Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa – Don’t Explain

This blog originally appeared on Album On Payday. You’d think, given my history of passing myself off as a guitarist, that Joe Bonamassa would be the main draw for me here. As it turns out, it’s the pipes rather than the strings that made me add this one to the library. I’ve had a funny … Continue reading Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa – Don’t Explain


REVIEW: Doll Duncan – Hurricane EP

London songstress Doll Duncan started building a reputation for slick and emotive pop following the release of her song Roll in 2015, with Ivor Novello winning song-writer Guy Chambers tipping her as a future star. On the face of it then, dropping off the radar for a year to hole up in New York seems counter-intuitive. The decision has … Continue reading REVIEW: Doll Duncan – Hurricane EP

REVIEW: Alter Bridge – The Last Hero

This review was originally written for Alter Bridge are now no longer young upstarts, or indeed middling metal bands, but are making the transition into arena rock behemoths. Whilst in many ways The Last Hero picks up from where Fortress left off, there's no sense of complacency, and in playing to their strengths they've … Continue reading REVIEW: Alter Bridge – The Last Hero