Band of the Day

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Band of the Day: Malediction

For those of you thinking “I remember a band called Malediction from back in the 80’s and 90’s”… this is them. They’re back. But after such a long time, that I think it fair to cover them under the Band … read more

Golden Oldies

Golden Oldies: Megadeth – Rust in Peace

[Note – I’ve actually done this album before, but with the passing of Nick Menza I’ve listened to it a lot again recently and fancied doing another take on my original article from two years ago] The idea to re-cover … read more

Gig Reviews

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Stone Free Festival (Saturday 18th June, 2016)

Words by Amy Harris-Abbott (Lounge Kittens), Richard Harris-Abbott (Alice Cooper, overview) and Max Southall (all other band reviews). Edited by Mosh. Sunday review and interviews coming soon! Feeling like having just gone on a pilgrimage I arrive at the hallowed grounds … read more

Classic Covers

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Classic Covers: The Lounge Kittens – Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

The ever-lovely Lounge Kittens are close (91 days, apparently) to releasing Sequins and C-Bombs which they more-than-successfully crowd-funded. The first track to be publicly released from it is a cover of the classic Acadaca track “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap” which … read more


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Interview: Adrian Maestas of Slough Feg

Gary’s interview with the band when they played Glasgow didn’t quite come off, so the band kindly agreed to rattle off their answers via email. Well, Adrian was the one nominated to do all the hard Slough… You have been … read more

Album Reviews

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Review: Duff McKagan ‘It’s so easy (and other lies): live at The Moore’ (DVD)

Over the years I’ve only read a handful of biographies, be they auto or ghost-written. Within that handful, about 25% of them were music-related……I’ve enjoyed some (The rise and fall of Aerosmith & Walk this way:The autobiography of Aerosmith….spot the … read more


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Track-by-Track: Safe Side – Blossom

“When we listen to our own songs we try to look at them like this: would we listen to them if we weren’t in the band?” muses Danny Gaisford, bassist of Essex pop punks, Safe Side. “We genuinely would,” he … read more