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Album review: The Bayonets – Crash Boom Bang!

The Bayonets CoverComplete with two brand new tracks, the re-release of The Bayonets’ whirlwind debut album Crash Boom Bang! has got to be one of the freshest, most exciting, engaging and anticipated rock pop albums of 2017. From start to finish Crash Boom Bang! is a schooling in brilliantly crafted songs, be it from slowly paced, heartfelt tunes to high octane rockers. Continue reading

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Single review: The Bayonets – I Feel Love

The Bayonets Cover Insistently driven with non-stop drums and shining lyrics, I Feel Love is the second of the two brand new singles put out to mark the re-release of their smash hit debut album Crash Boom Bang!  Continue reading

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Single review: Brian Ray – Cinnamon Girl / Mr Soul

61ukpoonlul-_ss500Bayonets co-founder and all round rock and roll connoisseur Brian Ray is back with a hot off the press single Here For You. Oddly enough the song that debuts is it’s B-side: a smouldering cover of Neil Young’s Cinnamon Girl. Continue reading

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Single review: Paul McCartney – In The Blink of An Eye

0t22The latest musical offering from Wings legend Sir Paul McCartney is the light and gently orchestrated In The Blink of An Eye, a single appearing on the soundtrack for the upcoming animated movie Ethel & Ernest.  Continue reading

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Live review: Bob Dylan / The Rolling Stones – Desert Trip festival – Indio, CA (7th October 2016)

night-1The first night of the highly anticipated Desert Trip music festival kicked off in spectacular fashion with sets from the inimitable Bob Dylan and the fired up Rolling Stones. 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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Book review: “Star Wars – The Weapon of a Jedi” – Jason Fry

Book review: Part of the all new Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens book series, Jason Fry’s The Weapon of a Jedi finds Luke Skywalker embarking upon a solo mission to learn the ways of the Force and begin to master the traditional weapon of a Jedi: The lightsaber. Continue reading

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Live review: Queen + Adam Lambert – 2014-2015 tour, Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield (27th February 2015)

Live review: Queen + Adam Lambert - 2014-2015 tour, Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield (27th February 2015)After playing 60 shows spread over three continents, Queen + Adam Lambert brought their mega tour to a close at Sheffield’s Motorpoint Arena, taking to the stage to perform a 2 and a half hour setlist of some of the greatest songs in music history. Continue reading

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Single review: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – In The Heat Of The Moment

Single review: Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - In The Heat Of The Moment

Sounding like a gem held back from an Oasis Album, Noel Gallagher and his High Flying Birds are back with the hypnotically rocking In The Heat Of The Moment, a strangely other-worldly single from his upcoming album Chasing Yesterday. Continue reading

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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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