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Not Forgotten: Hawkwind – Space Ritual

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There are some acts that have survived only to prove that drugs really do not work. Hawkwind are perhaps the most enduring of all the drug casualty groups, causing a world shortage of acid since the late 60s, a bewildering output of dozens of official and unofficial albums, and an even more bewildering array of …

DESERTFEST LONDON have announced their day splits and put individual day tickets on sale, which means you can finally start planning your Desertfest weekend.  FRIDAY sees KOKO back in the Desertfest fold and, as the largest venue of the day, it plays host to our retro rocking headliners Graveyard, making their long awaited UK return. Speaking of returns, they’ll be …

NOV 4TH LONDON PALLADIUM – SOLD OUT **SIX NEW DATES ADDED** Due to overwhelming public demand and having sold out the iconic London Palladium 10 months in advance, renowned space rock band Hawkwind have announced further UK dates with their brand new concept show ‘In Search of Utopia – Infinity and Beyond’. For the very …

A number of reviews of this latest album by Californian five piece White Manna have inevitably rested on their space rock credentials in relation to prime movers of the genre, Hawkwind. While this is understandable it is, in my view, also a little unfortunate because I rate this album as being significantly better than anything …

Progressive Rock, much like Dr Who, was far more enjoyable in the 70s. While it is undeniably glossier these days, it has lost much of the intangible brilliance that caught the imagination back in the day. As for me, I’ve had a love / hate relationship with the genre for decades. There are some prog …