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NI ROCKS Recommends "He Saw It Coming" by JACK RUSSELL'S GREAT WHITE
On 27th January, Frontiers Music released new albums from the front-men of two of the 80’s iconic rock bands. One was by former Ratt singer Stephen Pearcy; the other was from Jack Russell’s Great White. Both Ratt and Great White are bands that have suffered their fair share of internal disputes over the ownership of a name. “He Saw It Coming” is the debut release from Jack Russell’s Great White following a legal agreement in 2013 allowing Jack Russell to use that name whilst the other members continued as Great White. I played the track “Blame It On The Night” on the NI Rocks A-Z Show on 24th January, and then followed that up with “Sign of the Times” on the Show the following week.
NI ROCKS Interview with BLAZE BAYLEY
Blaze Bayley releases a new album called “Endure and Survive” in March and kicks off a lengthy European tour in The Diamond Rock Club on 18th February. I spoke to the former Wolfsbane and Iron Maiden singer via Skype on 7th February – this 40 minute interview along with 3 tracks from his new album will be broadcast once the album is available for airplay. In the meantime we have about 13 minutes of the interview, plus a couple of tracks from Blaze’s previous release “Infinite Entanglement”, a Wolfsbane track and something from his Iron Maiden days on the Friday NI Rocks Show on 10th February.
Last Updated (Monday, 20 February 2017 19:29)
ASKING ALEXANDRIA’S DANNY WORSNOP MATURES INTO BLUES/OUTLAW COUNTRY TERRITORY
DANNY WORSNOP MATURES EFFORTLESSLY INTO BLUES/OUTLAW COUNTRY TERRITORY ON ‘THE LONG ROAD HOME’ LONG PLAYER WORSNOP RELEASES VIDEO FOR ‘PROZAC’ & CONFIRMS RAMBLIN’ MAN FAIR APPEARANCE IN JULY Asking Alexandria and We Are Harlot frontman Danny Worsnop matures effortlessly into blues rock/outlaw country territory on his solo debut, ‘The Long Road Home’, delivering an album of real, raw emotion, ...
Krissy Matthews releases new live album ‘Live At Freak Valley’
Krissy Matthews Band are set to embark on a UK tour in March and April to celebrate the release of their first live album Live At Freak Valley. Released by Proper Records on Friday 14th April, the live album was recorded at the Freak Valley Festival in Siegen, Germany on May 27, 2016. It really catches the adrenalin and pure excitement of the band in all their glory. ...
Legendary Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick – AST UK tour 2017
ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO EUROPE UNBOUND TOUR 2017 “…aptly demonstrates Skolnick’s exceptional musical abilities” (Jazz Review) “A wonderful display of rock infused jazz” (Dublin Concerts) “Go expecting the unexpected.” (Times Union) “Alex is not your average, everyday shredding guitarist. In reality, he defies categorization by musical genre.” (Making Music) “Alex Skolnick is that rare thing, a ...
NI ROCKS Recommends "The Vision" by WYCKED SYNN
“The Vision” by Arizona band Wycked Synn is one of two re-releases that we received recently from HighVolMusic; and both are worth checking out. This album was originally released on the Chavis Records label back in 2003. It has now been picked up by HighVolMusic and was re-released on 6th January. I played the title track “The Vision” on the Friday NI Rocks Show on 3rd February.
CAN’T SWIM – ALBUM ANNOUNCE DEBUT ALBUM NEW VIDEO
New Jersey rock band Can’t Swim has announced plans to release a new album, Fail You Again, on March 10th with Pure Noise Records. Today, the band has partnered with Clrvynt.com to premiere a video for the record’s new track, “We Won’t Sleep.” Fans can pre-order the record HERE “The video for “We Won’t Sleep” shows a scenario that a lot of kids go ...
Byzantine launches PledgeMusic campaign for new album, ‘The Cicada Tree’
Byzantine launches PledgeMusic campaign for new album, ‘The Cicada Tree’ The name Byzantine is synonymous with a band thriving in the underground for its whole existence. Heralded as the most underrated band from the New Wave of American Heavy Metal Movement, Byzantine has slowly gained a cult-like following after releasing 5 genre-bending albums. Now, Metal Blade Records has given Byzantine the ...
ANTROPOMORPHIA releases new single ‘Crown ov the Dead’
ANTROPOMORPHIA releases new single ‘Crown ov the Dead’ exclusively via Deaf Forever magazine! ‘Sermon ov Wrath’ out February, 24th! On February 24th, AntropomorphiA returns with their latest collection of gospels of the obscene! Mark your calendars since ‘Sermon ov Wrath‘ is easily the band’s magnum opus as of yet. The Dutchmen have now released the 2nd ...
THE OCEAN launches live video for ‘Rhyacian’!
Germany’s premier post-metal act THE OCEAN has started work on a new album, to follow-up their latest release: 2015′s split EP with Japanese post-rock legends Mono, entitled ‘Transcendental‘. In anticipation of the upcoming full-length record, THE OCEAN has launched a new live video for the track ‘Rhyacian’, which is taken from 2007′s ‘Precambrian‘. Filmed at the Brick by Brick in ...
The Magpie Salute announce fourth UK show due to overwhelming demand
DEBUT UK SHOWS FEATURING ALUMNI FROM THE BLACK CROWES RICH ROBINSON, MARC FORD SVEN PIPIEN, CHARITY WHITE AND FRIENDSUNDER THE BRIDGE, LONDON APRIL 12th – 15th *** FOURTH SHOW ADDED*** DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND Wednesday 8th February 2017: Due to overwhelming demand and just after the recent announcement of their first-ever UK performance, The Magpie Salute, who are spearheaded ...
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