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


Compiled by David Waterfield


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 release of their self titled debut album on 24th March, Finnish melodic rockers One Desire have unveiled a new video to ‘Apologize’. Promising stuff!

Dan Reed Network – B There With U

More classy, thoughtful melodic rock from Dan Reed Network in this new video to ‘B There With U’, lifted from their 2016 album ‘Fight Another Day’. The band are currently wrapping up their UK tour dates but you can still catch them at Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms on 15th March.

Deep Purple – All I Got Is You

A little taster of the forthcoming Deep Purple album ‘Infinite’, which is heading this way on April 7th.

The Afghan Wigs – Demon In Profile

Cincinnati’s The Afghan Wigs follow up their 2014 album ‘Do The Beast’ with ‘In Spades’ on 5th May. This surreal video accompanies the first track unveiled from the forthcoming album.

Roadcase Royale – Get Loud

Roadcase Royale are fronted by former Prince collaborator Liv Warfield and features Heart’s Nancy Wilson on guitar. The line up is completed by Ryan Waters (lead guitar), Dan Rothchild (bass), Ben Smith (drums) & Chris Joyner (keyboards). The result is ‘Get Loud’ – and very cool and soulful it is.


Thunder – Dirty Love

With the mighty Thunder out on tour promoting their new album ‘Rip It Up’, lets go back to their storming 1990 debut ‘Back Street Symphony’ which featured this excellent track.