Tag Archives: Touchstone

Album review: CAIRO – Say

CAIRO - Say

[Release date 03.10.16] www.cairorocks.com Following his departure from Touchstone, keyboardist and founder member Rob Cottingham has chosen not to resurrect his Captain Blue solo persona, but to throw himself into a new project with a new band – Cairo. Much … Continue reading

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Gig review: RAMBLIN’ MAN FESTIVAL Day 1 – Mote Park, Maidstone, 25 July 2015

Scorpions - Ramblin

Photo: Paul Rodgers Another summer and yet another new festival joins the ranks of the many. This one however had the classic rock fraternity foaming at the mouth with a line up which comprised some of the biggest names in … Continue reading

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News: MAIDEN UNITED, CSN, COLOUR OF NOISE – Thursday 5 March 2015

Tigertailz - Hard Rock Hell AOR, 21 March 2014

Gunzo is a new rock band featuring bassist Rudy Sarzo (Quite Riot), vocalist Keith St John (Burning Rain), drummer Shane Fitzgibbon and guitarist Tracii Guns (LA Guns). Maiden United release their new album of Iron Maiden covers ‘Remembrance’ on May … Continue reading

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Album review: TOUCHSTONE – Live Inside Outside

Touchstone - Live Inside Outside

www.touchstonemusic.co.uk  2-DVD/CD [Release date 28.07.14] The history of Touchstone almost parallels that of GRTR!.  They are a band we’ve watched develop from small beginnings in 2003, via their debut album in 2007, and since that time they have consolidated their … Continue reading

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Album review: TOUCHSTONE – Oceans Of Time

Touchstone - Oceans Of Time

Hear No Evil [Release date 07.10.13 ] Having signed a new deal with Hear No Evil/Cherry Red Records, Touchstone have adopted the ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ principle with their fourth studio album and leading single ‘Flux’. Recorded … Continue reading

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ROB COTTINGHAM – Captain Blue

www.robcottingham.co.uk (Released 4th February)       The second solo outing from Rob Cottingham, a founder member of Touchstone, whose guitarist Adam Hodgson also appears on the album. Other guests include Heather Findlay (ex-Mostly Autumn), Steve Hackett and the narration … Continue reading

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Celebr8 prog festival – IQ, IT BITES, PALLAS & more

Celebr8 Prog

HEADLINE ACT-ONLY TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PROG FEST CELEBR8, the British Progressive Rock Festival has announced that headline act only tickets (IQ and It Bites) are now available at only £25.00. The Acoustic Stage acts have also been finalised and … Continue reading

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House of Progression at the Peel Kingston

THE VENUE The Peel 160 CAMBRIDGE RD, KINGSTON, SW LONDON KT1 3HH Phone 020 8546 3516. SAT 31st MARCH …..TOUCHSTONE + GUESTS THE CITY SLEEPS SHOW £12 ADV Doors 7.30pm THE PEEL FRI 27th APRIL….. DeeEXPUS & TINYFISH KING OF … Continue reading

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