Tag Archives: Guns ‘N’ Roses

Gig review: MR BIG – Shepherds Bush Empire, London,19 November 2017

MR BIG - Shepherds Bush Empire, London,19 November 2017

Accompanying their first release in three years, ‘Defying Gravity’, Mr Big undertook an extensive tour, which also represented their first dates on these shores in the same period. Always noted for their relatively long sets, on this occasion further value … Continue reading

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Album review: WICKED STONE- Ain’t No Rest

WICKED STONE- Ain’t No Rest

[Release date 07.10.17] Formed in 2015, Wicked Stone are a British five-piece hard rock metal band, citing influences such as Guns n Roses, Alter Bridge and Black Stone Cherry.  ‘Ain’t No Rest’ is band’s debut album from Wicked Stone. The … Continue reading

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Album review: BLACKWATER CONSPIRACY – Shootin’ The Breeze

BLACKWATER CONSPIRACY – Shootin

Bulletproof 20/20 Records [Release date 09.06.17] Still barely 2 years old, Blackwater Conspiracy is a Northern Irish band whose debut  album ‘Shootin’ The Breeze’ boasts their own take on classic rock, which they play with drive, purpose, passion, and deliver … Continue reading

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Album review: THE SENTON BOMBS – Mass Vendetta

THE SENTON BOMBS - Mass Vendetta

7HardRecords [Release date 15.04.16] This is the Senton Bombs fourth album and they have been plugging away for the past decade. I have not heard any of their previous albums but based on this one I will soon remedy that … Continue reading

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DVD review: SLASH feat. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators – Live At The Roxy 25.9.14

SLASH feat. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators - Live At The Roxy 25.9.14

Armoury Records/Eagle Rock [Release date 15.06.15] Also available as 2-CD and Bluray Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Live At The Roxy finds Slash and pals onstage at the Roxy Theatre on Sunset Strip shortly after the release of their … Continue reading

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Gig review: SLASH with MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS – The Hydro, Glasgow, 4 December 2014

SLASH WITH MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS – The Hydro, Glasgow, 4 December 2014

The last time I saw Slash on stage was at the fateful Monsters Of Rock festival back in 1988 when Guns ‘N’ Roses took the place by storm and two fans went down in the crowd and didn’t resurface, a … Continue reading

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Album review: CRAZY LIXX – s/t

Crazy Lixx

Frontiers [Release date 10.11.14] www.frontiers.it With a name that hints at glam or sleaze rock, Sweden’s Crazy Lixx are much more than that and deliver decent, polished melodic rock on fourth album “Crazy Lixx”. The album builds upon the path … Continue reading

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Single & EP reviews: THE DEAD DAISIES, DIAMOND DAYS

THE DEAD DAISIES – Face I Love EP

THE DEAD DAISIES – Face I Love EP Spinefarm Records  [Release date – Out Now] The Dead Daisies are a musical collective with a rotating line-up of well-known musicians. In 2014 the line-up consists of founders Jon Stevens (vocals) and … Continue reading

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Album review: SLASH feat. Myles Kennedy – World On Fire

Slash featuring Myles Kennedy - World On Fire

Roadrunner Records [Release date 13.10.14] He’s a shrewd dude, Slash.  You never see the whites of his eyes.  A bit like The Stig, you never see the man beneath the top hat and behind the easy rider shades.  Remove them, … Continue reading

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Quick plays: GASOLINE STARS, DUST BOWL JOKIES, THOMAS ZWIJSEN, DR.JOHN

GASOLINE STARS – Good Looks, Bad Behaviour

GASOLINE STARS – Good Looks, Bad Behaviour Self Release Good Looks, Bad Behaviour is the debut full length album from Gasoline Stars who formed in 2012 in Sweden. Gasoline Stars are a fivesome although they have split with the drummer … Continue reading

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Album review: BLACK BLITZ – Louder Than Thunder

Blitz Music [Released 13.12.13] In their own words, Black Blitz is ‘a high voltage riff thunderstorm from Munich Germany’. Formed three years ago, they are a hard rock outfit with AC/DC riffs and faux Guns ‘n’ Roses style hooks, who … Continue reading

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Album review: ATOM STRANGE – The Lost Cosmonauts

ATOM STRANGE – The Lost Cosmonauts

        RayGun Records [Release date 01.10.13] Welcome to Atom Strange’s world of ‘Hi-Fi Sci-Fi’ where ‘substance, groove, depth and style’ prevail in multi genre format that is rooted in hard rock but pulls towards AOR, metal, prog … Continue reading

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Gig review: BLACK STAR RIDERS – The Picture House, Edinburgh, 6 December 2013

Black Star Riders - 3 December 2013

2013 has been a big year for Black Star Riders. They released their debut album, ‘All Hell Breaks Loose’, which was well received by fans and critics alike and made successful festival appearances across Europe, including a main stage slot … Continue reading

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Album review: THE DEAD DAISIES – The Dead Daisies

The Dead Daisies

Spitfire Music [Release date – out now] The Dead Daisies career is, ironically, blooming at the moment. The lead single from the album ‘Lock ‘N’ Load’ featuring Slash on guitar is all over the rock radio stations and the band … Continue reading

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DVD review: QUEEN + – The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert

Eagle Rock Staged back on April 20th 1992 this was a the all star tribute concert held in honour of Freddie Mercury who had died the previous November as well as raising awareness of AIDS and funds for Mercury Phoenix … Continue reading

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Interview with LAWRENCE CASE of VOODOO VEGAS

We catch-up with Voodoo Vegas vocalist Lawrence Case ahead of the release of the band’s debut album ‘The Rise of Jimmy Silver’… What are you currently up to? Hey Jason, we’ve been really busy promoting ‘The Rise Of Jimmy Silver.’ … Continue reading

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DALLAS FRASCA – Sound Painter

www.dallasfrasca.com Dallas Frasca hails from Australia and this is her second album getting a UK release (it has been out since last May in her homeland). She also has a famous fan in Slash who has been playing this album … Continue reading

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VOODOO VEGAS – The Rise Of Jimmy Silver

www.voodoovegas.com Debut album from this young band featuring Lawrence Case (vocals), Nick Brown (guitar), Meryl Hamilton (guitar), Ash Moulton (bass) and Matt Jolly (drums) and they have highly rated producer Pedro Ferreira (Therapy?/The Darkness). The album is neatly presented as … Continue reading

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VENGEANCE & THE PANTHER QUEEN SUPPORT GUNS ‘N’ ROSES + THIN LIZZY IN MAY

Vengeance & The Panther Queen are honoured to announce they will be joining Thin Lizzy in supporting Guns ‘n’ Roses, when the iconic LA act come to Dublin on next month.  Tickets to the May 17th extravaganza at Dublin O2 … Continue reading

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Guns ‘N Roses & Toto announce tours

GUNS ‘N’ ROSES May Thu. 17: Dublin O2 Sat. 19: Nottingham Capital FM Arena Sun. 20: Liverpool Echo Arena Wed. 23: Newcastle Metro Fri. 25: Glasgow SECC Sat. 26: Birmingham LG Arena Tue. 29: Manchester MEN Arena Thu. 31: London … Continue reading

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