Sam Lee Releases New Video For Garden Of England

Sam Lee has released the official video for The Garden Of England, the first track lifted from his forthcoming third album, Old Wow, due for release on January 31, 2020 via Cooking Vinyl. Sam’s new video arrives, timely,  amidst the two-week climate actions led by...

Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin’ Stones: Lighting Up London

You know when you really look forward to a gig and the excitement amplifies as the week goes on? When you were introduced to a band over a year ago and their music becomes the soundtrack to your commute, work and weekend? This is how I felt when Hannah Wicklund and...

The Achievers Achieving Their True Potential

The Achievers seemed to appear in the headlights all of a sudden in 2018 following the release of their debut album Live At The SVA. They have, however been together as an electric band since 2013. I saw them for the first time in October 2018 and now a year later at...

Taylor Hawkins And The Coattail Riders Prepare To Get The Money

Foo Fighters drummer extraordinaire Taylor Hawkins has announced the release of the third record with his Coattail Riders outfit. Following on from the group’s 2006 eponymous effort and 2010’s Red Light Fever – which toured at London’s Scala with the likes of Queen’s...

Alice Cooper Opens The Doors To His Nightmare Castle At The O2

Alice Cooper isn’t short on charisma – or experience. He could probably transfix an arena audience with acapella renditions of songs from long-forgotten album Zipper Catches Skin. All he’d need is an empty stage, some black greasepaint for his eyes, and perhaps a...

James McArthur And The Head Gardeners Share New Single Tourist Town

Welsh-born folk songwriter James McArthur and his band the Head Gardeners have released new single Tourist Town, the second single from his latest album, Intergalactic Sailor. McArthur has explained the track is "...about a mixture of places, mainly Posada in eastern...
Hats Off To The Tolerable Gentleman

Hats Off To The Tolerable Gentleman

The Fiddlers Elbow has become a regular haunt for Progressive-Rock outfit Hats Off Gentleman It's Adequate. Malcolm Galloway and fellow collaborator Mark Gatland, who both write and record all their material, possess a chemistry that has been honed through years of...

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Steve Hackett Set To Sell England By The Pound

On 2 December, the irrepressible former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett commences the UK leg of a World Tour that will see him perform eighty-three shows in seventeen countries. Steve’s popularity and the desire to hear his music remains as strong as ever and already...

The Beatles Release Limited Edition Singles Collection Box Set

From 1962 to 1970, The Beatles released 22 UK singles; of those 44 A and B-side tracks, 29 were not included on the group’s British albums at that time. These singles, plus an exclusive new double A-side single for the mid-1990s-issued tracks Free As A Bird and Real...

Sam Lee Releases New Video For Garden Of England

Sam Lee has released the official video for The Garden Of England, the first track lifted from his forthcoming third album, Old Wow, due for release on January 31, 2020 via Cooking Vinyl. Sam’s new video arrives, timely,  amidst the two-week climate actions led by...

Larkin Poe Plot Their Biggest European Tour

Nashville-based American Roots duo Larkin Poe have announced their biggest European tour to date throughout May 2020 including their biggest UK headline show when they make their mark on London's Shepherd's Bush Empire. Sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell are a force to...

James McArthur And The Head Gardeners Share New Single Tourist Town

Welsh-born folk songwriter James McArthur and his band the Head Gardeners have released new single Tourist Town, the second single from his latest album, Intergalactic Sailor. McArthur has explained the track is "...about a mixture of places, mainly Posada in eastern...

Martin Harley – Roll With The Punches: New Album And Tour

UK Roots artist Martin Harley is delighted to announce the release of his new album Roll With The Punches in time for an impressive headline European Tour, which includes London’s Union Chapel - this evening 3 October. For 2019, British guitarist and songwriter Martin...

Wilkestock 2019 Sunday: On The First Day Of Autumn It Gets Brassy

It was a subdued Sunday morning at Wilkestock as we welcomed the first day of meteorological autumn, and an end to summer festivals. Whether they had caught the carnage of the live bands, or the frenzy of the DJ sets after hours, you got the feeling that there was a...

Reading Festival 2019: A Sun-Soaked Musical Delight

As summer fades away and becomes a distant memory, it's easier to look back at the season's festivals and pick a winner. This year, for me, it would be the legendary Reading Festival. The headliners were bound to please an audience of various backgrounds and ages, and...