Corvus is a British heavy but melodic rock band which was formed in 2013 with Immortals being only their second album to date so they are hardly the most prolific artists around but it does mean that they have taken the time to hone their crafts and to produce two rather fine AOR albums that..
So here it is – the final vocals and song ideas of Wayne Static, fully formed into a second volume nearly four years after Volume 1 made the light of day. Surely enough and even before the arrival of Volume 1, the cynics came out to play, after all, there could be no Static-X without their..
The German prog-rockers have been around since 2016 and after a six-year creative process, their third full length will be released next week. This House Has No Center follows Om Generator (2016) and Atlas (2018) and is the first release for their new label Supreme Chaos Records. If you’ve never heard the band before, the..
Gentle Giant's ninth album The Missing Piece was released in 1977 just as the music world that we prog rock dinosaurs knew so well was changing (well at least according to the useless national press) but the beauty about never being in fashion also means that you are not subject to its whims. For sure,..
Fans of British blues will probably know Slide guitar wizard Dave Kelly from both The Blues Band, which he co-fronted with Paul Jones, and his own Dave Kelly band, which has been active on and off throughout his illustrious career. Some may not know that he and his big sister Jo-Ann were integral to the..
British four-piece rock band Collateral are set to release their highly anticipated sophomore album Should've Known Better on May 24, 2024. Released by Big Shot Records, the album will be distributed worldwide by Cargo Records Direct and available to pre-order Friday February 9 from www.collateralofficial.com and Cargo Records Direct.The album will be released on CD, red vinyl, picture disc, limited edition cassette, and digital.Friday February 9th will see the..
Mark Knopfler is releasing a charity single, a new version of his 1983 instrumental "Going Home (Theme of the Local Hero)". The song will be released on 15 March and all proceeds from the release will benefit Teenage Cancer Trust and Teen Cancer America. Connor Selby joins a 60-strong super-group that includes Bruce Springsteen, Slash, Eric..
This particular reissue is bolstered by the presence of two vinyl discs of an April 1977 Roundhouse, London show - the first on the tour ... That live show is superbly well recorded, and demonstrates a fine level of tightness for a tour opener, from a band clearly very well-rehearsed - especially as Paul Raymond..
Regular readers of my reviews will have picked up that I'm a sucker for modern Oz-based psychedelia / world music, typified by the very wunnerful Kimono Drag Queens, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard,Goat, Narla etc etc.... New to me however are the Adelaide-based psychedelic/world music sextet Sons of Zoku, who return after their 2021..
After the resounding success of their 50th Anniversary celebration, BLUE ÖYSTER CULT is eagerly gearing up for an exciting new chapter in their storied career with the upcoming release of Ghost Stories. This highly anticipated album marks a fitting finale to the recording legacy of one of rock's most iconic fixtures from the past 50 years. In..