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Eternal Fear – Killing Time

Eternal Fear – Killing Time

Straight up, head banging metal…

The Residents – The Ghost of Hope

The Residents – The Ghost of Hope

A train-wreck of an album…

Zombie Motors Wrecking Yard - Supersonic Rock 'N Roll

Zombie Motors Wrecking Yard – Supersonic Rock ‘N Roll

Aussie desert rock…

Black Star Riders

Black Star Riders + Backyard Babies + Gun @ Birmingham O2 Institute – Saturday 18th March 2017

Review and photos by Russ Tierney

More announcements for Supersonic Festival

More announcements for Supersonic Festival

Latest batch of acts announced for the popular avant-garde festival set in the heart of Birmingham.

Walter Trout on the road

Walter Trout on the road

Blues legend Walter Trout hits the UK in May

Fen - Winter

Fen – Winter

Winter warmer

Obituary: Chuck Berry (1926 - 2017)

Obituary: Chuck Berry (1926 – 2017)

By Gary Cordwell

Sorority Noise – You’re Not As _______ As You Think You Are

Sorority Noise – You’re Not As _______ As You Think You Are

Like you’ve watched Schindler’s List after visiting a late Goya exhibition…

Paul Carrack @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham - Saturday 18 March 2017

Paul Carrack @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham – Saturday 18 March 2017

Review By Dean Pedley.

Brother Firetribe - Sunbound

Brother Firetribe – Sunbound

Head Turning, Vote Winning…

Obituary - Obituary

Obituary – Obituary

Death metal royalty

My Silent Wake  – Invitation To Perfection

My Silent Wake – Invitation To Perfection

Your Wake-up call

Devin Townsend Project @ The Institute, Birmingham – 16 March 2017

Devin Townsend Project @ The Institute, Birmingham – 16 March 2017

“It’s great to be back in Alabama!”

Crime – First Crime (Tape)

Crime – First Crime (Tape)

Criminal…

Bonafide + Tequila Mockingbyrd + Killer Bee @ The 02 Academy 3, Birmingham – Sunday 12th March 2017

Bonafide + Tequila Mockingbyrd + Killer Bee @ The 02 Academy 3, Birmingham – Sunday 12th March 2017

Review by Paul Davis

Black Star Riders + Stone Broken @ The Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton - Tuesday February 28th, 2017

Black Star Riders + Stone Broken @ The Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton – Tuesday February 28th, 2017

Review by Paul Quinton

Big Business Command Your Weather Tour Dates

Big Business Command Your Weather Tour Dates

Big Business have announced tour dates with special guests Whores

Michael Schenker – Michael Schenker Fest (2CD + DVD)

Michael Schenker – Michael Schenker Fest (2CD + DVD)

A fine tribute to one of the all-time great rock guitarists

Videos of the Week - Steve Hackett + One Desire + Dan Reed Network + Deep Purple + The Afghan Wigs + Roadcase Royale

Videos of the Week – Steve Hackett + One Desire + Dan Reed Network + Deep Purple + The Afghan Wigs + Roadcase Royale

Compiled by David Waterfield NEW RELEASES Steve Hackett – Behind The Smoke  Steve Hackett returns with a new album ‘The Night Siren’ on 24th March. Catch the legendary former Genesis guitarist at Birmingham Symphony Hall, Nottingham Royal Concert Hall & The New Theatre in Oxford in May. One Desire – Apologize Counting down to the […]