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12. August 2018

  When someone has performed with legends such as Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Etta James and Maceo Parker from James Brown`s band, not to mention stepping into the shoes of Johnny Thunders in the New York Dolls, you just know that they must be something special. New Yorker Steve Conte is certainly ...READ MORE


13. August 2018

Who would have thought that a “one-off” hit single in 1968, written by the Bee Gees would have kick started a career in music lasting half a century? During a fruitless search for a singer to replace Ronnie James Dio in Rainbow in 1979, Ritchie Blackmore recalled an old hit, Only One Woman, by ...READ MORE

RIOT V (Live)

2. August 2018

It`s been a long, long wait, over four decades in fact, but they finally made it. Riot, who morphed into Riot V, following the death of founder and heart and soul of the band, Mark Reale 5 years ago, have never played in Newcastle but were about to correct that wrong at Trillians. After travel ...READ MORE


1. August 2018

Following hot on the heels from last year`s Book Of Souls Tour, Iron Maiden fulfilled their promise for a swift return and tonight was the opening night of their Legacy of the Beast UK tour which has been rampaging through Europe over the preceding weeks. While last year`s tour focussed mainly on ...READ MORE


28. July 2018

Ten years of retirement have done nothing to blunt the sonic attack of former Sensational Alex Harvey Band guitarist Zal Cleminson as he returned with a bang with his new band The Sin Dogs. Last year`s tentative steps of a couple of shows including one right here at The Cluny along with an ...READ MORE


17. June 2018

Towards the end of the `80`s Metal had reached something of a nadir.  With an excess of ozone busting backcombed hair, six inches of lipstick and spray on spandex, and that`s just the men, it had become a sad parody of itself so when Nirvana and their grunge revolution showed up, Metal as we knew ...READ MORE

YES Featuring Anderson, Rabin and Wakeman (live)

14. June 2018

For those not quite in the know, things have got a little confusing in the camp of Prog Rock legends Yes lately.   Didn`t they just complete a tour celebrating their 50th anniversary a matter of weeks ago?  They did indeed but those with gleaming Prog credentials will have known that was the ...READ MORE
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