And the winners of the “Crash Boom Bang!” contest are…

And the winners of the "Crash Boom Bang!" contest are...

I had TWO copies of The Bayonets’ rocking debut album Crash Boom Bang to give away, and all you had to do to get your hands on one of them was to answer one simple question! After receiving over 160 contest entries, two lucky winners have finally been announced! Continue reading

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Brian Ray makes good on his Ice Bucket Challenge nominations

Brian Ray makes good on his Ice Bucket Challenge nominationsAfter months of pushing, and cheering on from fans, lead singer of indie band The Bayonets has finally given in to the increasing pressure and made good on his many ALS Ice Bucket Challenge nominations…much to the delight of his nephew! Continue reading

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CONTEST: Win yourself The Bayonets’ rocking new album Crash Boom Bang!

CONTEST: Win yourself The Bayonets' rocking new album Crash Boom Bang! (photo by Jill Jarrett)

To celebrate the release of The Bayonets’ sensational new album Crash Boom Bang!, I have two copies to give away to two lucky winners! And all you have to do to be in with a chance of bagging yourself one is answer one simple question!

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Single review: Ben Howard – End of the Affair

Single review: Ben Howard - End of the AffairThe first singe from Ben Howard’s new album I Forget Where We Were is the melancholic End of the Affair. Part bleak, lonely ballad and part uplifting, relaxing acoustic, End of the Affair is lyrically, texturally and harmonically soothing. Continue reading

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The Bayonets need your pets for new music video!

The Bayonets need your pets for new music video!

With the closing date for submissions for The Bayonets’ upcoming So Easy Rider music video fast approaching, the band would still like to see more videos of your pets! Despite having already received hundreds of videos, there is still time to submit yours for consideration! Continue reading

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Scott Shriner and Brian Ray nominated for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Scott Shriner and Brian Ray nominated for ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeScott Shriner of alternative rock band Weezer, and Brian Ray of Paul McCartney’s touring band and indie rock group The Bayonets have been challenged to take part in the Ice Bucket Challenge, a viral internet campaign aimed at raising awareness and money that will go towards finding a cure for ALS. Continue reading

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Single review: Weezer – Back to the Shack

Single review: Weezer - Back to the ShackWeezer’s new single Back to the Shack is a gritty, heavy rocker from their upcoming album Everything Will Be Alright In The End. The track sees the band making a long overdue return to their roots as well as offering an apology to fans for their musical missteps over the years. Continue reading

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Single review: Taylor Swift – Shake It Off

Single review: Taylor Swift - Shake It OffWhile Taylor Swift was supposedly aiming for a new style of music on her upcoming album 1989, the lead single Shake It Off unfortunately turned out to be one of the years most generic sounding slices of lowbrow bubble-gum pop. Continue reading

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The Bayonets go from strength to strength

The Bayonets' go from strength to strengthSince The Bayonets’ début album Crash Boom Bang! hit the world at the end of July, the band have gone from strength to strength. Live appearances and an increasing interest in the indie band’s music has meant that The Bayonets are fast becoming one of the music industry’s true gems.

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Robin Williams: a tribute and a goodbye

Robin Williams: a tribute and a goodbye

As the world found out that legendary actor and comedian Robin Williams had died at the age of 63, reactions to the news tributes to the much loved entertainer instantly started to pour in, with many reflecting on the fact that despite whatever inner turmoils he had, he still found the energy and strength to keep the rest of the world laughing.  Continue reading

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