Tag Archives: AIRBOURNE

Album review: CITY OF THIEVES – Beast Reality

CITY OF THIEVES - Beast Reality

Frontiers [Release date 12.10.18] City Of Thieves (who evolved out of Four Wheel Drive), are one of Frontiers much touted ‘new breed’ of up and coming rock & metal bands. Fair play to Frontiers as they try and find the next set … Continue reading

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Album review: THE NEW ROSES – One More For The Road

Napalm Records [Release date 25.08.17] Third album by the New Roses, who have been touring relentlessly and sound like they are from the US, when in fact they hail from Germany. The band’s line up is Timmy Rough (vocals/guitar), Norman … 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: AIRBOURNE – Breakin’ Outta Hell

AIRBOURNE – Breakin’ Outta Hell

Spinefarm Records [Release date 23.09.16] AC/DC are no more. Regardless of what Angus Young may say with the departure of Macolm Young, Brian Johnson and now Cliff Williams, the AC/DC we know and love are dead. This then throws down … Continue reading

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Gig review: RAMBLIN’ MAN FAIR – Mote Park, Maidstone, 24 July 2016 (Day 2)

Thunder - RAMBLIN’ MAN FAIR - Mote Park, Maidstone, 24 July 2016

If the Day 2 line up was less immediately eye-catching and mouth-watering than Saturday, there was still so much to anticipate. I made straight for the Blues tent where a good crowd received Pat McManus enthusiastically. I’d been a fan … Continue reading

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EP review: BULLETPROOF ROSE – Loud Hard Fast

Bulletproof Rose

Self Release  [Release date 27.04.15] If you are looking for some real feel good rock you could do a lot worse than to spin the debut EP, ‘Loud Hard Fast’, by Cumbrian rock band, Bullletproof Rose. Not the most original … Continue reading

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Gig review: BLACK STONE CHERRY – The Hydro, Glasgow, 26 October 2014

Black Stone Cherry – The Hydro, Glasgow, 26 October 2014

It was curiosity that led me to this gig as so far Black Stone Cherry are a band who have left me underwhelmed. I have only seen them live once before and that was a small acoustic session a couple … Continue reading

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Single & EP reviews: BERLIN BREAKS, BLACK ACES, JUSTIN LERNER, FLIGHT 49

BERLIN BREAKS – Berlin Breaks EP Self Release   [Release date - Out now] Berlin Breaks are a brand new band from Salt lake City, Utah. According to their facebook page they were founded this year and, if so, it shows. … Continue reading

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Gig review: AIRBOURNE – HMV Forum, London,13 December 2013

Airbourne

Proving that the newer generation of bands are keeping classic rock alive and well, the Forum was packed to the rafters for this excellent value, if very diverse,  three band bill, headlined by the larger than life Australians who fill … Continue reading

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Gig review: HARD ROCK HELL 7 – Pwllheli, Wales, 28-30 November 2013

Area 51 - Hard Rock Hell, November 2013

Roll Up, Roll Up, Roll Up (Rizlas? ed.) for the greatest show on earth, this certainly encompasses the feeling around the HRH community as “Hard Rock Hell 7 – Cirque De Rock” rolls into its now well established new home … Continue reading

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Quick Plays: THE DEEP END, PERFECT CRIME, RUSTED

The Deep End

THE DEEP END – Cop This Bad Reputation [Release date – 15.12.13]) Think Australian rock and no doubt AC/DC, Rose Tattoo and latterly Airbourne spring to mind. The Deep End take elements of all three and blend them into one … Continue reading

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Gig Review: DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – DAY 3 – Donington Park, 16 June 2013

When the alarm went off on Sunday morning it was a struggle to drag myself out of bed. After two days of rocking I was suffering from a bad case of metal fatigue (sorry!) but soon rallied at the thought … Continue reading

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Album review: AIRBOURNE – Black Dog Barking

Roadrunner Album number three from Aussie rockers and AC/DC worshipers Airbourne. Their previous two albums were not too bad but lacked that certain something to keep me coming back to the albums. However on this album they may have just … Continue reading

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