Tag: classic rock

Defy All Reason – versatile rockers from Wales

Wrexham rockers defy pigeonholing The third band that stood out from my last session listening to XRP radio was Defy All Reason. The track played was noticeably Southern Rock, but I have been digging a bit deeper via their Soundcloud page where

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Man On Earth – Rockers from the Big Apple

Introducing “Man On Earth” New York hard rockers Another of three bands heard on XRP radio “tagged” show this weekend, that I decided to write about. Tizzy Shearer does a show where he plays every band in the chat box, plus

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The Relics keeping up Liverpool’s reputation for fantastic music

Merseyside can still churn out great bands The Relics are a fine example of that fact (Not that anybody is likely to be surprised about it of course) I’ve been drifting a bit again with this blog; not really getting

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Progfathers – Genre tribute to the Golden age of Prog

Introducing “Progfathers” Genre tribute to Prog rock’s golden era I found out about this new band via a mail shot sent to subscribers to Pink Fraud’s mailing list. Pink Fraud were the first Pink Floyd tribute band I saw, and

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Introducing Tinyfish – a bit late but here goes

Introducing Progressive Rock Band Tinyfish With thanks to my son for the recommendation It was my son Morton, who has been listening to The Reasoning a lot on Spotify, that told me about this band. I don’t really use Spotify

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68 – 75 funky rocking soulful blues from Atlanta Georgia

Introducing 68 – 75 from Georgia, U.S.A. Atlanta rockers with a barrel-full of soul Wow, it was a productive night for me in the XRP radio chat-box last night as I came away with two excellent bands to tell you

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Paint Box – bass heavy blues rock from Philadelphia USA

Introducing Paint Box, from Philadelphia Almost as soon as any Paint Box song gets going you know it is them. The bass is heavy and funky, like almost no other band of the genre. It’s almost as if Bootsy Collins

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Genuine Aspect – Classical Prog Metal – from Vienna

Genuine Aspect Viennese prog metallers with a classical twist I am a sucker for a genre busting band, if only to hear how someone has combined progressive rock with punk, or Irish folk with metal. Here we have a band consisting

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The Who – tribute bands

It may surprise you to know that there aren’t very many tributes to the Who The Who were, in my opinion the number one band of the sixties. Yeah, I know everyone always goes on about The Beatles, and The

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Open mic nights at the Sandpiper Inn, Ilfracombe

Open Mic at the Sandpiper Inn Ilfracombe Every Thursday from 8.30 pm – 11.30 pm The Sandpiper Inn, in Ilfracombe is now hosting a regular open mic night in their upstairs function room. Hosted by the band Psylum, with Harvey

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