Just in...

David Sherinian Vortex.jpg


Another offering from the Dream Theater family, this time a solo outing from their ex-keyboard player and it's top drawer. 

James LaBrie Beautiful.jpg


Dream Theater's front-man lays himself bare in this remarkable album that surprises and delights.

Upcoming gigs...

Heavy Metal Afternoon DJ Event!

June 18th, Maharaja, Roppongi


11th July   Stick Men

13th - 15th August   Jeff 'Skunk' Baxter

21st - 23rd, 25th David Foster

7/8th, 10/11th Sep   Al McKay plays E,W&F


The best of the archive releases so far shows how too many cooks can

spoil a broth.  

Falling Demos.jpg

Please refer to Blue Note's website for 

their current schedule.

Dave Bainbridge by Paul Johnson Hi Resc_


Iona's guitarist Dave Bainbridge talks about his new solo album and we put Darlington on the UK's music map. 

Please note that the majority of concerts by international artists have been postponed due to the Covid 19.
We will publish any rescheduled dates ASAP.

WOTW Pt 2.jpg


Part 2 of Michael Romeo's War of the Worlds is a powerhouse of orchestral arrangements and virtuoso playing.

Check the website every month for my articles about life behind the spotlight in the music business.
Article 33 now up:

When is a band not a band?

Thee Deadtime Philharmonic.jpg


Murdoch doesn't shy away from topical questions. He has opinions and wants you to hear them. 

Mendips card c.jpg

Mendips is a Tokyo guest house designed for musicians. If you want the best place to chill during your Japanese tour, this is it. 

Eric 1980S.jpg
Uriah Heep Book.jpg
Iron Maiden: The Rise Of Prowler
Thin Lizzy.jpg
RB Works.jpg
Stories and Works of Don Airey
Roxy Music.jpg

Contributions to Shinko Music Mook books