A Feast Of Soul And Jazz At Cross The Tracks

A Feast Of Soul And Jazz At Cross The Tracks

We already know that festivals are very popular but the single day event seems to be garnering more and more interest. Who really needs to camp and spend days without washing! Enter the inaugural one day soul and jazz fest of Cross The Tracks (stylised as XTheTracks)...

Charly Bliss Are Young Enough

Charly Bliss Are Young Enough

NYC-based power-pop four piece Charly Bliss have shared the video for latest single Young Enough – the title track from their critically acclaimed sophomore album. Directed by Henry Kaplan, the video perfectly complements the emotionally charged single. Of the video,...

Babyteeth Cut It On Their Latest Single

Babyteeth Cut It On Their Latest Single

London-based rockers Babyteeth are back with Cut It, their latest single, and its accompanying video. “Cut It is basically a break up song,” explains singer Camilla Roholm. “The split might be from a partner, friend or even just a bad situation. It’s about cutting out...

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Internet Sensation The Hu Introduce Europe to Hunnu Rock

Made internet famous by their glossy viral video for music epic Wolf Totem, The Hu will bring the unique sound of Mongolian biker metal to Camden Underworld on 18th June and onward to Europe after that. Don’t miss the chance to hear the merging of traditional...

Calexico And Iron And Wine Embark On Extensive European Tour In Support Of New Album

Fourteen years have passed since Calexico first worked with Iron & Wine, their first collaboration on 2005’s In The Reins was a thing of beauty. The artistic connection that originally brought Sam Beam (I&W), Joey Burns and John Convertino together has...

Pixies Coincide Release Of New Studio Album With An Extensive UK and European Tour

I was first made aware of Pixies in 1990, as a 15 year old, I was only just dipping my toes into alternative rock. I picked up both 1988’s Surfer Rosa and 1989’s Doolittle albums around the same time, and instantly fell for their sound. There are not many bands that...

Frankie Lee Follows Up American Dreamer With New Album Stillwater

Way back in January 2016 RockShot Magazine interviewed Frankie Lee and discussed critically acclaimed debut, American Dreamer, which Rolling Stone called the debut album of the year. Off the back of a recent tour, where he appeared in the UK and Ireland at London,...

Biffy Clyro Bring Their Exhilarating Live Show To Scarborough

Some might say Scarborough was an unusual choice for Biffy Clyro to play, the costal town is quite remote and I guess they could have chosen to play an arena in any city of their choosing. But the opportunity to play an outdoor arena such as the Open Air Theatre with...

Glastonbury 2019 Full Line-up And Stage Times Announced

That moment in most Glastonbury Festival ticket-holder’s calendar has arrived: publication of full stage times across all stages. It’s the moment you hope the guys over at clashfinder.com are paying attention and uploading those all-important slots into their system...

Rock It Off With The New Stray Cats Record

Rumours have been circulating for a while, and now the cool cats, the real rockers, the pioneers of '80s rockabilly are back after a 26-year absence. The Stray Cats are “all revved up and red hot” and the rockers and rockettes among us could not be more pleased. To...

Glastonbury Festival Announces Massive Acoustic And West Holts Line-Ups

There have been some huge announcements for this year’s Glastonbury Festival this week with line-ups of the West Holts and Acoustic stages being announced following last week’s Glades and Shangri-La announcements. Nick Lowe headlines the Acoustic Stage’s Friday night,...

Dinosaur Jr Frontman J Mascis Hits The UK With A Solo Tour 2019

Since his last gig in Leeds in 2015, I’ve been patiently awaiting the return of the indie rock hero J Mascis to these shores again. Following the cancellation of his original tour dates back in January, due to personal reasons, the rescheduled dates can't come soon...

Public Service Broadcasting Set To Make London Proms Debut

Cult London band Public Service Broadcasting are set to make their Proms debut in a special Late Night Prom to mark the 50th anniversary of the first manned mission to the Moon. The electronics/instrumental outfit will be joined by The Multi-Story Orchestra to perform...

Roger Hodgson: ‘The Voice Of Supertramp’ Returns To The Royal Albert Hall

It has become something of a tradition that Roger Hodgson, one half of the songwriting force behind legendary progressive pop/rock band Supertramp, spends a night or two in London in the spring. Hodgson and his four-piece band of exceptional musicians find a home...

Bruce Springsteen To Release First Album In Five Years & Listen To New Song Hello Sunshine

It has been five years since The Boss released High Hopes, which was his 11th Number One album in the USA. Rolling Stone named High Hopes the second-best album of 2014 on their year-end list. Bruce Springsteen’s 19th studio album takes his music to a new place,...

Macy Gray, Afro-Cuban All Stars & Robert Plant Lead Womad Second Wave

WOMAD festival today announce their second wave of artists who will join the already stunning line-up performing at Charlton Park in July; a colourful carnival of culture celebrating emerging and established musicians from around the world. Soul sister supreme and...

Craig David, Vaccines, Grandmaster Flash & Mystery Jets Venture into Neverworld 2019

Craig David has just been announced for Neverworld 2019, making him the second headliner, following on from The Vaccines, to venture into this immersive musical kingdom, taking place over the first weekend of August this year. After featuring on Artful Dodger's 1999...

New Album And UK/EU Tour Dates For Daddy Long Legs!

In need of some “rock'n'roll salvation through the spirit of roots and blues”? You probably do, and this is how frontman Brian Hurd describes the style of Daddy Long Legs. Already two albums down the road the trio formed by Brian Hurd (vocals, harmonica, guitar),...

The Time Is Now For Circa Waves

The Liverpool-based band embark on their UK tour just two months after supporting The Wombats across Europe. The release of their new single Times Won’t Change Me, from their third album What’s It like Over There was announced not long after the EU tour finalised,...

Poly Styrene New Book, Exhibition And Film

Following last year’s 40th anniversary of the seminal X-Ray Spex album Germfree Adolescents, we have an update about their iconic front woman, Poly Styrene which includes a wonderful new book, exhibition and even further news regarding the film I Am A Cliché. Singer...

Glastonbury 2019 Line-Up Revealed

And so comes the time music lovers the world over look forward to – the unveiling of Glastonbury Festival’s major music act line-up. While rumours have been rife for a while and official confirmations that Stormzy would be headlining the Pyramid Stage on Friday while...

Luna Bay To Play Hometown Show At Scala

London-based rock quartet Luna Bay have announced a massive headline show at North London’s Scala venue following a sold out show at Mumford & Sons’ Ben Lovett-owned Omeara this week. The Omeara show saw the four-piece storming their hometown venue with a massive...

John Mayer To Shine His New Light On Europe

Guitar virtuoso John Mayer has announced a European leg of his 2019 world tour, including UK and Ireland dates at London’s O2 Arena, Dublin’s 3Arena and the Manchester Arena this October. Following a fourth consecutive year touring North America with Dead &...