Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell dies at 52

May 18, 2017 Mark Rockpit

Iconic vocalist and frontman of a reformed Soundgarden Chris Cornell has died unexpectedly. The band played Detroit’s Fox Theatre hours before his untimely death and ere due to headline day one of the Rock on […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Blondie – Pollinator

May 7, 2017 Mark Rockpit

As a long time Blondie fan I always get rather apprehensive when they release and album especially over the last decade when releases have ranged from the sublime ‘Panic of Girls’ to the awful ‘Ghosts of […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Cyanide 4 – Nekyia

April 29, 2017 Mark Rockpit

There’s a real earthy accessibility and youthful vitality to Greece’s Cyanide 4 and their vintage take on Hard Rock. Take the opening track ‘Restless’ – it’s nothing you haven’t heard before, nothing that you didn’t […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Harem Scarem – United

April 21, 2017 Mark Rockpit

Harry Hess and Pete Lesperence’s Harem Scarem are point blank one of the most underappreciated Rock bands ever to walk the face of the planet, debuting in 1991 a month before Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ didn’t really […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Inglorious – II

April 19, 2017 Mark Rockpit

Classic Hard Rock with huge riffs, soulful vocals and songs that run the gamut from Dio-like swagger to Jagged Edge/Skin style cool. Inglorious’ debut album may have been very good indeed, but album number two blows […]


INTERVIEW: Glenn Hughes

April 10, 2017 Mark Rockpit

Over in Australia and New Zealand in May and June to provide the voice on ‘The Music of Cream’ Tour, the evergreen ‘Voice of Rock’ is back, indeed Glenn has never been busier.  With a fantastic solo […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: One Desire – One Desire

April 10, 2017 Mark Rockpit

There’s a certain Hard Rocking goodness that underlies the classy melodic rock of ‘One Desire’. You might miss it on the slick opener ‘Hurt’ but it’s there waiting to bust through on ‘Apologize’ that follows […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Deep Purple – inFinite

March 31, 2017 Mark Rockpit

With over 120 million albums sold worldwide, Deep Purple are one of the most loved British Rock bands of all time. Over the years of course they have released more than a handful of classic albums so […]

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