Mercury Studios much loved Classic Albums series is returning for three new episodes. Premiering on Sky Arts on 23rd April 2021 with a look at The Who's 'The Who Sell Out', it's followed by Soul II Soul's 'Club Classics Vol 1' on 30th April, and Suede's 'Coming Up. on 7th May.
Legendary rock band Status Quo are coming back to reclaim their position on the live circuit with a brand new tour - The ‘Out Out Quoing’ Spring Tour in 2022 will stop off at The Waterfront Hall in Belfast on 27th February and at Dublin's Olympia Theatre on 28th February.
Shadow Puppet Theatre, (or ‘SPT’ for short), is a 4-piece Malaysian rock band based in Kuala Lumpur. From a musical perspective, they amalgamate both narrative and what they call "the feels": a quintessential element that adds a little sparkle of life into each, and every, musical note they play.
Known for his soulful voice and insightful lyrics, Manchester based singer-songwriter Kirk McElhinney's releases his highly anticipated second album ‘You Are Not Your Past’ on 4th June 2021. The first single from the album ‘Ticking Clock’, is out now across all download and streaming platforms.
Black Sabbath continue their Super Deluxe campaign with the third in the series, 'Sabotage', which is released in 4-CD And 4-LP + 7-Inch Versions on 11th June 2021, via BMG. The updated version of the band's sixth album follows on from 2020's 'Paranoid' and 'Vol.4' upgrades, and features a newly remastered cut plus a complete live show recorded during 1975 tour.
Voodoo Bloo, a powerful NZ based alt-rock act unveil a dark and energetic (part) live performance video to their latest single ‘Her Name Was Human’. Out now via Plastic Groove Records, the track has some notable credentials having been worked on by Gregory Haver (Manic Street Preachers/ Super Furry Animals/Bullet for My Valentine) as mix production adviser.
Anthrax's Charlie Benante has announced a brand new album featuring fourteen tracks and an all-star cast of of the who's who in the thrash, metal, and rock worlds. With all cuts culled from Benante's acclaimed 'quarantine jam video series,' the album is aptly titled Silver Linings and is due out 14th May via Megaforce Records.
Composer Kitt Wakeley has teamed with rock guitar legend Joe Satriani! for new single 'Conflicted'. Written about the "devil and saints" at war in the minds of us all, the track was released on 26th February 2021, and is available to stream or download now.
Adrian Smith and Richie Kotzen have unveiled ‘Running’, the third single to be taken from the eagerly anticipated debut album Smith/Kotzen out on 26th March 2021. A driving, melodic rocker that sees the pair trade off both vocal and guitar licks, it's the third taster to be released from the set.
Louis and the Shakes first made their mark at the start of 2019 with support from the likes of BBC Introducing, Radio X and This Feeling. The four-piece band has since gone back into the studio to create new music, and the first single from the upcoming album of the same name ‘How Badly Do You Want It?’, which was released on 4th March 2021, available across all downloading and streaming services.