An Interview with Andy Bell of Ride & Oasis

The 1990s UK music scene is highly revered and with good reason. Bands such as Ride, Oasis, Hurricane #1, and Beady Eye ran the proverbial musical gamut, and at the center of all these groups, at one point or another, was guitarist, bassist, and songwriter, Andy Bell.

Grappling With Insanity: Reviewing Riku(戮)’s Single, “Rin Pun”

In reality, the woman is beautiful but societal pressures, and unrealistic expectations of beauty callously mounted into, and shotgunned out through a myopic zeitgeist have left the young woman nothing more than a hollowed-out husk.

The Stone Roses & The Birth Of The Madchester Scene

The Roses were highly influential, and a slew of other bands formed or altered their sound after The Stone Roses hit the scene. Bands from the newly born “Madchester Scene” included The Charlatans, Inspiral Carpets (who Noel Gallagher was a roadie for ), and even The Happy Monday’s, even though they formed in the mid-80s, but their most successful albums came in the wake of this whole scene.

An Interview with Keith Rankin of Orange Milk Records

Keith has run Orange Milk for over a decade with his good friend Seth Graham. Orange Milk is known as one of the hardest working labels in the scene, putting out numerous releases every month in various formats. If you want to learn more about Orange Milk check out the interview below with Keith.

An interview with John Illsley of Dire Straits

While Dire Straits may have laid down the proverbial gamut for FM Radio, and Mark Knopfler was given a lot of credit for that feat, it’s important to remember that as a founding member of the band, the ever-steady, John Illsley’s fingerprints are all over the music of Dire Straits, music which has come to define a generation of Rock music. John’s musicality and rhythmic interplay were integral to the success of the band in the late 70s, and 1980s.

An Interview with Steve Hackett of Genesis

Recently, we had the pleasure of speaking with veteran guitar virtuoso, Steve Hackett. Among other things, we touch on what he’s been up to during the lockdown, his early career with Genesis, the development of his guitar technique, his newest music, and what he’s looking forward to most once COVID-19 breaks.

An Interview with Mick Box of Uriah Heep

What bands do you think of when the discussion of the British Hard Rock invasion of the 70s comes up? Zeppelin? Sabbath? Deep Purple? What you probably don’t hear enough of is Uriah Heep.

Traversing The Distance Inward: Analyzing in\error’s Debut EP, Death By Design

Death By Design further serves to showcase in/error as a young band on the verge of burgeoning greatness and acts as a harbinger of things to come for in/error. If you’re new to the band, now is the time to get in on the ground floor, as soon enough, in/error will be soaring to heights previously unknown.

An Interview with Chuck Wright of Quiet Riot

Veteran bassist, Chuck Wright’s career dates back to the 70s, with his trendsetting Progressive Rock outfit, Satyr. Gleaning all the knowledge he could from his early Progressive, and Fusion leanings, Chuck cut his teeth on the circuit, and eventually found himself in a position to join burgeoning Heavy Metal outfit, Quiet Riot, as they were recording their seminal 80s smash record, Metal Health.

Stage Freight: Uncovering Ten Cult Rock Albums Of The 1970s

We’re blowing the lid off some forgotten gems, and running roughshod over boring FM Radio, and in doing so, we’re hitting that sweet spot…you know…that itch you’ve been trying to scratch, but can simply never reach.

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