acoustic rock

Eric Gales reschedules UK Tour to February 2021

Eric Gales has rescheduled his 2020 UK tour to February 2021 and has added two extra dates at the Brighton Concorde (Feb 3) and the Dover Booking Hall (Feb 4).

The tour follows the release of his album “The Bookends” via Provogue/Mascot Label Group earlier in 2019. The album features collaborations with B. Slade, Doyle Bramhall II and Beth Hart.

Witchcraft to release new studio album “Black Metal” on May 1st 2020

Magnus Pelander’s Witchcraft have existed at the forefront of occult tinged classic rock ever since their formation in the year 2000, when Magnus decided to form the band so that he could record a tribute to his idols Roky Erickson and Pentagram’s Bobby Liebling. The pioneering band has never made excuses for their inspirations, but went on to craft numerous genre-defining classics themselves.

Johnny Casino releases new single “I Scare Myself”

“I Scare Myself” is the latest single from Johnny Casino, out now through Golden Robot Records. It was first brought Casino’s attention by the late great Michael Wilhelm, whom he had the privilege of playing many concerts with; and even recording various songs with. Michael was in San Franciscan band from the 60’s, The Charlatans, with the late and great Dan Hicks, who wrote “I Scare Myself” for his band Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks.

Says Johnny Casino:

King Buzzo to release new studio album “Gift of Sacrifice” on May 15th 2020

King Buzzo, the iconic Melvins’ singer and guitar player, returns with his second solo album, “Gift of Sacrifice”, on May 15th, 2020, via Ipecac Recordings.

The nine-song release finds Buzz Osborne joined by longtime friend and Mr. Bungle bass player Trevor Dunn.

The collection’s first single, “Science in Modern America” can be heard now, below.

Stone Temple Pilots - Perdida

Stone Temple Pilots may have been around for what now three decades, but whereas I can’t deny their passion for their craft and a certain ability, I was hardly ever a fan of their songs with very few exceptions. Likewise, I thought that the late Scott Weiland had an interesting voice and some nice grit to it, but I hardly liked any of the many songs that he sung. Sad but true.

Don Dokken - Solitary

Having heard about DD’s misfortune of losing control of his upper limbs after a spinal surgery not going according to plan, I was surprised to hear my CIE telling me – “hey get this, a new Dokken solo album”… I thought this might be an actual proper pressing of “Solitary”, the second album Don self-released in the middle 00’s. It’s a largely acoustic affair, which has Don collaborating with an impressive array of musicians.

Jonny Polonsky to release new studio album “Kingdom of Sleep” on March 6th 2020

American singer-songwriter, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and producer Jonny Polonsky has announced his new album “Kingdom of Sleep”, scheduled for release on March 6th, 2020.

Ahead of that, he presents the lead single “The Weeping Souls” - listen to the new track below. Self-produced by Polonsky, this album was mixed and mastered by Mike Tholen (Chris Connelly, Revolting Cocks).