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Photo of January 16, 2008 Impromptu Club Gig at London’s 93ft East

The Radiohead gig from London’s 93ft East which was recorded on 16 January 2008 is the first in the Radiohead Public Library vault series kicking off at the Radiohead YouTube channel. Each episode will premiere every Friday at 8PM BST for seven weeks, starting on 9 April. The 16 January 2008 show was …
Photo of Australian Punk band The Owen Guns

Aussie Punks The Owen Guns are back with their second single of three, ‘Out Of Time’ and this latest instalment is another foretaste or forewarning, depending on your perspective, to their upcoming EP, ‘EP 2 Electric Boogaloo’, due out on 17 May. From what I have heard so far two …
Cover of Thee Storyteller by Dave Grohl

Sixteen time Grammy-winning musician and two time Emmy-winning director Dave Grohl will release his book ‘The Storyteller’ on 5 October 2021. The book will feature stories about Nirvana, Foo Fighters, David Bowie, Joan Jett, Iggy Pop, Paul McCartney, playing drums for Tom Petty on Saturday Night Live, performing at the …
Photo of The Mercy House

Former underground favourites The Mercy House have regrouped to release their version of the Alice In Chains classic ‘Dam That River’. The track was released yesterday, on the 19th anniversary of the passing of Layne Staley. The track was recorded across various locations during lockdown, then mixed by Jem at Renshaw …
Photo of Angelo Tristan from Collateral

Collateral Damage – Angelo from emerging stadium rock band, Collateral talks Steven Tyler, rocking in the pandemic and their very special guest appearance at The Rockdown Festival this September. Words: Sara Harding Photos: Robert Sutton I am a huge fan of the five piece Kent based band Collateral, who were …
Photo of the band Wide

When it comes to Black Metal the UK is very fortunate in the quality and quantity of bands, and undeniably up there with the best of them is Manchester’s Wode. Wode – Burn In Many Mirrors (20 Buck Spin) Release Date: 2 April 2021  Words: Jools Green Wode are back, four …

The Wildhearts, Those Damn Crows, FM and Marco Mendoza lead the charge towards Monsterfest 2021. This years festival takes place at the Ironworks, Inverness, between 10-14 November 2021. The event continues to work with local businesses and education bodies such as Developing Young Workforce (DYW) to bring music industry figures …
Photo of a Festival crowd

The second round of the UK Government culture recovery fund has today shared £261 million across 2,272 projects. The first round of awards, made last July, were focussed on survival while this round is geared towards reopening and recovery. Cambridge Junction, Londons Roundhouse and Electric Ballroom, Brightons Pheonix and Komedia …
Photo of Dan Leigh from Jordan Red

Jordan Red have released their fantastic new song ‘Freak Show’. The band, which feature Dan Leigh and Dan Baker, are a modern Hard Rock band with a fierce Punk edge.  With the current COVID-19 pandemic ripping the life out of live music as we knew it, Dan Leigh decided to perform …
Photo of Liquid Tension Experiment

A quick recap of Liquid Tension Experiment’s history is required before we delve into this release. Liquid Tension Experiment came about back in 1997 when the then Dream Theatre drummer Mike Portnoy was given carte blanche to assemble a Progressive Rock instrumental group. He approached his bandmate, guitarist John Petrucci, …