Tag Archives: Wales

Album review: MAN – All’s Well That Ends Well

MAN – All

Esoteric [Release date 17.02.14] Man’s ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’ is a splendid reminder that there was still some great music being made just before punk hit the rock scene like an unexpected sledgehammer. This album was supposed to be … Continue reading

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Album review: ARTHEMIS – Live From Hell

        Off Yer Rocka Recordings (Release date – 25th May 2014) A couple of years ago I headed to Wales for the annual Hammerfest shindig and one of the discoveries of that weekend were Italian thrashers, Arthemis. … Continue reading

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Album review: MY FAVOURITE RUNNER UP – Crossroads

MY FAVOURITE RUNNER UP – Crossroads

Self-release [Release date – 17.02.14] South Wales for some reason is a bit of a hot bed for young pop punk bands and My Favourite Runner Up are another name to add to the list. The band, I suspect, have … Continue reading

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Gig review: HAMMERFEST – Pwllheli, Wales, 13-15 March 2014

HAMMERFEST - Pwllheli, Wales, 13-15 March 2014

It’s been a long cold wet winter but now is the time for the Hammer Horde to rise up and make their way to the first of the HRH festivals of the year, Hammerfest VI Book Of The Dead. Now … Continue reading

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Gig review: THE BLACKOUT – King Tut’s, Glasgow, 23 January 2014

The Blackout - King Tut

This tour was billed as ‘The Final Party Tour – Take 2’ due to the fact that the first leg at the tail end of last year had to be cut short as frontman Gavin Butler had been taken ill. … Continue reading

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Gig review: HARD ROCK HELL 7 – Pwllheli, Wales, 28-30 November 2013

Area 51 - Hard Rock Hell, November 2013

Roll Up, Roll Up, Roll Up (Rizlas? ed.) for the greatest show on earth, this certainly encompasses the feeling around the HRH community as “Hard Rock Hell 7 – Cirque De Rock” rolls into its now well established new home … Continue reading

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HAMMERFEST V, Pwllheli,Wales,14-16 March 2013

Hammerfest V, March 2013

Another year, another venue but Hammerfest V goes on with the same spirit that it has done for the previous years. Yes there may have been a number of people complaining about the new venue, the line up etc but … Continue reading

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