Review: Axminster – Tightrope EP April 2022 Reviewer: Dan Mann For us Brits the name Axminster brings to mind a brand of carpets, however in this instance, Axminster are in fact a hard rock band hailing from Boston, and that’s Boston, Massachusetts as opposed to Boston, Lincolnshire! As vocalist/guitarist Steve Sera says “yes we named […]

Marcus King has announced the release of ‘Young Blood‘, his new solo album, produced by Dan Auerbach and released August 26 on Rick Rubin‘s American Records/Republic Records & via Snakefarm Records in the UK. Pre-order available: here All hail to Marcus King. The 26-year-old Grammy nominated innovative songwriter and phenomenal performer. Soon to become rock […]

Time to grab those wayfarers, fire up the flux capacitor, jump in the DeLorean and revisit the fun and sunshine of the 1980s with White Spirit. ‘Runaway‘ is the first single from the new album, ‘Right Or Wrong‘, and is accompanied by a lyric video that reflects the carefree, good time vibes of 1981, when Brian Howe’s stunning vocal was originally recorded. ‘Runaway‘ is a time capsule. A pure slice of joyous, melodic rock layered with luscious keyboards, driving guitars, […]

Ann Wilson releases the breathtaking rendition of Queen’s ‘Love of My Life’, featuring vocals from Vince Gill.  Taken from Wilson’s forthcoming album, ‘Fierce Bliss‘, out April 29 2022 via Silver Lining Music. “‘Love of My Life’ is a beautiful song about endless love. It was my honor to duet with Vince Gill on this song; an unforgettable experience for which I’m grateful!” – Ann Wilson Wilson has always enjoyed bringing new life and verve to classic songs, and with Queen’s ‘Love of My Life’ she has helped fashion a definitive version which stands toe-to-toe with the original. “I had the idea for the Queen song ‘Love of My Life’ as a duet, so I just tried to picture who would be ‘the male angel’ that would sing the other part of it,” explains Wilson. “I thought how great the song would […]

When Call of the Wild Festival first burst onto the circuit during its debut year of 2019, it was hailed as the Best New Rock Festival and shortlisted at the UK Festival Awards 2019. Who could’ve known that circumstances would mean waiting a full three years for its sequel as the pandemic put life and live music events on hold? […]