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...

Biffy Clyro – Only Revolutions (2010)

Being a long time Biffy Clyro fan, I must say I was initially disappointed with the previous album Puzzle. I thought it was just a bit too ‘wimpy’ compared to the previous three records. ...

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...