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NI ROCKS Recommends "Spreading The Rock n Roll Disease" by CROSSON
“Spreading the Rock ‘n’ Roll Disease” is the debut album from Australian band Crosson – described as post-apocalyptic rock warriors in their PR material or ‘theatrical glam melodic rock” on their Facebook page! The album is released through Metalapolis Records on 7th October. Crosson are clearly influenced by bands such as Kiss, Alice Cooper and The Darkness and there is probably as much focus on the performance as the music. The track “All About The Music” is included on the NI Rocks A-Z Show broadcast on 4th October.
Legendary Guitarist ‘Robin Trower’ 13-Date UK Tour Starts Tonight
Legendary blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter, Robin Trower, best known for his 1974 milestone album “Bridge of Sighs”, 13-date October UK Tour starts at The Waterfront in Norwich on Friday 30 September. Special guest on all dates is the Stevie Nimmo Band. Tickets for all concerts, priced £25, and are available from the 24 Hour Box Office: 0844 478 0898, and thegigcartel.com. Trower’s latest album, “Where You Are Going ...
NI ROCKS Interview with STEVE GRIMMETT from GRIM REAPER
NWOBHM legends Grim Reaper recently released their first new album in almost 30 years. “Walking In The Shadows” was released on 23rd September via Dissonance Productions. I spoke to vocalist Steve Grimmett via Skype on 27th September - about a week before the band heads out on an extensive North American tour.
That interview can be heard on the Friday NI Rocks Show broadcast on 30th September. We talk about the new album and what the future holds for Grim Reaper. The Show also includes four tracks from the new album.
Bad Touch Announce New Album ‘Truth Be Told’ UK Tour Dates
Bad Touch – the 5-piece rock band from Norfolk, who recently supported the Kentucky Headhunters on their critically acclaimed sell-out UK tour, will release their second studio album “Truth Be Told” on Bad Touch Records, with distribution via Cadiz, on Friday 2nd December 2016. To dovetail with the album release, the band will embark on a UK co-headline tour on November 19th with the Australian ...
The Tubes ‘Mondo Pulp’ UK Tour starts 7th October
The Tubes, the San Francisco-based art rock band, whose eponymous 1975 debut album included the rock anthem “White Punks on Dope,” celebrates their triumphant return to the UK with their “MONDO PULP TOUR on 7th October. “We’re thrilled to be coming back to the country that started it all for us,” says the Tubes frontman Fee Waybill. ...
Glenn Hughes ‘Heavy’ New Single
Glenn Hughes is back with a blistering new single off his first new studio Album in eight years, with outlandish vocals and a distinctive style Hughes delivers once again with a powerful performance with echoes of Black Country Communion Hughes is back with a bang! “Heavy” is the first radio single taken from Glenn’s forthcoming album “Resonate” - ...
Dan Reed Network – ‘Fight Another Day’ – March 2017 UK Tour
Dan Reed Network are pleased to announce a nationwide 11-date UK Tour in March 2017 to promote their recent studio album “Fight Another Day”. Tickets are now on sale via - http://danreed-network.com/tour/. Special guests on all dates (except Sheffield) is VEGA. DRN is thrilled to be returning to Europe this next March, says Reed. “Dan Pred, Brion James, Melvin Brannon II, Rob Daikerand I are ...
NEW UPDATE - ROSSINGTON Release New Album in November
Rossington - Gary Rossington, the legendary founding member and guitarist of Lynyrd Skynyrd along with his wife, Dale Krantz-Rossington, whom many call The First Lady of Southern Rock, release the heartfelt, soul-grabbing, bluesy new album Take It On Faith, November 4, 2016 on Loud & Proud Records. The duo has been making beautiful music together for over 35 years beginning when Dale opened for Skynyrd in ’77 while she was singing with 38 Special, then as part of Rossington Collins Band in the ‘80s and then and now as part of the legendary Lynyrd Skynyrd family.
Last Updated (Thursday, 29 September 2016 19:14)
NEWS UPDATE - THE MISSION Release New Video Ahead of Tour Dates
Just ahead of their shows in Dublin and Belfast this weekend The Mission have unveiled a new video for ‘Tyranny Of Secrets’ from the forthcoming new album “Another Fall From Grace”.
“This album is the lost link between The Sisters Of Mercy ‘First And Last And Always’ and The Mission’s ‘God's Own Medicine’” - Wayne Hussey
Last Updated (Thursday, 29 September 2016 18:41)
NEWS UPDATE - BRAND NEW Revealed as Support for BIFFY CLYRO Gigs
Today, Biffy Clyro announced Brand New as special guests to their Irish leg of their tour, playing Dublin’s 3Arena on Saturday, November 26th and SSE Arena, Belfast on Sunday, November 27th. This supports the release of their latest album “Ellipsis”, reaching Number 1.
NEWS UPDATE - Release of Documentary "CAN'T STOP THE SHOW - THE RETURN OF KIX"
Platinum-selling Maryland hard rock icons, KIX will release CAN’T STOP THE SHOW: THE RETURN OF KIX, a two-disc DVD/CD set, October 21, 2016 on Loud & Proud Records. The 71-minute film is an in-depth look into KIX’s decision to record their first new album, 2014’s Rock Your Face Off, in almost 20 years.
Last Updated (Thursday, 29 September 2016 11:53)
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