Tag Archives: Aerosmith

DVD review: JEFF BECK – Live At The Hollywood Bowl

JEFF BECK - Live At The Hollywood Bowl

Eagle Vision [Release date 06.10.17] Also available: CD/DVD, Bluray When I saw Jeff Beck in Birmingham in 2014 I was somewhat underwhelmed.  In spite of an audience of a certain age hanging on every note the performance came across as … Continue reading

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Gig review: DOWNLOAD, Donington Park, 11 June 2017 (Part 2)

Aerosmith - DOWNLOAD, Donington Park, 11 June 2017

Photo: Andy Nathan Sunday The phenomenal attendances at Download are a tribute to the enduring if underground popularity of the broad church we call metal and hard rock, even if the site seemed a touch smaller this year. From the … Continue reading

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Album review: DUST BOWL JOKIES – Dust Bowl Jokies

DUST BOWL JOKIES – Dust Bowl Jokies

Rodeostar/ SPV [Release date – 22.04.16] This is the second album by the Swedish sleaze rockers Dust Bowl Jokies following on from their debut released back in 2012. Swaggering sleaze/ glam rock is the order of the day here with … Continue reading

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Gig review: JOE JAMMER’S ALL-STAR CHICAGO BLUES REVUE – London Jazz Festival, Bulls Head, London,16 November 2015

JOE JAMMER

Joe Jammer’s All-Star Chicago Blues Revue appears in Barnes as part of the London Jazz Festival. And whatever the debate about whether jazz or blues came first, Joe Jammer makes sure that his blues show is both essential and fun! … Continue reading

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DVD review: AEROSMITH – Aerosmith Rocks Donington 2014

AEROSMITH - Aerosmith Rocks Donington 2014

Eagle Vision [Release date 04.09.15] Having witnessed Aerosmith at their London Calling gig just two weeks after their headline appearance at 2014’s Download Festival, I was eagerly awaiting the release of this DVD and I was not disappointed. The DVD … Continue reading

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Album review: THE BURNING CROWS – Murder At The Gin House

THE BURNING CROWS – Murder At The Gin House

Burning Crows Records [Release date 03.08.15] This is the second album release from The Burning Crows and on listening it would appear that the band are developing nicely. The thing which impresses here is the advanced song writing skills on … Continue reading

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News: JEFF BECK, AEROSMITH, BERNIE TORME – Wednesday 15 April 2015

Jeff Beck - Birmingham Symphony Hall, 20 May 2014

Jean Beauvoir and Micki Free release their album ‘American Trash’ on June 5th on Frontiers. Royal Hunt will t work on their next studio album and they have asked fans to fund this via a recently launched Pledge Music campaign. … Continue reading

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Album review: STEVE HUNTER – Tone Poems Live

Steve Hunter - Tone Poems Live

CD Baby [Released 01.09.14] ‘Tone Poems Live’ pairs New York guitarist Steve Hunter (Alice Cooper/Lou Reed/Julian Lennon/Aerosmith) with top session players, bassist Tony Levin, drummer Alvino Bennett and keyboards Phil Aaberg in a in live studio setting that is also … Continue reading

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Album review: MASSIVE – Full Throttle

Massive - Full Throttle

Earache Records  [Release date: 21.07.14] Melbourne, Australia appears to be a hotbed of rock at the moment with more bands appearing from the city every month. One of the best to emerge are Massive who have taken a smattering of … Continue reading

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Album review: PAUL GILBERT – Stone Pushing Uphill Man

Paul Gilbert - Stone Pushing Uphill Man

Music Theories Recordings  [Released 15.09.14] Former Racer X and Mr. Big Guitarist Paul Gilbert has always had a refreshing and thoughtful approach to his instrumental work. On the Sisyphusian concept of ‘Stone Pushing Uphill Man’ his 13th solo album, he … Continue reading

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Gig review – DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL, Donington Park, Leicestershire, 13-15 June 2014

Tesla - Download Festival

When it comes to UK festivals that specialise in rock, no one does it bigger than Download and its sheer size offers real choice for a variety of tastes. While not specifically a classic rock festival, there is still enough … Continue reading

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Album review: THE YARDBIRDS – Making Tracks

  Wienerworld   [Release date 06.10.13] Much like their touring stable mates The Zombies with whom they share a 50 year history, The Yardbirds have all but been rediscovered in the American heartland where this album was recorded. Due to … Continue reading

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Album review: SUNS OF STONE – Suns Of Stone

Self release [Release Date: 24.05.13] Ottawa’s Suns of Stone are a classic rock band with bluesy influences. They cross over from Bad Company at their best to The Black Crows, with occasional Purple influences that extend beyond the familiar title … Continue reading

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Album review: JONNY LANG – Fight For My Soul

Jonny Lang - Fight For My Soul

Provogue [Release date 02.09.13] It’s a measure of Jonny Lang’s maturity that he’s slowly but surely repositioned himself in the music scene as a dance friendly, contemporary white boy soul singer at the ripe old age of 32. I say … Continue reading

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Interview with JONNY LANG – 26 June 2013

Jonny Lang is back after a 7 year hiatus with a groundbreaking new album ‘Fight For My Soul’, which falls back on his formative influences of R&B and soul. Judged simply in terms of relentless road work – that is … Continue reading

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Album review: BUDDY GUY – Rhythm & Blues

RCA Silvertone [Release date 29.07.13] The cornerstone to Buddy Guy’s first ever double album is the relatively late definition of the term blues.  The music he first started playing was R&B – CD1 provides the rhythm and CD2 the blues … Continue reading

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DVD Review: AEROSMITH – Rock For The Rising Sun

Eagle Rock [Release date 22.06.13] Much like the Stones who are 10 years their senior, Aerosmith pop up on this DVD like cartoon characters come to life. They rock and roll and charm their way round the post-tsunami Japan on … Continue reading

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Album review: ALBANY DOWN – Not Over Yet

Albany Down - Not Over Yet

AD Recordings Ltd [Release date 8.04.13] Albany Down draw on deeply entrenched classic rock influences, contemporary production values and impressive song craft to suggest a bright future. The album title ‘Not Over Yet, could just as easily refer to rock … Continue reading

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Interview with LAWRENCE CASE of VOODOO VEGAS

We catch-up with Voodoo Vegas vocalist Lawrence Case ahead of the release of the band’s debut album ‘The Rise of Jimmy Silver’… What are you currently up to? Hey Jason, we’ve been really busy promoting ‘The Rise Of Jimmy Silver.’ … Continue reading

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Quick Plays: AEROSMITH, ZZ TOP, MAGNUM, FREEDOM CALL

LOVER UNDER COVER – Set The Night On Fire (Escape Music) Lover Under Cover is a new band emerging from Sweden, providing rock aficionados with another slice of Scandi rock. Mikael Erlandsson from Last Autumn’s Dream and Salute fame has … Continue reading

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