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Album review: AARON KEYLOCK – Cut Against The Grain

Aaron Keylock - Cut Against The Grain

Provogue [Release date 20.01.17] This is a good time to be Aaron Keylock. He’s an impossibly young veteran of the rock/blues genre, who has graduated through the ranks old school style, while dipping into blues, indie and rock along the … Continue reading

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Album review: DOUG ABRAHAM – Better Late Than…

DOUG ABRAHAM – Better Late Than...

BBM [Release date 27.10.15] Doug Abraham is a fine Liverpudlian singer-songwriter and confident guitarist who has a solid background in instrumental music and funk rock, though this album goes well beyond those genres. The title of the album ‘Better Late … Continue reading

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Album review: SEVEN SHOTS FROM SOBER – Songs From Stephen Ave

SEVEN SHOTS FROM SOBER – Songs From Stephen Ave

Self release [Release date 29.09.15] Named after a pedestrian mall in their native Calgary, ‘Songs From Stephen Ave’, is a smoking album from a Canadian powerhouse trio. With a name like Seven Songs From Sober, you’d expect nothing less than … Continue reading

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Album review: ANDREAS VOCKRODT – Adventures In Foggyland

ANDREAS VOCKRODT - Adventures In Foggyland

7music (Membran) [Release date 13.03.15] From his opening shred on ‘21 is Only Half The Truth’, through several shifting rhythm patterns,  an ever present melodic undertow and the gnawing riff conclusion of  ‘Transition To Reality’, its obvious that German guitarist … Continue reading

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Quick plays: IAN TOOMEY, DATURA4, DAVID COURTNEY, SKINAGE

IAN TOOMEY – Ascension Metal Nation [Released 04.09.15] Ian Toomey is the guitarist in Bitches Sin, a band that formed way back in 1980 and reunited back in 2008. This is his solo album, aided by legendary producer Chris Tsangarides, … Continue reading

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Album review: FLORIAN GREY – Gone

FLORIAN GREY – Gone

Echozone [Release date 05.06.15] Florian Grey is a German singer/songwriter who cut his musical teeth with Eves End and has played live with the likes of Tarja Turunen. So it is no surprise to learn that this is a very … Continue reading

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Album review: JUPITER FALLS – Revolution

JUPITER FALLS - Revolution

Broken Road Records [Release date: 10.08.15] This is a stunning debut from the young Yorkshire hard rockers. Jupiter Falls hail from Morley, Leeds and have delivered a confident, varied album of quality tunes, strong performances and massive promise. Formed only … Continue reading

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Album review: BIG APPLE BLUES – Energy

BIG APPLE BLUES – Energy

The Pete Feenstra Feature – Big Apple Blues (21 June 2015) by Get Ready To Rock! Radio on Mixcloud Stone Tone Records [Release date 18.06.14] ‘Energy’ is a hugely original instrumental album built round the visceral urban energy of the … Continue reading

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Album review: SOLEY MOURNING – The Rocket Pool

SOLEY MOURNING – The Rocket Pool

Saltdog Records [Release date 29.06.15] West Midland hard rock band Soley Mourning draw on classic rock antecedents and well crafted, passionately played songs to shape their own brand of intense melodic hard rock. They are unafraid to tackle meaningful lyrics … Continue reading

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Album review: ERJA LYYTINEN – Live In London

ERJA LYYTINEN – Live In London

Tuohi [Release date 08.06.15] Erja Lyytinen matches her excellent guitar playing with wide ranging material that broadens the blues canvas to take in a much wider perspective. She’s a strong lyricst who imbues her songs with deep emotion and meaning, … Continue reading

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Quick plays: TOWN PORTAL, CIVIL WAR

TOWN PORTAL – The Occident Small Pond Recordings [Released 25.05.15] This is the second album by Danish band Town Portal. They are a three piece instrumental band, with guitarist Christian Henrik Ankerstjerne also handling production. Instrumental albums are sadly a … Continue reading

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Quick plays: AXEL RUDI PELL, FREEDOM CALL, DANIELZ

AXEL RUDI PELL & FRIENDS – Magic Moments 25th Anniversary Special Show SPV www.spv.de (3CD/3DVD/Blu-Ray) [Released 27.04.15] This was a special one-off concert filmed and recorded back in July 11th 2014 at the ‘Bang Your Head’ festival to celebrate German … Continue reading

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Album review: DENNIS GREAVES & MARK FELTHAM – Duo

DENNIS GREAVES & MARK FELTHAM – Duo

Zed [Release date 05.04.15] There’s no denying the veracity underlying Dennis Greaves and Mark Feltham’s stripped down ‘Duo’ album. It’s crafted with a genuine feel for the music, care for the arrangements and it’s sparked by some inspired interplay and … Continue reading

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Album review: IAN SIEGAL – One Night In Amsterdam

 IAN SIEGAL – One Night In Amsterdam

Nugene [Released 09.03.15] Like all the best outlaws, Ian Siegal aggressively sings about the kind of lifestyle that his fans love to hear about but wouldn’t want to live. ‘One Night in Amsterdam’ casts him as the perennial outsider who … Continue reading

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Album review: CHA CHA’s CADILLAC – Battle Hymn

CHA CHA

Cha Cha’s Cadillac [Release date 28.11.14] 32 years and plenty of miles separate the cowpunk of San Diego’s The Beat Farmers and the roots rockabilly and alt. country appeal Cha Cha’s Cadillac, but cutting edge rocking music is still alive, … Continue reading

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Album review: DUNCAN MORROW & THE DELTA CURVE – Coming Home

DUNCAN MORROW & THE DELTA CURVE – Coming Home

Duncan Morrow [Released 16.04.14] Duncan Morrow & The Delta Curve are clear about who they are musically and their role as an essential link to the present: “We are not a rock band trying to play hill country blues; we … Continue reading

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Album review: LAST AUTUMN’S DREAM – Level Eleven

LAST AUTUMN

AOR Heaven [Released 23.02.15] Last Autumn’s Dream are back with a new album and this is their eleventh. Vocalist Mikael Erlandsson is the last original member as in 2014 guitarist Andy Malecek decided to leave the band because of personal … Continue reading

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Album review: TROY REDFERN BAND – Troy Redfern Band

Troy Redfern Band

The Pete Feenstra Feature – Troy Redfern, 4 January 2015 by Get Ready To Rock! Radio on Mixcloud Troy Redfern Music [Released 26.01.15] www.troyredfern.com Troy Redfern is a slide guitar player who knows the value of a rich tonal landscape framed … Continue reading

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Album review: CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND – Live From Paris 1977

Captain Beefheart - Live From Paris 1977

Gonzo [Release date 28.10.14] ‘Live From Paris 1977’ replicates the format of the Gonzo label’s previous ‘Live in Detroit’ release, with similar art work and a trebley bootleg quality audio that is just about good enough to draw you into … Continue reading

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Album review: CORRUPTION – Devil’s Share

CORRUPTION – Devil’s Share

Metal Mind Productions [Release date 09.06.14] This record has been out for a little while and I can only apologise to connections that it has just emerged into the thin Autumn daylight at the top of my review pile. Unforgiveable. … Continue reading

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