All Quiet Now: John Wetton

All Quiet Now: John Wetton

Rock music legend John Wetton sadly passed away in the early hours of this morning, Tuesday 31 January 2017, after a long and courageous battle against colon cancer. John rose to fame with King Crimson in the early 70s during the iconic Red era and later formed the...
All Quiet Now: William Onyeabor.

All Quiet Now: William Onyeabor.

Some sad new from the people at Luaka Bop record label that William Onyeabor has died. The people that discovered his music and know his mysterious history have put out this message: It is with incredibly heavy hearts that we have to announce that the great Nigerian...
All Quiet Now: Leonard Cohen.

All Quiet Now: Leonard Cohen.

In September 2013, I was thrilled to see Leonard Cohen live for the first time. I’ve been listening to him since I was a teenager and there have been many times over the years when I’ve turned with gratitude and curiosity to the dark chill and surprise...
Bob Dylan The Nobel Prize in Literature 2016.

Bob Dylan The Nobel Prize in Literature 2016.

Bob Dylan now has a Nobel Prize to go along with his Oscar, as he has now been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016. Bob Dylan was born on May 24, 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota. He grew up in a Jewish middle- class family in the city of Hibbing. As a teenager he...
Rock Media: The Man Who Fell To Earth

Rock Media: The Man Who Fell To Earth

To mark the 40th anniversary of the UK release of director Nicolas Roeg’s iconic science fiction odyssey, The Man Who Fell to Earth, STUDIOCANAL is thrilled to announce a new 4k restoration of the cult classic. The restoration has been in the works since late 2015,...
All Quiet Now: Prince

All Quiet Now: Prince

A Man Ain’t Happy Unless A Man Truly Dies – Sign O’ The Times Prince formed a fundamental part in the soundtrack of many people’s lives, including my own. His music gave me something different. Unique, yet familiar. Relatable yet from a completely different...
All Quiet Now: Keith Emerson by Greg Lake

All Quiet Now: Keith Emerson by Greg Lake

Progressive rock legend Keith Emerson dies.  He was a founding member of Emerson, Lake and Palmer in 1970. His friend and band mate Greg Lake gave us this statement; To all ELP friends and fans all over the world, I would like to express my deep sadness upon hearing...
Best Of 2015: Albums of The Year.

Best Of 2015: Albums of The Year.

Even though we do not review albums at RockShot Magazine we do listen to them and here are the top fifty albums of the year listened to by RockShot writer’s, photographer’s and contributor’s. Foals What Went Down Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I...
Premiere: Jana Josephina. Avian Me

Premiere: Jana Josephina. Avian Me

Jana Josephina releases  her eagerly anticipated album Contradiction on August 14th, 2015. The album features singles I Know, Avalanche and Dreamdancer and this great song Avian Me. The video has Jana portraying many emotions and nailing them home with the...