2019 Crew Review: Ross Green – Deputy Editor-in-Chief

I said this last year but it seems like only yesterday I put this together for last year. It’s something I always look forward to – the chance to draw the line under the year and look forward to the next. For me, I didn’t review quite as many albums as last year for a … Continue reading 2019 Crew Review: Ross Green – Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Gig Review: Duff McKagan featuring Shooter Jennings – Academy 3, Manchester (1st September 2019)

“Do you know anything about this new record? God, I fuckin’ hope so…” Duff McKagan says, greeting the crowd and strapping on his acoustic guitar as he leads Shooter Jennings and his band back onto the stage. As McKagan’s latest album, Tenderness, was recorded with them, he’s got them performing the songs alongside him but … Continue reading Gig Review: Duff McKagan featuring Shooter Jennings – Academy 3, Manchester (1st September 2019)

Album Review: Duff McKagan – Tenderness

It’s been no secret that Duff McKagan’s latest solo offering, Tenderness, would be something completely different from his past efforts (regardless of whichever band it’s been) and was originally meant to be his next book. If you’re after something up-tempo and bristling with swagger, go listen to Believe in Me or one of the Loaded … Continue reading Album Review: Duff McKagan – Tenderness

Duff McKagan releases “Don’t Look Behind You”, announces European tour

Produced by (and featuring) recent Grammy winner Shooter Jennings, Tenderness is released on the 31st May 2019. McKagan is giving fans another sneak peek at the much-anticipated record with the release of its closing track, "Don’t Look Behind You". McKagan comments: "Don't Look Behind You" was truly inspired by a sense of peace that washed … Continue reading Duff McKagan releases “Don’t Look Behind You”, announces European tour

Duff McKagan releases “Chip Away” and announces album “Tenderness”

Duff McKagan has released “Chip Away”, a new track from his much-anticipated solo album, Tenderness – click here to listen. McKagan comments: "Chip Away" is somewhat of a rail against cable news and divisive agendas…all for the almighty dollar. The song also highlights the fact that history repeats itself over and over, and that we … Continue reading Duff McKagan releases “Chip Away” and announces album “Tenderness”

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 fan, eh?) while some left me stumped as to why it was so popular (Motley … Continue reading Review: Duff McKagan ‘It’s so easy (and other lies): live at The Moore’ (DVD)