Hailing from Melbourne, Acolyte now figure prominently in the Australian music scene as a powerful and exploratory blend of both classic and modern progressive metal. They have an impressive number of achievements for what is still a quite young band. They were nominated for “Best Heavy Album” at the 2017 Age Music Awards (with Shades..
Now then , cast your mind back to a Velvet Thunder review last Autumn of the Italian retro-rock band Witchwood, described in those pages as an imagining of Uriah Heep and Jethro Tull playing together on the same stage. That perfectly captured the sense of the band, enough for me to rush out and invest!..
Wow, wow and wow again, suddenly it's 1974 and I'm in my beloved Sheffield City Hall waiting for a co-headliner between Uriah Heep and Jethro Tull. Of course, neither band wants to go on first so Ian Anderson and David Byron come up with the novel idea that both bands combine and they play the..