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DAMNED IF YOU DO – Chris Neighbour and Jon Hoare talk about Damned Nation, the debut album from Trapped In Purgatory

DAMNED IF YOU DO – Chris Neighbour and Jon Hoare talk about Damned Nation, the debut album from Trapped In Purgatory

“Not a reformation but a rebirth,” is how Trapped In Purgatory describe their second coming. - Read More

2020 End Of Year Top Twenty

2020 End Of Year Top Twenty

This seems to come around quicker every year! Despite the fact that 2020 was dominated by coronavirus, it didn’t stop the release of a bumper crop of truly great albums and here’s my favourites... - Read More

STARS IN THEIR EYES – interview with Mihály Szabó of The Moon And The Nightspirit

STARS IN THEIR EYES – interview with Mihály Szabó of The Moon And The Nightspirit

"We play ethereal pagan folk music inspired by Mother Nature. It is a musical journey to the depth of human soul, in search of the long-lost unity and the revival of the eternal link between man and nature." - Read More

A SHOT IN THE DARK – interview with Jonathan Edwards & Rachel Cohen of Three Colours Dark

A SHOT IN THE DARK – interview with Jonathan Edwards & Rachel Cohen of Three Colours Dark

We didn’t have a plan or musical agenda as such though. We just let the music develop as we sparked off each other’s creativity... - Read More

BADGE OF HONOUR – Badge

BADGE OF HONOUR – Badge

"I suppose you could say ‘Supernova’ started really at that first Brofest in Newcastle..." - Read More

WE TEND TO BE A ‘MORE IS MORE’ KIND OF BAND – Dakesis

WE TEND TO BE A ‘MORE IS MORE’ KIND OF BAND – Dakesis

‘Fractures’ is an immense body of work, a perfect blend of progressive metal, power and passion. - Read More

"A BRIT, A YANK AND A NORWEGIAN..." – Reism

“As an album ‘Dysthymia’ really lets the musicians shine...” - Read More

THE LAW OF GRAVITAS - Dead Kosmonaut

THE LAW OF GRAVITAS - Dead Kosmonaut

“I would describe it as a hard rock album that excites me...” - Read More

2019 End Of Year Top Twenty

2019 End Of Year Top Twenty

For the first time ever, as far as I can recall, my favourite album of the year is an instrumental. - Read More

CLOUDBURST – Warmrain

CLOUDBURST – Warmrain

“For me, ‘Back Above The Clouds’ is a healing tool. Every single person can relate to this – there isn’t one single person who doesn’t know what it feels like to experience loss." - Read More