News

Ozzy Osbourne and Bernie Tormé reunited in 2018

Guitar great Bernie Tormé dies, aged 66

Guitarist and singer Bernie Tormé has died, one day short of his 67th birthday, a month after being hospitalised with double pneumonia. Born in Dublin in 1952, the young Bernard Tormey played with local band The Urge before moving to … read more

Live Reviews

A Flock of Seagulls at Rewind Scotland 2018

Rewind Scotland, Scone Palace, 20-22 Jul 2018

Everyone’s favourite retro festival turned ten this year, so I expected Rewind to pull out all the stops. And they did just that. Regular gig pals Sarah and Pete joined me again for a jaunt to sunny Perth, where we … read more

Music

Off The Chart: 19 March 1987

Off The Chart: 19 March 1987

Come back to this day in 1987 for another two hours of hits, headlines and hot takes on Off The Chart! We’ve got the usual treasure trove of forgotten and half-remembered hits, three tracks from one of the week’s hit … read more

Album Reviews

Lee Thompson: One Man's Madness

Lee Thompson: “One Man’s Madness – The Official Soundtrack”

It’s a difficult statistic to come to terms with. Madness has been a functioning unit in one form or another – with only the occasional time out along the way – since 1976. That’s longer than most marriages. Next year … read more

Artists

Chas & Dave

Chas Hodges dies, aged 74

Chas Hodges, best known as the pianist and singer in the much loved duo Chas & Dave, has died at the age of 74. Although hits such as Rabbit, Ain’t No Pleasing You and Snooker Loopy brought Hodges recognition in … read more