Album Review: When Rivers Meet – Breaker Of Chains Tour (Live)

There was a time in the late 1970s when, it could be argued, a number of live albums better represented how a band sounded than their studio albums. I offer Live and Dangerous by Thin Lizzy as exhibit A and Strangers in the Night by UFO as exhibit B (more evidence can be offered, if … Continue reading Album Review: When Rivers Meet – Breaker Of Chains Tour (Live)

Interview: Jon Davison of Yes

This interview was a huge one for David who has been a massive fan of the band for far longer than he'd care to admit. Jon Davison and the rest of Yes bring The Classic Tales of YES to the UK from 23rd May ending on 4th June at the Royal Albert Hall. Full dates … Continue reading Interview: Jon Davison of Yes

Album Review: Various Artists – Noël In Extremis

I saw a press release for Vantablack Warship’s Christmas cover of "All I Want For Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth)” and knew I had to check it out. The esteemed editors at Moshville Towers obviously thought the same and used it as in the 24 Songs of Xmas track on 13 December. I was … Continue reading Album Review: Various Artists – Noël In Extremis

24 Songs of Xmas / Single Review: When Rivers Meet – “Christmas Is Here”

When Rivers Meet have announced that Christmas Is Here, and they're not messing about! This is a belter of a Christmas song that delivers the band's brand of blues rock with added seasonal goodness. This Christmas offering has two songs. I'm old school, so I'm thinking A side and B side but, arguably, what we … Continue reading 24 Songs of Xmas / Single Review: When Rivers Meet – “Christmas Is Here”

Album Review: Tarja – Dark Christmas

I reviewed Tarja’s Christmas album, From Spirits And Ghosts (Score For A Dark Christmas), back in 2017. (Spoiler alert: I really liked it.) I was intrigued to see that she has released another Christmas album this year. This time it has a much simpler title: Dark Christmas. Is it just going to be of the … Continue reading Album Review: Tarja – Dark Christmas

Album Review: Broken Peach – Christmas Special

I am somewhat late in coming to the Broken Peach party. The only reason I know about them is because our esteemed editor, Mr Mosh, posted their Halloween offering as a classic cover: Broken Peach – “One Way Or Another” (original by Blondie). The band sounded great and the video was fun. I wondered what … Continue reading Album Review: Broken Peach – Christmas Special