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LIVE REVIEWS
 
  • Joanne Shaw Taylor + Virgil & The Accelerators @ The Robin, Bilston, Wolverhampton – Saturday 25th July Review by Woody Virgil McMahon has been making a name for himself over the years as a blues guitarist prodigy and has garnered a lot of respect in the Blues ...
    Posted 7 Sep 2015, 09:11 by Paul Woodward
  • Leddra Chapman @ The Robin, Bilston, Wolverhampton (28/5/15) Review By Woody I was very much looking forward to a show of laid back acoustic driven pop rock and although these one man and a guitar shows tend to ...
    Posted 6 Jul 2015, 09:40 by Paul Woodward
  • Danny Vaughn & Dan Reed @ The Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton – Wednesday 1st April 2015 Review by Woody The concept behind this tour is basically to take two one man and his guitar storytelling shows which happening increasingly frequently lately and put them onstage at ...
    Posted 13 Apr 2015, 07:52 by Paul Woodward
  • Soley Mourning @ The Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton – Saturday 28th March 2015 Review by Woody Tonight’s local openers Hightale are a new name to me but they seem to have a loyal local following. The lead singer proudly wearing his Wolves ...
    Posted 13 Apr 2015, 07:50 by Paul Woodward
  • Gun @ The Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton - Wednesday 25th March 2015 Review by Woody Birmingham based opening act Klasside open up for Gun tonight. They do seem an appropriate sounding band given the evolved sound of the recent Gun albums and ...
    Posted 13 Apr 2015, 07:48 by Paul Woodward
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Articles and Features
  • PreHistoric Animals PreHistoric Animals are a new prog duo from Sweden, they have a couple of singles out, ‘Burn The Ground’ and ‘One Day Came A Ghost’. Now normally the word ‘Prog ...
    Posted 25 Jan 2016, 08:05 by Paul Woodward
  • Melodic Times January - Woody's Melodic Rock and AOR News Round Up Stuff by Woody Grand Slam the band originally fronted by Phil Lynott in the mid-eighties shortly before his untimely death have reunited for a live show at the Robin ...
    Posted 14 Jan 2016, 04:23 by Paul Woodward
  • My Top 40 songs of 2015 Issa – Ghost Inside My HeartFind Me – Did You Feel Any LoveFM – Call On MeCorvus – When You Love SomeoneBlood Red Saints – Best Of MeMackenzie Porter – I ...
    Posted 13 Jan 2016, 04:49 by Paul Woodward
  • Melodic Times December - Woody's Melodic Rock and AOR News Round Up Stuff by Woody Firefest have announced their return via a short teaser video clip. No details are known at this time other than it will happen in 2016. Although the ...
    Posted 14 Dec 2015, 09:55 by Paul Woodward
  • Melodic Times November - Woody's Melodic Rock and AOR News Round Up Stuff by Woody So Survivor are back in business, they have recruited new young vocalist Cameron Barton, who has big shoes to fill replacing Jimi Jamison who sadly passed away ...
    Posted 14 Dec 2015, 09:48 by Paul Woodward
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 ALBUM REVIEWS
 
  • The Darker My Horizon - 'Acquiesce' (Independent) Review by Woody I’m a little bit late to the party with the review of The Darker My Horizon’s debut album Acquiesce but with the band still ...
    Posted 25 Jan 2016, 10:30 by Paul Woodward
  • JoyFocus – ‘Random Access Digital Audio Hersey’ (Atomic Monster Records) Review By Woody One of the great sides to the Internet is it opens you up to so many more opportunities to hear bands mainstream media or ...
    Posted 21 Jan 2016, 13:02 by Paul Woodward
  • Equator – ‘Fire’ (Independent) Review By Woody Norwegians Equator are a relatively new and young AOR band although ‘Fire’ is actually their second release. I have to admit as the initial pumping synths ...
    Posted 14 Jan 2016, 05:11 by Paul Woodward
  • Frail Sincerity – ‘S/T’ (Shining Records) Review by Woody Frail Sincerity are a new blues based hard rock band put together by Neil Haworth from N.W.O.B.H.M band Legend. Haworth ...
    Posted 14 Jan 2016, 05:02 by Paul Woodward
  • Ram – ‘Svbversvm’ (Metal Blade) Review By Woody The oddly titled ‘Svbversvm’ is the fourth full length release from Sweden’s Ram. They create unapologetic screaming metal that is straight out of the ...
    Posted 14 Jan 2016, 04:53 by Paul Woodward
  • Silver Mountain – ‘Roses & Champagne’ & ‘Breakin’ Chains’ (Cherry Red Records) Review by Woody So with a band name like Silver Mountain you’d guess the people in this band would be Rainbow and Ritchie Blackmore fans, and ...
    Posted 14 Jan 2016, 04:43 by Paul Woodward
  • Legion - 'Solace' (Z Records)Review by Woody‘Solace’ is the swansong from Legion, the eighth album in as many years from the prolific song writing partnership of guitarist Vince O’Regan and ...
    Posted 23 Nov 2015, 07:40 by Paul Woodward
  • EofE - 'S/T' (Cream Records) Review by Woody I’ve been aware of young Dudley rockers EofE for some time now and they have been a band in steady evolution as they experiment ...
    Posted 23 Nov 2015, 07:30 by Paul Woodward
  • Ian Toomey - 'Ascension' (Metal Nation) Review by Woody If you’re a fan of old school NWOBHM you’ll know Bitches Sin and of course their lead guitarist Ian Toomey and ‘Ascension’ is ...
    Posted 23 Nov 2015, 07:21 by Paul Woodward
  • The Summit - 'Higher Ground' (Pride & Joy Records) Review by Woody The Summit are quirky rockers who mix seventies hard rock influences with strong pop sensibilities, think a mash up between Led Zeppelin and The ...
    Posted 23 Nov 2015, 06:38 by Paul Woodward
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INTERVIEWS
 
  • Steve Brown of Trixter Trixter rose to fame in the early nineties with hits such as ‘Give It To Me Good’, ‘Surrender’ and ‘One In A Million’. But when the rock scene shifted drastically ...
    Posted 6 Jul 2015, 09:56 by Paul Woodward
  • Gianluca Firmo of Room Experience Italy has become a little bit of a hotbead for emerging AOR and Melodic Rock bands in very recent years. Another Italin song writer to emerge this year is Gianluca ...
    Posted 6 Jul 2015, 09:52 by Paul Woodward
  • Jani Liimatainen of Cain's Offering Finnish melodic metallers Cain’s Offering release their second album Stormcrow via Frontiers Records on May 18th, six years after their debut. MR’s Woody caught up with founder ...
    Posted 6 Jul 2015, 09:48 by Paul Woodward
  • Jim Peterik (Peterik/Scherer, Survivor and Pride Of Lions) AOR song writing hero Jim Peterik has just released a new album with vocalist Marc Scherer. Risk Everything was released on April 20th on Frontiers Records and showcases Peterik ...
    Posted 12 May 2015, 14:20 by Paul Woodward
  • Chris Impellitteri (Impellitteri) Guitarist Chris Impellitteri rose to fame in the late eighties when the young guitar virtuoso was compared to the likes of Yngwie Malmsteen. The title track from the first full ...
    Posted 12 May 2015, 14:17 by Paul Woodward
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