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! ?

Vector Seven – Dark Metropolis (Darkhan Music)

The PR blurb for Vector Seven’s latest opus entitled Dark Metropolis, due out on 21 October, tells us that it's "an innovative cross between cyberpunk and synthwave, a trailblazing pulsating album, that takes you on a ride through the metropolis driven by corrupted syndicates, cybernetic street gangers, and infinite hive wars. It is infinitely dark,..

Legendary Steve Winwood Joins Guitar Icon Joe Bonamassa for Keeping The Blues Alive At Sea Mediterranean Cruise II

This on-board Blues Music Festival boasts an all-star line-up with Steve Winwood, Tommy Emmanuel, Walter Trout, Marc Broussard, Samantha Fish, Ana Popovic, King King, Jimmy Vivino, Blues Pills, Terry Reid, The James Hunter Six, Jackie Venson, The Suffers, Kris Barras Band, Selwyn Birchwood, The Reverend Shawn Amos and more. Joe Bonamassa, Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation,..

The Tea Party announce new album ‘Blood Moon Rising’, launch lyric-video ‘Black River’

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.  With a career spanning over thirty years and nine major-label releases, The Tea Party, composed of Jeff Martin, Jeff Burrows, and..

OUT NOW – The Paradox Twin tackle neurodiversity in sophomore album ‘Silence From Signals’

The Paradox Twin have now released their sophomore opus 'Silence From Signals' via White Star Records. The band's ability to tell emotive, topical, and personal stories through song-writing has become one of their strengths that sees them rising quickly to the forefront of progressive rock music. Thematically, The Paradox Twin's new album 'Silence From Signals' takes its cues from..

Robert Jon & The Wreck return to the UK for 12-date tour in May 2022

48-HOUR PLANET ROCK TICKET PRE-SALE STARTS 9AM WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 13 AT WWW.PLANETROCKTICKETS.CO.UK TICKETS ON GENERAL SALE FRIDAY OCTOBER 15 FROM WWW.ALTTICKETS.COM AND WWW.GIGANTIC.COM Following on from Robert Jon & The Wreck's triumphant September 2021 UK tour where the band sold out five concerts in London, Manchester, Nottingham, Edinburgh and Sittingbourne, the band will return to the UK for a 12-date tour in May 2022...

Eddie Tatton – Canons Under Flowers (Stunted Records)

Lincoln's very own ace guitarist and session player, Eddie Tatton has signed a deal with Stunted Records for the worldwide release of his debut album Canons Under Flowers in a six-panel glossy Digipak format with 12 page booklet, set to hit stores on Friday 15th October 2021. Touted by Guitarist Magazine as far back as..

Maybeshewill announce new album ‘No Feeling is Final’

Since 2006 Maybeshewill have released four full-length albums of towering, cinematic instrumental music. After a decade long career that saw them tour across four continents they bowed out in 2016 with a sold out show at London's Koko. Having reformed briefly in 2018 at the request of The Cure's Robert Smith for a show at..