The Sheffield songster literally packs out his favourite venue, Manchester’s Albert Hall.
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 huge slab of feelgood rock and roll from Joe Elliott’s labour of love.
Time for another trip to planet Elbow with a soundtrack that promises some departures from the tried and trusted but enough of the familiar Garvey clout.
Alice is back in Manchester and At The Barrier’s deadly duo are in the not-so cheap seats.
The band that gives Inside Out Music’s progressive tag a certain edge with their hybrid of progressive and creative art-rock.
Gold Of Scar And Shale finds Jack Rutter following up Hills with a set that further enhances his reputation as a solo artist.
The Trials Of Cato bring their fiddle free folk to The Met and nail it.
Hannah James and her Jigdoll ensemble are proving to be an innovative and creative force.
The new four piece Show Of Hands make the numbers count on Battlefield Dance Floor.
The Blackheart Orchestra wow Wigan with sounds old and new as they preview their Mesmeranto album.
Enjoy a trip with the cosmic sounds and disco grooves of Moon Duo.
Kaprekar’s Constant release another progressive rock meisterwork with Depth Of Field.
A dystopian roller coaster of a white knuckle ride ensues from Le Cygne Noir.
Sombre, ominous yet with a majesty that you’d associate with Chelsea Wolfe. Birth Of Violence sees her moving in a sparse and stark direction.
Rooh, sees aswekeepsearching enhancing a slowly building reputation in a field where many ply their trade yet few stand out in the same way as the Indian quartet.