Articles by Andy Little
Friday’s five-venue line-ups should well and truly get the Desertfest party spirit underway.
Seattle’s Walking Papers sophomore album sees the band flex their song writing craft further for a display of finely tuned hard rock.
Calexico’s expansion into a septet and the coast of Northern California all make positive contributions on their wide ranging ninth album.
Andy Little had a chat with Harriet and Dom from Black Moth in which they tell all about what influenced their new classy third album ‘Anatomical Venus’.
The 40th anniversary of Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers L.A.M.F. the lost 77 mixes should ensure its place in Punk/Rock ‘n’ Roll’s history.
Black Country Communion return for a triumphant display of classy, epic classic rock.
Orange Goblin and friends deliver generous amounts of top quality rock riffage to the festive shindig at Camden’s Electric Ballroom.
Flat Worms debut sneeringly thrills with buzzsaw guitars, overspilling feedback, and Indie punk energetic overdrive.
Royal Thunder flame the fires of impassioned Alt-rock intensity and loudness at the Boston Music Room, in London. Performances like tonight will only increase the confident voices of approval by those already in the know, and the growing awareness of how special this band are. Don’t delay. . . put Royal Thunder on your “To See” list. Now!
The return of the ex-Pistol Paul Cook led The Professionals is an enjoyable set of punk rock anthems, aided by the help of an impressive set of guitar playing friends and admirers.
Get ready everyone, Black Moth are back! Stocked up with riffs of massive raise-the-horns destruction. . . With the imminent release of their upcoming Anatomical Venus album they showcase an exciting new heavier sound for their ‘Moonbow’ single release at London’s Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen.
Adam, Dave, and Tommy of Twelve Boar rather kindly obliged to explain further life in a band in the 21st century, thoughts on whether there is a future for rock music, top tips for quenching thirsts, and, of course, the making of their latest offering ‘No Forgiveness’.
Savage Messiah hark band to a pre-thrash heavy metal era for their third, and best, album to date. Fans of Accept, post thrash Metallica, Armoured Saint, and Iron Maiden may find a new band to love.
Comeback surprisers The Professionals led by Paul Cook delight the crowd with a mix of old and new rebel rousing anthems.
Kadavar’s latest release ‘Rough Times’ finds them reacting to the current world climate with a satisfying heavier, brooding, fuzzed up tone.
A blues infected update reflecting on modern times inspires Living Colour’s first album in eight years.
‘Mermaid punks’ Monster Treasure’s second album is fully filled with fuzzed up buzzsaw guitars inter-wined with drifty floating in air vocals to create sonic haziness.
Board party metallers Twelve Boar’s cabin for some ”Hellspeed Truckin” on their third album ‘No Forgiveness’, where everything is indeed rockin’.
Nate Bergman from Lionize informs Echoes and Dust on the influences, ideas, and making of new album ‘Nuclear Soul’ and taking on a professional wrestler.
Clutch apprentices Lionize have grown their mane to come of age with a thrilling classic rock album.
Eclectic riffs galore by Lionize, Limb, and Gevaudan, at Camden’s Our Black Heart.