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Album review: HAKEN – L-1ve

  Inside Out [Release date 20.06.18] UK prog metalers Haken have the world at their feet these days. Top ranking album reviews and in depth interviews adorn the pages of some of the most high profile music magazines such as … Continue reading

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Album review: BETH HART – Live From New York: Front And Center (CD/DVD)

BETH HART - Live From New York: Front And Center

Provogue [Release date 13.04.18] Beth Hart’s ‘Live From New York: Front And Center’ (sic) is her first live album for 13 years, and it’s essentially an update of a career that has taken off like a rocket in the last … Continue reading

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Album review: BRUCE FOXTON & RUSSELL HASTINGS – From The Jam Live!

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Basstone via Absolute [Release date 01.12.17] Bruce Foxton and Russell Hastings’s ‘From The Jam Live!’ ticks all the right boxes. It does what it says on the tin with an updated appraisal of music that stoked a generation some 40 … Continue reading

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Album review: TREAT – The Road More or Less Traveled

TREAT - The Road More or Less Traveled

Release Date 21.04.17 On paper the release of Treat’s live set at the 2016 Frontiers Rock Festival in Italy is was a release I was looking forward to. Not only were Treat- alongside bands like Fate and Skagarack- one of … Continue reading

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Album review: THE SHARPEEZ – Live At The Tuesday Night Music Club

The Sharpeez - Live

Self release [Release date 24.03.17] There’s something reassuring about The Sharpeez brand of retro rhythm & blues that steadfastly refuses to be cowered the industry re-branding of the term r&b. From the band’s high energy, rhythm guitar driven approach, the … Continue reading

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Album review: KRISSY MATTHEWS – Live At Freak Valley

KRISSY MATTHEWS – Live At Freak Valley

Proper [Release date 14.04.17] Krissy Mathews lives or dies by the first take and his road tested band do him proud on an album full of tight interplay, scorching solos, raw aggression and a magnificent unexpected finish. He makes up … Continue reading

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Album review: GERRY JABLONSKI & THE ELECTRIC BAND – Live Trouble

GERRY JABLONSKI & THE ELECTRIC BAND – Live Trouble

Gerry Jablonski [Release date 02.12.16] The fact that Gerry Jablonski & The Electric Band chose Poland to cut a live album tells you all you need to know about the relentless road work that this Scottish band have undertaken in … Continue reading

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Album review: JOE BONAMASSA – Live At The Greek Theatre

JOE BONAMASSA – Live At The Greek Theatre

Provogue  [Release date 23.10.16] CD/DVD/Bluray The key element in Joe Bonamassa’s ‘Live at the Greek Theatre’ DVD/CD release is his integral role in ‘blues heritage’ music, as reflected in the DVD’s strap line ‘Keeping The Blues Alive’. The broad based … Continue reading

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Album review: WALTER TROUT – ALIVE in Amsterdam

WALTER TROUT – ALIVE in Amsterdam

This hour-long interview special was first broadcast on Sunday 10 July on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio  in the Pete Feenstra Feature, with tracks from the new album. Provogue [Release date 17.05.16] There’s nothing quite like experiencing Walter Trout live, … Continue reading

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Album review: THORBJØRN RISAGER & THE BLACK TORNADO – Songs From The Road

THORBJØRN RISAGER & THE BLACK TORNADO - Songs From The Road

Ruf [Release date 25.09.15] If ever there was ever a case to be made for a European blues band emulating or surpassing their American counterparts, then you need look no further than Denmark’s Thorbjørn Risager & The Black Tornado. ‘Songs … Continue reading

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News: SLASH, GINGER WILDHEART, MOONSPELL – Monday 30 March 2015

Genesis release ‘Genesis: 1983–1998’ vinyl box set on May 11th on Universal. Room Experience (who feature Pink Cream 69′s vocalist David Readman) release their self-titled album on Melodic Rock Records on May 22nd. Slash releases ‘Live at the Roxy 25.9.14′ … Continue reading

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News: MAGNUM, HINDER, BEN FOLDS – Thursday 26 February 2015

Magnum - Giants Of Rock, Minehead, 6-8 February 2015

Magnum release ‘Escape From The Shadow Garden – Live 2014′ on May 11th on SPV. New singles and albums will be released globally on Fridays from this summer. Currently new albums are released in the UK on Monday, Tuesday in … Continue reading

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Album review: URIAH HEEP- Live at Koko (CD/DVD)

URIAH HEEP- Live at Koko

Frontiers Records [Release date 20.02.15] Uriah Heep’s long career has been punctuated by regular live albums – 1973’s ‘Live’ with original singer David Byron, the Live In Moscow opus which opened up what was to become their longest-running line up … Continue reading

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News: VAN HALEN, TOTO, DAN REED – Friday 6 February 2015

Van Halen release their first alive album, ‘Tokyo Dome Live In Concert’ featuring David Lee Roth on March 31st. Toto debut their new single ‘Orphan’ on YouTube. Maxx Explosion release ‘Dirty Angel’ in early March on Kivel Records, who release … Continue reading

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News: Y&T, SUZANNE VEGA, EDEN’S CURSE – Thursday 29 January 2015

Eden’s Curse will release their first ever live album, ‘Live With The Curse’ on 13th March (EU) and 14th April (USA) via AFM Records. Y&T (pictured) have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the making of a career-spanning documentary, with … Continue reading

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Album review: RONNIE LANE MEMORIAL CONCERT

One For The Road - Ronnie Lane Memorial Concert

Angel Air [Release date: 04.08.14] A decade has passed since the memorial concert for Ronnie Lane was held at the Royal Albert Hall, dripping with artists paying tribute to the Small Faces/Faces legend.  Angel Air has taken the opportunity of … Continue reading

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Album review: CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND – Somewhere Over Detroit

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND – Somewhere Over Detroit

Gonzo Multimedia [Release Date 23.05.14] Given the atrocious sound quality of this album and the apparent jumble of material ‘Somewhere Over Detroit’ is for completists only. Recorded in December 1980, this concert was part of Beefheart’s comeback, as he reverted … Continue reading

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Album Review: KROKUS – Long Stick Goes Boom (Live from Da House of Rust)

KROKUS - Long Stick Goes Boom (Live from Da House of Rust)

Sony Music [Out now] For sheer endurance, belligerence and tenacity, these Swiss rockers deserve a rather large gong. The best thing to come out of Berne since holey cheese, Krokus are now into their 40th year, still serving up fat slabs … Continue reading

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Album review: LARRY MILLER – Live & Outlawed

Big Guitar Records [Release date 03.06.13] No more heroes any more? Not quite. Hendrix, SRV, Rory Gallagher and Gary Moore may all have departed but as Larry’s millennium album title suggests, he’s very much a ‘Man On A Mission.’ He’s … Continue reading

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THE SWEET announce a new live download only album

UK Rock Legends SWEET Revisit Hit Album ‘Desolation Boulevard’ With New Live CD London, UK – Hot on the heels of their recent critically acclaimed album release ‘New York Connection’, UK rock legends SWEET have released a new live CD … Continue reading

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