The latest release chosen for us to natter about in The Rock Fairy Album Club comes from Swedish rockers Backyard Babies. Formed way back in 1989, Sliver and Gold is newest offering and came out earlier this year. Here’s what folk had to say about it! Their best album in years, fantastic live band too! … Continue reading The Rock Fairy Album Club: Backyard Babies – Sliver and Gold
Well it’s been a little while but back by popular demand is The Rock Fairy’s Album Club! Last week saw The Rock Fairy’s Tribe dust off an older release with Baleful Creed’s Seismic Shifter, released in 2017. Hailing from Northern Ireland, Baleful Creed are a hard rock/stoner band and definitely showcase their heavier side on … Continue reading The Rock Fairy Album Club: Baleful Creed – Seismic Shifter
Welcome to The Rock Fairy Album Club where every week I’ll suggest an album for you all to listen to then throughout the week, you’ll have a natter in my Facebook group about the album and what you think of it. Then I’ll pop everything together in a nice shiny article like this for us … Continue reading The Rock Fairy Album Club: Nothing But Thieves – Broken Machine
Welcome to The Rock Fairy Album Club where every week I'll suggest an album for you all to listen to then throughout the week, you'll have a natter in my Facebook group about the album and what you think of it
Every now and again I like to put my money where my mouth is and put my own gigs on and I have two juicy ones this year that for some unknown reason, I've not shared with you here! Both are in my neck of the woods (Manchester) and will celebrate bands that you don't … Continue reading Upcoming Gigs!
The key to music success? *Kind of We’re barely a week into January and we already have probably one of the most epic marketing campaigns people have seen for a while. You may be excited, outraged or maybe not even care, but chances are you’ve heard that Greggs are now doing a vegan sausage roll. … Continue reading How you can use a vegan sausage roll to promote your music*
Those that know me well will know that I sadly lost my father in May of this year to cancer, and in a particularly harrowing way. This has made me evaluate what I want to achieve in my life and by what means. The Rock Fairy was something I started back in 2012 as a … Continue reading New Beginnings
After seeing The Rock Fairy’s post on Facebook about Skindred’s recent visa troubles, we figured that it was a suitable time to explain the whole visa thing. Skindred are not the first and definitely won’t be the last band to run in to visa-related troubles, but maybe if you read our visa tips run down, you won’t be added to that list.
Now in its third year, Winterstorm is a rock festival held in the pretty seaside town of Troon in Scotland. I had the pleasure of going last year and it's one of the first festivals I've been to which really gets stuck into being eco friendly without jumping on the greenwashing* trend we're seeing … Continue reading 6 Reasons Why Winterstorm Is A Festival With A Social Conscience
A celebration of some of my unsung industry heroes for 2017