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Seven More Days – Little Dark Pleasures

Before giving Little Dark Pleasures by Seven More Days a proper grilling, I blasted it out a few times in the car to and from four night shifts in the week. First play made me think it was “Pompous and who is that on guitar?” and the second play, “Grandiose …

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L.A. Guns Announce New Single from ‘The Missing Peace’ album and UK tour dates 2nd-4th November 2017

New single ‘The Flood’s The Fault Of The Rain’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=de7RPHnXp-c taken from the album ‘The Missing Peace’ released 13.10.17   “A pretty fucking glorious throwback, with all the bombastic screamalong choruses and dive-bombing flash-guitar heroism you can handle. It’s a ripper”  CLASSIC ROCK UK tour dates November 2017 02.11.17  LONDON Camden Underworld 03.11.17  BRADFORD Trash   04.11.17  LONDON …

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Perfect Blue Sky Premier ‘Give You My Love’ Music Video

Multinational Psychedelic Classic Rock band PERFECT BLUE SKY (SWE/AUS)  have released a music video for ‘Give You My Love‘, the title track from the fothcoming digital single, out on May 12th, 2017 and the new album ‘The Eye Of Tilos‘, out on May 19th, 2017 via Right Recordings and distributed by Nova via Universal Music Operations. The video is directed by Damian Wood & Lewis Webber and filmed …

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Iggy Pop’s Post Pop Depression: Live at the Royal Albert Hall DVD out in October

One of the big surprises of 2016 came earlier this year when Iggy Pop released his Post Pop Depression album, with the assistance of Queens of the Stone Age‘s Joshua Homme. Homme assembled a studio band for Pop that included fellow Queens member Dean Fertita, along with Arctic Monkeys drummer …

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Scorpion Child – Acid Roulette

Hailing from Austin, Texas, Scorpion Child are bringing together psych and stoner Rock with a modernised twist. Since their self-titled debut album back in 2013, the band haven’t gone unnoticed, and have been involved in extensive worldwide tours alongside the likes of Monster Magnet, Clutch and Crobot, before announcing their …

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Magnum, Limelight 1 Belfast, 27/05/16

Much had been made in Belfast on local rock chatter and social media of the 25 odd years it had been since Magnum had last visited the city, but the night had rolled round quickly since they announced the date and a capacity crowd at the Limelight ensured it was …

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Sister Rose – Sister Rose

                      Sister Rose will soon be celebrating their 40th Anniversary having been formed back in 1978 by three musicians from Ramsbottom. Pete Nicolson on vocals/bass, Craig (Clanger) Fearnley on guitar and Johnny Jackson on drums. Despite having gone through various line up changes, and …

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Colour of Noise Announce New Single and March 2016 UK Tour

COLOUR OF NOISE ANNOUNCE NEW SINGLE AND MARCH 2016 UK TOUR Colour of Noise will be supporting Toseland on tour this March, kicking off March 16 at The Hope in Brighton and will be releasing their single ‘Can You Hear Me’ Friday 26th February. Colour of Noise are a classic …

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Mason Hill – Mason Hill

Mason Hill is the self-titled debut EP from Glasgow based heavy rock band Mason Hill.  They are Scott Allan Taylor (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), James Bird (guitar, backing vocals), Craig McFetridge (drums) and Mathew Ward (bass guitar, backing vocals).  Produced at Foundry Music Lab in Motherwell by Sandy Jones this is one of …

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INGLORIOUS – Self-titled ‘Inglorious’ Album

Inglorious’ is the self-titled debut album from the rising Hard-Rock band, INGLORIOUS, set for release on Friday 19th February 2016. In their short time together, the band have already begun to make a name for themselves, with upcoming plans to support The Winery Dogs on their European Tour in January …

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Crobot – Exchange, Bristol, 15/11/15

Given the horrendous events that unfolded in Paris on Friday night, you’d be forgiven for expecting that all gigs in the UK for a period of time would have smaller audiences, earlier finishing times and filled with a certain air of unease. However, in a true tip of the hat …

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BlackWolf 2nd Album Live Show Previews

Previous Classic Rock Magazine ‘Best New Band’ award nominees & Planet Rock ‘Presents’ Headliners, BlackWolf are back; this time as a part of a series of shows previewing their entire brand new sophomore album live. Watch the teaser: This will be the first time BlackWolf have performed their yet-to-be-released second …

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Deceased – Cadaver Traditions

For Arlington, Virginia band Deceased‘s devotees and collectors, the new 2 CD set, Cadaver Traditions, is a treasure trove of uncommonly-heard cover songs. Featuring 53, yes 53! full length songs, this set incorporates 2 albums of Deceased’s which were out of print, plus a collection of 17 previously-unreleased tunes. The …

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The Dead Weather – Dodge and Burn

Emerging from the shadows to release a full-length record for the first time in five years, America’s The Dead Weather has returned. The group’s third album, Dodge and Burn, finds a reinvigorated band which has embraced its scruffy rocker identity and strength. The quartet maintains a stellar connection, which is …

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Oliver Geywitz of Schnitzel Records, 08/2015

Schnitzel Records is an independent record label based in England. The label serves as an international platform for several high-profile artists, such as Ween, Nick Oliveri, and The Moons. Schnitzel also presses high quality vinyl records, for both initial runs and reissues. In this world premiere text interview, Iris speaks …

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Johnny Wore Black Premieres ‘Comfy Slippers’ Music Video on Classic Rock

Classic Rock Premieres Johnny Wore Black’s ‘Comfy Slippers’ Music Video Second Video Released After “Firefly” – Double A-Side Single Unleashed June 15th UK dark rock artist Johnny Wore Black uses words to draw listeners in to his unusual tales to create a powerful and cinematic sound.  No surprise as you might …

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FM – Heroes and Villains

FM, one of the best rock bands to come out of the UK in the 1980’s are back with a brand new album and this lucky chap has been listening to it almost continually for the last 2 weeks… I love my job! On rock solid British foundations is built …

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The Milestones – “Higher Mountain – Closer Sun”

The Milestones are a band I have literally stumbled across just recently, and it is hard to believe that this band are both, a Scandinavian band from Finland, and did start out 20 years ago. “Higher Mountain – Closer Sun” is the fourth such album from the band, who first …

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In Faith – There’s A Storm Coming

There have been a few bands this year I have reviewed who seem to capture the feel and sounds from an eighties era I grew up in and know so well. In Faith’s debut “There’s A Storm Coming” is such an album that does so with a high degree of …

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Classic Rock, Roll Of Honour – The Doors announced as recipients of the Inspiration Award

The 10th annual Classic Rock Roll Of Honour presented by Orange Amplification today announced that Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee The Doors are this year’s recipient of the Inspiration Award. The all-star November 4 event will be hosted by multi-platinum Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Sammy …

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