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Album review – LOTUS THIEF ‘Gramarye’

I’d like to think that I am not an altogether shallow individual, but every now and then I do fall for something just because it looks amazingly pretty on the outside. That was the case recently when I spotted the cover art for Lotus Thief’s album ‘Gramarye’ online. That artwork… wow (it’s by Irrwisch, btw). I hadn’t heard…

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Track of the Day: Free To Do Whatever They Say – The Virginmarys

Divides by The Virginmarys is one of my favourite albums of 2016 (check out Darcia Helle’s review here: https://realrockandroll.wordpress.com/2016/05/09/divides-new-album-by-the-virginmarys-is-brilliant/). It’s one of those albums where every track is fantastic and it just gets better with every listen. The songs have thought-provoking lyrics, a punk attitude, and a heavy rock vibe. If you’re a rock fan…

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Track of the Day: Seventh Seal – Flotsam and Jetsam

      The awesome “Seventh Seal” is taken from Flotsam and Jetsam’s latest album—their twelfth studio album—which was released in May this year. Grab a copy on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/flotsam-and-jetsam/id1090880271 Stream on Spotify. Flotsam and Jetsam are currently on a European tour. Check out their website for details. Follow the band: Website: http://flotsam-and-jetsam.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/flotsamandjetsam.official/…

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Track of the Day: Tightrope – Cellar Door Moon Crow

My track of the day today comes from an interestingly named rock band from Sheffield, UK: Cellar Door Moon Crow. The band was formed by brothers Phil & Tommy Goodwin in 2015. They currently have three excellent singles available for free download on Bandcamp: https://cdmc.bandcamp.com Follow Cellar Door Moon Crow: Website: http://cellardoormooncrow.co.uk/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cellardoormooncrow/ Twitter:…

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Track of the Day: Mexicana – Crimson Star

My track of the day today comes from Crimson Star, an English rock band formed in Birmingham, West Midlands in late 2012, comprising James Shaw (guitar, lead vocals), Ross Edgington (drums, vocals) and Roger Ash (bass). Mexicana is a mesmerising track taken from the band’s excellent new EP, “Driven”, which was recorded in September 2015 with well known record producer/mixer Romesh Dodangoda (Lower…