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Album review: THE MANIC SHINE – Let Go Or Be Dragged

THE MANIC SHINE – Let Go Or Be Dragged

The Animal Farm – [Release date: 27.01.14] It’s rare to hear an album crammed full of original ideas, great playing, a subtle production and crossover rock songs with real commercial potential. The aptly named The Manic Shine is a powerful … Continue reading

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Single review: JOSH TAERK – Casie

Josh Taerk, aircheck (Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, 26 November 2013)  Misty Creek Records [Release Date 9.12.13] We live in the age of the self expressive singer songwriter, whose hegemony of the air waves must make the more enduring folkies … Continue reading

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Album review: SUNS OF STONE – Suns Of Stone

Self release [Release Date: 24.05.13] Ottawa’s Suns of Stone are a classic rock band with bluesy influences. They cross over from Bad Company at their best to The Black Crows, with occasional Purple influences that extend beyond the familiar title … Continue reading

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Album review: STEVE COCHRANE – La La La: Variations On A Happy Song

Spirit Compass Music [Release date 02.07.12] ‘La La La: Variations On a Happy Song’ is Canadian prog rock artist Steve Cochrane’s metaphorical meditations on the human condition. It’s a thematically linked suite spread over 9 tracks on which sharply contrasting … Continue reading

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Album review: ALBANY DOWN – Not Over Yet

Albany Down - Not Over Yet

AD Recordings Ltd [Release date 8.04.13] Albany Down draw on deeply entrenched classic rock influences, contemporary production values and impressive song craft to suggest a bright future. The album title ‘Not Over Yet, could just as easily refer to rock … Continue reading

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Album review: METHOD TO MADNESS – Guilty As Sin

Method To Madness [Release date 04.13] Method To Madness is an American prog metal band that proudly sticks to its task of producing a concept album with a preface, three acts and 15 tracks.  The concept is about a policeman … Continue reading

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Gig Review: RUSH – SECC, Glasgow, 30 May 2013

Before this gig I mentioned to a colleague at work that I was going to see Rush and got met by a blank look, when I mentioned it was a near sell out at the SECC and the tickets were … Continue reading

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Quick plays: RUSH, BERNIE MARSDEN, WAYSTED

Bernie MARSDEN – And About Time Too ***1/2 Look At Me Now ****1/2 Cherry Red Best known as a founder member of Whitesnake, and with Micky Moody one of the two guitarists during the band’s classic era, Marsden has had … Continue reading

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RUSH – Clockwork Angels

Rush - Clockwork Angels

Roadrunner [Release date 9 July 2012] The Canadian prog rockers’ 19th studio album, and long awaited too, it’s been a few years in production. In fact two tracks were released as radio / download singles 2 years ago, before last … Continue reading

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RUSH – Clockwork Angels

I remember the first time I heard Rush. I was perusing my Dad’s phenomenal LP collection one day and stumbled upon Caress of Steel. For whatever reason the cover was striking to me- it was mystical, and having just read … Continue reading

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Rush announce UK tour in May 2013

RUSH 2013 May 22nd – Manchester Arena May 24th – London, O2 Arena May 26th – Birmingham, LG Arena May 28th – Sheffield, Motorpoint Arena May 30th – Glasgow, SECC The band’s new album ‘Clockwork Angels’ is released on 11th … Continue reading

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