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Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa - Black Coffee

Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa – Black Coffee

The A-Team…

Venom Inc & Suffocation add Birmingham date to March tour

Venom Inc & Suffocation add Birmingham date to March tour

VENOM INC., the originators of black metal, and US death metal squad SUFFOCATION recently announced their UK/EU co-headline run in support of their latest records ‘Avé’ and ‘…Of The Dark Light’ respectively.

Lance Lopez launches new solo album 'Tell The Truth'

Lance Lopez launches new solo album ‘Tell The Truth’

Texan Lance Lopez is set to unleash his long-awaited new solo album, Tell The Truth, on March 2nd 2018 on Provogue/Mascot Label Group. 

Evil Scarecrow 'Lost In Antarctica' tour dates revealed

Evil Scarecrow ‘Lost In Antarctica’ tour dates revealed

Evil Scarecrow announce their ‘Lost In Antartarctica’ tour dates for 2018/2019 & new information on their upcoming fourth album which is due for release later in 2018.

Myles Kennedy announces debut solo UK headline tour

Myles Kennedy announces debut solo UK headline tour

Acclaimed rock musician MYLES KENNEDY is pleased to announce a string of intimate headline dates in the UK, his first as a solo artist. The six shows take place in March, to coincide with the release of his debut solo record, ‘Year Of The Tiger’.

Mostly Autumn @ The Robin, Bilston - Sunday 7th January 2018

Mostly Autumn @ The Robin, Bilston – Sunday 7th January 2018

Review by Paul Quinton

Jeff Lynne's ELO adds third Birmingham date

Jeff Lynne’s ELO adds third Birmingham date

Due to phenomenal demand, Jeff Lynne’s ELO have announced a third Birmingham date to their 2018 Arena Tour. Looking ahead to the new shows, Jeff said; “Our audiences are amazing. It’s like they’re in the group. We can’t wait to play for them again.” *NEW DATE* 13 October 2018, Arena Birmingham Tickets for the new […]

Snogg - Abeloth EP

Snogg – Abeloth EP

I’m dreaming of a black Christmas

Leaves' Eyes – Sign of the Dragonhead

Leaves’ Eyes – Sign of the Dragonhead

Mad and far from bad…

Joe Satriani - What Happens Next

Joe Satriani – What Happens Next

Great band, good album

Graham Bonnet - Flying Not Falling 1991-99 (3 disc boxset)

Graham Bonnet – Flying Not Falling 1991-99 (3 disc boxset)

The almost perfect box set . . . 

Geezer Butler to be honoured on Birmingham's Walk Of Stars

Geezer Butler to be honoured on Birmingham’s Walk Of Stars

Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler is to be honoured with a star on Birmingham’s Walk Of Stars. Geezer will receive his award in a ceremony at Villa Park during the half-time break in the Aston Villa v Burton Albion match on Saturday 3rd February. The announcement follows a two year campaign led by Mohammed Osama Ahmed for Geezer’s involvement […]

Dan Patlansky announces Mollie Marriott as special guest for March 2018 UK Tour

Dan Patlansky announces Mollie Marriott as special guest for March 2018 UK Tour

South African singer-songwriter and guitarist, Dan Patlansky, is pleased to announce blues singer Mollie Marriott as special guest on his upcoming March 2018 UK Tour. The official music video for the first single from the album, “Dog Day”, has been released today.

The Kris Barras Band announce new album, tour & video

The Kris Barras Band announce new album, tour & video

The Kris Barras Band will be releasing their new album The Divine And Dirty on Provogue/Mascot Label Group on 23 March 2018. Kris Barras isn’t one to shy away from a challenge. As a former Mixed Martial Artist, the singer and guitarist has fought in front of 8000 people, lived it up in Las Vegas, […]

Iron Maiden and Help For Heroes launch new beer Light Brigade with Robinsons brewery

Iron Maiden and Help For Heroes launch new beer Light Brigade with Robinsons brewery

British rock legends Iron Maiden and independent family brewers Robinsons announce the creation of Light Brigade, a unique golden English ale with a 4.1% ABV. It has been developed in support of Help For Heroes, the British charity that provides recovery and support for the Armed Forces community whose lives are affected by their service.

BRAND NEW FESTIVAL - BLACK DEER - A CELEBRATION OF AMERICANA & COUNTRY

BRAND NEW FESTIVAL – BLACK DEER – A CELEBRATION OF AMERICANA & COUNTRY

Bringing you an experience like no other, Black Deer promises you a jam-packed weekend of celebrating all things Americana and Country! Taking place in the beautiful surroundings of Eridge Park, Britain’s oldest deer park, located on the Kent/East Sussex border near Tunbridge Wells, just a mere 50 minutes outside of London.  You can expect an […]

Obituary: 'Fast' Eddie Clarke (1950-2018)

Obituary: ‘Fast’ Eddie Clarke (1950-2018)

By Gary Cordwell

Bloodstock announces more bands for 2018 festival

Bloodstock announces more bands for 2018 festival

NEW YEAR, NEW BANDS FOR BLOODSTOCK 2018

THOR - Electric Eyes

THOR – Electric Eyes

The original super hero . . .

Cryptic Nature - Pandor

Cryptic Nature – Pandor

Cryptic indeed . . .