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With one of their finest albums in their 30 year career, ‘Bag Of Bones’, Swedish rockers Europe were back at the Shepherd’s Bush Empire, a venue that is fast becoming their second home and a regular fixture on each tour of the UK and with Joey Tempest now residing in …

Paul McCartney performed an original song with the three surviving members of Nirvana on Wednesday night at the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy benefit concert. The musical collective wrote the song ‘Cut Me Some Slack’ during an impromptu jam session for Dave Grohl’s upcoming Sound City Studios documentary, later debuting the track …

Those loveable Brit rockers FM have released a little mini LP that will tie fans over nicely until their next album, ‘Rockville’, arrives in the new year. Words: Mark Taylor. Now normally with these kinda releases you get one good track, a few numbers that are good for nothing and …

TONY MOTTRAM’S SHOT OF THE MONTH DECEMBER 2012 Oi Oi Rockers! I hope you had the Christmasses you all wanted!! Well from an Annus Horribilis round these parts – ALL BEST WISHES for your 2013. Here are the follow on AC/DC shots mentioned in last month’s article. Well The SHOOTING …

Fancy owning a house that belongs to the founder of Iron Maiden? Well, Steve Harris is selling his country house in Essex. It’s on the market for a mere £6,750,000! That’s six and three quarter million quid for those of us who used to count in millions but now only …

Tamworth terrors Wolfsbane return to Glasgow on the ninth date of an eleven date UK tour, ostensibly to plug the release of their new album ‘The Lost Tapes’ (reviewed by MetalTalk here) but also, I suspect, to make a freezing cold Friday October night in Glasgow so much more bearable! …

Before you get too excited, this is not a new autobiography from Michael Anthony, the wild Jack Daniels drinking bass man from Van Halen and Chickenfoot but rather Michael Anthony from Cardiff, a music loving rock fan who has put together an insightful read of his collective thoughts of what …

Doogie White has released the below statement regarding his parting of the ways with Rainbow 16 years ago. The Tank/Michael Schenker vocalist felt compelled to do this because of a radio interview with Ritchie Blackmore’s wife and Blackmore’s Night partner Candice Night in which she gave a version of events …

Wolfsbane are the either one of two things to you – that annoying band who seemed to be in every Metal magazine going in the early 1990s, or a fantastic band who never really got the credit they deserved during their career. Me? I’m safely in the latter camp and …

Chris Dale and Steve Goldby Queensrÿche have been in the news this past year for all the wrong reasons, including a massive bust-up that led to the break up of the Geoff Tate fronted line-up and an ugly lawsuit that resulted in two Queensrÿche’s, one fronted by Geoff and another …