Paul Monkhouse

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Damon Johnson / Get Ready for the ultimate party soundtrack

Damon Johnson’s CV looks like a who’s who of the rock world, having had hugely successful stints with Alice Cooper, Thin Lizzy and the Black Star Riders but has also written with...

Joanna Connor / Quicksilver fretwork is simply brilliant

It is true to say that most people have only scratched the surface of the musical talent that is out there, having been mainly force fed what the mainstream media presents. Sure,...

Medicine At Midnight / Foo Fighters unite us with music as only they can

Legendary California Metal quartet Y&T once declared, on the opening track of their 1984 ‘In Rock We Trust’ album, that "Rock and Roll's Gonna Save the World". Here we are, some thirty-seven...

Cheap Trick / Good to have them back and sounding as fresh as ever

Cheap Trick have released their new single 'Light Up The Fire', along with the new that their eagerly anticipated 20th studio album, 'In Another World' will be released 9 April 2021, via BMG.Words:...

Rob Zombie / The Master of the Macabre is back in town

Rob Zombie has released the track 'The Eternal Struggles Of The Howling Man', taken from his upcoming album 'The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy', due out 12 March 2021 via Nuclear...

Shades Of Gray / Myke Gray makes you think Summer has arrived already

Myke Gray is one artist who has withdrawn from streaming sites, asking the question "do these sites outlets really help the artists, when the artist can make more revenue from their own...

The Hawkins / ‘Live In The Woods’ is how music should be

There is something wild in the woods, a mighty howl that speaks of something untamed. It is not all endless snowy vistas and sweepingly epic Rock in Sweden, if you stray off...

The Airwaves / Bitchy One is a unique exercise in love

From the land of stunning natural beauty, incredible design and pop behemoths ABBA, comes this kaleidoscopic release that covers so many different musical bases it’s almost dizzying to listen to it.The...

Ward XVI / Unplugged and speaking of huge ambition

It’s without doubt that Ward XVI have become the new royalty of shock rock and their stunning ‘Metamorphosis’ album was a huge highlight of the year. As the last embers of a...

The Kut / Saving the world from Wham and Jon Bon Jovi this December

The Riot Grrrls are back and instead of their usual mayhem they have turned down the heat and the amps to bring us this rather wonderful Christmas track that has a double...

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