Tag Archives: Lynyrd Skynyrd

Album review: THE STEEL WOODS – Old News

Thirty Tigers [Release date 18.01.19] The Steel Woods released their debut album ‘Straw In The Wind’ in 2017. ‘Old News’ (for that retro feel it is also released as a double vinyl) sees the band’s main songwriters Wes Bayliss (vocals, … Continue reading

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Album review: ROADHOUSE – 25 Years And Counting

Roadhouse - 25 years And Counting

Self release [Release date 04.01.19] There can be few independently run bands that have made it to their 25th anniversary with consistently good new material, but Roadhouse is no ordinary band. Originally a roots-rock and Americana outfit with Southern rock … Continue reading

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Album review: HOGJAW – Rise To The Mountains

HOGJAW - Rise To The Mountains

Snakefarm Records [Release date 2015] Hogjaw embark on their maiden UK tour this autumn and they have a new album, ‘Way Down Yonder’ to promote, along with this, their 2015 album which is now getting a full UK release via Spinefarm … Continue reading

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Album review: LYNYRD SKYNYRD – Live In Atlantic City

LYNYRD SKYNYRD - Live In Atlantic City

earMUSIC [Release date 21.09.18] Lynyrd Skynyrd, undoubtedly the world’s favourite Southern rock band, is touring for the final time. With this news you can expect a flurry of live releases, greatest hits albums and people selling their stories, and not … Continue reading

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Quick plays: S.K.o.R., DUSTER BENNETT, SAGA

S.K.o.R. Tellus GMR Music Fronted by singer Emil Gammeltoft (who I’ve known since running the Nazareth fanclub in the 90′s), a vocalist who has recorded with Nerved and original Nazareth guitarist Manny Charlton, SKoR are a Swedish band who mix … Continue reading

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Album review: LANCE LOPEZ – Tell The Truth

Lance Lopez - Tell The Truth

In this hour special first broadcast on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, Pete Feenstra chats to Lance Lopez with tracks from the new album. More information Provogue Records [Release date 02.03.18] ‘Tell The Truth’ is in Lance Lopez’s own words: … Continue reading

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Album review: DANNY BRYANT – Revelation

DANNY BRYANT – Revelation

Jazzhaus Records [Release date 20.04.18] For an album that Danny Bryant tells us features songs that: “confront memories and emotions I didn’t really want to face”, and material with: “dark subject matter”, it might have made sense to include a … Continue reading

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Album review: OTIS – Eyes Of The Sun

Otis - Eyes Of The Sun

Purple Pyramid [Release date 15.09.17] OK. Let’s summarise things at the outset. Otis’ ‘Eyes Of The Sun’ is a stonking album. It rocks hard, has a soulful sensibility with blues coursing through its veins and smokes from beginning to end, … Continue reading

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Album review: THE OUTSIDERS UK – Everything’s Gone Vintage

The Outsiders UK - Everything

Planet Records UK [Release date 24.06.16] The Outsiders UK hail from Lancashire. They are a reformed band who after a 15 year hiatus take great delight in mining some of the best musical of influences of the early 70s’s. Originally … Continue reading

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DVD review: LYNYRD SKYNYRD- Pronounced Leh-nerd Skin-nerd and Second Helping Live from Jacksonville at the Florida Theatre

LYNYRD SKYNYRD- Pronounced Leh-nerd Skin-nerd and Second Helping Live from Jacksonville at the Florida Theatre

Eagle Rock [Release date 23.10.15] CD/DVD/Bluray Live DVD’s from the post reformation Skynyrd have been a dime a dozen, but this latest release has an interesting twist to justify its existence. Rather than a standard Greatest Hits show, they took … Continue reading

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Album review: LYNYRD SKYNYRD – One More For The Fans

        earMUSIC [Release date 24.07.15] There’s nothing quite like an enduring back catalogue and a whiff of nostalgia to bring out the fans. And seeing as Bob Dylan, The Doobie Brothers and The Allman Brothers etc., have … Continue reading

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Album review: LYNYRD SKYNYRD – Sweet Home Alabama (Live, 1974, 1996)

LYNYRD SKYNYRD - Sweet Home Alabama

Eagle Rock [Release date 01.06.15] 2-CD + DVD One of my abiding gig-going memories is seeing Lynyrd Skynyrd on the cusp of wider UK recognition, playing Liverpool Empire in November 1974.  It was the classic line-up three years before tragedy … Continue reading

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Gig review: LYNYRD SKYNYRD – Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith, London, 23 April 2015

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Manchester Apollo, 22 April 2015

They may be inextricably linked with the Deep South of the USA,  but Lynyrd Skynyrd seem to have a real bond with the UK.  They are regular visitors to these shores and by my reckoning this was the fifth London … Continue reading

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News: WASP, POWERWOLF, JOE SATRIANI – Tuesday 24 March 2015

Powerwolf have named their upcoming album ‘Blessed & Possessed‘ which is released in July on Napalm Records. W.A.S.P. have signed to Napalm Records who release their new album, ‘Golgotha’ in August. Lynyrd Skynyrd release their 1996 Rockplast gig, ‘Sweet Home … Continue reading

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Quick plays: AWNA TEIXEIRA, KIMMIE RHODES, PAUL BIBBY, LYNRYD SKYNYRD

AWNA TEIXEIRA - Wild One

AWNA TEIXEIRA Wild One Like Po’ Girl Awna Teixeira’s solo debut – Where The Darkness Goes (2012) – her follow up Wild One is a sparse, plaintive set. For the most part written in Salt Lake City and reflecting on … Continue reading

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Album review: STONEWIRE – When The Crow Flies

StoneWire - When The Crow Flies

22.11 Records [Release date 01.12.14] Strangely, StoneWire’s debut album “When The Crow Flies” turned up just after I witnessed their performance at the Legends Festival in Great Yarmouth. I was impressed by the bands live performance and was again on … Continue reading

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Album review : THE SIDNEY GREEN STREET BAND – The Sidney Green Street Band

The Sidney Green Street Band

Self release [Release date 03.07.14] The Sidney Green Street Band is a decent New Jersey based, bar room band with a fine musical pedigree. The band comprises top notch muso’s with a CV that includes Ian Hunter, John Cale, Gary … Continue reading

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Album review: KICKHUNTER – Southern Kicks

Kickhunter - Southern Kicks

Phoenix[Release date 2014] Kickhunter are the kind of band that makes you realize globalization is right here on your door step. Hailing from Hamburg, they are essentially a southern rock band with classic rock influences and have have toured with … Continue reading

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Album review: SWEETKISS MOMMA – A Reckoning Is Coming

SWEETKISS MOMMA – A Reckoning Is Coming

Self Release [Release date 01.03.14] The Tacoma based Sweetkiss Momma defy all expectations by being a Washington state based, 70’s influenced, self sufficient, southern influenced roots rock outfit. Musically schooled in a church background and rooted in gospel, they’ve stepped … Continue reading

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Gig review: SKINNY MOLLY – Beaverwood Club, Chislehurst, 28 November 2013

Skinny Molly are a four piece US Southern rock band made up of ex members of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Molly Hatchet and Blackfoot who are Mike Estes  (guitar/vocals), Jay Johnson (guitar/vocals), Luke Bradshaw (bass) and Kurt Pietro (drums). This was the first … Continue reading

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