Albums Of The Year 2023

Albums Of The Year 2023

2023 has been an incredible year for new music, both from artists putting our their debut LPs and new, innovative and gorgeously textured records from established acts. The Rockshot Magazine team ourselves are a music-loving troupe with diverse and eclectic tastes,...

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Sophie B. Hawkins Lays It Down In London

Sophie B. Hawkins Lays It Down In London

The Forge is an intimate venue, newly refitted in steel and glass. Only three hundred people can get through the doors, just off the well-trodden Camden High Street, and tickets sold out long before tonight. It’s Sophie B. Hawkins’ first London show in fifteen years...

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Albums Of The Year 2022

Albums Of The Year 2022

While not in any particular order and by no means an exhaustive list of our favourite records of 2022, here are a handful of those that stuck out in what has been a massive year of music. From earworm-filled LPs and thought-provoking records to the banger-laden...

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Light It In Red/Throw Us A Line

Light It In Red/Throw Us A Line

The live event trade body the Professional Lighting and Sound Association (PLASA) hosted a number of events up and down the country calling on the Government to help the event industry through the COVID-19 crisis under the banner THROW US A LINE! Seven hundred and...

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Just How Do You Do Music Photography?

Just How Do You Do Music Photography?

A long time ago in a land almost before the Coronavirus, I wrote a couple of articles about music photography; specifically, Why I Became A Music Photographer and How I Became A Music Photographer. I promised a final tome: how to actually do the music photography....

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Five Rock Songs That Changed The World

Five Rock Songs That Changed The World

Rock is meant to shake things up. Underneath the rebellious attitude, the look, and the notoriety of rock stars are souls and hearts screaming for change in the world. Occasionally, this manifests as historic moments in rock, birthing hits that forever shift the...

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Keane @ Shepherd's Bush Empire as part of BRITs Week for War Child (Patrick Gunning)

Keane Are Somewhere Only We Know At BRITs Week 24 For War Child

Ahead of the twentieth anniversary tour of their 2004 debut record taking in sold out arenas in Bournemouth, Cardiff...
Grace Cummings (Tajette O'Halloran)

Grace Cummings Shares Common Man

Following first single On And On, rising Australian star Grace Cummings has released Common Man, the second track...
Caroline Romano (Kelsey Runge)

Caroline Romano Would Rather Be Used By You

Rising alt-pop sensation Caroline Romano has just dropped her anthemic new single, Used By You. Over the course of her...
Ash @ 100 Club as part of BRITs Week for War Child (Jed Cullen)

Ash Hold A Shining Light At BRITs Week 24 For War Child

What happens after an arena-filling band disappears from the spotlight? In Ash’s case, they carry on regardless. In...
Aerial Salad (Press)

Aerial Salad Share Tied To Pieces Of Paper

It’s with good reason that Aerial Salad describe themselves as "Madchester Punk". From their formation in 2016, the...
Crawlers @ Rough Trade East (Paul Lyme)

Crawlers Deliver A Valentine’s Treat At Rough Trade East

The queue stretches down through the glowing Shoreditch street for half a block. Someone’s cut out hundreds of pink...
Alice Cooper @ The O2 Arena (Kalpesh Patel)

Alice Cooper Announces UK Tour Including Hammersmith London Shows

Icon, pioneer, and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Alice Cooper has achieved so much in his lengthy career. But...
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes @ Roundhouse (Nick Allan)

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes’ Dark Rainbows Shine At The Roundhouse

Few musicians and artists that I’ve followed over the years have evolved as much as Frank Carter has since I first saw him fronting Gallows when they opened for the MC5/DTK at the Underworld in Camden back in December 2006, back when I described Frank as a Wee Ginger Gobshite who offered out the audience for a fight, Now nearly 18 years later Frank is playing two nights At The Roundhouse to celebrate the release of dark Rainbow his fifth album with The Rattlesnakes.

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