Monthly Archives: February 2019

Reelin’ In The Years, Steely Dan, Steve Winwood

February 26th, 2019|

Resorts World Arena, Birmingham, 23 February How’s that for a tasty line-up? A rare visit to these shores for one of America’s classic 70s bands with support from British rock-royalty, it doesn’t get much better than this! Just a brief visit. though, for Steely Dan - Birmingham is the third of four UK dates [...]

Album Review: Evi Vine – ‘Black Light White Dark’

February 18th, 2019|

(Solemn Wave Records, out Fri 22 February 2019) Over the years, some of the albums that have come to mean the most to me are those that failed to move me on first hearing. Sometimes it there is something deeper that only shows itself after a number of plays. I have to admit that [...]

Album Review: Beast In Black – ‘From Hell With Love’

February 12th, 2019|

A homage to the eighties, memorable melodies and hooks (Nuclear Blast Records, out Fri 8 February 2019) Finnish band Beast In Black have released their second album From Hell With Love, a homage to the eighties, so loved by Anton Kabanen – the founder and driving inspiration behind Beast In Black. From Hell With [...]

Album Review: Holiday Ghosts – ‘West Bay Playroom’

February 9th, 2019|

Capturing that live recording energy (PNKSLM Recordings, out Fri 15 February 2019) With 2017’s promising self-titled debut album safely tucked under their collective belt, Falmouth four-piece Holiday Ghosts have upped the ante on their new release. West Bay Playroom is a breath of fresh West Country air with all the excitement and vitality that [...]

Steam Loco 45596 Bahamas Returns To The Mainline

February 5th, 2019|

Preserved London Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) Jubilee Class locomotive Bahamas has returned to it’s home at the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway in Yorkshire following a 6-year restoration programme. The loco, in it’s British Railway Brunswick Green livery, and carrying it’s BR number of 45596 will also return to hauling steam special charters [...]