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Gig review: SNAKECHARMER – Islington Academy, London,14 May 2017

SNAKECHARMER - Islington Academy, London,14 May 2017

Progressively Snakecharmer are leaving behind their origins, celebrating old-school Whitesnake, in the same way Black Star Riders are laying aside the ghost of Thin Lizzy. Four years after the release of their excellent self-titled and self-penned album, this was my … Continue reading

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Gig review: SOS FESTIVAL, Manchester, 15-17 July 2016

Absolva - SOS FESTIVAL, Manchester, 15-17 July 2016

With suitable tunes on the car stereo we headed over to Prestwich, Manchester for the Rocksector Records annual get-together, ‘SOS Festival’.  Now in its ninth year it has a new home and has moved out of the now demolished Civic … Continue reading

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Gig review: HARD ROCK HELL AOR – Pwllheli, Wales, 10-11 March 2016 (Joe Lynn Turner, Tyketto)

HARD ROCK HELL AOR, Pwllheli, Wales, 10-13 March 2016

Thursday 10 March With a mass of indoor festivals throughout the year mainly at holiday camps out of season, Hard Rock Hell and it’s offshoots – AOR, Hammerfest,  Prog and  Blues – are fast becoming favourites, selling out in ridiculously … Continue reading

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Gig review: SOS FESTIVAL – Radcliffe Civic, Manchester, 17-19 July 2015

SOS FESTIVAL - Radcliffe Civic, Manchester, 17-19 July 2015

It’s that time of year when the Civic Hall, Radcliffe gets its roof well and truly raised as the hordes of rockers and metal-heads gather for the annual SOS festival. Organized by Rocksector Records it showcases not only their own … Continue reading

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Gig Review: LOVE/ HATE, KNOCK OUT KAINE – Bannermans, Edinburgh, 27 March 2013

Interesting venue Bannermans. It is in the Old Town part of Edinburgh and is a vaulted cellar which forms a compact little venue. At their peak Love/Hate would have been playing venues at least ten times the size of Bannermans, … Continue reading

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GIG REVIEW – Status Quo/ Knock Out Kaine, Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, 6 December 2012

There are several things that herald the arrival of December, the first Christmas tree, your Visa card in meltdown and the annual Quofest rolling into a town near you. Quofest is an event that the faithful look forward to year … Continue reading

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KNOCK OUT KAINE – House Of Sins

Dust On The Tracks Release Date – 10th September 2012     The gauge of a good album around these parts is one that has both my wife and I reaching for the volume control on the car CD player … Continue reading

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