ALBUM REVIEW: Thundermother – Black And Gold

2022 is the summer that we never had and if you’re looking for a soundtrack for the ultimate summer then look no further than THUNDERMOTHER’S upcoming album, Black and Gold. Black and Gold is THUNDERMOTHER’S fourth album and doesn’t do much to experiment with what they’ve done before but that’s okay because they know who … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Thundermother – Black And Gold

ALBUM REVIEW: Beth Blade And The Beautiful Disasters – Mythos, Confession, Tragedies And Love

It was in 2019 I first came across BETH BLADE AND THE BEAUTIFUL DISASTERS; they had just released their album Show Me Your Teeth and was instantly infected by the energy and undying passion that came across so brilliantly in their no-nonsense sound. They are now due to release their latest record Mythos, Confession, Tragedies … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Beth Blade And The Beautiful Disasters – Mythos, Confession, Tragedies And Love

“I want them to have a song where they feel empowered to be who they are.”

Note: This interview touches upon suicide, abusive relationships and domestic violence; reader discretion is advised. BETH BLADE AND THE BEAUTIFUL DISASTERS are due to return with a brand new album titled Mythos, Confessions, Tragedies and Love. It's an honest, authentic telling that we will all relate to in one way or another. Rock Out Stand … Continue reading “I want them to have a song where they feel empowered to be who they are.”

ALBUM REVIEW: Def Leppard – Diamond Star Halos

It’s been almost a year since the mighty DEF LEPPARD released their Volume Three boxset which contained studio albums from the 2000’s along with some unreleased content. This consisted of some covers from their influences and some recordings of these performed live too. On the back of this the band drawn from their inspirations and … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Def Leppard – Diamond Star Halos

ALBUM REVIEW: The Big Deal – First Bite

Last year our appetites were whetted with a diverse selection of covers from the likes of NIGHTWISH, ABBA and EUROPE all performed by an unknown act. This new group had an instantly memorable name and showed signs of something fresh, interesting and left us hungry for more. Here we present First Bite the debut album … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: The Big Deal – First Bite

ALBUM REVIEW: Unwanted Guest – Grave Metallum

UNWANTED GUEST is the solo project of SEVENTH SON guitarist Dave Fox which is receiving praise from fans and critics alike. If the brilliant sounds from debut album Grave Metallum are anything to go by, it’s easy to see why that is. There’s no messing around when opening with Autopsy. First impressions? There are slick … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Unwanted Guest – Grave Metallum

ALBUM REVIEW: KISS – Off The Soundboard: Live in Virginia Beach (July 25, 2004)

You wanted the best! You got the best! The hottest band in the world, KISS! Thus, the show begins from the second authorised KISS live bootleg in the Off The Soundboard series taken from Virginia Beach. This show originally took place on the 25th July 2004 and featured as part of the Rock The Nation … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: KISS – Off The Soundboard: Live in Virginia Beach (July 25, 2004)

ALBUM REVIEW: Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy & The ConspirAtors – 4

No introductions are needed when you say the names Slash and Myles Kennedy. I had heard them many times with their respective bands, I had heard the odd song from SLASH FT. MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS, yet this is my first time hearing a full-length album from them. The album in question is their … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy & The ConspirAtors – 4

ALBUM REVIEW: Kissin’ Dynamite – Not The End Of The Road

KISSIN’ DYNAMITE are back and it’s clear from their upcoming release Not The End Of The Road that they don’t plan on quitting anytime soon. I have mentioned before they are my go-to band when I need a boost, their uplifting sounds manage to bring me out of some dark holes. With this latest release, … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Kissin’ Dynamite – Not The End Of The Road

ALBUM REVIEW: Eclipse – Wired

I came across Swedish hard rockers ECLIPSE during a time when things weren’t going so well for me mentally, so I have kept this band on the radar since. They have released their latest offering Wired and it’s a great reminder of why I was drawn to this band in the first place. After listening … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Eclipse – Wired