That Joe Payne overcomes the odds, fights back against adversity and records a live show in the most challenging of times.
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.
Devin Townsend continues the Devolution Series with Galactic Quarantine; one that follows on from his Acoustic Inclinations and ups the volume count.
The Blackheart Orchestra reassess their library of work in a Julian Lloyd Webber style set of instrumental variations.
Angel Snow gives us a taste of the upcoming Low album with a brooding new single.
The second album by Lunatraktors is another exercise in expecting the unexpected.
Purple Kittens is the classy new album packed with quality songs from the duo of Kimberley Rew and Lee Cave-Berry
‘For one night only’ sees the mighty folk whirlwind of Bellowhead join forces for one more/last(?) time on Reassembled.
Edenthorn release their latest new single – The Noise In My Head is out on 18th June.
In Delerium from Devon trio Ethyrfield is a confident and assured debut. They might bear the ‘progressive’ label but be prepared for a tweak.
Acolyte showcase their Entropy album – played as it’s meant to be – in an atmospheric live event.
A live album from French outfit Klone gives a career spanning overview and confirms their live potency.
The hottest band in the world – that’s Kiss if you had any doubts – dig into their archive.
Guitarist of Duran Duran, Dom Brown, comes up trumps with a splendid solo effort.
A collection of Clutch from 1993-2001. Not a bad starting point if you need a Clutch primer…
White Moth Black Butterfly deliver an album that’s both an outpouring of love and a cry for help.