The Music Room

Album Review : Angelo Palladino and the Street Hawks : Streethawk Diaries Vol 1

February 2, 2016
Street Hawk Diaries Vol 1 Album Cover

Angelo Palladino was born and raised in the Whitechapel district of East London in 1949. His early music experiences were influenced by performers such as Robert Johnson, Bob Dylan, Chuck Berry & Buddy Holly but he held a special affection for Elvis Presley, and remembers how the King “turned a black and white musical...
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Rob Palladino interviews Phil Ehart from KANSAS

July 13, 2014
KANSAS drummer Phil Ehart

Legendary KANSAS drummer Phil Ehart talks drums and more drums to Audio Times's very own drummer, Rob Palladino.
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Album Review : Saxon : St George’s Day Sacrifice – Live in Manchester

May 6, 2014

Our very own Rob Palladino gets hot and sweaty as he reviews the new live album from Saxon. Be prepared to get excited ...
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Album Review : Angelo Palladino : Knucklebones

December 1, 2013

A review of the new 'Knucklebones' EP just released by the great blues artist Angelo Palladino. It's been nearly eighteen months since we interviewed Angelo Palladino and since then he's been playing mostly solo gigs in and around his home town of Leeds in the UK. For those of you lucky enough...
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Album Review : Motörhead : Aftershock

November 9, 2013
Motorhead Aftershock

This album, Motörhead’s 20th studio effort, is an absolute revelation for so many reasons. There’s no messing about, as you’d expect, but after doing some catch-up on the band’s last few efforts, I think “Aftershock” is by far the band’s best recording since 1980’s “Ace of Spades” classic.
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Album Review : Dead Letter Circus : The Catalyst Fire

November 9, 2013

Hailing from Brisbane, formed in 2005, DLC have put out an album of such remarkable maturity, endless melody and possibilities that it’s utterly jaw-dropping. Rob Palladino reviews 'The Catalyst Fire'
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The Thespians release their new single on Monday 19th August

July 24, 2013

‘You start with too many ideas and take them out until you’re left with only the really good ones’. Paul Thespian is explaining the process that led to the creation of the two songs that mark his band’s first real public appearance in the UK outside of their Liverpool base. Already well known in...
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