Hot Bulletins ...  


Anvil return with a brand new album early 2018.  Read all this plus find out what else has been happening in the world of Rock and Metal by reading our News section. 


Don't forget to check out our Gig Guides while you're visiting, to see who's doing what in the weeks / months to come!

CD / Vinyl / DVD / Book Reviews ...

Gypsy Soul - Winners And Losers

Target - In Range

Inglorious - Inglorious II

Bigfoot - Bigfoot

Chantel McGregpr - Lose Control

Cradle of Filth - Cryptoriana: The Seductiveness of Decay

Steelheart - Through Worlds Of Stardust

Myrkur - Mareridt

Other recent reviews: Ensiferum, Black Country Communion, The Dead Daisies, Satyricon, SepticFlesh, Power Quest, A Hill To Die Upon, Phil Vincent, Harem Scarem, Paradise Lost, Pinnacle Point, Snakecharmer, Coldspell, Blind Guardian, The Ferrymen, Ten, Absolva, H.E.A.T., Iced Earth, 7HY, Dynfari, Starsick System, Adrenaline Rush, Taz Taylor Band, Warrant, Backwood Spirit.

The Rock Vows - Volume 123

Your host Barry returns with the The Rock Vows, bringing you "Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed and Something a little bit Bluesy". 


Be sure you check out our popular 'Lovin' it Live' special feature on the show, reminding us all just how great our music can sound performed live.


Without further ado we invite you to join us on the good ship Rock N' Roll as we bring you songs from: Kick, Tokyo Motorfist, Erika, All 4 1, Bulletrain, Mark Slaughter, Eclipse, Overland, Hell In The Club, Gasoline Queen, Goran Edman, Bonfire, Hard Rain, Starsick System, The Almighty, Robin Beck, Talon, Doro, Skarlett Riot, Headcat, Raveneye, Kee Marcello, Unisonic, Europe, Night Ranger, The Murder Of My Sweet, Angel Wings, Unruly Child and Rick Wakeman!    


The Rock Vows - The perfect marriage of Rock & Metal \m/ \m/

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Gig & Festival Reviews ...


Our man Brassy headed into the Toon on a cold Sunday night to check out the legendary WASP in action.  

S.O.S. Festival X (Day Three)

We return for the third and final day of this years S.O.S. Festival with performances from the mighty Power Quest, Fahran, Triaxis and more.

S.O.S. Festival X (Day One)

Celebrating it's 10th year of bringing some of the hottest up and coming rock and metal acts our way, we headed down to Sunny Ol' Manchester for Day One of this years S.O.S. Festival.


Mick Burgess checked out the Skids on their recent UK Tour when they hit the 02 Academy, Newcastle for a night of pure punkish delight.


Interviews ... 

Lord of the Lost

With their new album 'Swan Songs II' fresh out of the starting blocks, we catch up with Gared Dirge to find out more about this latest release and their plans for the future.

Power Quest

We catch up with founding member Steve Williams and guitarist Andy Kopczyk to chat about the new album and the band's return to the scene after their well earned break.

Janet Gardner

With her new self titled album hitting the streets, we catch up with Vixen vocalist  Janet Gardner to find out more.


Rob Herald catches up with Sami Hinkka from Finnish folk-death metallers Ensiferum to find out more about their new album 'Two Paths'.