With a Police-issued sideburn license and with a number of big riffs on offer that is just about ready to be classed as a collection, Raising Sand are touting their retro rock in their first official release ‘Riding the Blinds’. ‘Unexpected Legacy’ picks up the torch with a chunky guitar that can solo as well […]
Arrows Lounge must have been seen with the ever-popular Lord Mayor, Ken Livingstone recently, judging by the turnout. I’m not one to say that there weren’t many people at a gig, but there were four. Their set started with the kind of Euro-Rock that ask the questions; ‘is this entirely serious?’ (no) and ‘do they […]
The note attached to the CD explained that Raising Sand play rock from an era when it was ‘…dangerous and vital.’ They also point out influences such as Led Zepplin, Deep Purple, and AC/DC. This, however, was one occasion when nothing needed to be attached to the disc. Opening track, ‘Redline Heavy Dealer’, could easily […]
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