They’re out on the road with Kiss this month and on the evidence of last night’s Newcastle set Las Vegas mob Taking Dawn are right at home in the arena environment – we’ve got an exclusive interview with flamboyant frontman Chris Babbit.

There are gigs aplenty right now with the Give It A Name tour hitting the UK, Kill Hannah back on the road and Jason & The Scorchers out and about – we’re looking to bring you news on all of them this week.

Femme Fatale (remember them?) hit this week’s 12@12 and there’s all the latest news and views from the worlds of rock and metal – plus the best of next week’s new releases in Rock Solid.

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