Rock In Rio – Brazilian music festival that out-rocks even Glastonbury

If you missed out on Glastonbury tickets you might want to consider going further afield next June for festival. Rock In Rio might not be that well known in the UK – but it’s one of the biggest festivals in the world and steeped in history. The original 1985 concert featured headline sets from Rod… Continue reading Rock In Rio – Brazilian music festival that out-rocks even Glastonbury

Local musicians in marathon project to support ill Coventry schoolboy

Local musicians have undertaken a marathon project to support to a seriously ill Coventry schoolboy while highlighting the best in the city’s musical talent. Hillz FM DJ Paul Sanders teamed up with performers Taylor-Louise Thomas and Matt Cattell to perform songs at 24 locations of importance across the city to “showcase the history, present and… Continue reading Local musicians in marathon project to support ill Coventry schoolboy

Music festival secrets revealed as rat poison drugs and corrupt security guards exposed

It’s broad daylight, about two in the afternoon. As masses of youngsters clutching cans of cider pass the car, the man sitting next to me dressed as a security guard casually shoves a 500g ball of wrapped cocaine into his pocket. “So you haven’t even tried to stash it?” I asked, shocked. “Why should I… Continue reading Music festival secrets revealed as rat poison drugs and corrupt security guards exposed

Sam Fender’s debut album launch will see Newcastle music store open at midnight with signed copies

A Newcastle music store is expecting ‘record’ numbers at a late-night opening it is planning for the launch of Sam Fender’s debut album. Beyond Vinyl in Westgate Road will open its doors at a minute past midnight for the September 13 release of the Brit Award-winner’s much-anticipated Hypersonic Missiles which the store will be playing… Continue reading Sam Fender’s debut album launch will see Newcastle music store open at midnight with signed copies

“People will be surprised” – Kasabian’s Serge Pizzorno on his new solo music

For Serge Pizzorno – Kasabian’s guitarist and main creative force – the year 2019 was originally intended to be a quiet one. Having wrapped up a massive world tour last September, the Leicester-based indie-rock giants had scheduled a year-long hiatus to enjoy some much-needed R&R. However, Pizzorno, ever the workaholic, couldn’t help but get back… Continue reading “People will be surprised” – Kasabian’s Serge Pizzorno on his new solo music