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! ?

King King release new single ‘Dance Together’ & move album release date

RELEASE NEW SINGLE "DANCE TOGETHER"ON FRIDAY 6TH NOVEMBER 2020 TAKEN FROM THE NEW ALBUM "MAVERICK"RELEASED FRIDAY 27TH NOVEMBER 2020 ON COLOURED VINYL, CD & DIGITAL DOWNLOAD PRE-ORDER FROM WWW.KINGKING.CO.UK King King have to move the release date of their new album ‘Maverick’ to Friday 27th November 2020. To mark the previous release of their new album, King King release their..

Scaphoid – Absent Passages (Shunure records)

Four years after a promising debut EP, the Austin (Texas) prog-metal/post-rock artist Scaphoid returns with Absent Passages, revealing a musically dexterous, hugely skillful and fascinating soundscape that flows freely between aggression and atmosphere, from incendiary roar to infectious groove to intoxicating delicacy. Each track is impeccably composed and, allied to a scintillatingly clean production, this..

H.E.A.T. ANNOUNCE NEW FRONTMAN – AND 2021 TOUR

UK AND EUROPEAN 2021 TOUR DATES “The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away!” Swedish rock band H.E.A.T have today announced that lead singer Erik Grönwall will be leaving the band, and that his replacement will be original H.E.A.T vocalist Kenny Leckremo.  The news comes after the success of the band's critically acclaimed sixth studio album H.E.A.T II which featured..

Vambo – Debut Album re-released (Deluxe version)

Vambo are re-releasing their powerful self-titled debut in a deluxe package, amazingly called Vambo Deluxe, with five bonus tracks including a live recording of the Deep Purple classic Burn. The album comes out on 6th November, the single Fast Car is already out, they're both on Goliath Records, via Universal Music. With the addition of..

Molly Karloff release new single ‘Do It Again’ on 23 October

NEW SINGLE 'DO IT AGAIN' REMIXED BY ROMESH DODANGODA, NOW RELEASED (FRIDAY 23 OCTOBER 2020) NOW AVAILABLE TO PRE-SAVE FROM http://smarturl.it/mollykarloffdoitTAKEN FROM THE 'SUPERNATURALATION' EP AVAILABLE FROMmollykarloff.com Molly Karloff, the hard-hitting, British hard-rock power trio release their new single "Do It Again" from their critically acclaimed EP, "Supernaturalation" on 23 October 2020. The single and the EP..

Kimono Drag Queens – Songs Of Worship (Copper Feast Records)

Wow! I have to confess, I got it into my head this lot would be over-the-top exhibitionist glam-rockers (or something like that).....how humungously wrong can you be!! Kimono Drag Queens are a psychedelic/World Music seven-piece with musical influences spanning continents, decades, genres...you name it. With a focus on great rhythmic syncopation linked to intricate arrangements, they’ve..

Green Druid. New Single ‘The Forest Dark’ out now plus new album info. [Earache Records]

FFO: Sleep, Electric Wizard, Ohhms CRUSHING PSYCHEDELIC DOOM ORDAINED AT THE HALLOWED ALTARS OF ELECTRIC WIZARD & SLEEP... ISOLATIONIST, CINEMATIC AND DEVASTATING. INTRODUCING, GREEN DRUID. PSYCHEDELIC DOOM MASTERS 'GREEN DRUID' UNLEASH CINEMATIC AND BROODING SINGLE 'THE FOREST DARK' AND ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM 'AT THE MAW OF RUIN', OUT DECEMBER 4TH VIA EARACHE RECORDS From the label..

RUSSIAN GROOVE-METALLERS SHOKRAN LAUNCH VIDEO TO ACCOMPANY SINGLE ‘NATURE OF THE PARADOX’ TAKEN FROM LATEST ALBUM ‘ETHEREAL’

FFO: Periphery, Monuments, Veil of Maya, Coheed and Cambria Powerful groove laden riffs with flourishes of oriental and middle-eastern influences in their soundscapes - Russia's Shokran have made a name for themselves in recent years as a household name in the European progressive metal scene.  Despite being approached by various record labels, the band decided to..