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Download 2019 / YES INDEED! WHITESNAKE THE DOWNLOAD HIGHLIGHT SO FAR

It's thirty-two years and a day since the self-titled ('1987') Whitesnake album peaked at number two in the Billboard album chart but David Coverdale and the current line-up reminded their contemporaries exactly...

Download 2019 / CLUTCH TAKE DOWNLOAD INTO TOP GEAR

While the festivites were getting going at Download and the Donington spirit was starting to shine through after the rain finally eased off, we were hit by a deluge of new rock...

Download 2019 / LAST IN LINE OPEN DOWNLOAD AND MAKE THE LIGHT A FIRE

Download Festival 2019 is now well underway and Last In Line have absolutely obliterated the Main Stage at Castle Donington, leaving Tesla with the unenviable task of following them. Kahmel Farahani and Dany...

Download 2019 / “BIBLICAL” WEATHER FAILS TO DAMPEN THE DOWNLOAD SPIRIT

Download Festival 2019 is off and rolling and Britain's largest rock and Metal Festival has delivered, as usual, a stellar bill for 2019.This year's headliners are Def Leppard, Slipknot and Tool but...

Steve Harris, Iron Maiden: Three Albums In The Top Five Is Outrageous

Iron Maiden's 'A Matter Of Life And Death' album has been voted greatest album released in the past ten years by readers of Sweden Rock magazine, the country's biggest-selling music magazine. The...

Camden Rocks 2015: The Amorettes, Dirty Thrills, God Damn and more

The best laid plans and all that... last year we tried to cover as many bands as we possibly could but due to the inevitable logistical problems that Camden Rocks delivers, we...

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E STREET BAND

Having bypassed Dublin on his last visit to the Emerald Isle, the New Jersey legend makes a welcome return to the capital.Words: Brian BoyleKnown to be a stickler for punctuality, the boss...

Enter The Ghost: Mercury Shakespeare Company

The latest production from this burgeoning company is a bard-to-the-bone, full metal hamlet with tats, biker boots, wanton violence, sword-play and fierce language scorching the air. Disturbing and exhilarating in equal measure,...

REMEMBERING TREVOR BOLDER (9 JUNE 1950 – 21 MAY 2013)

Trevor Bolder was born in Kingston Upon Hull, East Yorkshire, England in 1950. His family were keen musicians with his father teaching him to play the trumpet. He also played cornet in...

THE TWELVE WORKS OF SUIDAKRA INCLUDING ‘REALMS OF ODORIC’ REVIEW AND EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

SuidAkrA are about to release their twelfth studio album and despite this extensive back catalogue which contains many excellent works as well as having embarked on numerous European tours, three Indian tours,...

IRON MAIDEN DRUMMER NICKO McBRAIN RECALLS GETTING FIRED, HOW HE GOT HIS BROKEN NOSE AND STAYING SOBER

Iron Maiden drummer Nick McBrain gave an extensive interview with The Drummer's Journal recently when the band were in Los Angeles as part of their Book Of Souls world tour and in...

Whitesnake – Journey – Thunder at the Glasgow SECC

I have never been such a fan of the SECC. Despite it's relatively central location if you live or stay in Glasgow as a music venue as it is an outpost that...

VAN HALEN PULL 31 TOUR DATES. IS THIS THE END GAME?

It's looking like the end game for Van Halen as 31 dates of their current US tour have been pulled from their website without explanation.The band were set to stay on the...

ULI JON ROTH REVISITS HIS SCORPIONS DAYS WITH A RAINBOW SURPRISE IN EDINBURGH

The Ali Clinton Band are one of those young rock outfits getting out into every nook and cranny they can to play their music to a live audience. Words: Ian SutherlandPictures: Mark HollowayWandering...

BILL WARD CONFIRMS HE WILL NOT BE PART OF THE BLACK SABBATH REUNION

Bill Ward has confirmed in the last half hour that he will not be part of the Black Sabbath reunion this summer.Bill's lengthy Facebook post is reproduced, unedited, in full below."Dear Sabbath...

KARNATAKA – THE VOODOO ROOMS

It has taken Karnataka a long time to get to here. Founder member and bassist Ian Jones is on his second trip on the rock rollercoaster with this band and the ups...

ROCK GODDESS AT THE O2, ISLINGTON- WITH INTERVIEW

It had been 32 years since this line up of Rock Goddess last played in the capital. Back then the South London trio were just teenagers with big ambitions who won critical...

MOTÖRHEAD FRONTMAN LEMMY TO APPEAR ON GERMAN STAMPS

Motörhead frontman Lemmy is being honoured by the German Postal Service who have released a range of stamps in honour of the late icon.The collection is the result of a partnership between...
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