The Magpie Arc – a cross-border, five-piece folk/rock band – follow EP1 with…EP2
Mike has been photographing and writing about bands going back many years. A former writer and Reviews Editor on Louder Than War as well as several online music blogs, he also contributes to Fireworks and to Powerplay Rock & Metal magazines.
A bagful of Gonzo Rock ‘n’ roll from Tankus The Henge and we enter the fantasy land of Luna Park!
Always an explosive proposition when it comes to playing live, The Wildhearts come up with a classic double live album.
Dawnwalker release Ages. Experimental metal that moves into longer form pieces as the Earth dies a slow death.
Hawkwind show no signs of stopping even after fifty years. Here’s a live album to help celebrate their half century…
The cool psych of Australia’s Kimono Drag Queens get well mined on Songs Of Worship.
iamthemorning set up their own EP release with two new songs and a couple of seasonal ventures.
Beans On Toast delivers his annual seasonal offering. A double dose in fact, offering a rare celebration and the usual observations on the past twelve months. You know what’s coming…
Dream Theater are in anniversary mode again as arguably their best album (plus assorted titbits) gets a full airing in London for the record.
In the same year as Jon Anderson released his 1000 Hands album he goes back to almost the start of his solo catalogue with a reissue of Song Of Seven.
A couple of new appearances on the On Track bookshelf from Sonicbond. Crosby, Stills & Nash and Barclay James Harvest get thoroughly discussed with an every album, every song analysis.
The second album from Kepler Ten is one that could well have you backtracking to see what you’ve been missing. A tremendous slab of polished progressive tinged songs.
The man in perpetual musical motion, Frank Turner, keeps his momentum going. A reunion with his ‘buddy’ Jon Snodgrass and a very welcome sequel.
Cellist Jo Quail reissues the haunting Five Incantations album in a beautifully packaged set.
On album number seven, Lunatic Soul (that’s Mariusz Duda from Riverside) explores the darkness of Slavic and Scandinavian folk. And it’s brilliant!