Skynyrd: By Royal Appointment

The band was not excited by the prospect of having their photo taken on a chilly English January morning.


Mission Accomplished

Beautifully crafted pop ballads and big hard rock riffs burst from the speakers like stars colliding in the cosmos.

On The Right Track

Blues maestro Joe Bonamassa has released his official video clip of him performing ‘This Train’.


The sound is big, the riffs are humongous. His guitar playing is inventive and explosive while his vocals hit the spot every time.

Bonamassa Shines in The Big Apple

Live albums are a bit like Marmite, some people like them and some don’t. Personally I like a good live album and the latest offering from Joe Bonamassa is as good as it gets.

Paradise Rocks

It exemplifies the generous spirit of the people who populate this Gaelic-speaking island. Visitors can be assured of three things: a welcoming hand of friendship from the locals, great music and great craic.

No Ordinary Joe

Over the next two hours he serves up a sumptuous feast, seducing the audience with flawless guitar playing delivered with passion and panache.

Smoke Alarm

As the magnificent Blackberry Smoke prepares to embark on their latest UK tour, I wanted to share this excellent article about the band that features an interview with Charlie Starr. It was written… Continue reading

Fame Game

“For London-based soul singer Lynne Jackaman Muscle Shoals represents the Promised Land. She is about to begin a journey that she has been planning all her adult life, a pilgrimage to her musical Mecca.”

Gospel According to Abraham

“They were just an exceptional band and exceptional people. They’d give their right arm for you. Leon and Billy are gone, that’s really difficult for me to accept. They were absolutely the salt of the earth.”