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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

Joe Satriani to Release 15th Studio Album on Friday 24th July

David Wilson

Legendary guitarist, Joe Satriani, announces plans to release his 15th solo studio album, “Shockwave Supernova”, on Friday 24th July, making him one of the first to utilise the new “Friday, Global Release Day” for music. The album will be released on CD, download and 2 LP vinyl.  Satriani’s World Tour begins 17th September in Europe (US Tour planned ...

The Monkees Announce Rare UK Concert at London Hammersmith Eventim Apollo on 4th September 2015

David Wilson

The Monkees featuring Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork, will perform their first concert in the UK since their sold-out concert at the Royal Albert Hall in 2011.  The concert will take place at the London Hammersmith Eventim Apollo on Friday 4th September 2015. Tickets go on sale Friday 15th May from the 24 hour box office 0844 871 8819 or 0844 249 4300 or by booking online from www.alt-tickets.co.uk or www.eventimapollo.com.

Whitesnake Unleash New Video For “Soldier of Fortune” In Advance of “The Purple Album”

David Wilson

Rock icons Whitesnake have just unleashed a new promo video for “Soldier of Fortune” – a song taken from their forthcoming album “ The Purple Album”. The new ‘Snake album is released by Frontiers Music SRL on Monday May 18th. Whitesnake are set to return with their 12th studio album this spring. The Purple Album will ...

New music video from The Poodles – “The Greatest”

David Wilson

Nobody can do everything but everybody can do something!

H.e.a.t Interview from HRH United – March 2015

David Wilson

Last one of the Hard Rock Hell United 2015 interview list. This one saw us joined by Crash and Jonah from H.e.a.t. – great that they could spare us time as they were under great time pressure as headliners for Friday.  

Eclipse Interview from HRH United – March 2015

David Wilson

Well, I suppose it was inevitable that Wilson would become obsessed with yet another Swedish band. This time it was Eclipse and whilst at Hard Rock Hell United Erik and Magnus were very kind and spent a while chatting to Rock-Zone UK about a number of things icluding backing tapes, The Darkness ...

Serpentine Interview from Hard Rock Hell United – March 2015

David Wilson

Those really rather marvellous guys from Serpentine came along to be put through the Wilson Interview treatment again (must be gluttons for punishment … either that or it was to put the new boys Adam and Owen through the torture?) Either way, the guys talked about their show at HRH, the new ...

Night by Night Interview from Hard Rock Hell United – March 2015

David Wilson

Next on the list of HRH interviews was ight by Night. Those of you who pay attention will remember how much we loved their album, “NxN”, released last year – even Ben Christo remembered how we described “Holding On to Holding On” as the best song of the summer! This festival culd ...

Shaft of Steel Interview at Hard Rock Hell United – March 2015

David Wilson

Those lovely chaps from Shaft of Steel were first on the Rock-Zone UK interview hit list at HRH United this year. In the interview they mention their Youtube lyric video for “Drive” featuring Dennis Ward – you can check it out here, we’re sure you’ll love it!   [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erkvRgjpz0c] Find out more ...

Paul Logue from Eden’s Curse Talks to Rock-Zone UK

David Wilson

Just before the release of the rather fine “Live with the Curse”, Paul Logue was kind enough to talk to David about all things live, the future of Eden’s Curse, magic sunglasses and a whole host of technical magic for those amongst us who combie a love of music with a love ...

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