The screening was follow by a wonderfully open and honest Q&A with Comic Strip Presents creator, actor and Producer of Bad News, Peter Richardson and Nigel Planer. Who could ask for more Alan…Sorry I mean Vim?
Genre: ROCK Label: GOODTOGO Release date: Out Now Line up: Erja Lyytinen. – Vocals, guitars. Kasperi Kallio. – Keyboard, Hammond. Tatu Back. – Bass. Liro Laitenen. – Drums. Track-list: Snake in the Grass Cherry Overdrive Another World Hard as Stone Wedding Day Miracle Torn Break my Heart Gently Finnish guitarist Erja Lyytinen […]
Originally from Montreux Switzerland, Daxx & Roxane are four childhood friends who packed their rock n’ roll dreams in their bags and booked a one way ticket to London to pursue a musical career.
Something You Love, an album highlight also ticks the boxes that make the blue collar men nob and sob into their beers as he sings about running into an old friend, swapping stories, having a few drinks etc… The company has closed he finds out, budget cuts and setbacks so it’s time to get out there and do… something you love! Springsteen would be proud!
With no less than half of the songs from the new album included in the set, the band are currently playing to packed houses with a setlist that proves just how current they remain.
There is absolutely no let up for the next ninety minutes, blending thrash and punk, as Kyle Thomas bounds around the stage showing off the obvious influence, both in vocal style and stage presence, he had on Phil Anselmo prior to the release of Pantera’s ‘Cowboys from Hell’.
It’s a wonderful collection of anecdotal tracks that provide just enough grit to appease your classic rock fans and more than enough Americana to placate those that miss the sounds of the late great Tom Petty.
We were very conscious that it wasn’t going to be everybody’s cup of tea and it would turn a few heads, but I suppose that shock factor element was partly intentional.
Words & Pictures: Adrian Hextall \ MindHex Media There aren’t many bands whose last output was some 25 years ago that can pack out a venue like the Roundhouse not once but two nights in succession. The Sisters of Mercy are not however your average band going through the motions on the nostalgia circuit. They […]