Tag Archives: Massive Wagons

Gig review: THE WILDHEARTS – Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh, 4 May 2019

THE WILDHEARTS - Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh, 4 May 2019

In the spirit of those bastions of journalism The Sun and The Star I am going to start the review with a sensational headline ‘Wildhearts Mime On Stage Shocker!!’. Fake news I hear you cry, but no this really did … Continue reading

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News: STEELHOUSE – Thunder and Thin Lizzy headline Welsh classic rock festival (26-28 July 2019)

Thunder - STEELHOUSE FESTIVAL - Ebbw Vale, South Wales, 23 July 2016

This preview of Steelhouse was first broadcast on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio on Sunday 5 May.  It features tracks from Hollowstar, Those Damn Crows and Thin Lizzy. (14:49) Melodic hard rockers Thunder and Thin Lizzy top the two-day Welsh … Continue reading

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Album review: MASSIVE WAGONS – Full Nelson

MASSIVE WAGONS – Full Nelson

Earache Records [Release date 10.08.18] Massive Wagons must be one of the hardest working bands in the UK. Over the last few years they have toured incessantly up and down the country and have gradually built a huge following which is … Continue reading

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News: Heavy rockers MASSIVE WAGONS, IRON MAIDEN and THOSE DAMN CROWS named in popular poll (December 2018)

Massive Wagons

On 16 December, David Randall presented a two hour special on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio reflecting the reviewer and popular choices for “Best of 2018″ Readers and listeners have had their say in the annual ‘Best of 2018′ popular … Continue reading

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Gig review: THE DEAD DAISIES – O2 Islington Academy, 19 November 2018

Dead Daisies

I’ve come to love the Massive Wagons only relatively recently. This year’s excellent and decent-selling album ‘Full Nelson’ seemed to move the band into different territory. This awakening finally cemented in my dulling brain that Massive Wagons and Monster Truck … Continue reading

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Gig review: STEELHOUSE FESTIVAL DAY 3 – 29 July 2018

Black Star Riders - STEELHOUSE FESTIVAL DAY 3 - 29 July 2018

There was a tentative start to Sunday as the dreadful weather continued with what can only be described as monsoon rains decided to throw in some 40mph gusts for good measure. The organisers opened the arena early so those in … 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: GINGER WILDHEART – Stereo, Glasgow, 15 July 2016

GINGER WILDHEART – Stereo, Glasgow, 15 July 2016

There can’t be many roads in the UK that Ginger Wildheart doesn’t know like the back of his hand. He appears to be constantly on tour either solo, with The Wildhearts or on one of his many side projects. It’s … Continue reading

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Gig review: TRUCKER DIABLO, SCREAMING EAGLES, MASSIVE WAGONS – O2 ABC, Glasgow, 16 April 2016

TRUCKER DIABLO, SCREAMING EAGLES, MASSIVE WAGONS – O2 ABC, Glasgow, 16 April 2016

Tonight’s gig was a showcase for the musical talent on the roster of Off Yer Rocka Records, the label of the HRH franchise and home of some of the finest up and coming bands in the UK.  The bands were … Continue reading

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Gig review: STEELHOUSE FESTIVAL Day 1 – Ebbw Vale, South Wales, 25 July 2015

STEELHOUSE FESTIVAL Day 1 - Ebbw Vale, S.Wales, 25 July 2015

Steelhouse is celebrating its fifth anniversary and I am proud to say I was there at the inaugral event on a cold and rainy windswept mountain … not a lot has changed weatherwise since then. In fairness to the Steelhouse … Continue reading

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Album review: MASSIVE WAGONS – Fight The System

Massive Wagons - Fight The System

      Off Yer Rocka  [Release date – out now] Fight The System is the debut album by Massive Wagons, a band who have, through hard work and relentless gigging, built up a healthy following and a great live … Continue reading

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Gig review: SOS Festival, Manchester, 20-21 July 2013

SOS Festival, 20 July 2013

Now in it’s sixth year, SOS festival is a chance for Rocksector Records to showcase it’s impressive repertoire of rock and metal acts alongside other established and emerging artists. Tucked in a pocket of Radcliffe, within ten miles of the … Continue reading

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