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: Phil Campbell & the Bastard Sons – Classic Grand, Glasgow (30th October 2019)

Sweaty, no-frills rock and roll is the order of the night and the marriage of Phil Campbell & the Bastard Sons in Glasgow’s Classic Grand is one which is perfect. As the familiar strains of Deep Purple’s “Highway Star” announces their arrival, they hit the ground running with “Step into the Fire” from last year’s … Continue reading Gig Review: Phil Campbell & the Bastard Sons – Classic Grand, Glasgow (30th October 2019)

Phil Campbell & the Bastard Sons and more added to Call of the Wild 2020

This year saw a new addition to the rock festival calendar and no-one - including the organisers - had any idea how well it was going to be received, let alone lauded all Summer long! Call of the Wild Festival ran their proverbial flag up the pole and found it got well and truly saluted: … Continue reading Phil Campbell & the Bastard Sons and more added to Call of the Wild 2020

Gig Review: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators / Phil Campbell & the Bastard Sons – SEC Centre Hall 4, Glasgow (17th February 2019)

It’s been a long time since Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators graced the UK, especially given all its respective members are incredibly busy with other musical efforts. However, last year’s Living the Dream showed the man in the top hat can call his bannermen and give an album worthy of the long wait. … Continue reading Gig Review: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators / Phil Campbell & the Bastard Sons – SEC Centre Hall 4, Glasgow (17th February 2019)

Interview: Tyla Campbell of Phil Campbell & the Bastard Sons

It’s a wet evening in Glasgow and a sizeable queue has already formed for Phil Campbell & the Bastard Sons’ latest visit to Glasgow. Appearing in the upstairs room of the Garage earlier this year, just after the release of their debut album, The Age of Absurdity, and supporting Ugly Kid Joe, this time they’re … Continue reading Interview: Tyla Campbell of Phil Campbell & the Bastard Sons

Gig Review: Phil Campbell & the Bastard Sons / Leader of Down – G2, Glasgow (11th November 2018)

We’re well and truly into that time of year. The clocks have gone back, festivals are beginning to show what they have to offer next Summer and every band that can justify it are touring the UK. For a start, all three rooms at Glasgow’s Garage already have queues to get into their respective gigs … Continue reading Gig Review: Phil Campbell & the Bastard Sons / Leader of Down – G2, Glasgow (11th November 2018)