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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 ...

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 ...

The Last Great Dreamers, Psychobabylon and LoGOz – Trillians, Newcastle Upon Tyne 22nd April 2018

David Wilson

Another night, another trip to The Toon for a gig. What a life I lead, eh? Tonight was another ...

Wayward Sons – The Riverside, Newcastle Upon Tyne 21st April 2018

David Wilson

The more eagle-eyed amongst you will have spotted me having something of a moment about Wayward Sons at the ...

The Dead Daisies The Amorettes – Manchester Academy 12th April 2018

Darren Thompson

On a typical dreary evening in Manchester (Mr Corabi’s words not mine! Well he said the weathers always shit ...

Hard Rock Hell AOR 6 Day 2 – Camp HRH, 9th March 2018

David Wilson

Day 2 started very nicely, to be honest A good rest followed by a spot of breakfast was just ...

Hard Rock Hell AOR 6 Day 1 – Camp HRH, 8th Match 2018

David Wilson

It’s festival time again, and first on the Rock-Zone UK each year is the annual pilgrimage to North Wales ...

Amplifier – Sheffield Academy 2, 25th March 2018

Justin Buckley

With a tour name like, ‘You Pick The Set – We Just Want To Tour’, it promises to be ...

Skid Row, Toseland and Bad Touch – Manchester Academy 2, 14th March 2018

Justin Buckley

After waiting for far too long to finally see Skid Row, with some pretty ample support from Bad Touch ...

Twisted Illusion, Tomorrow is Lost, Vice and Fear Me December – The Railway, Gateshead 8th February 2018

David Wilson

The first night of Twisted Illusion’s first headline tour saw me visit a new venue foe me, The Railway ...

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Things of Interest

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 anĀ 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 involveĀ  trying to see through the musical ...

Maverick – “Cold Star Dancer”

David Wilson

Time and again we keep being told they don’t make bands like they used to. I’m really never sure exactly what people mean by that but have to assume that what is meant is that those saying it may be quite blinkered in their choice of listening. Come on, admit it, we ...

The Last Great Dreamers, Psychobabylon and LoGOz – Trillians, Newcastle Upon Tyne 22nd April 2018

David Wilson

Another night, another trip to The Toon for a gig. What a life I lead, eh? Tonight was another one of those where the city was kind of inundated with gigs but this one was always going to be the winner for me – having experienced the infectious glam/pop/rock/punk/insert own description performances ...

Hard Rock Hell Blues – Sheffield, Sunday 15th April 2018 – Part 1

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 Big Canyon Pontus Snibb’s Wreck of Blues   All photgraphy ...

VEGA – Only Human

Mark Warburton

2018 just keeps getting better and better for album releases with another one ive looking forward to hearing and reviewing, its VEGA with their fifth offering ‘Only Human’ through Frontiers Music. I’ve followed Nick, Tom, James & the boys since the very start of their career, and their debut release ‘Kiss of ...

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