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supernova-electric superstar Kaleb McKane announces new EP

Kaleb McKane’s spellbinding musical sojourns are explored in detail on his fresh 3-track EP (out July 27th 2018) titled “Universe in Reverse.” On this latest recording, the wunderkind meditates on the birth and death of a multi-sequined universe. With a melodic base and refined lines and tones, the songs will take the listener on an experiential journey that enters the…

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VOIVOD Announce New Album “The Wake”; Announce European Tour Dates

Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD are not only celebrating their 35th band-anniversary, but have also just wrapped up studio-work for their upcoming new studio album entitled “The Wake”. Expected for a late September worldwide release via Century Media Records, “The Wake” is the highly anticipated successor to 2013’s “Target Earth” album and the 2016 mini-album “Post Society”. VOIVOD drummer Michel…

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God is an Astronaut at the Club Academy, Manchester.

Normally a 3-piece band, God is an Astronaut tours with 4 members, the Kinsella (twin) brothers, Niels & Torsten, Lloyd Hanney and Robert Murphy. Their style is hard to pin down crossing between post-rock, space rock and, some might consider, ambient. For me space rock is Hawkwind and ambient is elevator or phone ‘on hold’ music so I’ll stick with…

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The Dead Daisies – Burn It Down Tour, Part 2, Backstage Werk, Munich.

I’m pleased to say that Firebrand were given 2 bites of the cherry on this tour with this second bite taking place at the largest of the Backstage, Munich venues, Backstage Werk. This isn’t a venue I’ve been in previously although I have visited the 2 smaller venues within the complex which, combined, look like something out of Scrapyard Challenge….

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The IoW Festival approaches…..

With just a few weeks to go this years’ IoW Festival will soon be under way. Traditionally the first of the Festival Season’s events will take place between the 21st-24th June and this year is its 50th Anniversary party. With a line-up that includes Kasabian, Liam Gallagher, Depeche Mode and the Killers I doubt that even inclement weather (which is…

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Stevie Nimmo Trio (+1), ‘Sky Won’t Fall’ Tour; Eastwell Village Hall, 07/04/2018

Stevie brings his ‘new’ band to a tiny rural village in North Leicestershire for a night of ‘Stevie’ in their diminutive, but tidy, village hall. The Trio, now a quartet since having young Dave Devlin on guitar duties as Stevie fell off his push bike whilst cycling with his children last year. It has failed to heal so now there…

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Magnum at Leamington Assembly, with the Rebecca Downes Band.

This is Magnum’s Road to Eternity tour in celebration of the release of their new, and 20th, studio album ‘Lost on the Road to Eternity’ which was let loose on Magnum fans in January this year. Before Bob Catley and co. come along we have the very amiable, and very talented, Rebecca Downes Band to get thing going. Rebecca Downes…

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HRH PROG VII ADDS JETHRO TULL’S MARTIN BARRE AND MORE AMAZING BANDS TO ITS ALREADY AWESOME LINE-UP!

HRH are proud to announce further acts, chosen by the HRH community, who’ll be rocking at HRH PROG VII between Thursday 15th-18th November 2018. HRH are particularly delighted to announce Martin Barre as Thursday’s headliner. Martin Lancelot Barre became lead guitarist for the legendary Jethro Tull back in 1968 and remained with the group ‘til Tull disbanded in 2012. Martin…

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Sumo Cyco ‘No Sleep! No Surrender!’ UK Tour, Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes, 15/03/2018

Canadian Alternative/Punk Rock band, Sumo Cyco have just embarked on their 2018 No Sleep! No Surrender! UK tour with the equally as nuts, Skarlett Riot filling the support slot. Milton Keynes meant a 40mile dash straight from work down the notorious A5. Not as bad a journey as I expected, saw me sat in the pub enjoying a pre-show drink…

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