Megan O’Neill Set To Release New Single ‘Devil You Know’

Every singer, whatever the quality of their catalogue, has a single that takes them into a different place, away from the legions of loyal fans that will adoringly turn up to every gig, away from the followers that hang on every social media post.

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Two-Tone Legend Dave Wakeling Talks To Essentially Pop

Dave Wakeling is probably best known as lead singer of The Beat. After a debut hit on 2 Tone Records with a cover of Smokey Robinson’s ‘Tears of a Clown’, he and his band went on to gain almost legendary status within the two tone and ska music genre and continued to have hits until they split in 1983.

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Pete Gardiner Releases New Single For Mothers’ Day, ‘A Mother Like You’

This Sunday will see the release of a very personal tribute from Pete Gardiner to his mother. ‘A Mother Like You’ is a song that was written especially for his own Mum but its a song that will resonate with men everywhere as they struggle, like many men, to put into words what their mother means to them.

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Queen Extravaganza Are Back To Celebrate 50 Years Of Queen!

It was July 1986 and I was standing at Wembley waiting to see Queen play their last world tour date at the famous National Stadium. I had watched support bands INXS, Status Quo and The Alarm whip the sold out crowd into a frenzy of expectant excitement that seemed almost impossible to match and yet, and unsurprisingly, Queen managed to not only match but surpass all expectations in what became remembered as an iconic gig.

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Tom Walker At OMEARA, London As Part Of BRITs Week With War Child

I considered myself very lucky to be watching an incredible artist play an intimate set at an outstanding music venue in London on Valentine’s Day in aid of a charity which carries out important work. It really felt like the stars had aligned themselves!

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Pete Gardiner: New Single ‘Bourbon And The Truth’ Released Now

Pete Gardiner is back and he’s definitely channelling his inner gunslinger; this time he’s shooting whiskey and honesty and he’s got something to say. New single ‘Bourbon and the Truth’ still boasts the searingly honest lyricism that defines Gardiner’s music but this time it’s complemented by a driving old country backbeat that screams Marty Stuart or early Cash…we are even treated to the sound of a spaghetti western style gunshot.

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An Evening With A-ha, Hunting High And Low, Royal Albert Hall, 5th November 2019

Steve Holley was lucky enough to be present as a-ha, Norway’s legendary band, presented their seminal near thirty five year old debut album ‘Hunting High & Low’ live and in album running order to a sell out adoring crowd at the Royal Albert Hall.

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Irish Songstress Megan O’Neill Releases New Single ‘Rootless’ October 25

Megan O’Neill has a new single and there’s so much more to it than meets the eye.

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Wallis Bird – ‘Woman’

Wallis Bird has never really been backward in coming forward over her last five albums but in today’s release, ‘Woman’, she steps firmly into the social and political issues of the last few years.

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Hayes Carll Releases New Album ‘What It Is’ On February 15 After Moving Debut At The Grand Ole Oprey

On Tuesday, February 5, Hayes Carll stepped onto one of the most famous stages in the world, onto THE most famous stage in Country music.

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Pete Gardiner Releases New Song And Video ‘The Middle’

Pete Gardiner releases his new single ‘The Middle’ today and having been treated to a pre-release listen I can tell you it’s very, very good.

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Emma King Has Released A Brilliant New Album ‘Electric Soul Therapy’ And I Had The Pleasure To Chat With Her About It

Emma King’s voice has a trademark sound with a deep and soulful timbre that screams emotion. Her eponymous debut album received national radio play and deserved critical acclaim. She’s back with a new release called ‘Electric Soul Therapy’ and it’s a must listen. Steve Holley had a chat with Emma.

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Eliza And The Bear Lead Singer James Kellegher Opens Up About ‘Group Therapy’

Steve Holley speaks with James Kellegher, lead singer of Eliza And The Bear, about ‘Group Therapy’, ‘First Aid’, and mental health, especially in the music industry.

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Blair Jollands Releases ‘7 Blood’, An Album Offering Escapism And Brilliance In Equal Measure

Blair Jollands moved to London 20 years ago from Auckland, New Zealand where he learned to master records before taking that skill to an audio post production studio in Soho. Since then he has completed sound design in film and TV with credits that include ‘Poldark’, ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ and ‘Pride’. He was nominated for an Emmy for his work on ‘Shackleton’ in 2002 and has garnered praise for his songwriting from none other than the late, great David Bowie who described one of Blair’s compositions, ‘Killing Landings’ as “ a great song”.

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Megan O’Neill Speaks To Steve Holley At the Long Road Festival

Steve Holley spoke to Irish singer songwriter Megan O’Neill at the Long Road Country Music Festival.

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Eliza & The Bear To Release Long Awaited Second Album ‘Group Therapy’

Watching Eliza & The Bear has become a regular occurrence for me from the first moment I saw them live at Barn On The Farm in 2014. Since then I’ve seen them grace Scala, Islington Assembly Hall And two more BOTF and they have never disappointed.

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