hard rock

Someone I love [Video] Daxx and Roxane!!

Video Exclusive - Dax & Roxane - Someone I love...

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Is the Classic Rock sound making a comeback?

Lancastrian Rockers Massive Wagons charge the charts with new release 'Full Nelson'...

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Heroes Sometimes Let You Down

Fraggle casts a critical eye on newcomers to the Finnish Metal tradition Heroes Don't Ask Why, and their new release 'Sound Of A Broken Heart'...

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When Godsmack’s Legend Stagnates

So just how much have seminal Nu-Metallers Godsmack phoned it in with latest release 'When Legends Rise'?...

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Don’t Get Old, Get ‘Spiritual’! Mr Big [Live]

You're never too old to kick out those jams. Mr Big lay into Shepherds Bush Empire...

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And Time, and Fashion, and Fads: Defying Gravity (Mr. Big)

Age will not wither them, nor gravity hold them down. No frills hard rock from Mr. Big...

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Loitered Lens: Black Star Riders (2017)

Black Star Riders bring their own negotiating power to Europe on an extensive Spring tour. Photos from the Forum...

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Black Star Riders Announce New Sticksman (and Tour Dates)

New drummer, new dates. Black Star Riders bother Europe with a slew of live gigs ...

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Falling Backwards Through Jack Daniels (Soil, O2 Academy)

Soil, Sons of Texas and Liberty Lies blast the plaster off the walls at Islington's O2 Academy...

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Looking for Answers. Finding them. Solas (The Answer)

New approaches from The Answer result in a fresh and fascinating hard rock album...

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Freak Show Candy Floss (Voodoo Vegas)

Voodoo Vegas serve up hard-hitting no-frills rock, killer riffs and shredding solos. ...

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Loitered Lens: Massive Wagons

Massive Wagons leave their London fans feeling dirty and used. In a good way. Photos...

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Bang. Zoom. Crazy… Hello (Cheap Trick)

Classic infectious rock from Cheap Trick - the band Japanese metallers know as The American Beatles...

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Loitered Lens: The Quireboys (Islington Academy, 2016)

A four-headed pile-up of hard rock in Islington saw The Quireboys come out tops. Photos...

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Stoner Riffing from Sunrise to Sundown (Spiritual Beggars)

Hammond organ, heavy riffs and stoner haze - Sunrise to Sundown is what death metallers do to relax...

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Tight in the Corners, Fast on the Straights: Cradle the Rage (Toseland)

Toseland's second album offers no major surprises, but is all the better for that. Review...

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Maybe the world has finally caught up (Skunk Anansie at The Forum)

A triumphant homecoming from Skunk Anansie at the Kentish Town Forum, February 2016. Review...

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Solid musicianship rather wasted: Resurrection Kings

Resurrection Kings' Chas West has a great old-school hard rock voice of the sort you don't hear enough of, and sounds as though he'd excel... given stronger material...

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We get so much respect, but we get jealously too (Thundermother)

Swedish accadacca influenced rockers Thundermother ride the rock lightning....

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Loitered Lens: Black Star Riders (The Scala)

Hard rock riffage at the London stop of the Black Star Riders Killer Instinct tour. Photos...

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Southern Gothic, Magic and Voodoo: Lose Control (Chantel McGregor)

On Lose Control, Chantel McGregor puts the emphasis on riffs, and takes a less-is-more approach when it comes to soloing...

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Love being dirty. Loving sounding dirty (Mother’s Cake)

Austria's hardest rockers talk to Trebuchet after their clamorous European support slot with Limp Bizkit...

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Staying Classy Whilst Skirting the Edge of Cheese (Praying Mantis)

Praying Mantis play polished twin-guitar hard rock, more AOR than metal. It's a long way from NWOBHM, although they were always on the melodic side...

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They’re still here, but have they still got it? (Motörhead)

Motörhead : With their 22nd album Bad Magic, have the legends still got it?...

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Zakk Wylde [Black Label Society] : Interview

I always tell kids that you gotta have passion for whatever it is you're playing. It's easier said than done....

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