Tag Archives: Damian Wilson

Album review: THRESHOLD – Legends Of The Shires

Threshold - Legends Of the Shires

Nuclear Blast [Release date 08.09.17] Threshold have been in the metal news a lot recently after vocalist Damian Wilson left the band in March and they announced former vocalist Glynn Morgan was returning to the band – he left them back … Continue reading

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Album review: DAMIAN WILSON – Built For Fighting

DAMIAN WILSON - Built For Fighting

Blacklake [Release date 09.09.16] This is only Damian Wilson’s fourth solo album and his first in over ten years, mind you we can let him off as he has been busy with Threshold, Headspace and Maiden United to name but … Continue reading

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Gig review: THRESHOLD – O2 Islington Academy, London, 24 January 2016

THRESHOLD - O2 Islington Academy, London, 24 January 2016

This was a progressive/symphonic metal triple-header, but sadly I only caught the dying embers of the Damnation Angels as I ascended the stairs. Pretty good it sounded too, but the Northern Line had effectively robbed me of the set. French … Continue reading

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News: MAIDEN UNITED, CSN, COLOUR OF NOISE – Thursday 5 March 2015

Tigertailz - Hard Rock Hell AOR, 21 March 2014

Gunzo is a new rock band featuring bassist Rudy Sarzo (Quite Riot), vocalist Keith St John (Burning Rain), drummer Shane Fitzgibbon and guitarist Tracii Guns (LA Guns). Maiden United release their new album of Iron Maiden covers ‘Remembrance’ on May … Continue reading

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Album review: LANDMARQ – Origins – A Landmarq Anthology 1992-2014

LANDMARQ - Origins - A Landmarq Anthology 1992-2014

Landmarq/Synergy Records [Release date 16.06.14] Landmarq were at the vanguard of ‘neo-prog’ back in the 1990s and whilst they’ve made consistently good albums they’ve always remained on the periphery.  This anthology is an excellent introduction to the band and spans … Continue reading

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Album review: WINTER IN EDEN – Court Of Conscience

WINTER IN EDEN – Court Of Conscience

[Released 08.09.14] This is the third album by UK based symphonic metal band Winter In Eden and they have upped the ante for this one, recording it in the Netherlands and it’s been produced by Ruud Jolie (Within Temptation).  The … Continue reading

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Album review: FUGHU – Human – The Tales & Human – The Facts

Fughu [Release date 2013] Argentinean prog-metal band Fughu don’t do things by halves. Apart from releasing two separate albums as a double album, their complex music also wraps itself round two nightmarish librettos, the full drama of which is emoted … Continue reading

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Gig review: THRESHOLD + ENOCHIAN THEORY + CRYPTEX

Camden Underworld Friday March 1st 2013 Threshold were kicking off their latest tour on home soil, although sadly their only UK day bar the upcoming prog festival Celebr8.2 in May in Kingston. A brave promoter needs to back them as … Continue reading

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MAIDEN UNITED- THE PEEL, KINGSTON UPON THAMES- 7 DECEMBER 2012

Nearly every rock band of note over the past two decades has travelled the ‘unplugged’ route of revisiting their classics in acoustic format. Iron Maiden are an exception, but the intriguing possibility of what their trademark songs might sound like … Continue reading

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10Q’s with RICHARD WEST of THRESHOLD

Keyboards player/producer Richard West is a busy man, firstly as a member of Threshold whose new album ‘March Of Progress’ has just been released on Nuclear Blast. Then he has the League Of Lights project and he has produced other … Continue reading

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THRESHOLD – March Of Progress

Nuclear Blast A lot has happened in the Threshold camp since their last album 2007’s ‘Dead Reckoning’. Vocalist Damian Wilson is back in the band and then last year saw the sad passing of former vocalist Andrew ‘Mac’ McDermott, plus … Continue reading

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HEKZ – Tabula Rasa

Bedford is not a natural hotbed of rock ‘n’ roll but this could change with HeKz, a young and talented band from said town. This four piece consist of vocalist Matt Young, guitarists Tom Smith and Al Beveridge and drummer … Continue reading

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HEADSPACE – I Am Anonymous

Inside Out 2012 www.insideout.de Not a name – yet – but you will doubtless know the band members: vocalist Damian Wilson (Threshold/Ayreon), Adam Wakeman on keyboards (Ozzy Osbourne), guitarist Pete Rinaldi, bassist Lee Pomeroy (Take That/It Bites) and drummer Richard … Continue reading

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