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Issa – Run with the Pack

Mark Warburton

Run With the Pack” is Issa Overseens‘fifth studio album, and as with her previous releases this another quality slab of melodic ...

Dan Reed – The Cluny 2, Newcastle upon Tyne 16th September 2017

David Wilson

Over the last seven years, I have seen one man perform live more than any other. In fact, I ...

Wayward Sons – Ghosts of Yet to Come

David Wilson

You know that feeling when one of your favourite bands comes to end? Yeah that feeling of “What now?”, ...

Martina Edoff – “We Will Align”

David Wilson

There are some who like to suggest rock in all it’s various pigeon holes is dead … or atthe ...

Twisted Illusion – Insight to the Mind of a Million Faces

David Wilson

Well who would have thought it? 48 ½ years on this planet and still finding new and exciting music ...

Joe Matera – Heart of Stone EP

David Wilson

You’ve got to love social media and the internet. In amongst the bile filled hate and pictures of kittens ...

Palace – “Master of the Universe”

David Wilson

Now the regular readers amongst you will know that I don’t hide my love of a certain era of ...

C.O.P. UK – No Place for Heaven

David Wilson

Sometimes, just sometimes, you get the chance to hear a band that hits you so hard that you are ...

Def Leppard – “Def Leppard”

David Wilson

1987 saw the eighteen year old me fall in love. That year saw the high water mark for “hair ...

Whitesnake – “The Purple Album”

David Wilson

I really feel for David Coverdale – no matter what he does, some “fans” are never satisfied. “Not as ...

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Things of Interest

HRH AOR VII ADDS 15 MORE ACTS

David Wilson

HRH have announced the final 15 acts who’ll be joining the line-up for their pedal to the metal celebration of Adult-Oriented Rock: HRH AOR VII, at Camp HRH between Thursday 14th and Sunday 17th March, 2019. This brings the total line-up to 41 hand-picked artists, all chosen by the fans and HRH Community – ...

Europe Release Music Video for single ‘The Siege’

David Wilson

Europe are pleased to announce the premiere of their new video for “The Siege” taken from their critically acclaimed album “Walk The Earth”, which was recorded at legendary Abbey Road Studios in London during the spring of 2017.  Produced by Grammy winner Dave Cobb (Rival Sons, Chris Stapleton, Jason Isabell) it was released on October ...

Janet Gardner of Vixen Launches UK Mini Tour in May

David Wilson

Janet Gardner, best known as the lead vocalist of the legendary all-female rock group Vixen, has just announced a string of UK dates in support of her critically acclaimed self-titled debut solo album. “It was definitely time for me to get back to the UK,” states Janet. “We’ve gotten a great response ...

Jizzy Pearl, Doomsday Outlaw and Emperors of the Wasteland – Think Tank? Newcastle Upon Tyne, 3rd May 2018

David Wilson

Another night, another show (ooh get me, just like being a rock star). Tonight was all about Jizzy Pearl visiting Think Tank in Newcastle. A 3 band set and curfew meant for an early star (plus I had an interview arranged with Phil and Indy from Doomsday Outlaw) … so early that ...

Stevie Nimmo Hard Rock Hell Blues

David Wilson

Apologies to Steveie Nimmo as the last post revealed a bit of a hiccup with the images. These are Ange Cobham’s shots from Hard Rock Hell Blues the other week from the spectacular set from Stevie   All photography copyright 2018 – Ange Cobham/Cobspix

Hard Rock Hell Blues – Sheffield, Sunday 15th April 2018 – Part 3

David Wilson

Rock-Zone new addition, Angela Cobham, covered the Sunday of Hard Rock Hell Blues in Sheffield. All that attended confirmed this was up to the usual HRH standard of aesomeness. Hope you enjoy Angela’s photographic record of the day. This time we have Sugarman Sam and the Voodoo Men first Black Thunder Revue ...

Hard Rock Hell Blues – Sheffield, Sunday 15th April 2018 – Part 2

David Wilson

Rock-Zone new addition, Angela Cobham, covered the Sunday of Hard Rock Hell Blues in Sheffield. All that attended confirmed this was up to the usual HRH standard of aesomeness. Hope you enjoy Angela’s photographic record of the day. First up … Catfish’s main stage set King King   All photographs Copyright Angela ...

RSO – “Radio Free America”

David Wilson

RSO finally release their first full album since getting together musically and personally in 2013 (released 11th May 2018) and it is an absolute stormer of a record. Would you expect anything less from a band consisting of an American rock icon, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Songwriters Hall of Famer, ...

Crimes of Passion, Tri State Corner and Luke Gasser – Trillians, Newcastle upon Tyne 2nd May 2018

David Wilson

I never thought when I was a small child (yes, I was small once thank you) first getting hooked by the wonders of rock and roll that I would reach such an age as i have that it would be possible to still be discovering new bands and music that would fast ...

Tri State Corner “Hero”

David Wilson

On this incredible journey (yeah, I know, too many occasions when I have been unfortunate to catch sight of some dross laden reality show), I get sent some incredible stuff to check out and provide some thoughts on. So many, in fact, that it does involve  trying to see through the musical ...

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