RECORDSWATCH THE MUSIC VIDEO HERESTREAM SINGLE / ORDER ALBUM HERE VISIT THE ELLIS MANO STORE HERE- The Ellis Mano Band are: Severin Graf – Bass; Edis Mano – Guitars;Chris Ellis – Vocals; Nico Looser – Drums Swiss-based four-piece blues rock band Ellis..

Troy Redfern releases “Ghosts” as a free download from upcoming album “The Fire Cosmic”

Hailed as the King of British slide guitar, Troy Redfern, has released a free download of a new song Ghosts taken from his upcoming album The Fire Cosmic released August 6th.  Ghosts is available as a free MP3 download at www.troyredfern.com. The Fire Cosmic album is available to pre-order HERE.  Ghosts opens with an atmospheric Appalachian style motif played on Troy's trademark sound performed with heavily-worn..

The Hawkins – Aftermath (The Sign Records)

Sweden’s high-flying garage rock outfit The Hawkins are set to release a new mini-album in autumn 2021. Following the release of 2020's Silence is a Bomb and its affiliated live-album Live in the Woods, The Hawkins decided to make something different. The result is Aftermath - a conceptual mini-album, dealing with the destructive aftermath of..

Darkthrone’s new album ‘Eternal Hails’ out now – see new video for ‘His Master’s Voice’

To celebrate the release of the epic new Darkthrone album, Eternal Hails, that is released today on Peaceville Records, the band have premiered the album's opening track "His Masters Voice" The animated lyric video created by Matthew Vickerstaff, has been inspired by the album's stunning artwork that features the piece "Pluto and Charon" (1972), from renowned science..