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Download Festival Round Up – Friday 8th June 2018

Words and Images by Claire Frays Avenged Sevenfold And More….

Download Festival Interview – Toby Jepson of Wayward Sons

Releasing their debut album, Ghosts of Yet to Come, in 2017 on the Frontiers label, Wayward Sons have already built a strong reputation as a great band to see live. This was more than apparent at Download last weekend when the Midlands Rocks team just about managed to squeeze into the packed out Dogtooth Stage. […]

Download Festival Interview – Von Hertzen Brothers

After a brief hiatus Finnish rockers Von Hertzen Brothers returned late in 2017 with seventh album War Is Over which opens with the stunning twelve minute title track. On the road across Europe this summer and throughout the rest of the year, Midlands Rocks Dean Pedley caught up with the band just after their early […]

Thunder @ Download Festival – Saturday 9th June 2018

Fast approaching thirty years since their memorable performance at Monsters of Rock, Thunder remain the perfect band for a mid-afternoon festival slot when the crowd really needs a shot of energy and enthusiasm to carry them through into the evening. And so it proved to be at Download 2018 this past weekend with Danny Bowes, […]

Interview with Fauxchisels

Horns. I want horns on it. And harp. Punk harp…

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  • Uriah Heep release new album "Living The Dream" in September

    Uriah Heep release new album “Living The Dream” in September

    British rock icons Uriah Heep will release their 25th studio album “Living The Dream” on September 14th, via Frontiers Records, and add UK live dates in December. Today the first single and video for the song “Grazed By Heaven”has been released.  It is available on all streaming services as well as an instant download with digital pre-orders. […]

  • David Byrne announces UK Arena tour

    David Byrne announces UK Arena tour

    Coinciding with the a sold out run of UK dates beginning this week, David Byrne has announced additional dates on his American Utopia World Tour, including a date at Birmingham’s Genting Arena, as well as seven dates in Australia and New Zealand in November.  Tickets go on sale on Friday June 15 at 10am.

  • Fauxchisels album release details

    Fauxchisels album release details

    Recorded live at the Black Country Recording Company in Wolverhampton…

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