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Joe Bonamassa Guitar Man documentary poster

It is hard to think of any other musician with a similar impact on their own genre of music as Joe Bonamassa. Over the last 20 years, he has almost single-handedly revitalised the Blues for a new generation of musicians and fans alike. Joe Bonamassa – ‘Guitar Man’ Documentary Paramount Home Entertainment …
Cover of the RP 'III' from Black Tree Vultures

Black Tree Vultures have released the stunning single ‘Run Back To The Dark’, with accompanying video which you can watch below. The track was recorded in the Spanish Los Rosales Studios, earlier in the year and will appear on their upcoming EP ‘III’, due out in February 2021. Having previously played …
Photo of Dutch Symphonic Metal band Within Temptation

Dutch Symphonic Metal band Within Temptation have released the single ‘The Purge’, which finds vocalist Sharon den Adel on her lyrical quest for atonement. den Adel told us: “‘The Purge’ revolves around self-reflection and a search for redemption. “No one gets through life without scars or without inflicting them on …
Chicago rockers Styx

Pittsburgh Steelers battled Baltimore Ravens and COVID-19 yesterday (2 December) with the Steelers emerging victorious in a disjointed 19-14 victory. With the Pittsburgh region facing unprecedented challenges, STYX have joined to offer their support. STYX have been linked with the Steelers for a number of years. With the song ‘Renegade’ …
Photo of the band Paradise Lost

In 1995 the now legendary UK Doom/Death/Gothic Metal outfit ‘Paradise Lost’ released their ‘Draconian Times’ album. Considered a masterpiece by many, it was a piece which defined them creatively, and firmly placed them on the Metal map. Paradise Lost – Draconian Times 25th Anniversary edition (Music For Nations) Release Date: 4 …
Photo of Kiss in Glasgow

The self proclaimed ‘Hottest Band In The World’ play Sin City on their 40th anniversary tour. Kiss – Kiss Rocks Vegas (Eagle Rock Entertainment)  Release Date: 11 December 2020 Words: Robert Adams Recorded during the bands nine gig residency at The Hard Rock Casino’s ‘The Joint’ venue in November 2014, …
Fish - A Fish in the Lemon Tree

Fish will present an audio recording from his only show of 2020 as a free stream from Friday 4 December 2020. The show can be heard via Soundcloud and YouTube alongside a JustGiving page raising money for his band and crew members. https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/fishycircus Recorded 13 March at The Lemon Tree in …
Jeff Scott Soto. The Cluny, Newcastle Sept 2019. Photo: Mick Burgess

With almost 90 albums under his belt as a lead vocalist, along with numerous collaborations and recordings, Jeff Scot Soto is known for delivering top quality vocal performance in genres from Metal and Hard Rock to Progressive Rock and even Funk. Soto’s first big break was joining virtuoso guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen …
John 'Rhino' Edwards from Status Quo

John ‘Rhino’ Edwards, the esteemed bass player from Status Quo, has released the single ‘Super Smashing Great’ in support of Stagehand, the original live production welfare and benevolent fund. The Rhino’s Revenge song, which calls out “The fun prevention officer” from Number 10, can be purchased at https://li.sten.to/9ulSUsI with all proceeds …
An evening with Avatarium

There is always a touch of class about everything that Swedish rockers Avatarium do. Generally looked on as a Doom Metal band by the Metal scene due to their links to Candlemass and some deliciously heavy riffs on their eponymous full length debut album, the truth is that there is …