Review: TAO – Prophecy Tarot Label Media (October 15th 2021) Reviewer: Jason Hopper British melodic hard rock band TAO have arrived and released their debut album ‘Prophecy’.  The band has some things in common with another melodic rock band, Adrenaline Rush. Both singers (Karen Fell and Tave Wanning, respectively) sound similar and both had albums […]

US Prog Metal Project Pyramid have released their new official video ‘Stigma‘, feat. Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens and The Harps’ vocalist Andry Lagiou. ‘Stigma‘ is taken from the project’s upcoming album ‘Validity‘, coming out worldwide on November 5th via Sleaszy Rider SRL, featuring also Fates Warning’s Mike Abdow. Lance Sawyer states on the project: “This is a Prog Metallers paradise of its own raw and wild nature. It’s foundation is built […]

Three-times British Blues Awards nominee, London-based soul-bluesman Mississippi MacDonald releases the tasty second serving from the banquet of his forthcoming album, ‘Do Right, Say Right’ (released 19th November 2021, on APM Records). Released today, 15th Oct, ‘It Can’t Hurt Me’ follows on from ‘I was Wrong’, continuing Mississippi MacDonald’s heartfelt, successful, quest to blend classic Blues and soul with fresh material and modern life. “It’s not musical archaeology,” says Mississippi, “It’s authentic and celebrates a rich, fantastic tradition. It’s soul-blues, and you’ve got to put your best into it.” Norman Darwen, writing for Blues In The South, praised Mississippi’s“… very fine blues performance, a little like a Jimmy Reed number reinterpreted […]

It is with great regret that Massive will once again have to postpone our UK and Ireland tour this month. This is due to the escalating Covid situation in Australia. Despite having vaccinations, paying for work visas and following all the directions given, our special work related travel exceptions were denied. This is heartbreaking, this is all we live for and it is especially hard this time as the world is opening back up, […]

Review: Wild Freedom – Polarize Wormholedeath Records (October 22nd 2021) Reviewer: Jason Hopper Hailing from Barcelona, Spain, Wild Freedom return with their second album ‘Polarize’. The band label themselves as a metal band in their biography, but that is an oversimplification. This album takes some melody twists and turns that I did not expect, which […]

Stepping into the brand-new Marshall Studio with legendary producer Chris Sheldon (Foo Fighters, Gun, Feeder), Bad Touch have recorded a rocking cover of The Allman Brothers Band classic ‘Midnight Rider‘. Vocalist Stevie Westwood said, “The original is one of mine and Chris Sheldon’s all-time favourite songs, and I’m thrilled with how our version came out. It’s got harmonies out the wazoo, it’s heavy, dirty and Rob’s guitar solo is a […]

Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Beth Hart is pleased to confirm Arielle as her very special guest on her October and November 2021 UK tour dates at Bournemouth International Centre (Oct 25), Warrington Parr Hall (Oct 27), Cambridge Corn Exchange (Oct 29), York Barbican (Oct 31, sold out) and Bath Forum (Nov 3).  Tickets are available from  Audiences can look forward experiencing more of Beth’s breath-taking emotionally charged live shows including songs from her latest albums ‘War In My Mind‘ and ‘Fire On The Floor‘. Beth continues to vow audiences all over the world with her unique performances and astounding voice. Previously, she sold out the prestigious Royal Albert Hall in London. This performance was later released on DVD and Blu-Ray.  Beth Hart – October/November 2021 UK Tour Bournemouth, International Centre Monday 25 October 2021 Warrington, Parr Hall Wednesday 27 October 2021 Cambridge, Corn Exchange Friday 29 October 2021 York, Barbican (SOLD OUT) Sunday 31 October 2021 Bath, The Forum Wednesday 3 November 2021 BETH HART RESCHEDULED MARCH 2023 DATES ALL TICKETS REMAIN VALID Birmingham, Symphony Hall Thursday 9 March 2023 Newcastle, City Hall Wednesday 15 March 2023 London, Palladium Friday 17 March 2023 Solo Performance London, Palladium Saturday 18 March 2023 Full Band Performance Official Website YouTube Facebook Twitter Instagram