Tag Archives: Fish

Album review: AYREON – Into The Electric Castle

AYREON - Into The Electric Castle

Music Theories Recordings [Release date 26.10.18] Aside from being the 20th anniversary of its release and a long overdue vinyl release, the most significant thing about the Arjen Lucassen’s remixed and re-mastered 1998 Ayreon project, is the way it successfully … Continue reading

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Gig review: CROPREDY FESTIVAL, 9-11 August 2018

CROPREDY FESTIVAL, 9-11 August 2018

Day One: Thursday Cropredy 2018 kicks off with Fairport Convention doing a brief twenty-minute acoustic stint. We’ll be hearing a lot more from them later on in the weekend, of course, but a short opening set from the hosts has … Continue reading

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Gig review: RAMBLIN’ MAN FAIR – Day 2, Mote Park, Maidstone, 1 July 2018

The Cult - RAMBLIN’ MAN FAIR - Day 2, Mote Park, Maidstone, 1 July 2018

The fourth renewal of this Classic, Southern, Blues and Prog festival had been brought forward by a month or so. It had also struggled to capture the imagination of many with its low-key roster. Bands like Bad Company and Poison … Continue reading

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News: RAMBLIN’ MAN FAIR announce first headliner for two day event (30 June/ 1 July 2018)

Gun - Giants of Rock, Minehead, January 2017

Ramblin’ Man Fair have announced their first headliner for the event taking place 30 June – 1 July.  British rock legends The Cult will play an exclusive festival set. Scottish rockers Gun (pictured) have been added to the main stage … Continue reading

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Gig review: FISH – Islington Assembly Hall, London, 15 December 2017

FISH – Islington Assembly Hall, London, 15 December 2017

French prog rock band Lazuli had pulled their support slot appearances on these London shows after frontman Dominique Leonetti was hospitalised. There was no time to fix up a replacement and news hadn’t got through to all the punters. As … Continue reading

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Interview: TILT (Steve Vantsis)

We caught up with Steve Vantsis of Tilt to find out more about their excellent debut album ‘Hinterland’ the band’s upcoming plans and how work is progressing on Fish’s new album… Have you been pleased with the reviews and reaction … Continue reading

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Album review: TILT – Hinterland

TILT - Hinterland

Tilt Music Some albums come out of nowhere with no expectations and simply blow you away musically. Tilt’s debut ‘Hinterland’ is one of those albums and I was hooked from the first playing of this album. The album itself has … Continue reading

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Gig review: FISH – Aylesbury Waterside, 11 April 2016

Fish - Glasgow ABC, 17 May 2013

Who says nostalgia is not what is used to be? On an emotional night in Aylesbury, Fish played to an eager full house, exposing tenderness, passion and humour in a set of powerful songs, personal memories and local connections that … Continue reading

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Gig review: CROPREDY – Oxfordshire, 13-15 August 2015

Cropredy - Oxfordshire, 13-15 August 2015

My 21st consecutive year attending the festival and the event is so much more than the music.  Kids, once clinging to parents midway up the field, are now grown up and dancing at the front. Last year the festival had … Continue reading

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News: FISH, FALL OUT BOY, RANDY RHOADS – Wednesday 14 January 2015

News - Album News

‘Immortal Randy Rhoads – The Ultimate Tribute’ is released on March 3rd via UDR Music. It features Gus G, Serj Tankian (System Of A Down), Bernie Torme, Rudy Sarzo, George Lynch and more. Kamelot have signed with Napalm Records who … Continue reading

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Gig review: HARD ROCK HELL PROG – Pwllheli, 21-22 March 2014

The Flower Kings - Hard Rock Hell Prog, Pwllheli, 21-22 March 2014

Thursday 20 March Amongst the highlights on the first night Synaesthesia only had a few gigs under their belts but gave us a great keyboard driven modern prog rock set. With most of their music being written by 20 year … Continue reading

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News: Get Ready to ROCK! Radio – April 2014 Highlights

Record Store Day 2014

April 2014 Highlights More information at the dedicated website All times, BST (GMT+1) Tuesdays 19:00 Pete Feenstra Rock & Blues In the first hour of our Tuesday blues rock marathon, Pete signposts upcoming and established artists who need your attention … Continue reading

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PERMISSION TO ROCK book helping Movember

Permission To Rock is a collection of more than thirty interviews with selected classic rock, heavy metal and prog rock bands and artists. These extensive transcriptions and features are taken from the author’s own interviews spanning the period from 2007 … Continue reading

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