2020 Crew Review: Iain “Mosh” Purdie – Editor in Chief/Grand Poobah

OK, then so it's time to draft some words about 2020 and try to make out that it's not been a cataclysmic shitstorm caused mainly by political ineptitude and a hyperactive microorganism. But I can't. Because it was. So I won't. Instead I'll focus mainly on the music side of things, which is surprisingly limited … Continue reading 2020 Crew Review: Iain “Mosh” Purdie – Editor in Chief/Grand Poobah

Album Review: Thundermother – Heatwave

As mentioned before on these pages, my first encounter with Thundermother was when they graced the stage at Sabaton Open Air in 2018. Someone had told me not to miss their show and I was glad I didn't. A superb live band with a great repertoire of songs, I made sure to keep an eye … Continue reading Album Review: Thundermother – Heatwave

Thundermother sign new deal, London date in March with Rose Tattoo

We saw Thundermother rock one of the stages at Sabaton Open Air in 2018, and again at Girlz Rawk! in Manchester last year, so the news that they'd signed a new deal caught our eye. In addition, they're supporting Rose Tattoo across Europe including a London date. They were absolutely incredible in Sweden, so if … Continue reading Thundermother sign new deal, London date in March with Rose Tattoo

Festival Review: Girlz Rawk! – Factory, Manchester (9th March 2019)

Today’s event is the inaugural Girlz Rawk! Weekender. A tale of two cities, my northern hometown of Manchester and that there London. Factory plays host to club nights and bands alike. Ten bands on the bill and not a lot of time allowed for changeovers would cause some issues later - for the bands and … Continue reading Festival Review: Girlz Rawk! – Factory, Manchester (9th March 2019)

Sabaton Open Air 2018 – Day 1 Review

I'm going to revisit the festival as a whole in a later post, but for now here are the bands featured on the main stage for the first day, Thursday. Trollfest opened proceedings with balloons and madcap antics. Giving the sound system a real check, their insane sax-backed music hit all the high and low … Continue reading Sabaton Open Air 2018 – Day 1 Review

Thursday Video Roundup: Thundermother, Lilith and the Knight, The Last Ten Seconds Of Life, Knuckle Puck

Can you see the end of the week? Can you? Just... over... there... Thundermother - "Roadkill" Thundermother are five rocking ladies from Stockholm who are starting a large European tour in early November. They'll be hitting Luxembourg to London, Osnabrück to Oberentfelden. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iz_y-yKgqsc&feature=youtu.be Lilith and the Knight - "Insanity" On November 25th Lilith and the Knight … Continue reading Thursday Video Roundup: Thundermother, Lilith and the Knight, The Last Ten Seconds Of Life, Knuckle Puck