Festival Review: Steelhouse Festival 2022 – Hafod-y-Dafal Farm, Ebbw Vale (29th – 31st July)

It doesn’t matter how many times you come to this festival, arriving at the top of the mountain is a feeling like nothing else. The pure friendliness of the volunteers and organisers, the camaraderie between the fans and the quality of the line up improves year on year. Once up the ‘road’, parked up and … Continue reading Festival Review: Steelhouse Festival 2022 – Hafod-y-Dafal Farm, Ebbw Vale (29th – 31st July)

Gig Review: Graham Bonnet / Gin Annie / Hollowstar – Bannermans, Edinburgh (10th August 2018)

First up tonight Hollowstar from St.Ives who I had not heard before but I am a complete convert now. The band kick off with “Money” and my jaw is on the floor. Dripping pure classic rock at its best, what a voice Joe has, just incredible and what a bass player. We get “Lay Down” … Continue reading Gig Review: Graham Bonnet / Gin Annie / Hollowstar – Bannermans, Edinburgh (10th August 2018)

Winter Storm 2017 Review: Saturday

“Who’s hungover?” Tom Russell asks Saturday’s assembled audience as he raises his own hand. Glasgow’s Beard of Doom is in fine spirits as always and despite the earlier start to proceedings, a sizeable crowd has already invaded Troon Concert Hall. Talk consists of how Heavy Pettin split the vote – pretty equally. Some thought they … Continue reading Winter Storm 2017 Review: Saturday

Graham Bonnet / Chrome Molly / VoiD – Bannermans Bar, Edinburgh (13th Nov 2016)

Bannermans is my second home these days and we're here to catch up with the legend that is Graham Bonnet - but first up we have a couple of support bands to enjoy. First up, from Wales, we have V0iD who Classic Rock Magazine compared to 1983 Def Leppard. The boys kick us off with … Continue reading Graham Bonnet / Chrome Molly / VoiD – Bannermans Bar, Edinburgh (13th Nov 2016)