Blood Ceremony – The Old Ways Remain (self-released)

Oh, I do love these guys, they're a touch retro and wacky! - and what is it about Canadian rock bands, and why have I missed so many Grrreats? Blood Ceremony are my latest (late) discovery, stumbling across them whilst recently researching compatriots The Damn Truth and The Tea Party... For the Uninitiated (hah!), Blood Ceremony..

Ted and Majella – Divine Timing (Turneround Music)

Guitarist Ted Turner will be best known to classic rock aficionados as a founder member of Wishbone Ash - he played with the band for their first four albums, leaving in 1974 to pursue other goals, one of which was a world journey of self-discovery. Ted rejoined Wishbone Ash in 1987 and remained until the..

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..