THRASH slaughter's coming to Belfast in September with Onslaught, Gamma Bomb and Fallen Fate play the Spring and Airbrake.

The date for this Distorition Project coup is 29th September. Price and ticket details to follow.

Read more...

 
IN November a small-time production crew going by the name of MTV will be dragging their preening princes and princess of pop-tastic stupidity over to Belfast for the MTV Europe Music Video Awards

Now forget that stupidity and put the really important date in November in your diary.

November 5th - and the BELFAST ROCK AND

Read more...

 
WARNING: THE FOLLOWING RANT HAS SWEARIE BITS AND SELF-INDULGENT WAFFLING/PARANOIA...

ARE you sitting comfortably? Well you shouldn't be! You should be looking at your 'net favourites to see is there anything that an innocent wee child could be offended by should they 'encounter it'.

You should be outraged!

Have

Read more...

 

The Darkness have reformed and will be touring the UK including a trip to our fair shores with gigs in the Ulster Hall in Belfast and the Olympia in Dublin ,  they were always a bit like Marmite some people love em some people hate em but no one can argue that they breathed new life into Rock Music and brought it back to the masses in a form that was fun  and lets face it thats what good olde Rock 'N Roll is about .

 

Last Updated (Tuesday, 28 January 2014 10:29)

Read more...

 

Our Balatty caught up with the legendary rocker Robb Reiner from Anvil  check it out now on the live sessions player at the following address.

http://www.rockradioni.co.uk/listen-in/live-sessions-player.html

 

Last Updated (Wednesday, 08 June 2011 17:59)

Read more...

 
OK, it’s not really de rigeur to review free sampler CDs, but they are a good way of introducing you to new releases, new bands, etc. and as such I feel their role is vastly under-rated. Hence, the reason I’m going to devote the first part of this ‘ere little conglomeration of wordage to the

Read more...

 

We are pleased to announce we have teamed up with the guys at RadioBee to allow our listeners to download the free promo version of their software (and of course listen to Rock Radio NI , works with most phones (iPhone comming soon!)

Read more...

 

Our pals over at Sister Marko took on a tour of the mainland with gigs in England and Wales. They made a video on their travels documenting life on the road which if you click read more you can view but  be warned  there is some explicit language, semi naked (hairy) men and parking tickets ! (although if your on here your probably not that easily offended with any of that!) .

Read more...

 

image

A great photoshoot with Lurgan metal band DOWNCOIL.

Photshoot was based in Lurgan, from out in the street to down in the Lurgan Castle Dungeon.

image

Read more...

 
A new Ronnie James Dio compilation is due out through Sanctuary on June 6.

Callled ‘Mightier Than The Sword’, this double CD spans his entire career, from Elf to Heaven & Hell.

The full track listing is:

CD One:
1. Carolina County

Read more...

 
In nearly 30 years of writing about the Belfast music scene, I’ve conveyed possibly every emotion that it is possible to commit to words – anger, love, hate, compassion, fury, desire… add your own as applicable. Very rarely, however – if ever – have they all possibly been contained in one piece and one

Read more...