John J. Presley proved at Backstage in Munich that darkness can be beautiful with his blues rock project, what turned out to be a quite intimate, almost private show for those who came out to enjoy the music!

Finnish power duo Yokophono released their new dance-inducing single ‘Red’ via Inverse Records! Think of rock comparable to the likes of Royal Blood, Arctic Monkeys and even Queens Of The Stone Age, and you’re right on the money!

The Black Keys kicked off their 2024 with the release of their new single ‘Beautiful People (Stay High)’, a track from their upcoming 12th studio album ‘Ohio Players’ set to be released in April via Nonesuch/Warner Records.

The Libertines announced their first album in nine years, ‘All Quiet On The Eastern Esplanade’, set for release in March 2024, and shared a first track with ‘Run Run Run’!

Guess who’s back? Danko Jones are releasing their 11th full-length album ‘Electric Sounds’ this Friday via AFM Records, and deliver an album that’s bound to be a classic in the pantheon of modern rock… the typical Danko Jones sound with a higher speed, and more grooves than before, proving that after over a quarter of a century they still kick ass. Highly recommended!


Garage rock psych grrrrls of The Darts played their first Scottish show in the dark, dank cellar of the Hug And Pint Glasgow pub that was the perfect setting for this absolute riot of a band. It’s so small that the band is not so much in your face but in your lap, resulting in a hot and steamy killer of a show!

The Hip Priests released new single ‘Pissed On Power’, ahead of their upcoming new album ‘Roden House Blues’ set for release next month via The Sign Records!

The Kooks showed off all the successes of a long career full of hits at Zenith in Munich, with the support of the alt-rock band Stone! A production by FKP Skorpio.

The Swedish garage rock ‘n’ rollers Satan Takes A Holiday unveiled the swaggering single ‘All Nighter’, another track from their upcoming Despotz Records album ‘Satanism’!