September 24, 2020

Lonely Robot – Feelings Are Good (InsideOut)

Since the 2015 debut Please Come Home first landed, John Mitchell's Lonely Robot has proved unexpectedly prolific, producing a total of four albums in just five years. It seems odd that an artist who claims to be a lazy procrastinator is also this creatively fertile, particularly considering Lonely Robot is far from the only music..

SEPULTURA TO WELCOME SCOTT IAN TO THIS WEEK’S ROOTS SPECIAL SEPULQUARTA SESSION!

JOIN THE BAND ON WEDNESDAY 17TH JUNE FROM @ 8PM BST: https://www.sepultura.com.br/sepulquarta In this week's SEPULQUARTA session SEPULTURA welcomes Scott Ian(ANTHRAX, S.O.D) who will be performing Cut Throat during this Roots special of SepulQuatra. The band will also welcome Silvio 'Bibica' Gomes, the band’s studio tech/roadie for many albums and tours. Silvio will be part of the Q&A session - he will chat about the Roots recordings at the Indigo..

The Other – Haunted (Drakkar Entertainment)

It is sometimes amazing just how many sub genres rock has spawned; perhaps it is part of the human psyche that everything needs to be labelled and assigned to a category. So, we now have horror punk which is a curious branch off the main rock highway which encompasses punk rock and heavy metal with..

SPELL – Opulent Decay (Bad Omen Records)

"Music, like dreams, exists in feeling rather than explanation. In sleep, the strangest things can elicit joy or terror — this is why dreams are so difficult to articulate. Creating music, for me, is similar; often, I'll wake in the dead of night with a powerful feeling or melody in my mind, not connected to..

BPMD – American Made (Napalm Records)

Let's face it - 2020 has pretty much sucked so far. And for the music we love, we have gigs on ice for who knows for however long and even some choice releases are being held back. So when a pearl of an album comes around and it adds a big juicy cherry of fun..

Rory Gallagher – 25th Anniversary commemoration, 14 June 2020

Sunday the 14th June, will mark the 25th anniversary of the passing of the late, lamented musician Rory Gallagher. With the current lockdown restrictions, understandably, events have had to be curtailed for the occasion; with the postponement of the unveiling of a statue outside of the Ulster Hall in Belfast, and the annual Rory Gallagher four-day music festival, in Ballyshannon, Ireland plus other planned..

COMBOS – Steelo (Loyal Blood)

Loyal Blood Records, an independent record label based in Bergen, Norway, has signed up Trondheim-based punk / thrash-rock quintet Combos, to add to their 'abrasive' little stable containing the likes of Jabba, Bosakka, Timeworn, Blood Command! Combos sort of emerged from nowhere at the end 2018, as the result of a long line of coincidences..