Reviews

PREACHER – Aftermath (Independent)

PREACHER – Aftermath (Independent)

An eight-piece progressive band from Scotland, Preacher neatly straddle the divide between old-school progressive rock and contemporary progressive metal. - Read More

VARDIS – Red Eye (SPV)

VARDIS – Red Eye (SPV)

‘Red Eye’ marks the band’s first album of new material since ‘Vigilante', and Steve Zodiac and bandmates Terry Horbury and Joe Clancy have put a vast amount of effort into ensuring that it’s a worthy addition to the Vardis catalogue. - Read More

ROBIN GEORGE AND DANGEROUS MUSIC – Painful Kiss (Angel Air)

ROBIN GEORGE AND DANGEROUS MUSIC – Painful Kiss (Angel Air)

Singer, songwriter, guitarist producer… All hats worn by Robin George, but somehow – despite even being on the cover of Kerrang! way back when – the Midlands wonderkid never really got the breaks he deserved. - Read More

GIN LADY – Call The Nation (Bilocation Records)

GIN LADY – Call The Nation (Bilocation Records)

‘Call The Nation’, Gin Lady’s third album, sees the band in almost obscenely good health. - Read More

COMEDY OF ERRORS – Spirit (Independent Release)

COMEDY OF ERRORS – Spirit (Independent Release)

In essence, what you have this time round is a one-track album, as ‘Spirit’ is dominated by its title cut. - Read More

ACE FREHLEY – Origins Vol.1 (SPV)

ACE FREHLEY – Origins Vol.1 (SPV)

Somewhere in the cosmos there must be an alternate universe in which Ace Frehley is huge. Face it, the Space Ace was always the coolest member of Kiss. - Read More

COLLATERAL DAMAGE – LEMMY KILMISTER: LIFE BEYOND MOTÖRHEAD by Alan Burridge (Iron Pages)

COLLATERAL DAMAGE – LEMMY KILMISTER: LIFE BEYOND MOTÖRHEAD by Alan Burridge (Iron Pages)

‘Another Lemmy book?’ you’re probably thinking? Well, this one’s different for two reasons. - Read More

TILES – Pretending 2 Run (The Laser’s Edge)

TILES – Pretending 2 Run (The Laser’s Edge)

Apparently the tale of a man disillusioned by betrayal, the album weaves its story over two at times challenging but ultimately rewarding discs which ebb and flow between the beautiful and the belligerent; - Read More

KIAMA – Sign Of IV (Tigermoth)

KIAMA – Sign Of IV (Tigermoth)

Kiama – the name is actually derived from the ELO song ‘Kuiama’, although you’d be forgiven for thinking the band plucked it from a map of Australia – is nothing short of a seminal gathering of talent; - Read More

OXYM – Passing Through Gateways (Independent)

OXYM – Passing Through Gateways (Independent)

Like so many great bands of the time, Oxym had a fair few songs up their collective sleeves and ‘Passing Through Gateways’ is a romp through this back catalogue recorded by the band as it is now. - Read More