Twenty Years Old (1991)

1991 was a great year. For starters, I was 16 that year – a ripe age for absorbing all sorts of new music and discovering many bands for the first time. It is perhaps ironic then that 1991 was ...

Duff McKagan’s Loaded – The Taking (2011)

I have a lot of respect for Duff McKagan. I think out of the original Guns N’ Roses members he has proven the most interesting. To put it in context – whilst Axl spent 13 years recording a medi...

Halestorm – ReAniMate : The Covers EP (2011)

Lzzy Hale’s voice is immense. There is no other way to put it, she really does set the bar high and then vaults it with every performance. Halestorm are a fantastic live band, and great on record. Th...

Lose Your Illusions

In 1987 Guns N’ Roses released their debut album, Appetite for Destruction and, save for a short EP, their next release wasn’t until 1992. The desire for a new material was huge, and fans...

Slash – Slash (2010)

I am a Guns N’ Roses fan. Not the version which Axl Rose currently parades around the Globe, but the band who were the original line-up. You know, the one that released Appetite for Destruction and L...