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Gig review: STEELHOUSE FESTIVAL DAY 1 – 27 July 2018

Phil Campbell - STEELHOUSE FESTIVAL DAY 1 - 27 July 2018

Even if you have never been to Steelhouse Festival, you may have heard tell of the road up the top of the mountain that is home to the highest festival in the UK. I can assure you, all these stories … Continue reading

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Album review: KRIS BARRAS – The Divine And Dirty

Kris Barras - The Devine And Dirty

Provogue [Release date 23.03.18] If there’s a dichotomy at the heart of  ’The Divine And Dirty’ – Kris Barras’s debut album for Provogue – it’s probably a reference to his first hand knowledge of what to takes to make it. … Continue reading

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Gig review: NICKELBACK – SSE Wembley Arena, 17 October 2016

NICKELBACK - SSE Wembley Arena, 17 October 2016

Few bands have experienced the vitriol that has attached itself to Nickelback over the years, to the extent that the phenomenon was even the subject of academic theses. Yet the fact that, 15 years after they first stormed the charts … Continue reading

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Book review: THE HISTORY OF CANADIAN ROCK ‘N’ ROLL by BOB MERSEREAU

THE HISTORY OF CANADIAN ROCK

Backbeat Books [Published 22.05.15] RRP £16.50 A quick word of advice: this book covers rock ‘n’ roll in its broadest terms, heck even Celine Dion gets mentioned and Triumph get a one page mention, so don’t go expecting any Maple … Continue reading

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Album review: THE GRAND – The Rebel Son

THE GRAND – The Rebel Son

The Grand  [Release date 15.03.14] ‘The Rebel Son’ is a marvellous debut by a Canadian southern rock band called The Grand and should be sought out by all heritage and general rock fans alike. Sometimes as a reviewer and broadcaster … Continue reading

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News: RINGO STARR, MONSTER TRUCK, ZZ TOP – 10 February 2015

Monster Truck - Hammerfest, Pwllheli, Wales, 15 March 2014

Monster Truck will support Nickelback on their UK autumn dates. Status Quo have added a date at the Royal Albert Hall on April 30th to their existing April acoustic tour. ZZ TOP + THUNDER Wed June 24th Wembley Arena ZZ … Continue reading

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Album review: THE GRAND – The Rebel Son

The Grand - Rebel Son

Self release [Release date 15.03.14] The Grand hail from British Columbia Canada, but they play a very commercial brand of southern influenced rock with a big production.  Their bristling style comes with a layered sound and impossibly catchy hooks, topped by … Continue reading

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Album review: MARCUS BONFANTI – Shake The Walls

Jigsaw [Release date 17.06.13] Marcus Bonfanti’s ‘Shake The Walls’ is the record he’s always threatened to make. It may only be the third album of his career but it has the songs and the presence of a mature recording artist. … Continue reading

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DAUGHTRY – Break The Spell (tour edition)

      Daughtry, the band fronted by Chris Daughtry who found fame on ‘American Idol’, have a tour edition of their latest album released in time for their European dates supporting Nickelback. The fact that a lot of the … Continue reading

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