Amorphis guitarist Esa Holopainen leads his Silver Lake with some very special guests on a superb debut album.
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 50th Anniversary, Ashes Are Burning – An Anthology, Live In Concert release to celebrate a landmark occasion for Renaissance.
Fifth solo album from guitarist/songwriter Matt Backer showcases his guitar slinger prowess
Staran add another string to the powerful bow that is the vibrant Scottish folk music scene.
The best three opening songs on a Frank Turner album? The eighth anniversary of Tape Deck Heart prompts some thoughts.
Jo Quail joins Supervøid in to create and dark, dense and suitably intense trip through The Great Nothing.
A fully realised conceptual record exploring the early stages of loss from Acolyte
A new single from Midlands Metal outfit Thunderous Jones.
Phil Matthews, aka The Village, takes us on a trip down Memory Lane on his new album.
Gnoss – a quartet of insanely gifted Scots youngsters whose second album lulls and ignites.
Slovakian-Norwegian orchestra Angrusori releases its debut album, Live At Tou.
A new (slightly) expanded Jon Anderson remastered release – Animation from 1982
Luke Haines gives a new state of the nation address on the wonderfully titled new record.
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…