Album Review: Royal Blood – Typhoons

Ah, Royal Blood. Too indie to be rock but too rock to be indie. Whilst that can be a death knell for some, for the Brighton duo it meant that all important phrase: “crossover appeal” and they exploded with their mediocre, if overhyped, debut album before bafflingly continuing that momentum with their damp squib tour. … Continue reading Album Review: Royal Blood – Typhoons

Architects announce new single, confirm 2022 tour dates

Following the incredible success of their last single "Meteor", which spent five weeks on the BBC Radio 1 playlist - including three weeks on the A-list - Architects have announced new single "Little Wonder", featuring Royal Blood's Mike Kerr – out June 11th. "Little Wonder" is featured on the band's first UK number 1 album … Continue reading Architects announce new single, confirm 2022 tour dates

Royal Blood announce 2021 scholarship with WaterBear – The College of Music

Following the success of the first WaterBear Royal Blood Scholarship in 2020, the award-winning rock duo have announced that another scholarship will be offered in their name with WaterBear - The College of Music for September 2021. Hailing from Brighton, Royal Blood have an instant connection to the music college which is based in the … Continue reading Royal Blood announce 2021 scholarship with WaterBear – The College of Music

Royal Blood announce scholarship with WaterBear

Award-winning rock duo, Royal Blood, have announced their scholarship with WaterBear – The College of Music. Hailing from Brighton, Royal Blood have an instant connection to the music college which is based in the famous North Laine area of the city. But it’s not only location they have in common. WaterBear’s ethos is very much … Continue reading Royal Blood announce scholarship with WaterBear

Royal Blood – Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow (22nd Feb 2015)

It’s just after 19:00 and I’ve wandered round to the Barrowlands on a Sunday evening to see Royal Blood, a band who has exploded onto the scene. After showing my ID and tickets (to stop touting), I climbed the stairs into the ballroom area and it was pretty empty. Surprising. But it gave me a … Continue reading Royal Blood – Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow (22nd Feb 2015)

2014 Year In Review: Top Albums – Ross

Since roughly 2010, albums in rock and metal have been nothing short of excellent. Bands have made their reputation-cementing efforts, artists going off to make new bands or solo ventures, the occasional comeback or new bands beginning to cut their teeth. 2013, in particular was brilliant and I didn’t think it possible to beat but … Continue reading 2014 Year In Review: Top Albums – Ross