Clarence Clemons RIP (1942 – 2011)

I woke this morning to the news that the legendary Clarence Clemons died last night. At 69 he had played with most of the greats and made his mark on music, but will most be remembered as an original...

Download Festival – June 2011

We’ve come back from last weekend’s Download festival and got our breath back. Now we have sifted through the hundreds of photos and are ready to write the words to accompany them. Coming...

Kasabian – Switchblade Smiles (2011)

Kasabian have released their comeback single from Velociraptor.  I can’t make my mind up on it; a bit dreamy psychedelic to start and then Prodigy rip-off drums, with Radiohead guitars. Oh Kasa...

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...

Jane’s Addiction – End To The Lies (2011)

Jane’s Addiction have released the video for their new single, “End To The Lies”, the first new release since 2003. Taken from the forthcoming album The Great Escape Artist, at firs...