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Photo of Lemmy, from Motörhead

Motörhead have released the second official video from the forthcoming and much anticipated ‘Clean Your Clock’ live album that will be released on 27th May 2016. ‘When The Sky Comes Looking For You’ is a standout track from Motörhead’s much acclaimed final album ‘Bad Magic’ which was released in October …
Photo of Vinnie Moore, UFO

Support came from the little known Russian rockers with the unimaginative name of Reds Cool. They’re a throwback to 80s rock and a little too close to Gorky Park for comfort. They’re largely uninspiring except for ‘Strangers Eyes’ which smacked of commercial clout; a saving grace. UFO are stuck between …
Photo of Mario Maglieri

The founder of Whiskey A Go-Go, Rainbow Bar & Grill and The Roxy Theater, Mario Maglieri, has passed away aged 93. Born on February 7th 1924 in Seppino, Italy, Mario moved to the United States with his family at the age of four. He ran clubs and restaurants in Chicago …
Photo of AC/DC in Lisbon

All set for Saturday night! New AC/DC frontman Axl Rose has given his first proper interview as Brian Johnson’s replacemenet and his own first proper interview for five years and has paid a huge tribute to his predecessor who fronted the legendary hard rockers for 36 years. Axl told BBC 6 …
Craig Gruber

Craig Gruber, the original bass player in Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow, has sadly passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 64-years-old. Craig Gruber’s career in music took off in 1974 when he joined Elf, the band fronted by Ronnie James Dio. With them he performed on the albums …
Hawkwind at the Borderline

Legendary space-rockers Hawkwind treated a select audience to a performance of four acoustic numbers at London’s newly refurbished Borderline on Thursday afternoon. The private showcase was to launch Hawkwind’s new album, ‘Into The Woods’, which is released today via Cherry Red Records and as the quality of the veteran psychedelic …
Photo of Corrosion Of Conformity on stage in Dublin

After their triumphant show last June, North Carolina’s loudest return to Dublin’s fair city. Words: Brian Boyle: Photos By Dani Kammler Having done permanent damage to the foundations of The Academy last June, this time it’s the Button Factory’s turn to receive the same treatment. Just a hop, skip and a …
Photo of Joe Lynn Turner

Former Rainbow, Deep Purple and Yngwie Malmsteen vocalist Joe Lynn Turner has clearly recovered from the illness that forced him to cut short his recent UK tour as he gave an interview to Finland’s Kaaos TV prior to his April 24th concert at Leipätehdas in Vaasa, Finland. And inevitably, the …
Photo of Nightwish from 2012

The Nightwish song ‘Last Ride Of The Day’, from their current album ‘Imaginaerum’ has been chosen as the official anthem for the upcoming hockey world championships which will take place May 4th-20th in Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden. “When I heard that we might be involved with the event, I …
Photo if Led Zeppelin Masters

Tribute bands divide opinion, with heated debate amongst serious concert goers and the more casual fan looking for some light entertainment. Words: Mark Taylor, Pictures: Andy Rawll However it’s highly unlikely we that we will ever see the real Led Zeppelin, who reformed again for one last time ten years …