10 Aug 2017

Stone Free 2016

A festival of classic rock for true rock fans with the odd piece of pantomime chaos and the occasional contemplative moment thrown in for good measure. This was Stone Free Festival 2016 and the blueprint for the event going forward. On day one Alice Cooper delivered his trademark visual carnival

26 Feb 2017

In Praise Of The Umlaut!

These days the umlaut is a heavy metal motif. But it wasn’t always so. While linguistic historians maintain that late-sixties German prog rockers Amon Düül were the first to adopt the diacritic mark, it’s undoubtedly Blue Öyster Cult that introducing it the world of mainstream rock. While sometimes credited to