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Gig review: DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL- Donington Park, Leicestershire, 14-15 June 2019

Def Leppard

The fact that Download ranks alongside the very largest of all the UK festivals is tribute to the enduring, if underground, popularity of metal and heavy rock  in all its forms. However in some quarters it gets a bad rap, … Continue reading

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Album review: HALESTORM – Vicious

HALESTORM - Vicious

Atlantic [Release date 27.07.18] I thought I’d died and gone to heaven when I heard Halestorm’s fabulous 2009 eponymous debut.  And it remains one of my favourite female fronted rock albums of the last decade and beyond. But frankly, for … Continue reading

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Album review: DIAMANTE – Coming In Hot

DIAMANTE - Coming In Hot

Better Noise Records [Release date 15.06.18] Mixing pop, alt and classic rock, the debut album of 21 year old LA-based Diamante Azzura Bovell’s (she’s of Mexican/ Italian parentage) is a humungous slice of 80′s influenced, American radio friendly, hard-hitting pop/rock. … Continue reading

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Gig review: DOWNLOAD, Donington Park, 10-12 June 2016

DOWNLOAD, 10-12 June 2016

My last visit to Donington was back in 1988 when – as ‘Monsters Of Rock’ – it also featured Megadeth and headlined by Iron Maiden. I never really embraced the three day event and with not enough bands of interest … Continue reading

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Gig review: BLACK STONE CHERRY, SHINEDOWN, HALESTORM – SSE Arena, Wembley, London, 4 February 2016

Gig review: CARNIVAL OF MADNESS (BLACK STONE CHERRY, SHINEDOWN, HALESTORM) - SSE Arena, Wembley, London, 4 February 2016

‘The Carnival of Madness’, a well known USA touring concept which brings together three or four like-minded bands from the newer generation, was making a first trip to these shores, but the personnel involved were in very familiar circumstances.  Black … Continue reading

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Album review: HALESTORM – Into The Wild Life

Halestorm - Into The Wild Life

Atlantic [Release date 13.04.15] First, let me nail my colours to the mast – I loved Halestorm’s eponymous 2009 debut.  Under the guidance of producer Howard Benson it was perfect radio friendly female fronted pop/rock from the first to last … Continue reading

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News: HALESTORM, THE BEACHBOYS, DEGREED – Tuesday 13 January 2015

News - Album News

Halestorm release their new album ‘Into The Wild Life’ on April 3rd. Steve Hackett releases his new album ‘Wolflight’ on March 30th. Darius Rucker (Hootie & the Blowfish) releases his new country/southern influenced album, ‘Southern Style’ on March 30th. OMD … Continue reading

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Gig review: HALESTORM, HMV Forum, London, 9 April 2014

Halestorm - HMV Forum, London, 9 April 2014

The popularity of Halestorm in the UK is on a rapidly rising curve. Each headline show seems to be at a larger venue, and in 18 months they have progressed from the Islington Academy to the 2400 capacity Forum where … Continue reading

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Gig review: ALTER BRIDGE, SHINEDOWN, HALESTORM – Wembley Arena, 18 October 2013

Alter Bridge, Glasgow, 21 October 2013

Alter Bridge were back headlining Wembley Arena for the second time in as many years with Shinedown and Halestorm in support. The arena looked close to a sell out and with the seating removed in the arena area there were … Continue reading

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Gig review: MOONDANCE JAM – Walker,Minnesota,USA,18-20 July 2013

Moondance Jam, USA, July 2013

Few festival experiences can match the vibe of Moondance Jam. Set among the beautiful woods and lakes of Northern Minnesota, somehow the tiny town of Walker plays host to one of the Mid West’s premier rock festivals and draws crowds … Continue reading

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Gig review: HALESTORM, Electric Ballroom, London, 8 March 2013

HALESTORM, Electric Ballroom, London, 8 March 2013

The rise and rise of Halestrom continues. Less than three years ago my first exposure to them was as the opening act on a three band bill with Theory Of A Deadman at this very venue, but the Pennsylvania rockers … Continue reading

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HALESTORM – The Strange Case Of…

There is no singer with more balls and passion in this business right now than the singer of Halestorm. Lzzy Hale has one of the most incredible voices out there performing. Able to go from the most beautiful lilt to … Continue reading

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