Arena – The Theory Of Molecular Inheritance

There’s a more modern and gritty sound to the band now and that should please existing fans and win new ones.  Ah, how time passes. Arena, who in my mind are the new kids on the block, living in the shadow of Genesis and Marillion, have passed 25 years of age! The band have carved..

ARENA – Liverpool Academy 2 (4 Oct 2022)

...the current line-up of the band could be argued to be as strong as any in its history, and this show certainly attests to that. Next time Arena tread the boards anywhere within travelling distance, do not hesitate to go and catch the show. All photos: Chris Walkden This is a much-anticipated, and also highly..

Arena announce new lineup with Damian Wilson

Arena has parted ways with singer Paul Manzi, as announced on their official page 13 July: It is with sadness that we will be parting ways with singer Paul Manzi.He has been with us for ten years, three studio albums and a lot of touring, but these commitments, particularly the touring, were becoming a strain..

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..