Tag Archives: Slash

Gig review: STEELHOUSE FESTIVAL DAY 2 – 28 July 2018

Aaron Buchanan - STEELHOUSE FESTIVAL DAY 2 - 28 July 2018

When the weather is already a little inclement, you’re tempting fate slightly when the first band of the day play their tracks “Hurricane” and “Thunder Child”, but that’s exactly what The Bad Flowers did. If the rain hadn’t woke everybody … Continue reading

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Gig review: DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – Donington Park, 8-10 June 2018

It was 30 years ago that I attended Donington for the first time for a Monsters of Rock festival (as it then was) that was summed up by the contemporary Kerrang! headline ‘The Triumph and the Tragedy’. A record crowd … Continue reading

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Quick plays: ORANGE OUTLAW, NEGACY, ARCHANGEL

ORANGE OUTLAW – Desert Wolf

ORANGE OUTLAW Desert Wolf Self release [Release date 01.03.15] Album covers can be deceiving at times, going by the lone wolf in the desert I had this pegged as a stoner rock workout, how wrong could I be! Orange Outlaw … Continue reading

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Gig review: A Week in Rock on the Riviera‏ – SLASH, ZZ TOP (5-9 July 2015)

Now, I know most of you are thinking that life on the French Riviera doesn’t suck, and in some ways, you’d be right. But if you’re a rock and blues junkie, this place is a cultural wasteland where some apocalyptic … Continue reading

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Gig review: DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – DAY 3, 14 June 2015

DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – DAY 3, 14 June 2015

For any classic rock fan the Sunday line up was not to be missed with Slash, Motley Crue, in their last UK festival appearance, and Kiss all ready to show the young guns how a festival set should be done. … Continue reading

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DVD review: SLASH feat. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators – Live At The Roxy 25.9.14

SLASH feat. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators - Live At The Roxy 25.9.14

Armoury Records/Eagle Rock [Release date 15.06.15] Also available as 2-CD and Bluray Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Live At The Roxy finds Slash and pals onstage at the Roxy Theatre on Sunset Strip shortly after the release of their … 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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Album review: SLASH feat. Myles Kennedy – World On Fire

Slash featuring Myles Kennedy - World On Fire

Roadrunner Records [Release date 13.10.14] He’s a shrewd dude, Slash.  You never see the whites of his eyes.  A bit like The Stig, you never see the man beneath the top hat and behind the easy rider shades.  Remove them, … Continue reading

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Album review: MIRACLE MASTER – Tattooed Woman

MIRACLE MASTER - Tattooed Woman

GoldenCore Records [Release date – out now] Miracle Master are fronted by Oliver Weers, a one-time contestant on the Danish X-Factor show which led to him being contacted by producer and songwriter Soren Anderson who helped produce his solo album. … Continue reading

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Album review: DEREK SHERINIAN – Reissues (Inertia,Black Utopia,Mythology,Blood Of The Snake,Molecular Heinosity)

Derek Sherinian - Inertia

Armoury Records (re-issues) [Release date 10.02.14] Sherinian came to wider attention with Dream Theater in 1994 and since he left that band in 1999 the volume of his session work has grown along with stints in Black Country Communion and … Continue reading

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Album review: ALICE COOPER – Reissues (Trash/Hey Stoopid)

Alice Cooper - Trash

Hear No Evil [Release date 23.09.13 and 27.01.14] Alice Cooper is not an artist whose back catalogue has seen much by way of remastering and re-issues and I’ve longed for Bob Ezrin to dig out the original recordings of Love … Continue reading

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Gig review: BLACK STAR RIDERS – The Picture House, Edinburgh, 6 December 2013

Black Star Riders - 3 December 2013

2013 has been a big year for Black Star Riders. They released their debut album, ‘All Hell Breaks Loose’, which was well received by fans and critics alike and made successful festival appearances across Europe, including a main stage slot … Continue reading

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Album review: THE DEAD DAISIES – The Dead Daisies

The Dead Daisies

Spitfire Music [Release date – out now] The Dead Daisies career is, ironically, blooming at the moment. The lead single from the album ‘Lock ‘N’ Load’ featuring Slash on guitar is all over the rock radio stations and the band … Continue reading

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Album review: ALTER BRIDGE – Fortress

Alter Bridge - Fortress

Roadrunner After their well received ‘III’ album and Myles Kennedy gaining yet more exposure as part of Slash’s band, Alter Bridge are back and the expectations are high for this new album. Fear not as they have all their key … Continue reading

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DVD review: QUEEN + – The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert

Eagle Rock Staged back on April 20th 1992 this was a the all star tribute concert held in honour of Freddie Mercury who had died the previous November as well as raising awareness of AIDS and funds for Mercury Phoenix … Continue reading

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Gig review: MOONDANCE JAM – Walker,Minnesota,USA,18-20 July 2013

Moondance Jam, USA, July 2013

Few festival experiences can match the vibe of Moondance Jam. Set among the beautiful woods and lakes of Northern Minnesota, somehow the tiny town of Walker plays host to one of the Mid West’s premier rock festivals and draws crowds … Continue reading

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DALLAS FRASCA – Sound Painter

www.dallasfrasca.com Dallas Frasca hails from Australia and this is her second album getting a UK release (it has been out since last May in her homeland). She also has a famous fan in Slash who has been playing this album … Continue reading

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Albums of the year…to date

Saga – 20/20 (Ear Music/Edel) Michael Sadler returns as the band release one of their finest albums to date. Jeff Scott Soto- Damage Control (Frontiers) Back with a more straight ahead melodic hard rock album. Flying Colors – S/T (Ear … Continue reading

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GUITAR WORLD presents DEAR GUITAR HERO

Backbeat Books 2012 www.backbeatbooks.com This book is based on the ‘Dear Guitar hero..’ section of ‘Guitar World’ magazine where fans ask their guitar heroes questions, from technical set-up ones through to more ‘Smash Hits’ type questions about favourite foods. There … Continue reading

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Velvet Revolver – Let it Roll- Live In Germany

Eagle Vision 2012 Filmed in 2008, Velvet Revolver “Let it Roll- Live In Germany “finds the band near the end of the tour in support of second album “Libertad” and days away from splitting up, although you would get no … Continue reading

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