Beth Hart / Miles Graham – O2 ABC, Glasgow (6th May 2015)

Five years ago, on the run up to Slash’s first solo outing, I heard a song called “Mother Maria” with someone called Beth Hart. I can’t think of many singers whose voice captured my attention with a single listen of a song; Beth Hart is one of the few. And because I was, at the … Continue reading Beth Hart / Miles Graham – O2 ABC, Glasgow (6th May 2015)

Metal For Nepal

Tenacity Music recently launched the project METAL FOR NEPAL with the objective of collecting funds to help Nepal and the Nepalese people affected by the earthquake of April 25th. The main goal is to organize a series of metal shows in Switzerland, France and possibly other countries in Europe and raise funds from ticket sales/donations … Continue reading Metal For Nepal

Sunset Symphony Tour 2015

Critically acclaimed seven-piece symphonic/progressive metal band, Aonia is embarking on a short tour of England from the 27th to 31st of May, along with the French Gothic metal band Alwaid and York-based melodic metal band Lost Effect. Tour dates are: 27-5-15 – O’Riley’s, Hull 28-5-15 – The Shed, Leicester 29-5-15 – Rock Zombie, Dudley 30-5-15 … Continue reading Sunset Symphony Tour 2015

Bloodstock’s Metal 2 The Masses begins

Bloodstock's 2015 ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ tour is ready to kick off! The festival has a long standing reputation for supporting grass roots metal and their annual M2TM programme is at the forefront of that. Over the past few months, local venues all over the UK, Ireland, and Scandinavia have been holding a series of … Continue reading Bloodstock’s Metal 2 The Masses begins

Eurovision Day 9: United Kingdom / Georgia

Each day in the run-up to the finals, we're doing two tracks from the 2015 Eurovision Song Competition and tearing them to shreds analysing them carefully in a bid to predict the winner on May 23rd. UNITED KINGDOM: Electro Velvet - "Still In Love With You" MOSH: Remember when novelty singles were all the rage … Continue reading Eurovision Day 9: United Kingdom / Georgia

Templeton Pek – new album out in July

Birmingham based punk trio Templeton Pek will release their fourth album, New Horizons, on July 24th 2015  via Hardline Entertainment. The 11 track album was recorded by Ken Seaton at The Porch in Hermosa Beach and  mixed by Cameron Webb (Motörhead, Sum 41, Lit, Pennywise, Ignite) at Maple Studios in Santa Ana, California. The band’s … Continue reading Templeton Pek – new album out in July