Rockshot Mag

Uncertain Times from King Crimson

King Crimson has announced the Uncertain Times European tour for 2018. As well as the UK, the ensemble will visit Poland, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Sweden, Norway, The Netherlands, Italy and France. King Crimson are scheduled to play six shows in the UK in...

Myles Kennedy Debut Devil On The Wall

As anticipation continues to build for Myles Kennedy’s debut solo album, Year Of The Tiger, another lyric video is released worldwide. The video for the 3rd track, Devil On The Wall, can be seen below. Myles is known as the lead singer of the stadium rock band Alter...

Ash Return To Infectious Music And Release Islands

Almost 3 years since the release of their last album, Kablammo!. Ash have announced the release of their seventh album, Islands, which will be released on the 18th May and see's Ash back with the Infectious Music label. As well as announcing their return to Infectious...

HAIM Bring Sister Sister Sister To Europe

The sisters three – HAIM – have just announced the UK and European leg of their Sister Sister Sister tour, hitting up venues on these shores throughout June. HAIM will be out in support of sophomore album Something To Tell You, which dropped last summer following a...

Cornbury Music Festival Returns With Alanis Morissette

Cornbury Music Festival returns for its 15th year with a line-up headed by Alanis Morissette. Although last year’s event was intended to be the last, the staple of Oxfordshire’s live music calendar is back at Great Tew Park from 13th to 15th July 2018. Morissette,...

Jamie Lenman Is A Bright White Blaze Live @ Academy Islington

It is a rare musician who can escape being labelled.  There is no simple description for an artist like Jamie Lenman. He has created whole albums of folk and blues, of hardcore (especially with his former band Reuben) and, most recently electro-pop.   What kind of...

The Hold Steady Extend London Stay With Sunday Roast Gig

The Hold Steady have long since sold out their two London shows in March, so they’re extending their visit. The US band, who play Electric Ballroom on 9th and 10th March, are now also hosting a Sunday roast dinner at The Lexington on 11th March before playing the...

For Indoor Pets So Soon Is Now

Get Inuit may have a new name, Indoor Pets, but everything else remains the same. Same members, playing the same songs, with the same wild energy. That’s not entirely true either. They’re starting to release new music, including So Soon. Their first track as Indoor...

Noel Gallagher Takes His High Flying Birds To Blenheim For Nocturne Live

Former Oasis man Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds outfit have been announced as the final act to be added to for this year’s Nocturne Live concert series, which returns to Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire in June. This follows the release of Gallagher’s third record...

The Amazons Conjour Up Black Magic At Cambridge Junction

The Amazons have had a busy 2017, releasing their debut album, being included in the BBC Sound of 2017 and MTV Brand New 2017 lists, and being named a band to listen to in 2017 by NME, The Independent, and Radio 1. 2018 looks just as busy, they're in the middle of a...
Jamie Lenman Is A Bright White Blaze Live @ Academy Islington

Jamie Lenman Is A Bright White Blaze Live @ Academy Islington

It is a rare musician who can escape being labelled.  There is no simple description for an artist like Jamie Lenman. He has created whole albums of folk and blues, of hardcore (especially with his former band Reuben) and, most recently electro-pop.   What kind of...

Ash Return To Infectious Music And Release Islands

Ash Return To Infectious Music And Release Islands

Almost 3 years since the release of their last album, Kablammo!. Ash have announced the release of their seventh album, Islands, which will be released on the 18th May and see's Ash back with the Infectious Music label. As well as announcing their return to Infectious...

Jamie Lenman Is A Bright White Blaze Live @ Academy Islington

Jamie Lenman Is A Bright White Blaze Live @ Academy Islington

It is a rare musician who can escape being labelled.  There is no simple description for an artist like Jamie Lenman. He has created whole albums of folk and blues, of hardcore (especially with his former band Reuben) and, most recently electro-pop.   What kind of...

The Amazons Conjour Up Black Magic At Cambridge Junction

The Amazons Conjour Up Black Magic At Cambridge Junction

The Amazons have had a busy 2017, releasing their debut album, being included in the BBC Sound of 2017 and MTV Brand New 2017 lists, and being named a band to listen to in 2017 by NME, The Independent, and Radio 1. 2018 looks just as busy, they're in the middle of a...

Natalie Imbruglia Delights Union Chapel

Natalie Imbruglia Delights Union Chapel

When a 22-year-old Natalie Imbruglia broke onto the music scene in 1997 following her departure from hit Australian daytime soap Neighbours, the UK set their expectations firmly in the Kylie camp. But as big a hit as her debut single Torn was, Imbruglia’s style was...

Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind Rise Above The Chaos @ Dingwalls

Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind Rise Above The Chaos @ Dingwalls

I don’t like to start any review by moaning about things outside the bands control but sometimes it can’t be helped and this gig was one of those occasions due to the venue not handling the swap over between the early and late gig they had on at all well. Also Camden...

Dirty Sister Stir Up Water Rats

Dirty Sister Stir Up Water Rats

Showcase nights that throw together different groups of musicians spanning a mix of styles are always fun to go along to, opening your ears to a range of talent. And so tonight we bounced from the rocking tones of Doctor Da Vinci to the growling screams of metalers...

Tyler Childers Is A Burning Ember On A Cold Night Live @Omeara

Tyler Childers Is A Burning Ember On A Cold Night Live @Omeara

If you are fortunate enough to catch this Kentuckian singer songwriter during his pass through the UK, you are ahead of the curve.  As is typical of this brilliant South East London venue Omeara are championing new talent on verge of a big break.  Tyler Childers is a...

Jim White Keeps His Destination In Mind

Jim White Keeps His Destination In Mind

Jim White describes himself as a “singer/songwriter, author, fine art photographer, crackpot philosopher, folk artist, record producer, film maker, dad”. But the multi-hyphenate, who’s just released his sixth solo album Waffles, Triangles & Jesus, could also add...

Kobra And The Lotus Guitarist Jasio Kulakowski Prevails

Kobra And The Lotus Guitarist Jasio Kulakowski Prevails

Kobra and the Lotus were back in the UK in December, as part of their world tour supporting their album Prevail I (released in May 2017 on Napalm Records). Gunnar Mallon caught up with the band's very chilled-out guitarist Jasio Kulakowski before their show at...

The Exorcism Of Jenny Wilson

It seems that each day even more sickening misogyny is exposed in the media. However increasingly women are fighting back and refusing to keep their experiences hidden away. They are taking back the power and the control and in so, they are defining themselves as...

Ferris & Sylvester: Americana SW16 Style

With 2018 a blank canvas to paint with exciting new musical talent, Ferris & Sylvester’s modern take on Brit folk is a great place to start. The singer-songwriting duo release their forthcoming EP Made in Streatham on 2 February 2018 to follow up last year’s...

Ash Return To Infectious Music And Release Islands

Almost 3 years since the release of their last album, Kablammo!. Ash have announced the release of their seventh album, Islands, which will be released on the 18th May and see's Ash back with the...

For Indoor Pets So Soon Is Now

Get Inuit may have a new name, Indoor Pets, but everything else remains the same. Same members, playing the same songs, with the same wild energy. That’s not entirely true either. They’re starting...

Ezra Furman Embarks On A Transangelic Exodus In His Maraschino-Red Dress

Ezra Furman has shared his latest single Maraschino-Red Dress $8.99 at Goodwill just days before releasing his new album Transangelic Exodus. The LP, out on 9th February, will be supported by...

Wye Oak Beckon With The Louder I Call…

Wye Oak have released the first taste of their upcoming album, The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs. Due for release on 6th April, their fifth LP is preceded by the emotive title track, which will...

Bad Wolves Tribute To Dolores O’Riordan Goes Global

American hard rock band Bad Wolves are currently dominating the charts worldwide with their cover of The Cranberries’ classic Zombie. Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan was scheduled to record...

HANNIE Are Cosmic Bound On Their Debut Single

Meet HANNIE, London-based Hannah Koppenburg and Annie Wagstaff. Like Clean Bandit and Disclosure, the two multi-instrumentalists write and co-produce their own tracks, choosing different singers to...

Andy White Still A Troubadour After All These Years

Belfast singer-songwriter Andy White is writing songs about politics again. Did he ever stop? In the early 1980s Andy took his guitar in its old bashed up case to the North London folk clubs...

Yellow Submarine Returns To Cinemas July 2018

Beatles fans who enjoyed the broadcasting of 8 Days A Week over the Christmas period will be delighted to hear that there is another treat to look forward to in the Summer. This is surely a...

Will Varley Seven Days Video, New Album & Tour.

Seven Days is from Will Varley's new single taken from his forthcoming album Spirit Of Minnie which is released on 9th Feb. Will wrote Seven Days in acknowledgement of those fleeting milestone...

ShitKid’s New EP Declares This Is It

ShitKid, the anti-popstar from Sweden, is back with Yooouuu. The first single from upcoming EP This Is It channels ‘90s grunge as it describes the ending of a relationship and obsessing over...

Photography

Stone Sour Are Fabuless At Brixton Academy

Stone Sour Are Fabuless At Brixton Academy

Corey Taylor was 24 when he joined Slipknot. Now he’s 44 and wondering out loud in interviews how much longer his body can meet the physical demands of fronting metal’s most energetic live band. Based on his performance with his other band, Stone Sour, the singer...

Photo Story Frank Turner @ Tunbridge Wells  Forum

Photo Story Frank Turner @ Tunbridge Wells Forum

The Forum at Tunbridge Wells has an enviable reputation for booking the next big thing before it’s the next big thing.  This has resulted in it surviving far longer than most small venues. Being able to get a slot to play there is seen as an endorsement and a possibly...

Rock Show & Festivals

Uncertain Times from King Crimson

Uncertain Times from King Crimson

King Crimson has announced the Uncertain Times European tour for 2018. As well as the UK, the ensemble will visit Poland, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Sweden, Norway, The Netherlands, Italy and France. King Crimson are scheduled to play six shows in the UK in...

Myles Kennedy Debut Devil On The Wall

Myles Kennedy Debut Devil On The Wall

As anticipation continues to build for Myles Kennedy’s debut solo album, Year Of The Tiger, another lyric video is released worldwide. The video for the 3rd track, Devil On The Wall, can be seen below. Myles is known as the lead singer of the stadium rock band Alter...

HAIM Bring Sister Sister Sister To Europe

HAIM Bring Sister Sister Sister To Europe

The sisters three – HAIM – have just announced the UK and European leg of their Sister Sister Sister tour, hitting up venues on these shores throughout June. HAIM will be out in support of sophomore album Something To Tell You, which dropped last summer following a...