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Gig review: DAUGHTRY – Hammersmith Apollo, London, 27 May 2016

DAUGHTRY - Hammersmith Apollo, London, 27 May 2016

Proving that it’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good, even the music destroying reality TV shows can throw up genuine stars from time to time. One such was American Idol contestant Chris Daughtry, who burst onto the scene … Continue reading

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Gig review: DAUGHTRY, The Roundhouse, Camden, London, 12 October 2014

Daughtry - London Roundhouse, 12 October 2014

Chris Daughtry spoke to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio from deepest Virginia in August 2014.  In this edit he chats about American Idol and his album releases. (6:07) Six months on from a pair of shows at Shepherds Bush Empire, … Continue reading

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Gig review: DAUGHTRY – Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London, 26 March 2014

DAUGHTRY - Glasgow, 22 March 2014

Huge in the States, Chris Daughtry and his eponymous band finally seem to be on the verge of a big UK breakthrough. This Shepherds Bush Empire show was apparently his biggest UK solo show to date, but sold out within … Continue reading

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Album Review: DAUGHTRY – Baptized (Deluxe Edition)

Daughtry- Baptized

19/RCA Records [Release Date 17.02.14] It may surprise those of us on this side of the pond, but the USA’s X Factor equivalent American Idol does occasionally spawn credible rock acts among the manufactured pop dross. One alumnus from the … Continue reading

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DISTRICT 97 – Trouble With Machines

Laser’s Edge This album shouldn’t work. In the blue corner we have a bunch of post-prog instrumental experimenters from Chicago. In the red corner is an American Idol Top 10 Female Finalist with a slightly nasal twang. However, the resulting … Continue reading

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DAUGHTRY – Break The Spell (tour edition)

      Daughtry, the band fronted by Chris Daughtry who found fame on ‘American Idol’, have a tour edition of their latest album released in time for their European dates supporting Nickelback. The fact that a lot of the … Continue reading

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