Rising Derby rockers These Wicked Rivers have announced that they will be joined by Manchester-based blues-rock outfit Gorilla Riot as special guests on their upcoming ‘Calm Before The Storm‘ tour in March. The tour takes in some of Rivers’ favourite spots across the UK including Cardiff, Gravesend, Nottingham, Huddersfield, Galashiels and Blackpool. Gorilla Riot will be appearing at all dates except Blackpool, where Blackburn alt-rockers Bastette will […]

Derby’s hard rocking sons These Wicked Rivers have released a new version of fan-favourite bluesyrock anthem ‘Testify‘, available via all streaming platforms as well as on physical CD at shows. The track is accompanied by a brand new video featuring live footage from the band’s hugely successful festival season which includes stand out performances at Steelhouse and Stonedead festivals. First recorded back in 2015, the band have since upped the ante in every dimension, adding new members, new instruments and bigger, better production for the 2022 release. Singer John Hartwell explains: […]

Review: Stonedead Festival 2022 August 27th, 2022 Reviewer/Photographer: Dan Mann This was my third Stonedead Festival (missed the first one), and with each one there is another jump in quality. With an incredible line-up on offer it was one of those “when am I going to eat?” festivals! The stage was bigger, with video screens […]

Derby Southern-rockers These Wicked Rivers have been announced as special guests to Nashville Rockgrass legends Hayseed Dixie on their UK tour this Autumn. They will be joining the tour for 23 of the 27 dates. The tour follows a busy summer for These Wicked Rivers, which sees them in the studio working on the follow up to their critically acclaimed debut album ‘Eden‘, as well as playing festivals […]

Those Damn Crows will be very special guests at Stonedead 2022.  After a successful 12 months that’s seen the band tour extensively and gain a prestigious main stage slot at Download, the Crows are on an upward trajectory and Stonedead are thrilled to be a part of it. The announcement follows on from the addition of Kickin’ Valentina to the line-up. The band have been creating a storm of attention the last few months in […]

The Hot Damn! and These Wicked Rivers have announced a 5 date UK mini tour, kicking off on 24th February at The Pub in Lancaster and culminating at Planet Rock Winter’s End. They’ll be taking in the sights of Lancaster, Newcastle, Cannock, Milton Keynes and Leamington Spa on their travels, bringing a unique blend of tie-dye chaos (The Hot Damn!) and vintage rock n roll (These Wicked Rivers) with them. The dates follow on from the explosive success of The Hot Damn‘s second single ‘I Didn’t Like You Anyway‘ which has wormed it’s way onto the airwaves across the UK with Planet Rock, Kerrang! […]