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Stiff Little Fingers – Announce UK Tour In March 2019

Stiff Little Fingers are pleased to announce a 14-date headline tour in March 2019, including the traditional date in Glasgow’s iconic venue Barrowland Ballroom on 17th March. With a career spanning over more than 40th years, Stiff Little Fingers‘ live shows always become something special, a unique event that never disappoints and the annual …

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Titan Breed interviewed at Bloodstock 2017

      Titan Breed certainly know how to put on a killer show, and what greater place to prove it than at this year’s Bloodstock festival We talk to the guys about the festival, the Glasgow scene, future plans and more https://www.facebook.com/titanbreedmusic    

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Winterstorm Festival Reveal Full Line Up

WinterStorm Festival Full Line Up Revealed The organisers of WinterStorm 2017 in Troon, Ayrshire on the west coast of Scotland have unveiled the remainder of the line up for the classic rock weekend taking place on Friday 24th and Saturday the 25th of November 2017 and it includes UK blues rock favourites The Quireboys, female heavy metal band Rock Goddess, …

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Stiff Little Fingers Release ‘Best Served Loud – Live At Barrowland’

STIFF LITTLE FINGERS LIVE ALBUM: “BEST SERVED LOUD – LIVE AT BARROWLAND” CD, DVD, Blu-ray, 2LP – RELEASE DATE: 23rd JUNE 2017    “NO GOING BACK” VINYL RELEASE: RELEASE DATE: 23rd JUNE 2017 Stiff Little Fingers celebrate their 40th anniversary with a new record label and the release of their …

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Lacuna Coil -The Garage, Glasgow. 15/11/16.

On a chilly November Tuesday, warmed by burritos from the best rock bar in Glasgow, Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, we headed across the road to The Garage to see Lacuna Coil and their two support bands on the Delirium World Tour.  With doors at seven and a ten pm curfew I …

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Splintered Halo – The Splintered Minds Asylum

The Splintered Minds Asylum is the debut album from Glasgow based Splintered Halo.  If this album guarantees you one thing it is that you will likely not have heard anything like this before.  I caught up with front woman Evilyn Van Der Hyden, who is the driving force for the band, to discuss her influences …

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Jonny Parr of Attica Rage interview, Manchester 01/10/16

It’s always a great pleasure to catch up with the Glasgow Hard Rock guys known as Attica Rage. With a storming new album (Warheads Ltd) firmly under their belts, I had the pleasure of talking to main songwriter and vocalist Jonny Parr, and got the lowdown on the production process …

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Attica Rage – Warheads Ltd

It’s been a long wait for fans of the Scottish Metal band but finally the new album Warheads Ltd is out on the shelves to much critical acclaim. Main songwriter Jonny Parr is a (sometimes frustratingly) perfectionist if ever there was, indeed, opening track ‘Beyond The 45’ had been kicking …

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Theory of a Deadman, O2 ABC Glasgow, 28/2/16

Arriving at the O2 ABC just before 6pm on Sunday for an interview with bass player Dean Back, I couldn’t help but notice that over an hour before doors there was already a queue forming down the street.  Theory of a Deadman fans are nothing if not keen.  You can …

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Theory of a Deadman Interview, O2 ABC Glasgow, 28/2/16

Theory of a Deadman played the O2 ABC in Glasgow on 28/2/16.  Before the show I sat down for a chat with bass player Dean Back.  We talked touring, recording new material, their love for the fans and a duck with a dick.  Yeah, you read that right.      

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Jason Spencer of Wilson Interview, Broadcast Glasgow, 26/2/16

Last week Wilson played their first ever Scottish headline gig and I was there to interview guitarist Jason Spencer before the show.  The bar was busy with people enjoying their Friday night out, so turn up the volume and enjoy our chat about touring, life in Wilson and winning PlanetMosh …

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Wilson – Broadcast, Glasgow, 26/2/16.

It’s just short of a year since Wilson played their first Scottish gigs as support for Halestorm.  Back then they played the legendary Barrowland Ballroom, so tonight’s gig at Broadcast was definitely a change of scenery.  The basement venue, underneath the street level bar, is a tiny hobbit hole of …

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Kataklysm and Septicflesh – Audio, Glasgow – 16/2/16

Kataklysm, SepticFlesh and Aborted on one tour, sharing the same stage seems to be a perfect combination. Under the “Of the Ghosts and Gods Tour” flag, this team is invading Europe and the Glasgow gig happened just a few days ago. Glasgow welcomed the bands with cold, rainy weather and …

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The Cadillac Three, The Garage Glasgow, 30/01/16

Saturday night saw the arrival of the Night Life Religion tour, with Whiskey Myers and The Cadillac Three bringing a taste of the South to a freezing cold Glasgow.  I had the opportunity to chat to Whiskey Myers’ lead singer Cody Cannon before the show and you can listen to …

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Whiskey Myers Interview – Glasgow, 30/1/16

I had a chat with Cody Cannon, lead singer in Whiskey Myers just before he went on stage in Glasgow.  The band are supporting The Cadillac Three on the Night Life Religion tour and it’s well worth getting down to a show near you.

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Ghost, O2 ABC Glasgow, 18/12/15

Deciding to drive into Glasgow city centre on the last Friday night before Christmas probably wasn’t my best idea ever.  As I circled the blocks for what seemed like forever before finally squeezing my tiny car into half a space behind a Ferrari who’s arse of a driver apparently needs …

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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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Snakecharmer, O2 ABC2 Glasgow, 3/11/15

Sometimes you go to a gig and everything just comes together and gives you an absolutely brilliant night.  I’ve been critical of the O2 ABC2 in Glasgow before, having been to gigs where the lighting and sound were so bad I wished I hadn’t bothered going.  Last night however I …

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Hanzel Und Gretyl – Audio, Glasgow, 14/10/2015

Together with autumn chills and colours the concert season knocks on your door.  October, November and December seem to be the busiest months gig wise.  So if you are in Glasgow, then after seeing the dark and mysterious Sisters of Mercy (or the charming Devin Townsend) on Monday, you are …

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Danko Jones Interview, Glasgow, 20/9/15

Yesterday afternoon I sat down for an interview with Danko Jones before his show at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut in Glasgow.  Danko has been touring with his band for almost twenty years and he had some fascinating things to say about reviews, how digital has changed music, touring and the music …

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