The Almighty – Blood, Fire & Love (1989)

I was 14 when The Almighty released their debut album Blood, Fire & Love. They were from Glasgow (like me), played melodic rock music and came along at exactly the right time for this 14-year-old...

Primal Scream – Riot City Blues (2006)

After a number of darker electronic influenced albums, Riot City Blues starts with the fantastic ‘County Girl’, a country-tinged sing-a-long which 1970’s Rolling Stones would have b...

The King of Limbs

When I wrote last week that Radiohead had a new album coming out, I was excited and couldn’t wait to hear and review it. Though since it’s release I have been putting off writing this as ...

Europe @ O2 ABC Glasgow, 17/02/11

Europe has played the UK many times over the past few years. Indeed it was only this time last year when they were in the same venue supporting the same album that we are here to watch again. This ti...

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...