We catch up with the first Big Big Train tour at Halifax’s Victoria Theatre – a grand performance on the Grand Tour.
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.
Marillion are emerging as a worthy challenger to Jethro Tull in the spectacular re-issue series stakes. Afraid Of Sunlight hits the same sweet spot.
Black Star Riders, Stone Broken and Wayward Sons in a triple bill hard rock extravaganza at Manchester Ritz. We were there!
The Pineapple Thief frontman has a new solo venture, “an observational record” that captures a mix of joy and consternation.
Simple Mids again invite us to come in, come out of the rain. We only need say one thing – “Let me see those hands.”
Ten years since its release, the North Walian troupe revisit their first album and a bit more on their latest tour. We caught them at Bury Met.
Toby Jepson’s boys have no problems with the ‘difficult second album’ syndrome as they rock out like it’s nineteen eighty something.
To say that the Norwegians sixth album shakes things up a bit may be the understatement of the year.
New album from acclaimed Chapman stick and bass virtuoso Nick Beggs packaged with two from the archives.
Bella Hardy, former Folk Singer Of The Year gets the retrospective treatment.
We were at both shows at Manchester’s Ritz to see how the new album by elbow was shaping up.
Progressive metal takes a backseat as Ray Alder branches out in solo mode
Two tracks doth an album make. Garcia Peoples take us on a journey through most musical forms.
The Sheffield songster literally packs out his favourite venue, Manchester’s Albert Hall.
A huge slab of feelgood rock and roll from Joe Elliott’s labour of love.