Purple Revolver Music Archive

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Introducing: The Duke & The King
(Tue 03 Nov 2009 17:03)
Named after the travelling Shakespeare Hustlers in Mark Twain's 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' these curious blood-brothers (and sweet sister) have found a home together

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Album review: Elliot Minor - Solaris
(Tue 03 Nov 2009 16:25)
What do Elliot Minor sound like? Something between Queen and Busted. Or AFI and Coldplay. Or John Williams and Will Young.

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Soft Toy Emergency have a scream at their Halloween show
(Mon 02 Nov 2009 22:37)
Say hello to Liverpool's newest stars on the block SOFT TOY EMERGENCY

Review: Billy Talent
(Mon 02 Nov 2009 17:48)
Judging by tonight’s display, it’s only a matter of time before Billy Talent hit the big time over here.

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Single Review: Ghost Of A Thousand - Knees, Toes, Teeth
(Mon 02 Nov 2009 14:53)
'Knees, Toes, Teeth' is a raucous, deliriously catchy stomach punching beast of a song

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Review: This City - We Were Like Sharks
(Mon 02 Nov 2009 14:42)
If you’re still in the business of buying CD’s, this might be one to put on the list of ‘In case of zombie invasion, throw like frisbee, aim for brain’.

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Album Review: Krystle Warren - Circles
(Mon 02 Nov 2009 14:36)
'Circles' sounds like Warren hasn't been given quite enough time (or freedom) to develop the sound she actually wanted...

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Pictorial: The Specials Liverpool Music Week - Opening Night
(Fri 30 Oct 2009 17:20)
Liverpool audiences are traditionally unforgiving. To stand centre stage at a Merseyside gig and make a comment like "who the f**k are The Beatles" is daring. It's even more audacious to engage in football 'banter'.

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The Specials - Liverpool Olympia Review
(Fri 30 Oct 2009 10:23)
A Liverpool crowd is traditionally unforgiving. So to make a comment at a Merseyside gig like \"who the f**k are The Beatles\" is daring. It\'s even more audacious to engage in football \'banter\'.

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The Chemists to support Skunk Anansie on tour
(Thu 29 Oct 2009 12:32)
The Chemists join reformed rockers Skunk Anansie on their forthcoming European tour

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Review: The Drellas & The Dead Class
(Wed 28 Oct 2009 19:49)
The Drellas, in short, are deftly irresistible. Also, high fives all round to Tommy Scott - leopard print is the fucking way forward, my good man.

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Noisettes 2010 tour dates announced
(Wed 28 Oct 2009 19:20)
The London trio return with Wild Young Hearts, a set of sleek pop songs steeped in soul, dizzy on disco and harking back to the days of blues and jazz greats

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Placebo free tour bundle MP3 download*The Horrors*Silversun Pickups*
(Wed 28 Oct 2009 19:10)
Placebo never do things by half and it is their forward thinking which has seen their legion of fans queuing time and again to see the live show

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Album review: Creed - Full Circle
(Wed 28 Oct 2009 18:56)
"Full Circle" is an album which will do much to remind the 35million fans of Scott Stapp's ability to open himself up personally on record and of the other band members' precision and occasional dynamism

Review: Lostprophets back for good
(Wed 28 Oct 2009 18:40)
Lostprophets are capable of selling out much larger venues than Liverpool University, so it's much of a surprise that there are still tickets on the door to what would seem to be sold-out gig material

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Review: Soap&skin
(Wed 28 Oct 2009 17:36)
When the music begins it’s played majestically and ardently - Anja seems to be a woman abound with a manic inner rhythm of misplaced fury and misspent youth which pounds demonically out of her in the most melancholic a

Close-up: Interview with Sergeant
(Wed 28 Oct 2009 17:16)
Danielle Pugh from Purple Revolver takes five backstage with Scottish indie kids Sergeant

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Pictorial: Enter Shikari and review
(Sun 25 Oct 2009 10:12)
ES crowned Liverpool 'Sweatiest City' - the second time since they last graced the stage

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Review: Fu Manchu - Signs of Infinite Power (album)
(Fri 23 Oct 2009 20:22)
Fu Manchu fans love unpretentious, no frills rock and with "Signs of Infinite Power" that's what they'll get

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Review: Converge - Axe To Fall (album)
(Wed 21 Oct 2009 16:30)
If you want more complex guitar work and mental drumming alongside fierce lyrics and vocals you’re in for a treat..