Brian’s Birthday Bonanza! Win yourself a copy of The Bayonets’ debut album

To celebrate Bayonets co-founder Brian Ray’s birthday, here’s a simple little quiz to bag yourself one of two CD copies of The Bayonets’ debut album Crash Boom Bang! Continue reading

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Single review: The Bayonets – Christmas Time Is Cruel

snowThe Bayonets are back with their first single since the release their debut album Crash Boom Bang! The all new Christmas Time Is Cruel is a yearning, mid-tempo rock song featuring both Brian Ray and Lucrecia Lopez Sanz on lead vocals. Continue reading

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Bayonets vinyl sells out in no time!

all of lightIndie rock band The Bayonets finally released a vinyl edition of their whirlwind debut album Crash Boom Bang!, and it spectacularly surpassed all expectations by selling out in only 20 hours! Continue reading

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Does the West deserve what it gets?

With terrorism being so prominent in the world today and the West facing more and more attacks from groups such as ISIS, I have to question the motives of those behind the atrocities and question how much of this pain and suffering we have brought on ourselves through actions such as constant meddling in Muslim countries. Continue reading

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100 word challenge – ‘Drums of War’

100 word challenge - 'Drums of War'The drums. Those terrible, ponderous, pounding drums.

Thud. Thud. Together the vicious Black Army began to march forwards. Lightening cracked the night sky and the rain began to lash the stained armour enveloping the bloodthirsty, roaring soldiers. Continue reading

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO announce ‘Alone In The Universe’ tour dates

Jeff Lynne's ELO announce 'Alone In The Universe' tour datesRock group Jeff Lynne’s ELO have announced a string of 10 UK tour dates to promote the release of the band’s new album Alone In The Universe (released 13th November). Continue reading

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Book review: “Star Wars – Lost Stars” – Claudia Gray

Book review: "Star wars - Lost Stars" - Claudia GrayPart of the all new Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens book series, Claudia Gray’s Lost Stars finds us following friends Thane Kyrell and Ciena Ree as they join the Imperial Academy together. At first fresh faced and excited, they are forced to struggle with their oaths to the Empire and their feelings towards each other as Thane becomes disillusioned and deserts to join the Rebellion. Continue reading

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100 word challenge – “Golden Stars”

The night was quiet, the warm evening air still. Until suddenly it happened: the banging, the cracking, the fizzing, hissing, swirling, whirls, and the excited cheers… Continue reading

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Short story: ‘The Ball of Light’

After a while Natalie could see something glowing. At first she couldn’t make out what it was, but as she moved more coal out of the way she realised it was a small, powerful ball of light. No bigger than a tennis ball, it glowed a brilliant light with served only to make it’s darkened surroundings seem an even more ominous hue of inky black. Continue reading

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Book review: “Star Wars – Moving Target” – Cecil Castellucci and Jason Fry

PBook review: "Star Wars - Moving Target" - Cecil Castellucci and Jason Fryart of the all new Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens book series, Moving Target by Cecil Castellucci and Jason Fry sees Princess Leia and her small team on a top secret mission spreading both vital information and misinformation in order to gather any and all Rebel forces together ahead of the epic Battle of Endor. Continue reading

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