@Newcastle Think Tank?, May 22 2015 It’s no secret that over the years the music and values that hardcore punk is all about have taken a back seat: whether you’re straight edged with a tattoo to prove it has become more important. This fashion-led outlook has aggravated a lot of hardcore bands who’ve dedicated their […]
@Newcastle O2 Academy, May 21 2015 With more than 20 years in the game, American punk legends Goldfinger have hit the road again, with the rumour mill going into overdrive surrounding an upcoming new album, which would be their first since 2008.
It’s that time of the week again when we round up the very best in new (and old) rock and metal. We dig out a Deep Purple live set from the early 70s and check out Babymetal’s hotly tipped debut. There’s new music from The Amorettes (pictured), War and hardcore heroes Gallows. We review and rate new […]
It’s that time of the week when we round up the very best in new rock and metal. And we welcome the return of retro rockers The Vintage Caravan, old stagers Whitesnake (pictured) and power metal heroes Cain’s Offering. There’s new music from Attention Thieves and a throwback pop metal set courtesy of Nelson. We review […]
@Newcastle O2 Academy, May 8 2015 Those who can remember the period in question will recall that 1995 was a bleak time for British melodic rock. Gone were the days when AOR-coated goodness soundtracked a generation of MTV-raised 20-somethings as grunge cast its ubiquitous shadow over the fast-changing musical landscape.
It’s that time of the week again when we round up the very best in new rock and metal. There’s a bumper helping of Magnum live and a career-spanning collection of Nashville Pussy (pictured) classics. We review and rate new music from Thea Gilmore, Spitfire and Soto. Plus we run the rule over Brit newbies Heartbreak Remedy […]