Live Reviews

Review: The Wildhearts – ‘By Request’

There is something special about The Wildhearts and a Saturday night, they go hand in hand, and if ever there was a band to help release the pent-up frustration of the last 13 months or so, then that band would be The Wildhearts. Live audience or not, put Ginger, CJ, …

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Review: Joe Bonamassa – Austin City Limits

The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Cream, Taste, ZZ Top. All prime examples of the blues-rock power trio. Heavy blues stripped to its essentials of guitar, bass, and drums for maximum effect! It’s April the 1st and Joe Bonamassa has assembled a blues-rock power trio for a special streamed live event but …

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New Wave of Classic Rock Photo Tribute

The Facebook group New Wave of Classic Rock was set up in late 2017 by a handful of music fans to highlight the sheer volume of bands playing new music influenced by the classic rock bands of the ’70s onwards. The aim of the group is to provide a platform …

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Our tribute to guitarists #2

Continuing our photo-tributes to musicians that our team of photographers has captured over the years, here’s our tribute to the flash ones: the guitarists. And there are so many cool shots that we’ve had to split them into a few different posts, so here is part #2. From household names …

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A celebration of SKAM

SKAM

East Midlands trio SKAM has come up trumps again on their brand new EP ‘Intra’. The first part of a two-part affair (buy the deluxe CD version and you have space for the second part released later this year), ‘Intra’ is a stunning showcase for one of the best-loved bands …

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Our tribute to guitarists #1

Continuing our photo-tributes to musicians that our team of photographers has captured over the years, here’s our tribute to the flash ones: the guitarists. And there are so many cool shots that we’ve had to split them into a few different posts, so here is part #1. Images – Dave …

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Our Photo Tribute to Bassists

Marko Hietala

They are the quiet ones. The studious ones. The sensible ones. And Matt Gilmore from SKAM. They are the bassists. Here is our photo tribute to bassists, all images taken from gigs that we have attended over the last few years. Our header image is of Marko Hietala, his departure …

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Our Tribute to Drummers

As everyone knows, it’s the drummer in the band that is the smart one. So here is our tribute to the ones behind the kit, the ones that drives the band forward. The ones that hit things for fun. We salute you! A selection of our favourite shots taken over …

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Review: Avatar Ages – ‘Memories’

The one burning question after last week’s ‘Madness’ Livestream concert, was how could Avatar top that? Chatrooms are usually full of disagreements, differing opinions, and all-round “you’re wrong”-isms, but the general chat during and after ‘Madness’ was – Best. Stream. Ever. So how could Avatar top the “best stream ever”? …

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