Album Reviews

Review: Steve Cropper – Fire It Up

Whilst Steve Cropper may not be somebody you’ve heard of, you will undoubtedly have heard his guitar playing. Eddie Floyd’s “Knock on Wood”, Sam & Dave’s “Soul Man”, Otis Redding’s massive hit “Dock of the Bay” and Booker T and the MG’s “Green Onions” were all co-written by Cropper and …

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Weekly Singles Round-up

Another week, the sun is still shining, and there is another fresh batch of new singles ready to devour. Here is a small handful of what has grabbed our attention recently; from various American acts who are just starting out, and some that are already household names, to four acts …

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Review: Amigo The Devil – ‘Born Against’

Everyone should catch an Amigo The Devil gig at one point in their life. Metalheads mixed with punks, rednecks mingling with perfectly coiffured Peaky Blinders-style hipsters. All gathering to worship at the church of Danny Kiranos aka Amigo The Devil. One of THE best storytellers you will hear during your …

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Weekly Singles Round-Up

Another week, another fresh batch of new singles that have captured our attention. From Italian electro-pop, Swiss blues-rock, and German metal, to UK-based hard rock, and the return of a genuine British musical legend. As usual, click on the artists’ name in bold and that will take you to the …

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Review: The Treatment – ‘Waiting For Good Luck’

It’s incredible to think that ‘Waiting For Good Luck’ – the new album from Cambridge hard rock outfit The Treatment – comes ten years after the five-piece released their debut album ‘This Might Hurt’. Does that make them the elder statesmen of the New Wave Of Classic Rock? Original members …

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Review: Primal Fear – ‘I Will Be Gone’ EP

Coming hot on the heels of 2020’s masterful studio album ‘Metal Commando’, German power metal legends Primal Fear return with 5-track EP ‘I Will Be Gone’. Those who already have a copy of ‘Metal Commando’ will recognise the title track, but this new version up’s the ante on the original …

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Review: The Heat Inc. – ‘Self-titled’

The Heat Inc. (“London’s loudest Rock ‘n’ Roll band”) have released their self-titled debut EP and for less of your hard-earned money than a chicken legend meal (cool mayo, natch) you can treat yourself to twenty minutes or so of riff-laden, garage rock ‘n’ roll. Fancy the CD version? Well, …

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