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Crapsons – Deaf Centre, Chester – 15/03/19

Chester’s Deaf Centre, which sits next door to the iconic Telford’s Warehouse, by way of Restless Bear Promotions, has become an up and coming venue for the popular underground scene. Tonight, it’s punk duo Crapsons opportunity to shine as they make their Chester debut. This was my first visit to …

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House Of Hatchets – Interview

UK Hard-hitters HOUSE OF HATCHETS continue their climb with the release of their debut album, Reach, which arrives on Friday 21st June. Already picking up favorable comparisons to everyone from Killswitch Engage, Slipknot, Deftones and Funeral for a Friend, the towering riff maestros keep on going from strength to strength. …

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Redshift – Intervew

REDSHIFT are set to stake a claim as one of the top new Prog metal bands. The band release their forthcoming debut album, Cataclysm, on Friday 26th April. The prog-metallers have also just unveiled a stunning new track, Invasion, – https://youtu.be/D4pqtdOoeFo . We sat down with the band for a …

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Erica Drive – Interview

We had the chance to catch up with high flying emo punk rock crew Erica Drive. The band have just released a brand new video for their alluring new single, All We Are, which is taken from the band’s explosive sophomore EP, The Hate, The Hurt, The Healing, out everywhere …

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Amplified festival – the interview

We spoke to Chelle Shaw, part of the Amplified festival media team to get her thoughts on the festival and her colleagues… So Miss Shaw, can you introduce yourself and tell us what your role at Amplified is? I’m Chelle, more commonly known as Red, press tent manager, the fluffy …

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Luna Kiss – Interview

Brit rock crew, LUNA KISS, have charged into 2019 with a bang. The band will drop their new album, Following Shadows, on 12th April, and they have just released a stunning lyric video for Not Afraid – https://youtu.be/_SKqlS84unc . We had the guys down for a quick introductory chat:   First …

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King King – Koko, London – 7th February 2019

Tonight’s gig was one I did not want to miss – not only are King King a great live band, but this tour is the final one with the band’s original bass player, Lindsay Coulson who has sadly decided to step down as the band’s growing popularity demands being away …

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Rival Sons O2 Academy Leeds – 4th February 2019

Canadian blues rockers Sheepdogs support Rival Sons during their extensive 26 date tour of the UK, Europe and USA. Sheepdogs Sounding Southern blues, you might mistake Sheepdogs for being wholeheartedly American but this pack originates from Saskatoon, Canada.  They gained themselves popularity by being one of the first unsigned bands …

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MaYaN – Dynamo, Eindhoven – 9th February 2019

Tonight’s support act for this special MaYaN show was Dutch My Propane. They released their new album, “Antidote” just over a week before the show, so this was basically an album launch show for them. Their songs are fairly long, especially when played live, so their 40 minute set consisted …

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Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls First Direct Arena, Leeds Sunday 27 January 2019

Jimmy Eat World and Grace Petrie join Frank Turner’s Be More Kind Tour at First Direct Arena Leeds Grace Petrie is a mighty fine folk singer from Leicester, she has written eight albums to date and tonight she feels very privileged to be asked to be part of Frank Turner’s Be …

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Black Tree Vultures – Interview

UK heavy rockers  have just dropped a stunning new single and video for Bitter – https://youtu.be/5bc8AEVlUHY , which has been taken from their hugely anticipated self-titled EP, which arrives on Friday 19th April. We had a chat with the guys and got to know them a little…..   What is …

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SKID ROW O2 Academy, Sheffield, Wednesday 23rd January 2019

The rock and roll bus rides into town tonight with not one but four great bands. Big guns Skid Row are joined by hard rock glamsters Backyard Babies, you could think this is a nostalgia trip of the 80s but keeping it fresh is Sweden’s’ H.E.A.T and UK band Vega, …

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Desert Clouds – Interview

UK rockers DESERT CLOUDS release their new album ‘Nothing Beyond The Cage’ on 18th January, we asked the guys to introduce themselves:   What is the full band line-up, who plays what?   David Land: Guitar and Vocals, Val L. Wallace: Guitar and Vocals, Julius “Little Eagle” Caesar: Bass, Andrea …

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