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Nickelback @ Genting Arena, Birmingham – Thursday 10th May 2018

Nickelback @ Genting Arena, Birmingham – Thursday 10th May 2018

Arena rock par excellence…

G3 Jam

G3 Tour: Joe Satriani + John Petrucci + Uli Jon Roth @ Birmingham Symphony Hall – Monday 30th April 2018

Review by Paul H Birch, photos by Rich Ward

Skindred

Start The Machine Tour: Skindred + CKY + Danko Jones @ O2 Institute, Birmingham – 29th April 2018

Review by Paul Birch, photos by Martin Tierney

FM + Rebecca Downes @ The River Rooms, Stourbridge - Sunday 22nd April 2018

FM + Rebecca Downes @ The River Rooms, Stourbridge – Sunday 22nd April 2018

Review by Paul Quinton

Fireroad + Everyday Heroes @ The Asylum, Birmingham - Saturday 28th April 2018

Fireroad + Everyday Heroes @ The Asylum, Birmingham – Saturday 28th April 2018

Bryan Ferry @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham - Sunday 29th April 2018

Bryan Ferry @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham – Sunday 29th April 2018

Suave, slick, sophisticated…

DAN REED @ Eleven, Stoke on Trent – Friday 20th April, 2018

Review by Paul Quinton

MAGENTA @ The Robin – Sunday April 8th, 2018

Review by Paul Quinton

Magnum + Rebecca Downes @ Birmingham Symphony Hall - Thursday 19th April 2018

Magnum + Rebecca Downes @ Birmingham Symphony Hall – Thursday 19th April 2018

Still delivering the goods…….

Marillion @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham – Saturday 14th April 2018

Marillion @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham – Saturday 14th April 2018

The Second Coming of Marillion…

Jethro Tull @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham - Tuesday 10th April 2018

Jethro Tull @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham – Tuesday 10th April 2018

50 Years of Flute…

The Dead Daisies + The Amorettes @ The Robin 2, Bilston – Monday 9th April 2018

The Dead Daisies + The Amorettes @ The Robin 2, Bilston – Monday 9th April 2018

Hot rockin……. Review by Andrew Manning, photos by Rich Ward

Steven Wilson

Steven Wilson @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham – Thursday 22nd March 2018

Musical and Visual Masterclass……. Review by Andrew Manning

The Stranglers @ O2 Academy, Birmingham – Saturday 17 March 2018

The Stranglers @ O2 Academy, Birmingham – Saturday 17 March 2018

Who needs heroes anyway?

Yes @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham - Tuesday 20th March 2018

Yes @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham – Tuesday 20th March 2018

Review by Dean Pedley, Images by Rich Ward.

Joe Bonamassa @ Genting Arena, Birmingham – Friday 16th March 2018

Joe Bonamassa @ Genting Arena, Birmingham – Friday 16th March 2018

Review by Andrew Manning

Little Caesar @ The Robin, Bilston - 27th February 2018

Little Caesar @ The Robin, Bilston – 27th February 2018

  Back in the late ’80s and early ’90s in a time well before the internet, we were reliant on Tommy Vance’s Friday Rock Show or Kerrang to push new music our way. One such band that piqued my interest back then was Little Caesar. Hailing from LA, they looked every bit the part of the […]

Brit Floyd @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham - Saturday 10th March 2018

Brit Floyd @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham – Saturday 10th March 2018

A faithful recreation… Brit Floyd marked their annual stop-off at Symphony Hall with another faithful, if somewhat scaled down, recreation of Pink Floyd’s live performances from the 80’s and 90’s. The market leaders in ‘tribute’ bands their well-honed stage presentation has something to appeal to Floyd fans of all eras. Although the tour was promoted […]

Saxon + Diamond Head + Rock Goddess @ Cardiff Great Hall - Friday 23rd February 2018

Saxon + Diamond Head + Rock Goddess @ Cardiff Great Hall – Friday 23rd February 2018

Thunderbolt and Lightning in Cardiff

Dan Reed & Danny Vaughan @ The Robin, Bilston - Sunday 25th February 2018

Dan Reed & Danny Vaughan @ The Robin, Bilston – Sunday 25th February 2018

SNAKE OIL AND HARMONY – DAN REED AND DANNY VAUGHN Review by Paul Quinton