Judas Priest and Saxon announce 2024 UK dates

That's dates for March 2024, not over two thousand upcoming shows. Which would be pretty mental. Anyway... The mighty Judas Priest today announce a six date UK tour which will kick off on March 11th, 2024, at Glasgow Ovo Hydro. Special guests on the tour include Saxon and Uriah Heep. The hardest working band in … Continue reading Judas Priest and Saxon announce 2024 UK dates

2022 Year In Review: Paul

When the Boss sent a message asking for reflections of 2022, I put my thinking cap on and wondered about topics that I could cover. It’s been a cracking year for rock and metal, with resurgences in prog, thrash, death, and classic rock to name but four of the many genres we love. I covered … Continue reading 2022 Year In Review: Paul

Album Review: Uriah Heep – Demons & Wizards/The Magician’s Birthday

There can be no doubt that Uriah Heep is one of the most underrated of all the many UK hard rock bands. With a career spanning over fifty years, and still led by the ageless Mick Box, Heep stand alongside counterparts Hawkwind and Deep Purple as legends of the UK rock scene who are still … Continue reading Album Review: Uriah Heep – Demons & Wizards/The Magician’s Birthday

Steelhouse Festival 2021 gets go-ahead with a couple of lineup changes

Steelhouse Festival was delighted to get the greenlight to go ahead for this year’s event. This news was truly something positive for the summer and a reward for the Steelhouse family for their patience, understanding, sticking with us and wanting the festival to move forward. Covid will, of course, still have an affect and the … Continue reading Steelhouse Festival 2021 gets go-ahead with a couple of lineup changes

RIP Ken Hensley (Uriah Heep and more) 1945-2020

It is with great sadness that we announce that Ken Hensley, former Uriah Heep vocalist songwriter and multi-instrumentalist passed away peacefully on 4th November following a very short illness. Hensley was one of the most important musicians of the past half-a-century. His work with Uriah Heep in the 1970s helped to make the band hugely … Continue reading RIP Ken Hensley (Uriah Heep and more) 1945-2020

2018 Crew Review: Gary Cooper – Photographer

[Apologies to Gary for the delay in getting this up - it got lost in our mailbox!] Best album(s) of 2018 Tommy Concrete's Unrelaxed is one of the highlight albums of the year for me, just a stunning piece of work from a man who really shines on this album. Also Alien Weaponry's TU, an amazing album by these young … Continue reading 2018 Crew Review: Gary Cooper – Photographer