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iiGuitar virtuoso and rock legend, Steve Hackett (formerly of Genesis), is set to release his latest album ‘The Night Siren’ on 24th March 2017 through InsideOut Music (Sony). As implied in the title, ‘The Night Siren’ is a wake-up call… the warning of a siren sounding in this era of strife and division.

Steve comments: “I’m thrilled with this video for the track ‘Behind the Smoke’ from my new album The Night Siren. Director Ivan and the I-Code team have created an extraordinary film here resembling an epic movie! It perfectly matches the song, which laments the predicament of refugees throughout the ages. More compassion is needed in this world for those escaping persecution and death.”

Steve had this to say about the song: “I’m excited by the imminent release of my new album,...

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FORT FEST 2017 Confirms More Bands Including BLACK FOXXES and NORMANDIE!

38a4ab30-ec46-4868-98c7-1b9be8c9c19dFORT FEST has confirmed more names for its second year, championing some of the most talked about up-and-coming bands and becoming the go-to festival to support new music.

The latest additions to the festival are:
Black Foxxes
Big Spring
We Came From Wolves
New Device

Last month saw a huge number of bands announced, confirming that Our Hollow, Our Home, Fort Hope, Skarlett Riot, Grumble Bee, Forever Still, Eva Plays Dead, Seasons, Autumn Ruin, Phoenix Calling, Making Monsters, Massive, The Bad Flowers, The Brink, Apherium, In Dynamics, Oceans and Fires That Divide will also perform across the weekend.

After making its debut in September 2016, Fort Fest will return to Scald End Farm in Bedfordshire for a second year, at the earlier dates of 4th-6th August.


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33a3149c-ac8c-4d30-8a8a-d4c33f7db3ceCamden Rocks Festival are thrilled to announce FEEDER as the headliners of this year’s festival, alongside another 30 bands today confirmed to join the line-up on June 3 rd across 25 venues through Camden Town.

With a career including 25 Top 40 hits, over five million record sales, including three Platinum and two Gold albums, FEEDER returned from hiatus last year in tremendous style.

Celebrating their highest chart position since 2008 with 9th record ‘All Bright Electric’, the album marks their 7 th top 10 charting release, with critics hailing it as the band’s very best.

Speaking ahead of their performance, FEEDER frontman Grant Nicholas says: “It’s great to be playing Koko again as part of Camden Rocks Festival in my old haunt...

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‘GENESIS REVISITED WITH CLASSIC HACKETT’ UK Tour – April/May 2017 – 4 Shows Now Sold Out!

Steve Hackett_Tour poster new SO 2017 F copyThe continuing popularity of former Genesis guitarist and prog legend Steve Hackett is in no doubt as 4 dates on his latest 15-date UK tour have already sold out. They are in Cambridge, Reading, London & Manchester. Tickets for the remaining eleven gigs in April & May are going fast.

It’s 40 years since Hackett recorded his last studio album with prog giants Genesis before leaving the band to embark on his highly successful solo career. That album was Wind and Wuthering. Now Steve and his incredible band celebrate this classic work’s 40th anniversary by treating audiences to thrilling renditions of tracks from the album.

The show features more Genesis gems, including fan favourites such as ‘The Musical Box’, as well as Genesis tracks ‘Inside & Out’ (released on an EP shortly after Wind...

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WOLF COUNSEL To Record Third Album in May, Announce New Shows!

6cf6e886-b9c4-4aad-9a5a-5be69e24c243Switzerland’s doom metal veterans WOLF COUNSEL enter the studio in May, to record their third album, furthermore the band has announced new shows:

“WOLF COUNSEL will record their third album called “Age Of Madness / Reign Of Chaos” in May 2017. The studio session will take place again at Little Creek Studio near Basel/Switzerland with fellow producer V.O. Pulver (Destruction, Pänzer, Poltergeist etc.). This all new seven track album of classic Doom Metal is due for a tentative release in the end of 2017. Another SONIC HAMMER OF DOOM is upon thee!”

Originally a brainchild of the 1990s WOLF COUNSEL finally came into existence in 2014 when two veteran musicians merged their enthusiasm for monumental low-tuned music and a great appreciation of heavy riffs into a new band...

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