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The Cadillac Three @ O2 Academy, Birmingham – Friday 17 November 2017

The Cadillac Three @ O2 Academy, Birmingham – Friday 17 November 2017

Cadillacin’ Across The UK… For some four years now three dudes from Nashville, Tennessee have been coming over to the UK and building a reputation as one of the hottest live tickets around. Jaren Johnston, Kelby Ray Caldwell and Neil Mason, aka The Cadillac Three, first took to a stage in Birmingham when they supported […]

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper @ Arena, Birmingham – Tuesday 14th November 2017

Review by Dean Pedley, photos by Rich Ward

Black Star Riders

Black Star Riders + Blues Pills + Tax The Heat @ Wulfrun Hall – Wednesday 8 November 2017

Some five years and three studio albums behind them and Black Star Riders are now a firmly established act with 2017 arguably having been their most successful year so far with Heavy Fire debuting inside the Top 10 of the UK Album Chart. That said, the Wulfrun is by no means at full capacity in what is […]

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham – Tuesday 31 October 2017

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham – Tuesday 31 October 2017

Jason Isbell finally made his debut live performance in Birmingham in the exquisite surroundings of Symphony Hall, arguably the finest venue in the country and renowned for its acoustic brilliance. And the multiple Grammy award winning singer songwriter from Alabama and his band were right at home as they lived up to the expectation of […]

Skinny Molly @ The Robin 2 – Monday 23 October 2017

Skinny Molly @ The Robin 2 – Monday 23 October 2017

Skinny Molly have been bringing their good time brand of Southern Rock across the pond for more than a decade now and they continue to attract a small but dedicated following. And in an era when tours often consist of no more than four or five shows their schedule refreshingly travels the length and breadth […]

Dweezil Zappa @ Town Hall, Birmingham – Thursday 12 October 2017

Dweezil Zappa @ Town Hall, Birmingham – Thursday 12 October 2017

Review by Dean Pedley. Town Hall is a venue that holds a unique place in Frank Zappa folklore as it was at this grand old venue that way back in 1969 Frank and the Mothers Of Invention recorded the title track of what would become Weasels Ripped My Flesh. Opening the second part of what […]

Living Colour

Living Colour @ The Robin 2 – Wednesday 28 September 2017

Review by Dean Pedley, photos by Rich Ward

UFO

UFO & Jared James Nichols @ Birmingham Town Hall – 27 July 2017

Review by Dean Pedley, Photos by Rich Ward

The Who: Live At The Isle Of Wight Festival 2004 (DVD)

The Who: Live At The Isle Of Wight Festival 2004 (DVD)

Hope I get old before I die…

Whiskey Myers @ Institute, Birmingham – Sunday 21 May 2017

Whiskey Myers @ Institute, Birmingham – Sunday 21 May 2017

Review by Dean Pedley, photos by Rich Ward

Steve Hackett @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham – Monday May 1st 2017

Steve Hackett @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham – Monday May 1st 2017

Review by Dean Pedley, photos by Rich Ward

Blackbery Smoke

Blackberry Smoke @ O2 Academy, Birmingham – Friday 7 April 2017

Review by Dean Pedley, photos by Rich Ward

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

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

Review By Dean Pedley.

Steve Hackett – The Night Siren

Steve Hackett – The Night Siren

A marvellous achievement from one of the UK’s most innovative rock musicians…

Mike + The Mechanics @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham – Saturday 25 February 2017

Mike + The Mechanics @ Symphony Hall, Birmingham – Saturday 25 February 2017

By Dean Pedley

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MR’s Best And Worst Of 2016

The best and worst of 2016 and what to look forward to in 2017…

Whiskey Myers @ Birmingham O2 Institute - Friday 2nd December 2016

Whiskey Myers @ Birmingham O2 Institute – Friday 2nd December 2016

Review and interview by Dean Pedley, photos by Rich Ward

Deep Purple – Live at the NEC (DVD)

Deep Purple – Live at the NEC (DVD)

A great document of Jon Lord’s final performance with the band…

Queensryche @ The Robin 2, Bilston - Friday 26th August 2016

Queensryche @ The Robin 2, Bilston – Friday 26th August 2016

Review by Dean Pedley

Diamond Head

Diamond Head @ The Robin 2, Bilston – Thursday 18th August 2016

Review by Dean Pedley, photos by Rich Ward