Tag Archives: alternative rock

Gig review: BLUE OCTOBER – Islington O2 Academy, 4 March 2017

BLUE OCTOBER - Islington O2 Academy, 4 March 2017

Shortly before the UK tour, David Randall chatted to Justin Furstenfeld for Get Ready to ROCK! Radio.  In the first hour of his weekly show, David plays tracks from the current and recent albums whilst asking Justin about the band’s … Continue reading

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News: BLUE OCTOBER – UK dates and radio interview (February 2017)

Blue October

David Randall chatted to Blue October mainman Justin Furstenfeld on the eve of their UK visit.  This special feature includes tracks from several albums including ‘Home’  (59:40) First broadcast on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, 26 February 2017. Blue October … Continue reading

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Album review: RAY VAUGHN – Wounded Bird

RAY VAUGHN - Wounded Bird

Rayoso Music [Release date 04.11.16] Having first left his mark on the late 70′s punk rock scene with the band Hostages, San Francisco-based guitarist Ray Vaughn disappeared off the music radar in 1992. Over 20 years later, he returned to … Continue reading

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Album review: PJ FARLEY – Boutique Sound Frames

PJ FARLEY - Boutique Sound Frames

Melodic Rock Records [Release Date 20.05.16] Hot on the heels of Trixter’s acclaimed ‘Human Era’ album which was one of 2015’s unexpected treats, bassist PJ Farley has released his debut album,  although judging from an album cover in which his … Continue reading

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Album review: THE NEW BLACK – A Monster’s Life

THE NEW BLACK – A Monster’s Life

AFM Records [Release date 26.02.16] “A Monster’s Life” is German band’s The New Black fourth release and follows on from the impressive “III : Cut Loose” from 2013. This time around, rather than self-producing again, they have enlisted famed Volbeat … Continue reading

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Album Review: 21OCTAYNE – 2.0

21OCTAYNE – 2.0

AFM Records [Release date 25.09.15] 21Octayne are back with their sophomore album, thoughtfully titled “2.0”, a mere 16 months after their superb debut “Into The Open”. The line-up for “2.0” remains unchanged apart from the loss of bassist Andrew Lauer…so … Continue reading

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Album Review: – A LIFE DIVIDED – Human

AFM Records [release date 10.04.15] A Life Divided are another one of those European bands that I’ve never heard of but new album “Human” is actually their fifth studio release following on the heels of “The Great Escape” released in … Continue reading

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Quick plays: DEADAUDIOSAINTS, SYREN CITY, APHERIUM

Deadaudiosaints - The Purge EP

DEADAUDIOSAINTS  The Purge EP Self Release  [Release date 01.09.14] DeadAudioSaints are a brand new band from Yorkshire who formed in 2013. They consist of two brothers, Danny and Corey Jones and Tyla-Joe Connett, they use a floating live drummer for … Continue reading

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Album review: EMIL BULLS – Sacrifice To Venus

EMIL BULLS – Sacrifice To Venus

AFM Records [Release date 08.08.14] Emil Bulls are a German alternative metal band who I have never heard of even though “Sacrifice To Venus” is their 8th album according to the AFM press release (if you include their acoustic live … Continue reading

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