The Wall

  • Kev Rowland wrote a new post 2 weeks, 5 days ago

    Uncle Watson's Widow: Hindsight (2021) Uncle Watson’s Widow is a heavy blues rock band from Winston-Salem, North Carolina and is comprised of Jon Epstein (bass, guitars), Bekkah Moss (vocals), […]

  • Kev Rowland wrote a new post 2 weeks, 5 days ago

    Journey: Live in Concert at Lollapalooza (2022) When a band has been around as long as Journey, one is never sure what they are going to be like in concert, but on July 31st 2021 at their headline […]

  • Kev Rowland wrote a new post 2 weeks, 5 days ago

    Holy Crime: Play Toy (2022) single Holy Crime are a relatively new band from Auckland, comprising Benny Richards (guitar, vocals), Tom Anderson (bass, vocals). Jacob Stutton (guitar) and […]

  • Kev Rowland wrote a new post 2 weeks, 5 days ago

    Adam McGrath: Dear Companions (2022) Due to many reasons, I have been somewhat late to the underground NZ scene but over the last few years have been fortunate enough to meet some incredible […]

  • Geoff Penn wrote a new post 4 weeks ago

    Trommelfell-Records (LC 02040) Germany. 45mins

    Post Rock ‘Oldfield; styled progressive rock luxuriousness.

    My Rating 90/100

    Am I being fussy or what? I say that because, when I was reviewing the second ‘ […]

  • Kev Rowland wrote a new post 1 month ago

    This single marks a return to original music for Corey Cross for the first time in more then twenty years, and here he has been joined by Anton Harris (drums), Phil Doublet (ukelele, steel guitar), and Greg […]

  • Kev Rowland wrote a new post 1 month ago

    It has been more than a year since I last heard from the Whanganui boys, when I reviewed the single/video Footprintz. This is a song which in some ways has been kicking around for a while as Isaac got the rhythm […]

  • Kev Rowland wrote a new post 1 month ago

    Taipella Tide is the solo project from Chris Buhler, who is also in {Fin Rah Zel}. The song came to Chris when he was on the beach at San Sebastian, Spain, just swimming and strumming his acoustic. It definitely […]

  • Kev Rowland wrote a new post 1 month ago

    Miinds came together in 2020, which is probably not the best time for a band to be forming, but they all knew each other from different projects and were soon writing music together, albeit remotely. Loveless is […]

  • Kev Rowland wrote a new post 1 month, 1 week ago

    In April last year I wandered along to Anthology Lounge to review the winners of the recent Battle of the Bands competition and came away mightily impressed as it felt like I had stepped back in time with a […]

  • Kev Rowland wrote a new post 1 month, 1 week ago

    Don’t you love it when extreme bands want their listeners to actually think? That is what we have here with the single from Flowers of Hades which has been released in advance of an EP which is out next year. T […]

  • Kev Rowland wrote a new post 1 month, 1 week ago

    It has been a long time since we heard new material from Kylie, but this month she is releasing three new songs in her home country, just in time to be inducted into the Gold Guitar Awards Hands of Fame next year. […]

  • Kev Rowland wrote a new post 1 month, 1 week ago

    When I first started listening to this, I felt there had been quite a change in the sound of No Broadcast, and I certainly wonder if this is a new direction for the band or a one-off experiment. It is hard to […]

  • Kev Rowland wrote a new post 1 month, 1 week ago

    Last month saw the gig of the year, Third Time Lucky, which was organised and headlined by {Written By Wolves}. I had seen every band on the bill play prior to that night except for openers Stacked who were brand […]

  • Kev Rowland wrote a new post 1 month, 1 week ago

    When I was asked to review the debut single by 13-year-old Connor Vazey I had no idea what to expect but must admit to being a little concerned as it is rare for someone this young to produce something anyone […]

  • Kev Rowland wrote a new post 1 month, 1 week ago

    There is no doubt that one of the top producers in Aotearoa is the marvellous Dave Rhodes, so when he makes contact to let people know about a project he has just been working on as he is so impressed, then […]

  • Kev Rowland wrote a new post 1 month, 1 week ago

    Released last year, Julian’s debut solo EP, TUTU, contains four tracks and he then followed this up with TAMA and TAKA. There are plans for another four-track EP, after which they will made available as a 1 […]

  • Kev Rowland wrote a new post 1 month, 1 week ago

    There is something about filthy metal infused with blues and a groove which really gets to me, then add in a singer who is channelling her inner Janis and you know it must be a winner. OK, so the artwork may be a […]

  • Kev Rowland wrote a new post 1 month, 1 week ago

    This six-track EP was actually released a few months back, but I had decided not to review it as there is only so much music I can cope with, but after I saw Danica on the tour which went with this, I knew I was […]

  • Kev Rowland wrote a new post 1 month, 1 week ago

    A few months ago, I was fortunate enough to review The Others Way Festival in Auckland. It is an interesting event in that it is held in venues either in or close to Karangahape Road, and I was determined to […]

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