Stanley Odd – G2, Glasgow – 13/12/14

I always find that when I try to describe the music of Stanley Odd, I usually end up using the phrase “It’s not as bad as it sounds”. When you explain that it’s politically ch...

Dimebag Darrell: Ten Years on

As I’m sitting here writing this, it’s ten years since Darrell Abbott, better known first as Diamond Darrell, then as Dimebag, died. As founding member and lead guitarist with thrash meta...

Kacey Musgraves – O2 ABC, Glasgow – 08/07/14

A bit of a change of pace for me last night as I went from Black Sabbath at Hyde Park to the ABC in Glasgow to catch country star Kacey Musgraves. Riding high on the success of last year’s Same...

Soundgarden – Hyde Park, London – 04/07/14

When the lineup for Black Sabbath’s night at Hyde Park was announced, what really attracted me were the support acts. Faith No More, Soulfly, Motorhead and grunge legends, Soundgarden. I had mi...