Category Archives: Interviews/Rising Stars

Interview with some oif our upcoming artists and bands.

Rising Stars: COLLATERAL

Collateral’s eponymous debut album is released by Roulette Media on November 1st. The band play the Jon Bon Jovi’s Runaway To Paradise Mediterranean Cruise from August 26– 30th. They embark on a co-headline UK tour with Piston from September 12th. … Continue reading

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Single review: THE RISING – Endless Summer

THE RISING - Endless Summer

Facebook [Release date 02.08.19] The Rising – Chris Logan (guitars, banjo, mandolin), Chantelle McAteer (vocals) and Brian Mellors (bass) – have been gaining attention and interest in their mix of country, pop and rock. They have released two albums and … Continue reading

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Rising Stars: PISTON

Piston by Rob Blackham

Piston’s eponymous debut album is released September 13th. They tour the UK with Collateral in September, followed by a “Roadstars” October UK tour with Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin’ Stones and Gorilla Riot. We caught up with guitarist Jack Edwards … Continue reading

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Rising Stars: HM JOHNSEN

In 2017 HM Johnsen released his debut album ‘Chased’, then in 2018 he was awarded the title “Norwegian Blues Union Artist” and now he has a new single Walk This Road out now. We caught up with HM Johnsen to … Continue reading

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Rising Stars – JETT REBEL

Pop rocker Jett Rebel has a new single out now, ‘Waiting For The Weekend’ and we asked him a few questions about his musical influences, the new single and more… You found you had musical ability at a young age, … Continue reading

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Rising Stars: BADMINTON

Badminton are a trio from Leeds – singer, guitarist Robbie Tooth, guitarist Dominic Marshall and drummer Tom McAndrew - who have been writing together since 2015, releasing their first couple of tracks in 2016 under the name of Friends of Friends. These tracks … Continue reading

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Album review: GASOLINE OUTLAWS – Light Up The World

GASOLINE OUTLAWS – Light Up The World

Facebook [Release date 10.05.19] Second album from Northern Ireland rockers Gasoline Outlaws, who like many artists recently have fallen foul of Pledge’s money problems. In Gasoline Alley’s case they have delayed the release of their new album by a month … Continue reading

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Album review: ELLES BAILEY – Road I Call Home

ELLES BAILEY – Road I Call Home

Outlaw Music [Release date 08.03.19] After attracting a slew of favourable reviews with her debut album, 2017′s ‘Wildfire’, the Bristol-based singer-songwriter Elles Bailey is back with a follow-up. Like its predecessor, recorded primarily in Nashville’ Road I Call Home’ is … Continue reading

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EP review: THIRD LUNG – Sooner Or Later

THIRD LUNG - Sooner Or Later

These Bloody Thieves Records [Release date 01.03.19] Third Lung hail from Reading and in their four years to date have picked up rave reviews including BBC 6 Music’s Steve Lamacq. Third Lung consist of Tom Farrelly (vocals, guitars), Camilla Jurasek … Continue reading

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Interview (Rising Stars): CHELSEA BOOTS

Chelsea Boots are Dani Núñez (Bass, Keys, Backing Vocals), Dani Ferrandis (Guitar , Backing Vocals), Santi Isla (Guitar, Keys, Main Vocals) and Martín Mosquera (Drums and Percussion). The eclectic four piece was born in Madrid in 2014 and the band have just … Continue reading

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Interview: TASHA D of SMOKING MARTHA

We caught up with vocalist Tasha D of rising hard rockers Smoking Martha ahead of their UK tour next month. They release their debut album ‘In Deep’ via Bad Reputation on November 9th. What can fans expect on your upcoming … Continue reading

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Album review: JOSH TAERK – Beautiful Tragedy

JOSH TAERK - Beautiful Tragedy

Misty Creek Records [Release date 28.09.18] Josh Taerk returns with a new album his first since 2015′s ‘Here’s To Change’, although four of the songs on here were on last year’s ‘Stages’ EP. Teddy Morgan (Kevin Costner and Modern West, … Continue reading

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EP review: DEAD AGENTS

Facebook [Release date 27.04.18] Hailing from the West Midlands (a big plus point in this reviewer’s unbiased opinion!), Dead Agents describe themselves as the “lost boys” of alternative rock. Dead Agents are Geoff Fry (drums), Adam Furmage (bass, vocals), David James Foster (vocal, rhythm … Continue reading

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Interview: DANDELION CHARM

DANDELION CHARM

Dandelion Charm combine prog, folk and rock influences into a blend of intricate harmonies, soaring melodies, superb musicianship and heartfelt lyrics. A mix of Fleetwood Mac meets Opeth and CSN meets Yes. Dandelion Charm started in 2015, the brainchild of John … Continue reading

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Album review: LITTLE RED KINGS – Callous

 LITTLE RED KINGS - Callous

Bandcamp [Release date 12.04.18] Little Red Kings, hailing from Norwich, have been around since 2011 and thanks to a fellow music fan on Facebook I was made aware of them. Glad they did as I have been missing a treat on this band! … Continue reading

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Album review: THE FIERCE AND THE DEAD – The Euphoric

THE FIERCE AND THE DEAD - The Euphoric

Bad Elephant Music [Release date 18.05.18] The Fierce and the Dead – Matt Stevens (guitar, synth, piano), Kev Feazey (bass, programming, synth, percussion), Steve Cleaton (guitar, piano) and Stuart Marshall (drums, percussion) – return with their fourth album. Opener ‘Truck’ … Continue reading

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Album review: SPACE ELEVATOR – II

Space Elevator - II

SPV/Steamhammer [Release date 25.05.18] Album number two from Space Elevator still sees the flamboyant singer The Duchess and guitarist David Young leading the band. In a neat twist they have collaborated with a Canadian space tech company Torth Technology who … Continue reading

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Album review: ASH JOHNSON – The Mad Ship

ASH JOHNSON – The Mad Ship

Stunted Records www.stuntedrecords.co.uk [Release date 25.06.18] Ash Johnson has been a key figure on the North Lincolnshire music scene for many years working in various bands in the area. Now on the suggestion of the record label boss he has … Continue reading

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Album review: WILL LAWTON & WEASEL HOWLETT – Fossils Of The Mind

WILL LAWTON & WEASEL HOWLETT - Fossils Of The Mind

Supermarine Music [Release date 26.01.18] Pianist Will Lawton and drummer Weasel Howlett have been working on this album since 2015 and it gets a release thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign. On top of this they signed a deal with … Continue reading

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EP review: BAD MOTHER EARTH

Self-released [Release date 26.01.18] Bad Mother Earth are a new four piece consisting of vocalist Jacky Rogue, guitarist Joe Kash, drummer Greg Kats and bass palyer Mitch Prax. ‘Not Comin’ Home’ has been released as lead single/video and fair pelts … Continue reading

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