Band of the Month - August 2014

Another new month, another new band.
This month's choice was submitted to us by Sal Whiplash who believes these guys deserve the special attention. So for August the Phoenix Rising Band of the Month is:


Band of the Month - July 2014

Actually we're not having a Band of the Month because we want to tell you about so many great events going on this month.

Alt Fest Rumours and the Music Scene

By now everyone has no doubt seen at least one post on social networking about Alt Fest being cancelled. Our editor talks about what these rumours and the music scene that surrounds them. 

Lostock Music Festival 2014

Lostock 2014 is a free festival in Northwish on 26th and 27th of July.

In aid of childrens charity Rays of Sunshine, it will feature 22 bands and 10 acoustic artists across the weekend.


Surprise announcement from SOS Festival

With less than two weeks to go until SOS Festival, the organisers have surprised us by announcing two more bands to be added to the line-up.

Hammerfest 7 News

Hammerfest 7 announces the first batch of acts for next Spring’s weekender - March 12-15 2015

Rockwich 2014


Northwich Music Festival in association with Prometheus Promotions proudly present the greatest Rock and Metal event Cheshire has ever seen. 

Phoenix Favourites Collibus Added to BOA

We don't want to say "I told you so" but.... well we did ;)

Recommended in our 'Ones to Watch' at the end of 2012, and then 'Band of the Year' for 2013, both as Editors Choices.


Kaine - 'The Waystone' album review

Artist: Kaine
Album: The Waystone
Release Date: 1st August, 2014

Anathema - 'Distant Satellites' album review

Artist: Anathema
Album: Distant Satellites
Release Date: 1st August, 2014