• Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James –...
    by Mike James Rock Show on February 19, 2018 at 2:42 pm

    Brash, noisy, energetic and so full of promise are ways you could describe Corrupt Moral Alter’s new release Eunoia which basically means ‘beautiful thinking’ or ‘well mind’. The boys from Southport have written 13 blistering tunes that encapsulate the pure hardcore sounds of the like of Napalm Death and Narcosis whilst bringing a new wave ... […]

  • Glenn Hughes Promises Deep Purple Exclusivity on...
    by Paul H Birch on February 19, 2018 at 1:09 pm

    Fresh from blowing the rafters off UK concert halls with his January appearances as part of rock super group Black Country Communion, bass player and vocalist Glenn Hughes will be putting his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted credentials to a nationwide UK tour where he will playing only classic Deep Purple material. Turning back the ... […]

  • Outlaws & Moonshine – The Devil In The...
    by Paul H Birch on February 19, 2018 at 10:44 am

    Sounding like someone’s banging on a dustbin lid while a hoary old voice calls out, I’m expecting something avant garde here but then a regular rhythm section gets going with electrics and acoustics settling in some licks for Outlaws & Moonshine’s statement of intent that is opening track ‘Devil in The Moonshine’. There are sing-along ... […]

  • Drive – IDEFI, A Tribute to Rick Chavez and...
    by Paul H Birch on February 19, 2018 at 9:31 am

    Drive were a five-piece progressive, power metal band formed on the north side of Houston, Texas by guitarist Rick Chavez. They released two albums, Characters In Time (1988) and Diablero (1992). The band’s original members were barely out of high school back in the early 80s as they began making a name for themselves. Moving out to California, and inevitably the Sunset ... […]

  • The Bad Flowers + Support- The Ayslum 2,...
    by Paul H Birch on February 18, 2018 at 8:53 pm

    Tonight’s the launch party for The Bad Flowers debut album Starting Gun. The Asylum 2 is sold out; we’re packed in like sardines and the heat is sweltering. These Wicked Rivers start the evening off, then it’s time for Those Damn Crows who are brutal with a hardcore groove while offering a modern US rock vocal ... […]

  • Black Magic – Jared James Nichols
    by Paul H Birch on February 17, 2018 at 1:55 pm

    Wisconsin-born guitar-slinger Jared James Nichols is a throwback to when rock was wild, young and free. His latest album is a collection of song that hit you wham, bam, in and out, with most tracks coming in under the three minute mark. Do they get you under their spell? Let’s find out. A whirring echoing ... […]