Here are a few bands that we would love to see tread the boards at Damnation 2023, in our opinion.
Frank Zappa has so much music out there; it is hard to know where to start. We offer our opinion and pick out what we think are his greatest works.
Twenty studio albums into a forty year career, we have a go at ranking those albums.
2022 has been a brilliant year for music. Here, we present a collection of our favourite releases of the year across a wide spectrum of musical genres.
Damnation Festival returns to Manchester for the first time in a long time and is set to take place at Bowlers Exhibition Centre on 5th November 2022.
Cropredy ’23 will be in the works and everyone has their picks as to who they want to see there. Here is our two shillings for who we think could be there.
Music frequently provides an elaboration that can lift cinema into its most rarefied stratosphere or place it within the grimiest of gutters. Chris Leathley digs deeper…
We are very excited for this year’s Cropredy Festival. We run an ear over some of the acts playing the festival over the weekend.
With Download 2022 in the history books and a resounding success, the rumour mill and requests from noticeboards and forums will be hot with who could top the bill next year.
Download Festival returns with another stacked and varied rock/metal bill for three of the finest days of the summer.
What is the greatest live album of all time? At The Barrier’s writers take a look at their favourites from the history of live albums.
Perennial recently released In The Midnight Hour. Here’s a list of ten inspirations and influences on their latest work.
At The Barrier was saddened to learn of the death of Michael Nesmith – the reluctant Monkee who went on to establish his own unique brand of Country Rock.
2021 has been another wonderfully diverse year for music, and for the team at At The Barrier. Our writers look back at some of the best albums of the year.
Gentleman, legend and consummate musician. At The Barrier was greatly saddened by the news of the death of the one and only Charlie Watts