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Spike

FEATURE INTERVIEW: THE SPIKE QUIREBOYS SERIES #2

Marking seven years of interviews with Spike and The Quireboys, it’s time to dig out our archive interviews with Spike and present them for listen again as a story through time. Second stop in this whistle-stop series, this interview from …

Marillion

FEATURE INTERVIEW: MARILLION’S PETE TREWAVAS

In March we called ‘An Hour Before It’s Dark’ as the best album Marillion have ever done. A narrative based on twin-themes of the climate crisis and the pandemic, framed by deeply arresting cinematic music. This interview is taken from …

Spike, Quireboys

FEATURE INTERVIEW: THE SPIKE QUIREBOYS SERIES #1

Our first ‘Band of the Year’ back in December 2015, thereafter twice Band of the Month and four Albums of the Month – The Quireboys. To mark seven years of interviews with the band, I’ll be putting all the Spike …

Andy Timmons

FEATURE INTERVIEW: ANDY TIMMONS

A feature interview on the release of Andy’s sensational new album ‘Electric Truth’ – we also discuss world events, life after the pandemic and the future of guitar music in a vastly changing music world.

As Sirens Fall

FEATURE INTERVIEW: MIKEY ON MEAT LOAF AND THE AS SIRENS FALL HEADLINE RUN

A two-in-one here with Mikey, the charismatic front man of Alumni GMS ‘Band of the Year’ (2020) and ‘Single of the Year’ winners (2019) – As Sirens Fall. For the first interview, Mikey talks about the band’s February headline run …

BLACK LAKES INTERVIEW

FEATURE INTERVIEW: BLACK LAKES – ALBUM COUNTDOWN

An extended 60-minute audio interview with Scott Bradshaw and Dafydd Fuller, talking about the band’s debut album ‘For All We’ve Left Behind,’ which is released on 22 February. Reviewed as our 5/5 January ‘Album of the Month,’ during this interview …

Scarlet Rebels

FEATURE SPECIAL: BANDS AND FANS PAY TRIBUTE TO SCARLET REBELS

A 60-minute special aired ahead of the release of ‘See Through Blue.’ Here fans, festivals and peer group bands pay tribute the Scarlet Rebels. A few tunes from Rebels and also V0id. Tributes include: White Raven Down, Amongst Liars, The …

late night legacy

FEATURE INTERVIEW: LATE NIGHT LEGACY AT WILDFIRE ’21

One of 30 or so feature interviews recorded at Wildfire Festival weekend in July 2021. This was the first aired, from the band that opened the festival. Slightly unhinged and spontaneous, this fun interview done immediately after the band’s set …

Freddie Mercury

FEATURE INTERVIEW: FREDDIE 30TH TRIBUTE

In the week that marked the 30th anniversary of Freddie Mercury’s passing, new generation of rock musicians spoke fondly about the enduring majesty and legacy of Freddie Mercury and Queen’s music. A selection of the speech interviews and anecdotes here …

Amongst Liars

FEATURE: AMONGST LIARS: BAND OF THE YEAR, THE WINNERS INTERVIEW

On Friday 19 November 2021, Amongst Liars were crowned our seventh Band of the Year and, for the first time, the title went to the South East. A band that has grown support with us every Friday through the strength …

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AMONGST LIARS

MAY ALBUM OF THE MONTH – ‘AMONGST LIARS’ Gravity defying. The self-managed band from the sleepy south coast town that is re-writing the rock’n’roll play

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Friday Rock Show: 16 July 2021

The first hour of the Friday rockshow, news and music from a new generation of unsigned and rising bands: Music includes: Skam, The Autumn Killers,

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