Luke Haines gives a new state of the nation address on the wonderfully titled new record.
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.
We do the honours again with the On Track series that looks at the music of Aimee Mann and Psych Prog rockers Gong.
Honey And The Bear – Jon and Lucy Hart – take a trip through unknown territory. Will they survive? Read on…
The Vintage Caravan revive their retro rock template for another outing. Their new album – Monuments – is out on Napalm Records on 16th April.
The lockdown collection from The Pineapple Thief frontman Bruce Soord runs to a four disc package.
Fifth album from Cambridge hard rockers The Treatment packed with classic riffs and Hard Rock hooks.
The 20th album from the irrepressible Cheap Trick and they’re still all alright.
Stefano Panunzi blends ambience with art rock while visiting several stop offs on the way on Beyond The Illusion.
Caoilfhionn Rose brings Manchester past and present together on Truly. And more.
The latest instalment of Psych-Prog from GU-RU comes via a typically colourful four track assortment.
Cause for celebration. The tenth EP from Bleek Noir comes with the wonderfully titled and evocative Pleasure House Bottled Air.
On Track with the classic British hard rock band UFO – warts and all – all the highs and lows of their catalogue.
Wheel deliver a slab of brooding Dark Metal with progressive tinges on Resident Human, exploring the complexities of the human condition.
Olias Of Sunhillow by Jon Anderson – arguably the best of the Yes solo albums that sprung out as the band took a break in 1975/6
John Smith makes the most of a difficult period from a professional and personal perspective and in The Fray, delivers a painstaking musical account of the times.