Here we are at one of my favourite Edinburgh venues, The Queen's Hall, to see those Masters of the Universe, Hawkwind, celebrating their 50th Anniversary. First up the support band who I had not heard before, The Blackheart Orchestra. The band are a two-piece with Chrissy doing the main vocals, keyboards and guitar, along with … Continue reading Gig Review: Hawkwind / The Blackheart Orchestra – Queens Hall, Edinburgh (16th November 2019)
The annual Mecca of all things doom/psych and stoner rock, Desertfest, held this time next May in Camden, London, have revealed the full line-up to the 2018 event, adding numerous bands and revealing the stages hosting the bands appearing over the weekend. Already announced for Desertfest this May are headliners Monster Magnet, High On Fire and … Continue reading Desertfest London release full line-up
Rock legends Hawkwind hit the O2 ABC in Glasgow on April 15th and we have a pair of tickets (well, names on the guest list) to give away. Founder Dave Brock is joined by long-standing band members Richard Chadwick, Mr Dibs, Tim Blake, Niall Hone and Dead Fred - the longest established Hawkwind line-up. Join them … Continue reading Hawkwind – win tickets for Glasgow!
Hawkwind is known for the extreme approach they took to music, to their lives and to recreational substances. That they are not only releasing a new album (The Machine Stops) on the 15th of April but touring as well, is an achievement. More than that, it is astonishing! They define psychedelic space rock and, with founder member, Dave Brock … Continue reading Hawkwind tour dates