The queue outside HMV on Oxford Street was huge. Stretching down London’s busiest shopping street and full of people wearing denim and leather and sporting some very suspect haircuts. The event? ‘The Quireboys’ signing in-store their debut album ‘A Bit of What You Fancy’. It’s been a hard road for the band up until this point as it’s taken six years of sweat and blood to get to this point but persevere they did and now, in 2014, Spike (vocals), Guy Griffin (guitars), Paul Guerin (guitars) and Keith Weir (keys) help The Quireboys celebrate 30 years in the music business.
Some album releases generate a modicum of interest, some are worthy of column inches in the national press and then there are those that can send a fan base into meltdown. With their first album since 2006’s ‘Falling In Between’, melodic rock and AOR forums have been buzzing with excitement and expectation about the new Toto album.
Now in its fourth year, iconic Gold Coast pop-up festival OZFEST has established itself as one of the premiere events in the Summer calendar. With artists like Illy, The Preatures, Seth Sentry, San Cisco, Allday, Art Vs Science and Kingswood having already bought blistering performances to the stage, organisers have had their work cut out […]