Hard rock juggernaut HALESTORM are delighted to announce plans for their December 2019 Australian headline tour, presented by MJR Presents by arrangement with UTA. Recently in Australia for the second annual Download Festival Australia, they will return down under with special guests Black Stone Cherry to bring the ruckus!
Review by Peter Coates Black Stone Cherry are still Chris Robertson (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Ben Wells (lead guitar, backing vocals), Jon Lawhon (bass guitar, backinisg vocals), and the brutal John Fred Young (drums, backing vocals), and this 6th studio record sees the band repeating the production duties in the Barrick studio in Glasgow KY, … Continue reading Album Review : Black Stone Cherry – “Family Tree”
Review by Pete Coates Fresh on the heels of Black Stone Cherry’s recent trips to Australia, first as support to Steel Panther, and then on their first headlining tour of some smaller club venues, the band took some time out to spend two days recording a set of their favourite blues tracks, from the artists … Continue reading EP Review : BLACK STONE CHERRY – Black to Blues
Review and photos by Peter Coates The somewhat dated, chrome steel and neon lit Metro City seemed a perfect location for the flashy, trashy, lewd and crude beast of risqué cabaret and vaudeville that is a Steel Panther show, and with the packed house still streaming through the doors, southern US rockers Black Stone Cherry … Continue reading Live Review : Steel Panther + Black Stone Cherry at Metro City, Perth – June 23, 2016
Black Stone Cherry has some sweet (as cherry pie) news – their tour dates in June 2016 have been rescheduled. While that doesn’t SOUND like awesome news… it most definitely is, as they have been shifted to main support slot on the Steel Panther tour. Double your dose of US rock in one night!.
Photos & Review : Peter Coates From the grungy opening chords of The Way of the Future all the way to the heartfelt soulful close of The Rambler, this is an album that wears its heart right on its Southern Frock-coat sleeve. The fifth full-length release from Kentucky born and bred rockers Black Stone Cherry … Continue reading Album Review : Black Stone Cherry – ‘Kentucky’
Black Stone Cherry commented on the making of Magic Mountain stating, “Not since before our first album have we felt the freedom and confidence that we felt while writing and recording this album. After touring the world behind three previous albums that we are extremely proud of, we feel this album best captures the live energy, honesty and vibe that encompasses our true musicianship.”
Review by Pete Coates – facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography KRIS BARRAS BAND – DEATH VALLEY PARADISEMascot RecordsRelease Date 4th March 2022 Steamrolling out of the end of 2021, the Kris Barras Band have announced their brand-new album, Death Valley Paradise, along with their most anthemic, call-to-arms song to date, My Parade. The new album produced this time by … Continue reading Album Review : Kris Barras Band – Death Valley Paradise
Review by Peter Coates – www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography THE GEORGIA THUNDERBOLTSCAN WE GET A WITNESSReleased – 15th October The Georgia Thunderbolts are riding high. Having just been featured by Rolling Stone, who compared their “lean, muscular songs” to artists like Blackberry Smoke, The Steel Woods and Lynyrd Skynyrd, the band has “a full tank of gas and … Continue reading Album Review : The Georgia Thunderbolts – Can We Get A Witness
Review by Peter Coates – www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography ROBERT JON & THE WRECKSHINE A LIGHT ON ME BROTHER Release Date – 3rd September 2021 Last Light on the Highway was one of my absolute favourite reviews of 2020, and the band one of the many great discoveries of the year, so it was terrific to find a new … Continue reading Album Review : Robert Jon & The Wreck – Shine A Light On Me Brother
Review by Peter Coates – www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography NEW WAVE OF CLASSIC ROCK – VOLUME ONE Released – 23rd July 2021 The NWOCR group was set up in Oct 2017 by a bunch of like-minded music lovers in the UK who felt at the time there were many new bands coming through playing new music influenced by … Continue reading Album Review : New Wave Of Classic Rock – Volume One
Review by Peter Coates – www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography Revival Black are a classic sounding hard rock band, striking out of the cultural heartland that is Liverpool, England sometime in 2018, out of the ashes of Black Cat Bones.
Review by Peter Coates – www.facebook.com/InsideEdgePhotography Mixing the twang of country music with the hard-hitting stomp of rock & roll, Canada’s Cory Marks makes his debut with Who I Am. Full of autobiographical storytelling, guitar-driven anthems, drinking songs, and breakup ballads, Who I Am is rooted in the influence of his hometown in Ontario. Whenever … Continue reading Album Review : CORY MARKS – Who I Am