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! ?

SEIMS – FOUR (Dunk Records + others)

Australian experimental rock project SEIMS release new album 'FOUR' on 22nd October, through Australian labels Art As Catharsis & Bird's Robe as well as European vinyl label Dunk Records. For fans of: Battles, The Physics House Band, 65daysofstatic, Adebisi Shank, Alarmist & Three Trapped Tigers. The brainchild of multi-instrumentalist Simeon Bartholomew, SEIMS has evolved into..

The Pineapple Thief – Nothing But The Truth (live album, video), Kscope Records

The Pineapple Thief, one of the leading lights of Europe's experimental rock domain, led by post-progressive mastermind Bruce Soord and reinforced by Gavin Harrison (King Crimson) on drums, have announced the multi format release of Nothing But The Truth on Kscope on 22 October. Following the release of their latest studio album Versions Of The Truth in September 2020, the..

King King Live In The UK This October

OCTOBER 2021 UK TOUR WITH SPECIAL GUESTS"WHEN RIVERS MEET" FEBRUARY 2022 UK TOUR WITH SPECIAL GUESTS"THE DAMN TRUTH" NEW ALBUM 'MAVERICK' OUT NOW King King is comprised of Alan Nimmo (vocals, guitar), Stevie Nimmo (guitar), Jonny Dyke (organ, piano), Zander Greenshields (bass), and Andrew Scott (drums).  ******* The UK's critically acclaimed blues rock band KING KING start their UK tour on Friday October 15th at Leeds University Union. The October 2021..

Swamp Coffin announce new album ‘Noose Almighty’ on APF Records, watch the video for ‘Welcome To Rot’

Rotherham based three-piece, sludge band Swamp Coffin will return on 26th November with the colossal new album 'Noose Almighty' on UK label APF Records. It's an incredibly cathartic record covering depression, trauma, grief, betrayal and a general disenchantment with the world. Vocalist/guitarist Jon Rhodes explains:  "Something not a lot of people know is the day..

Joe Bonamassa releases “Time Clocks” single and music video

Guitar legend Joe Bonamassa today reveals his stunningly sweeping new single, "Time Clocks." This is the third song taken from his forthcoming brand-new studio album of the same name, released on October 29 via Provogue (Europe) and J&R Adventures (North America).Joe continues his soul-searching evolution on this beautifully poignant Bonamassa-Shirley penned song. At just over seven minutes long, it has all the..

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..