THE STORIES BEHIND THE MUSIC

LEADING THE CHARGE ON A NEW GENERATION OF BANDS SINCE 2015

REcent Interviews

FEATURE INTERVIEW – DANNY VAUGHN HOUR SPECIAL

With so many of us stuck at home, some original audio content during the daytime to hopefully brighten your day.  A brand-new hour special in words and music that will be up online to enjoy for the next few days. …

FEATURE INTERVIEW – CRIMSON STAR HOUR SPECIAL

With so many of us stuck at home, some original audio content during the daytime to hopefully brighten your day and make you smile.  My first feature interview with Rog from the band which we did last week, and it …

She Burns Red

SHORT INTERVIEW: SHE BURNS RED

As part of 2020’s New Year showcase on 68 rising bands, She Burns Red talked about their spring tour and bizarre Christmas presents. A band to watch in 2020.

Hollowstar

SHORT INTERVIEW: HOLLOWSTAR

As part of 2020’s New Year showcase on 68 rising bands, we reviewed the band’s many highlights during 2019 and their goals for the year ahead

Lute

SHORT INTERVIEW: LUTE

As part of 2020’s New Year showcase on 68 rising bands, we did our first interview with this marvellous band about their story to date and plans for 2020.

Fireroad

SHORT INTERVIEW: FIREROAD

As part of 2020’s New Year showcase on 68 rising bands, Richard from Fireroad talked about the bands return in 2020 and the state of the music scene today.

Healthy Junkies

SHORT INTERVIEW: HEALTHY JUNKIES

As part of 2020’s New Year showcase on 68 rising bands, the band spoke from a London taxi about touring the USA and plans for the year ahead. A special rock xylo tune as well for Nina!

At The Sun

SHORT INTERVIEW: AT THE SUN

As part of 2020’s New Year showcase on 68 rising bands, At The Sun spoke about recording and live plans for the year ahead and reflected on the enduring success of the debut album.

Earache Records - New Wave of Rock n Roll

FEATURE SPECIAL: EARACHE’S NWORNR ALBUM

Drawing together a number of recent interview clips with Great Music Stories regulars, I spoke with six acts that appear on the Earache New Wave of Rock N Roll vinyl album – and put the set out as an hour …

Creature Creature

SHORT INTERVIEW: CREATURE CREATURE: 2020 PLANS

As part of my New Horizons interview showcase that starts every new year, this year 68 bands spoke about their plans, hopes and ambitions for the year ahead. Here a first 2020 interview with Brighton band Creature Creature on their …

album of the month

Lynne Jackaman

LYNNE JACKAMAN: ONE SHOT

March Album Of The Month “Being at Muscle Shoals, the distance gives you perspective. It’s given my songs new form, new life, coming here has

Previous album reviews

Major Arcana Part 1 Album Cover Art

TAROT RATS MAJOR ARCANA – PART 1

JANUARY ALBUM OF THE MONTH For some years, the resurgent grassroots rock scene has been firmly associated with the Midlands and North, but the sparkling

Recent show highlights

Fierce Badger!

BADGER ATTACK SHOW!

60 min highlights from the Friday show on 6 December 2019, when despite signal problems the music and interviews kept rolling. Tarot Rats were warming