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! ?

Kyros – Celexa Dreams (White Star Records)

Kyros are a London-based prog rock outfit dating back to 2009 through a number of phases, not least being previously known as Synaesthesia. The name change was for a variety of reasons but it marks the point at which they perhaps became a fully fledged "ensemble" of a band rather than a solo project of..

Tallah – Video release, news of new album

Best described as 'nu-core', a genre painted with throwback elements to 2000s-era nu-metal but with a more modern, hardcore energy, Tallah shares a passion for playing intense, angry, loud, and heavy music. Building on the notion of innovative metal with panic-stricken guitar screams with added distortion, Tallah's screaming vocals mix with melodic choruses and driving bass..

King King – news of tour and new album

King King are pleased to announce the release of their fifth studio album Maverick on Friday 16th October 2020 via Channel 9 Music – King King's new independent label. The 10-track album, released on CD, vinyl and various bundles, is available for pre-order from www.kingking.co.uk. In support of this, details of their re-arranged tour are now available (see below). The first single I Will Not..

Barren Womb – Lizard Lounge (Loyal Blood Records)

Barren Womb, a fearsome sonic duo from Finland and Norway, recently launched their latest onslaught of an album, Lizard Lounge, through Loyal Blood Records. The band might just be the hardest working band in the Norwegian underground, touring relentlessly, and offering a slew of releases since their formation in 2011. It's perhaps a simpler job to write..

Joe Bonamassa – second single, news of new album

Ok, the basic story is this - Joe Bonamassa has just released a second single, called When One Door Opens, it's the follow up to the recent A Conversation With Alice, and is the second song taken from his January 2020 recording sessions at Abbey Road Studios, creating a new album for release later in..

Bad Touch – Kiss The Sky (Marshall Records)

New Wave of Classic Rock favourites Bad Touch release their new studio album Kiss The Sky on Friday 19th June 2020. Their fourth album, I would say it's their most complete collection of material to date with the band having gone for a stripped-back no-nonsense production built around what they do best, which is writing..