In a terrible accident, probably late at night and involving beer some time in 2008, The Loyalties’ debut album disappeared down the back of the sofa at Pure Rawk HQ. Whilst pursuing a lost peanut however, it was rediscovered several years later, and frankly it’s a bloody good album. Now, with The Loyalties rumoured to be resurfacing this autumn, so it seems a good time to finally review it. Continue Reading
Possibly one of the few bands to be so hugely influential, and at the same time so widely reviled, Canda’s Rush occupy a unique place in rock history. 40 years down the line, and still releasing new material, the documentary Beyond The Lighted Stage finally tells the story of rock’s ‘biggest cult band’.