KarenS

Photographer, lover of books and movies. Can normally be found walking the dog in the rain.

Jameson – Pronto

@planetmosh reviews Pronto by .@Jamesonmusic Every so often you go to a gig having never heard of the support act and leave feeling like you witnessed the beginning of something pretty huge.  This happened to me on Monday night, when I turned up at Edinburgh’s Liquid Room to see Rival …

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Rich Robinson – The Ceaseless Sight.

@planetmosh reviews .@richsrobinson The Ceaseless Sight on .@theend records/Circle Sound Records. The Ceaseless Sight is the third solo album from The Black Crowes founder member Rich Robinson recorded last year at Applehead Recording, Woodstock, New York.  His solo albums have been few and far between, possibly because they only come …

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Estrella/Eden’s Curse, Ivory Blacks, 19/5/14

@planetmosh reviews .@Estrella_Rocks and .@edenscurse. Caithness rockers Estrella have had a busy year so far, touring Europe with Robin Beck and House of Lords, so after all those gigs I was expecting them to be pretty tight on Monday night in Glasgow.  I wasn’t disappointed.  They were the opening act for Eden’s …

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Estrella interview Ivory Blacks, Glasgow, 19/5/14

Planetmosh spoke to Luke and Nathan (or was it Paul?!) from Estrella just before they went on stage on Monday night, opening for Eden’s Curse at Ivory Blacks in Glasgow.  We were out on the street being interrupted by car horns, arriving fans and drunks looking for spare change, but we …

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Black Blitz – Louder than Thunder

@planetmosh reviews Louder Than Thunder by .@BlackBlitzBand Black Blitz are a three piece formed in 2009 in Munich, Germany.  They are Thomas Bauer on guitar/vocals, Christian Reiter on bass and Thomas Pribbenow on drums. On forming the band the trio decided the best way to learn their trade was to play …

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Clutch and Lionize – O2 ABC Glasgow, 7/5/2014.

@planetmosh reviews .@LionizeMusic and .@clutchofficial. Wednesday night saw the arrival of the Earth Rocker World Tour in Glasgow, and the sold out crowd at the 02 ABC were more than ready to let Clutch know it was about time.  Fans started queuing three hours before Clutch were due to take …

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Donnie Vie – Goodbye Enough Z’Nuff.

Goodbye Enough Z’Nuff is the new album from former Enuff Z’Nuff singer/songwriter Donnie Vie.  The band was formed in Blue Island, Illinois in 1984 and Vie was a key member until he went part time in 2002, stopping touring with the band but continuing to write and record with them. …

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Bad Touch/Afterlife/Bonafide – Cathouse, Glasgow – 30/3/14.

@planetmosh reviews .@BadTouchrocks .@UKAfterlife and .@Bonafiderocks. Sunday, March 30th saw the last night of Bonafide’s UK tour in support of latest album Bombo.  Glasgow’s Cathouse is easy to miss, an unassuming door next to a couple of dumpsters on one of the cities’ busiest streets, but the queue forming an …

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Jackson Firebird – Cock Rockin

@planetmosh reviews Cock Rockin by .@JacksonFirebird on @NapalmRecords “Cock Rockin” is the debut album from Aussie rockers Jackson Firebird, due for release on March 31st.  Jackson Firebird are Brendan Harvey on guitar and vocals and Dale Hudak on drums, bottle bin (more on that later!) and vocals.  The album was recorded …

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Elder Brother – Heavy Head

@planetmosh reviews Heavy Head by .@elderbrother_ on .@purenoiserecs Elder Brother is the new side project from Dan Rose of Daybreaker (vocals) and Kevin Geyer of The Story So Far (guitars).  The two got to know each other while touring together and decided to collaborate.  Most people might have thought they’d …

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High Spirits – High Spirits 7″.

Chicago based High Spirits are Chris (vocals), Scott (guitar), Mike (guitar), Bob (bass) and Ian (drums).  Their new album You Are Here is due for release in May by Hells Headbangers.  One of their earliest and most popular tracks, High Spirits has only ever been available as a home-demo from their …

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Blackberry Smoke – O2 ABC, Glasgow – 28/02/2014

.@planetmosh reviews .@blackberrysmoke live in Glasgow. Friday night saw the opening night of the Fire in the Hole 2014 tour by southern rockers Blackberry Smoke.  Arriving at the venue half an hour before the doors opened, and seeing a queue of hundreds already stretching down Sauchiehall Street I knew I …

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J Roddy Walston and the Business – Essential Tremors.

@planetmosh reviews Essential Tremors by .@JRoddyBusiness out on .@ATORecords Essential Tremors is the third full length album from J Roddy Walston and the Business.  Formed in 2002 in Cleveland, Tennessee, three albums in twelve years isn’t exactly prolific, but they clearly favour quality over quantity.  Essential Tremors also has the …

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Daughtry – Baptized

@planetmosh reviews Baptized by @CHRIS_Daughtry out February 17th on @sonymusicuk Daughtry is the self titled band formed by singer Chris Daughtry.  It features Daughtry on vocals, Josh Paul on bass, Brian Craddock and Josh Steely on guitars, Robin Diaz on drums and Elvio Fernandez on keyboards. Since finishing fourth on American …

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Kamchatka – The Search Goes On.

@planetmosh reviews The Search Goes On by .@KamchatkaSWE, out on .@Despotz Records. Formed in 2001 in Varberg, Sweden, Kamchatka are a three piece blues rock band about to release their fifth studio album.  The Search Goes On has been recorded at the band’s own Shrimpmonkey Studios, in their home town …

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