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Voivod – Rrröööaaarrr + Killing Technology + Dimension Hatröss (Re-issues)

Voivod – Rrröööaaarrr + Killing Technology + Dimension Hatröss (Re-issues)

On vinyl for the first time in 30 years!

VOIVOD announce UK & European dates for June 2017

VOIVOD announce UK & European dates for June 2017

Mammoth Mammoth - Mount The Mountain

Mammoth Mammoth – Mount The Mountain

A perfect pre-party soundtrack with attitude and guts galore

The Kentucky Headhunters invite the UK on safari

The Kentucky Headhunters invite the UK on safari

Following on from last year’s performance at the Ramblin’ Man Fair, Grammy Award-winners The Kentucky Headhunters are set to return to the UK in October, for a handful of shows in support of twelfth album, ‘On Safari’. 

Steam Morrisler - Odds & Ends EP

Steam Morrisler – Odds & Ends EP

Mucho mojo…

Crazy Lixx – Ruff Justice

Crazy Lixx – Ruff Justice

Is Sweden the centre of the Melodic Rock World?

Am I Evil? - An evening with Diamond Head's Brian Tatler

Am I Evil? – An evening with Diamond Head’s Brian Tatler

AM I EVIL? IN CONVERSATION WITH BRIAN TATLER OF DIAMOND HEAD. Sunday 30th April – Base Studios, Stourbridge – 6.00pm start ‘If it wasn’t for Brian Tatler there is a pretty good chance none of us would be here’ Lars Ulrich of Metallica talking on stage at Sonisphere 2011 about Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax. […]

Kings of Moonshine – Iron River

Kings of Moonshine – Iron River

Lovely…

Ian Hunter & The Rant Band announce Birmingham show

Ian Hunter & The Rant Band announce Birmingham show

IAN HUNTER & THE RANT BAND play Birmingham Town Hall on Sunday 25th June 2017 as part of an extensive UK tour.

Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow - Live in Birmingham

Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow – Live in Birmingham

Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow ‘Live In Birmingham 2016’   On 9 June 2017, Eagle Rock Entertainment release the “Live In Birmingham 2016” 2CD [EDGCD658] by Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow.  This is the first release for the audio of the 2016 British show which features performances of Soldier Of Fortune and Burn that weren’t in the German shows.  […]

Interview with Car Bomb bassist, Jon Modell

Interview with Car Bomb bassist, Jon Modell

It’s a great way to see if an idea is killer in the moment or truly killer…

Seafoam Green – Topanga Mansion

Seafoam Green – Topanga Mansion

This is one for the summer…

Joe Bonamassa to release live acoustic shows

Joe Bonamassa to release live acoustic shows

“JOE BONAMASSA LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL – AN ACOUSTIC EVENING” RELEASED ON FRIDAY 23rd JUNE 2017   Pre-Order the CD, DVD, Blu-Ray and Vinyl from http://bit.ly/2oUjKZR On January 21-22nd, 2016 world-renowned platinum-selling and Grammy nominated blues-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist Joe Bonamassa performed two unique all-acoustic shows at the iconic Carnegie Hall in New York City. Both performances were filmed and […]

Dream Theater

Dream Theater @ Birmingham Symphony Hall – Tuesday, April 18th 2017

Review by Paul Quinton, photos by Lisa Billingham

Adrenaline Rush – Soul Survivor

Adrenaline Rush – Soul Survivor

Pristine, hook-laden, eighties flavoured melodic hard rock…

Little River Band - The Big Box (6 disc box set)

Little River Band – The Big Box (6 disc box set)

Classic Rock x 6…

BITERS stream another new song from 'The Future Ain't What It Used To Be'

BITERS stream another new song from ‘The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be’

Atlanta rockers, BITERS have unveiled ‘Chasin’ The Feelin”, another new track from their forthcoming album, ‘The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be’.  The album is set to land at retail via Earache on 19th May.  ‘Chasin’ The Feelin” has already romped on to the A-list at Planet Rock Radio, check it out here – ‘Chasin’ The […]

Altar of Betelgeuze  – Among The Ruins

Altar of Betelgeuze – Among The Ruins

Wrack ‘n’ Ruin

Church of the Cosmic Skull + Vōdūn @ Rescue Rooms, Nottingham – Sunday 16 April 2017

Church of the Cosmic Skull + Vōdūn @ Rescue Rooms, Nottingham – Sunday 16 April 2017

No rabbits, no resurrections, just Voodoo, black slugs and a singular cosmic whole…

Entrapment  – Through Realms Unseen

Entrapment – Through Realms Unseen

Jonker stonker