Rockshot Mag

Twist And Shake With The Detroit Cobras In Chelsea

Anyone with a bit of knowledge about London and its surroundings probably does not expect to find a concert venue under a football ground in Chelsea. However, last Sunday, we went to Stamford Bridge to watch a rock'n'roll show at the amazing venue Under The Bridge....

Florence + The Machine Strike It Intimate

Florence + The Machine have today announced a short series of tiny shows across the UK and US next month, no doubt to showcase material from their hotly anticipated fourth studio album following the surprise release of brand new track Sky Full Of Song, which appeared...

Little Steven Bringing The Disciples Of Soul Back To The UK

Stevie Van Zandt, aka Little Steven, is headed back to the UK and Ireland with his 14-person band The Disciples Of Soul. The singer, guitarist, actor, radio host, activist, and founding member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band returns less than 12 months after his...

Pinkshinyultrablast Release In The Hanging Gardens Remix & Tour Dates

Russian shoegaze band Pinkshinyultrablast have shared a new remix of their song, In The Hanging Gardens, by Ice Choir (Kurt Feldman), in celebration of their 10 year anniversary. The original, released on February 23rd, has a strong electronic influence, however this...

Gang Of Four Release Complicit EP

Highly influential, Gang of Four have released a new EP, Complicit. Co-produced by the band’s Andy Gill, alongside Ben Hillier (Blur, Depeche Mode) and Ross Orton (M.I.A., Arctic Monkeys), the EP includes previous singles Lucky and Ivanka (Things You Can’t Have), with...

Frank Turner Announces Be More Kind 2019 UK Tour

Frank Turner has announced details for the Be More Kind 2019 UK Tour - a string of arena dates running through early 2019, which will also take in Alexandra Palace on February 3, 2019. The details arrive ahead of Turner’s eagerly anticipated new album Be More Kind,...

Incubus Point Their Magic 8-Ball At Europe

Multi-platinum alt-rock icons Incubus celebrated the 20th anniversary of their major label debut album in 2017 with the release of  their eighth studio album, itself entitled 8. And following it's success, peaking at number 4 on the US album charts, the rockers will...

British Summer Time Hyde Park Adds More Stars And More Access

The line-up for the second weekend of this year’s British Summer Time Hyde Park has grown with the announcement of special guests for Michael Bublé (13th July), Bruno Mars (14th July), and Paul Simon (15th July). The annual festival has also introduced new innovations...

Hooverphonic Is A True Celebration Of Genres

It feels like the start of a school performance. The layout of wooden chairs, the fog machine, even the smell of the Islington Assembly Hall are reminiscent of the years when the youthfully talented would perform in front of their overly proud parents - camcorders in...

Tremonti Release Video For New Single Take You With Me

Tremonti have released the first official music video for their fourth full-length album, A Dying Machine, set for release worldwide via Napalm Records on June 8. Take You With Me, the second song released from the album, is now available on all streaming services....
But Which One Is The Real David Kitt?

But Which One Is The Real David Kitt?

It was a triumphant night in Belfast for David Kitt. The room had fed off the music coming from the stage; the artists on stage had reciprocated. Kitt had come to the city with his new album, Yous, but the night had been shared between this latest addition to the...

Bad Wolves and Diamante Release Surprise Duet

Following a tease on socials earlier this week, Bad Wolves reveal Hear Me Now featuring Diamante, which is out now on Spotify. The suprise duet sees Bad Wolves’ frontman Tommy Vext and Diamante join forces in a powerful display of intertwined vocals on the soaring...

Twist And Shake With The Detroit Cobras In Chelsea

Twist And Shake With The Detroit Cobras In Chelsea

Anyone with a bit of knowledge about London and its surroundings probably does not expect to find a concert venue under a football ground in Chelsea. However, last Sunday, we went to Stamford Bridge to watch a rock'n'roll show at the amazing venue Under The Bridge....

Hooverphonic Is A True Celebration Of Genres

Hooverphonic Is A True Celebration Of Genres

It feels like the start of a school performance. The layout of wooden chairs, the fog machine, even the smell of the Islington Assembly Hall are reminiscent of the years when the youthfully talented would perform in front of their overly proud parents - camcorders in...

Arcade Fire Deliver Everything Now At Wembley Arena

Arcade Fire Deliver Everything Now At Wembley Arena

Arcade Fire end the second night of their Wembley Arena run with a traditional New Orleans-style second line parade. Joined by that city’s Preservation Hall Jazz Band, they perform David Bowie’s Rebel Rebel while making their way through the crowd. As with everything...

The  Sheepdogs Are All Breeds Of Rock N’ Roll

The Sheepdogs Are All Breeds Of Rock N’ Roll

Canadian quintet The Sheepdogs are an eclectic bunch. Visually they sit somewhere between 1970s Lynyrd Skynyrd and a Clint Eastwood western. Musically they offer a fun, modern twist to the classic southern rock of The Allman Bros. Yet, similarities aside, if there’s...

Greta Van Fleet Carry You Back Where You Come From

Greta Van Fleet Carry You Back Where You Come From

Elton John famously buys every new album released each week. So he’s got a pretty good idea of the new music that’s out there. He’s not half bad at spotting fresh talent, either: Ed Sheeran, Rag’n’Bone Man, and next-big-thing Anne-Marie are just some of the artists...

Melancholic Hymns Ring Out From Arcane Roots

Melancholic Hymns Ring Out From Arcane Roots

When Arcane Roots announced that they will be playing at Sheffield’s iconic Leadmill as part of their UK tour, a big fat cross quickly went up in my calendar – this was one show not to miss. And boy, did the trio from London deliver on the night. The perfect...

The Penny Black Remedy A Tonic For The Times

The Penny Black Remedy A Tonic For The Times

On a chill, wintry afternoon, Keith M Thomson and Marijana Hajdarhodzic of The Penny Black Remedy, meet me in the illustrious Groucho Club, in Soho, central London. Over coffee, they discuss their obsession with making death funny and how Imelda May might just be...

But Which One Is The Real David Kitt?

It was a triumphant night in Belfast for David Kitt. The room had fed off the music coming from the stage; the artists on stage had reciprocated. Kitt had come to the city with his new album, Yous, but the night had been shared between this latest addition to the...

Abi Wade Releases Reasonable Doubt

Abi Wade is a musical collaboration between limbs, strings and vocal chords. The cello is the backbone to her songs, however, the Brighton based musician is no ordinary solo act and uses her instrument in a unique way; using it as a percussive instrument; hitting it...

Indoor Pets Are Escaping Into The Outside World

Bands change their names for all sorts of reasons: different lineup, new sound, copyright infringement lawsuits, or somebody else has already nabbed it. For Indoor Pets it was none of the above. Known as Get Inuit until late last year, the quartet made the change...

Fontaines D.C. Boys In The Better Land

Fontaines D.C. comprise Grian Chatten (Vocals), Conor Deegan III (Bass), Carlos O'Connell and Conor Curley (Guitars) and Tom Coll (Drums). They met as a quintet in Dublin, influenced and driven in equal measure by the rich history of their hometown’s counter-culture,...

Bad Wolves and Diamante Release Surprise Duet

Following a tease on socials earlier this week, Bad Wolves reveal Hear Me Now featuring Diamante, which is out now on Spotify. The suprise duet sees Bad Wolves’ frontman Tommy Vext and Diamante join...

Gang Of Four Release Complicit EP

Highly influential, Gang of Four have released a new EP, Complicit. Co-produced by the band’s Andy Gill, alongside Ben Hillier (Blur, Depeche Mode) and Ross Orton (M.I.A., Arctic Monkeys), the EP...

Pete Yorn & Scarlett Johansson Have Bad Dreams

Nine years on from their first collaboration, New Jersey native Pete Yorn and Hollywood A-lister Scarlett Johansson have returned, following up 2009 album Break Up with a new EP entitled Apart. The...

Welles Give Us Rock ‘n’ Roll

  Rock ‘n’ Roll is the new single to be released by Arkansas musician Jesse Wells AKA Welles. An irresistible melting pot of sweaty riffs, psychedelia and classic song writing, Rock ‘n’ Roll is a...

Laura Marling And Mike Lindsay Introduce LUMP With Curse Of The Contemporary

LUMP, an album created by Laura Marling and Mike Lindsay, is due for release on 1 June and will be supported by several live shows on the days thereafter. The LP has been preceded by the song Curse...

Tremonti Release Video For New Single Take You With Me

Tremonti have released the first official music video for their fourth full-length album, A Dying Machine, set for release worldwide via Napalm Records on June 8. Take You With Me, the second song...

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Release Talking Straight

Melbourne’s Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever have announced that their highly-anticipated debut album, Hope Downs, will be released on 15th June via Sub Pop. To coincide with this news, they have...

Goblin Celebrate Dawn of the Dead And Suspiria

Dawn of the Dead (1978) by George A. Romero and Suspiria (1977) by Dario Argento are among the most famous soundtracks composed and produced by Goblin. The music by Claudio Simonetti’s band is known...

Daphne Guinness Releases Riot & The Golden Chord

Daphne Guinness has many strings to her bow. Not only as her name implies, is she an heir by direct descent of the 18th century Irish brewer Arthur Guinness but she is a successful fashion designer,...

The Damned Release Procastination

British punk rock icons The Damned have given the world another fresh taste of their new material with the release of  Procrastination for download/stream on Spotify. Procrastination is  the third...

Photography

Electric Six Fire Up @ Academy Islington

Electric Six Fire Up @ Academy Islington

  The Beast from the East wasn’t going to stop this already rearranged show from going ahead. Electric Six had sold this one out months in advance and the snow didn’t seem to stop anyone’s journey as they packed out the Academy Islington, London. Here is the concert...

Synth Metal Aerobics With Carpenter Brut

Synth Metal Aerobics With Carpenter Brut

If you’re a synthesizer, wailing guitar, thundering drums, 80s horror movie music obsessed type human then you’ve gotta go listen to Carpenter Brut right now! Carpenter Brut is French synthwave artist Franck Hueso who’s currently on tour with latest release Leather...

The Fratellis Have A Sweet Time @ Kentish Town Forum

The Fratellis Have A Sweet Time @ Kentish Town Forum

The Fratellis have been a band I’ve always admired. They seem to have released album after album and I can honestly say I’ve enjoyed every one of those songs. Their upbeat tempo can get you out of a rut and leave you feeling in a great mood. Whistle For The Choir was...

Rock Show & Festivals

Florence + The Machine Strike It Intimate

Florence + The Machine Strike It Intimate

Florence + The Machine have today announced a short series of tiny shows across the UK and US next month, no doubt to showcase material from their hotly anticipated fourth studio album following the surprise release of brand new track Sky Full Of Song, which appeared...

Frank Turner Announces Be More Kind 2019 UK Tour

Frank Turner Announces Be More Kind 2019 UK Tour

Frank Turner has announced details for the Be More Kind 2019 UK Tour - a string of arena dates running through early 2019, which will also take in Alexandra Palace on February 3, 2019. The details arrive ahead of Turner’s eagerly anticipated new album Be More Kind,...