Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons are a classic rock band established by the ex motorhead guitarist. They released their first self titled recording, and subsequently performed support slots with mates Hawkwind, GnR and Australia’s Airbourne The band completed a successful headlining tour of the U.K.… Read the rest
Look, I love Kamelot and so should you.
It’s heavy, melodic and without a doubt, they have one of the best singers in the world in Sweden’s Tommy Karevik. Just listen to ‘Under Grey Skies’ below to be amazed featuring Charlotte Wessels from Delain.… Read the rest
One More Weekend are an up-and-coming young rock band who have just recently signed a European deal with Sliptrick Records.
The potential here is quite astonishing. Hard to pigeonhole, they move quite effortlessly through a range of styles.
This is their third video single taken from the debut album and it’s a banger.… Read the rest
Occasionally you come across something that is just……well, great!
This is one of those times.
Canadian singer BK Morrison started posting some videos on Youtube singing to various tracks in his living room.… Read the rest
I feel bad for having just discovered these guys and gals. Motion Device is a Canadian band who play a wonderful blend of Classic Rock, Prog Rock with a touch of power. They are fronted by a young lady called Sara Menoudakis who started singing with the band in 2010 when she was just 9/10.… Read the rest
Actually, Aussie hard rock is a little misleading as The Bombers featured Status Quo’s rhythm section as the basis and starting point of this band. Yes, they were formed in Sydney but basically, the band featured British stalwarts Alan Lancaster and John Coughlin from the mighty Quo.… Read the rest
Aussie Neo Prog legends Aragon are returning soon after a hiatus of around 14 years!
Beginning way back in 1987 with their self-released demo cassette EP “Rocking Horse” Aragon have (inconsistently!!) released wonderful progressive rock in the vein of Fish-era Marillion, albeit a bit darker and rawer.… Read the rest
A lot of misinterpretation follows John Mayer, especially with the classic rock fraternity. Seen as a sometimes pop, sometimes country artist it seems a lot of people are sadly mistaken. John has the ability to rock out and melt hearts at the same time.… Read the rest
Oh……That drum sound is to die for was all I could think when I first heard UK’s Tax The Heat. ‘Change Your Position’ is the latest 12 track beauty from this four piece and it rocks. Formed in Bristol, England, their debut album ‘Fed to the Lions’ hit you like a giant wet salmon to the back of the head.… Read the rest
I love Marillion. Their back catalog is huge and if you have just discovered them then you are in for a treat….but what Marillion. A lot of Marillion fans have split the band in two…..Marillion Fish era and current Marillion.
I personally hate the split and have no intention of driving that spike.… Read the rest
Powderfinger release a documentary for their album The Internationalist
They have also released a special deluxe edition of the album today, featuring unreleased tracks and more. Expanding on the LP’s original 13 tracks – which includes fan favourites The Day You Come, Passenger and more – the new release features 35 songs, including a Live At The Wireless recording, B-sides and demos.… Read the rest
The Ablaze debut album “No Chaser” will officially be released on October the 8th but you can pre-order on iTunes right here, right now. Do yourself a favour and grab yourself a genuine slice of rock.
The band will be celebrating with a live show in Melbourne on October 12th at The Evelyn supported by Screaming Eagles, Echo Del Tusker and One More Weekend.… Read the rest
It was a sad day when Powderfinger announced it was all over in 2010. 7 Albums and a multitude of tours saw the band grow from strength to strength and then suddenly, it was all over. They announced their demise by stating that Powderfinger had said ‘everything they wanted to say’.… Read the rest
People say Steven Wilson has no humour. This has to be one of the biggest untruths in the modern music world today. After witnessing the man live in Melbourne, Australia two years ago my thoughts about Mr Wilson, both the man and the musician, were changed forever.… Read the rest