Ghost – Ceremony and Devotion

Having caught Ghost in the last few years during the touring cycle for their third album, Meliora (and follow-up EP Popestar), I was amazed this most visual of bands hadn’t officially released any live material. While they still haven’t got a full-length film to their name they do now have a live album, the appropriately... Continue Reading →

The Darkness – Pinewood Smile

15 or so years ago The Darkness appeared on the British music scene as if from nowhere (actually Lowestoft) with a refreshing bast of uncynical, upbeat, knowingly silly, hard rock that saw them headline festivals and even release a Christmas single that has stood the test of time. Since then they've had their ups and... Continue Reading →

The Delta Bombers – Self-titled

Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, The Delta Bombers are a rockabilly quartet steeped in the history of the style. While I first encountered them via a high energy live set supporting Tiger Army at the second 2017 Octoberflame show their most recent, self-titled, album, presents a slightly different, but none-the-less impressive side of the band.... Continue Reading →

Speakeasy – Lost Souls

Mod revival supergroup Speakeasy returned in November 2017 with a third full length album, Lost Souls, on the Heavy Soul Records label. Following on from Trouble and their self-titled debut the album continues their trend of mixing classic rock 'n' roll with elements of mod, punk and soul. The band is made up of members... Continue Reading →

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