2014 Year In Review: Top Gigs – Mosh

James and Ross have already had their says on this matter, but it's time for me to have a quick dig through the memory banks (i.e. the reviews on here) and pick out the highlights of this year. And, frankly, it's been a hell of a year. Before I go through the list I just … Continue reading 2014 Year In Review: Top Gigs – Mosh

Interview: Lagerstein

The third in my series of interviews on the high seas recorded at The Arches in Glasgow, while Alestorm and co. sailed through as part of their Piratefest tour. Lagerstein were main support on the bill, having flown in from Australia (well... kind of... listen in and find out what caused them some problems). Find … Continue reading Interview: Lagerstein

Alestorm / Lagerstein / Red Rum / Rainbowdragoneyes – The Arches, Glasgow

[Photo sets: Alestorm / Lagerstein / Red Rum / Rainbowdragoneyes] Piratefest. A word which should strike fear into the hearts of lily-livered land-lubbers everywhere. An aural assault of Jolly-Roger waving forces from four separate camps, descending on nineteen cities across the UK - and tonight they were in Glasgow at The Arches. Opener Rainbowdragoneyes (RDE) … Continue reading Alestorm / Lagerstein / Red Rum / Rainbowdragoneyes – The Arches, Glasgow

New Band of the Day: Lagerstein

Plucked at random from a facebook post by Kataklysm with whom they're playing a few dates in Australia around now. One look at Lagerstein and you can tell they're a party band. Hell, the name pretty much means "beer glass". They're a seven piece with an additional six session members which could make for quite … Continue reading New Band of the Day: Lagerstein