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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 […]

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 […]

Gary Numan

Gary Numan – O2 Institute, Birmingham – Wednesday 11 October 2017

An artist, a pioneer, a performer with no equal…

Living Colour

Living Colour @ The Robin 2 – Wednesday 28 September 2017

Review by Dean Pedley, photos by Rich Ward

Saxon - Solid Book Of Rock

Saxon – Solid Book Of Rock

Long may the mighty Saxon reign supreme!

Reef

Amplified Festival – 21st to 23rd July 2017 – Day Three

Words & photos by Tony Gaskin and Rich Ward

UFO

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

Review by Dean Pedley, Photos by Rich Ward

Codex Alimentarius - Amplified Festival 2017

Amplified Festival – 21st to 23rd July 2017 – Day One

Words and photos by Tony Gaskin and Rich Ward

Cheap Trick

Cheap Trick + Stone Broken @ O2 Academy, Bristol – Thursday 29th June 2017

Review & photos by Rich Ward

Whiskey Myers @ Institute, Birmingham – Sunday 21 May 2017

Whiskey Myers @ Institute, Birmingham – Sunday 21 May 2017

Review by Dean Pedley, photos by Rich Ward

Silver Horses - Tick

Silver Horses – Tick

Like Gotthard? Like Eclipse? You’ll like this…

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

Fairport Convention + Sally Barker @ The Artrix, Bromsgrove - Saturday , 18th February 2017

Fairport Convention + Sally Barker @ The Artrix, Bromsgrove – Saturday , 18th February 2017

Review & photos by Rich Ward

Glenn Hughes + Stone Broken @ The Robin 2, Bilston – Monday 23rd January 2017

Glenn Hughes + Stone Broken @ The Robin 2, Bilston – Monday 23rd January 2017

Review by Paul Davis, photos by Rich Ward

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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

Last In Line

Last In Line + Inglorious + Wild Lies @ Rescue Rooms, Nottingham – Monday 28th November 2016

Review & photos by Rich Ward

Blues Pills

Blues Pills + Kadaver + Stray Train @ Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton – Tuesday 1st November 2016

Review and photos by Rich Ward

FM + Dare + Stone Broken @The Parr Hall, Warrington - Saturday, 1st October 2016

FM + Dare + Stone Broken @The Parr Hall, Warrington – Saturday, 1st October 2016

Review by Paul Quinton, photos by Rich Ward