Venue Reviews Headlines

Hard Rock Hell United – Camp HRH Pwllheli, 12th March 2016

David Wilson

Well, how did that happen? Suddenly it was Day 3 and the last day of music for HRH United ...

Hard Rock Hell United – Camp HRH, Pwllheli 11th March 2016

David Wilson

After what seemed like a very short sleep, Friday dawned with weather less Spring-like and more misty mountain compared ...

Hard Rock Hell United – Camp HRH, Pwllheli 10th March 2016

David Wilson

Where did that year go? It only seems like a few weeks since I reported on the annual pilgrimage ...

Dan Reed Network – Newcastle upon Tyne Academy 2, 21st October 2015

David Wilson

Review by Jack Davey On a crisp clear October evening, The Academy 2 in Newcastle was the venue for ...

Space Elevator – Live at The Railway Venue, Bolton 13th December 2014

David Wilson

I think that to start with I should declare that I have something of a soft spot for The ...

Vega and Newman at The Railway Venue, Bolton – 6th November 2014

David Wilson

Now here’s a strange one! I normally ruminate on my gig visits prior to putting finger tip to keyboard ...

Rock of Ages UK Tour – Palace Theatre, Manchester 3rd (6th, 8th and 10th!) May 2014

David Wilson

Right then, just in case anybody might have missed it … Davey boy is just a bit of a ...

HRH AOR 2 (plus a bit of Prog 2 and Blues 1!) – Hafan Y Mor, Pwellheli 20th, 21st and 22nd March 2014

David Wilson

Right then boys and girls. Hands up who likes festivals? Really? All of you? Hmm … let’s try that ...

Grace Solero – “Hundred Years Apart”

David Wilson

Possibly a new name to you, Grace Solero are a band not short on talent – with singer/guitarist Grace ...

Pat McManus at The Railway Venue, Bolton – 24th March 2013

David Wilson

There comes a time in one’s life where a spot of re-evaluation needs to take place….the trouble is I ...

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Things of Interest

Thundercloud Release Single – “Game of Chance”

David Wilson

There are times in this world where the music industry pulls together to create something special ….. this is one of those times. We all know cancer is one hell of a nasty disease, but when it affects dear friends who are loved throughout the music industry and who at the mercy of ...

Ramblin’ Man Fair 2018 – Mote Park, Maidstone

Mark Warburton

Well our third Ramblin Man in a row and the first one of many for Rock Zone UK, at Mote Park in Maidstone, proved to be a brilliant weekend again helped in part by the beautiful weather. Ramblin Man Fair has secured itself on the Rock Festival must attend list, and they ...

Red Spektor – Interview at SOS Festival 2018

David Wilson

Having really enjoyed their set opening up Day 2 of SOS Festival 2018, it was great that the fellas from Red Spektor were able to spend a short while chatting to Rock-Zone Uk about all things Spektor-ish, music and the industry. Make sure you check them out if you like your music ...

JOANovARC – Interview at SOS Festival 2018

David Wilson

After having met up with JOANovARC for the furst time at Hard Rock Hell in November 2017, it was an absolute please sure to catch up for a chat with Laura and Shelly on Day 2 of SOS Festival (not long after they had played an awesome set on the main stage ...

Chris Appleton of Absolva and Blaze Bayley – Interview at SOS Festival 2018

David Wilson

Once again  whilst at SOS Festival 2018 we had a chance to talk to the man who is, quite possibly, the busiest man in rock – Chris Appleton of Absolva and Blaze Bayley. Not just headlining day 2 of the festival, Chris was running around organising as part of the Rocksector Records ...

Big Foot Interview at SOS Festival 2018

David Wilson

The fantastic four from Big Foot (Sam, Matthew, Tom and Mick) joined us ahead of the very special performance on Day 1 of SOS Festival 2018 (Day One review online here) which featured seven (yes SEVEN) guest vocalists just before they announced new man, Sean Seabrook.  We are looking forward to seeing ...

Phil Poole from Doomsday Outlaw at SOS Festival 2018

David Wilson

Phil Poole from Doomsday Outlaw kindly spared a short while with us to discuss things Doomsday Outlaw and the joys of being in a band. Click the link below and sit back and enjoy. Don’t forget to check out the review of their performance on Day 1 of SOS Festival too   ...

SOS Festival XI, Day Two – Longfield Suite, Prestwich 13th July 2018

David Wilson

Thoroughly refreshed, it was time to leave the hotel and make our way back to Prestwich for the second day of SOS Festival 2018 and straight from the off, the day proved an absolutely amazing experience. I lovedoved my first experience of Red Spektor at SOS Festival. Phenomenal is the only word for their brooding ...

SOS Festival XI, Day One – Longfield Suite, Prestwich 13th July 2018

David Wilson

2018 was the 11th running of SOS Festival and the team at Rocksector Records really pulled the stops out this year. The line-up seems to get stronger each time yet the festival never loses any of the factors that makes it one of the best around – family friendly, an atmosphere second ...

MR. BIG – Live From Milan

Mark Warburton

Following on from the release of their 2017 album “Defying Gravity”, Mr. Big set out on a world tour to promote the new release in a live setting. Thankfully I’ve had the pleasure of witnessing Mr Big play live numerous times in their nearly 30 year career, with a personal highlight for ...

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