Album Review: Smoking Martha – Universe

Smoking Martha were a wonderful find in 2018; a year chock-full of excellent releases that will take some effort to top. Now, after two surgeries and everything the past world has thrown at the human race for almost two years, Smoking Martha are back with their newest album, Universe. And much like last time around, … Continue reading Album Review: Smoking Martha – Universe

2000 Trees announces Turnstile as co-headliner, more bands announced

2000 Trees Festival have announced Turnstile as co-headliner for Friday night on the main stage (with Thrice). A firm favourite with 2000trees Festival, having played in both 2018 (sub-headliner at The Cave stage) and in 2019 (moving to midday on the main stage), their summer 2022 set will absolutely be one not to miss. Also … Continue reading 2000 Trees announces Turnstile as co-headliner, more bands announced

Steelhouse Festival announces first set of bands for 2022

Steelhouse Festival is excited to reveal the first elements of the line up to feature in 2022. And what a selection it is! With all bar one of these performers making their Steelhouse debut, there is a blend of freshness but also serious pedigree. This year the event will run 29th-31st of July and limited … Continue reading Steelhouse Festival announces first set of bands for 2022

Album Review: The Darkness – Motorheart

Like clockwork, as they have since 2015’s Last of Our Kind, The Darkness are back two years on from their last album with their latest. In 2017, I declared Pinewood Smile as the best album from The Darkness since their debut crash-landed from nowhere. An opinion I reiterated when reviewing Easter is Cancelled. Well, Pinewood … Continue reading Album Review: The Darkness – Motorheart

Machine Head and Amon Amarth announce co-headlining tour

Prepare for the most monumental metal tour of 2022! Two of the world’s most revered heavy bands, Bay Area metal icons Machine Head and Sweden’s Viking metal overlords Amon Amarth are teaming up for the colossal co-headline Vikings And Lionhearts arena tour set to rampage across Europe in September & October 2022. Joining the metallic … Continue reading Machine Head and Amon Amarth announce co-headlining tour

EP Review: MuddiBrooke – Lunacy

Despite forming at the beginning of 2020, MuddiBrooke haven’t let adversity stop them from getting enough time together to write and record their debut EP. And for a band who haven’t performed live to an audience in-person at the time of recording, the songs found on Lunacy sound well-worn as if they’ve already been rigorously … Continue reading EP Review: MuddiBrooke – Lunacy