October 31, 2020

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! šŸ˜

Twister – debut album from young British Band due soon!

Upcoming New Wave of Classic Rock band Twister are climbing the ranks at incredible pace and set to take off with their debut album ā€˜Cursed & Correctedā€™. To be released on the Friday 13th of November by Off Yer Rocka Recordings. To kick off promotion in style the album will be available to pre-order alongside the release of the first..

The Allman-Betts Band – Bless Your Heart (BMG records)

Calling all fans of classic Southern Rock! The Allman Betts Band release their second full-length studio album titled Bless Your Heart on Friday 28th August. The album is released on BMG records, and follows on the heels of the first single, Magnolia Road, which came out in June. The new album is available to pre-order from https://theallmanbettsband.lnk.to/BlessYourHeart and https://amzn.to/2NKWYz5 To summarise: In November..

Savoy Brown – Ain’t Done Yet (Quarto Valley Records)

Well! I'm mortified! As an (almost) life-long rock fan, how I've missed out on this seminal blues-rock band completely floors me! They've been around since 1965 and have been touring continuously since then, making them one of the longest running bands in existence. In the mid 60s, the British Blues Explosion developed out of the..

Kyros – Isolation gigs, interview

Readers will recall the recent review of Kyros' latest album Celexa Dreams, launched in June of this year. It received positive reviews throughout the music press rock, demonstrating a skillful mix of Alt-Rock, Electronic Rock and Art Rock with heavy leanings towards Prog Rock. The band have cited influences as diverse as Porcupine Tree, Kate Bush, Muse, Radiohead, Rush, CHVRCHES, The Dear Hunter, Duran Duran, Trevor Horn, IQ, Spockā€™s..

Vulkan – Technatura

Vulkan (the Swedish word for Volcano) is a heavy progressive rock band from Karlstad, Sweden. They started out in 2006, making a few recordings under a different name which they later changed to reflect the heavier sound they were creating. Heavy, epic and with a true sense of melody wrapped within a musical structure that..

Figures – Operating In Unsafe Mode

The alternative music scene in Melbourne, Australia in the 2010ā€™s was dominated by two major genres: Old-school hard rocking Acca-Dacca Aussie rock, and the new kid on the block: Progressive Rock. Thanks in the latter to the major success of Aussie-prog aficionados Karnivool, a horde of local bands was unleashed, seeking to build on the magic,..

Music Venues Trust and #SAVEOURVENUES Campaign – Support from Marshalls Amps, T-shirt launched to raise funds

In partnership with theĀ Music Venue Trust,Ā Marshall AmplificationĀ have launched a special t-shirt as part of their support of theĀ #saveourvenuesĀ campaign.Ā All proceeds from the t-shirt will help fund grassroots music venues through the continued economic threats and challenges they face. Taken from UK rockersĀ Bad Touch'sĀ latest single, a rock and roll cover of Kiki Dee's 1974 hit I've Got..