Author Archives: Matt Mead

About Matt Mead

Freelance writer who likes anything with heart and soul
REVIEW: C90 Various Artists 3 CD album review

REVIEW: C90 Various Artists 3 CD album review

C90 will be familiar to music purveyors who enjoyed the compilations form the early 90’s that everyone craved after seeing an advert in the weeks NME and Melody Maker. Released via Cherry Red records this gathering of many best loved…

Download 2020 – ten of the best – round 2

Download Festival 2020 – ten of the best – round 2

Download Festival, the world’s premier rock event, is getting closer by the second and here at Gigslutz we’re looking forward many of the acts in attendance including headliners Iron Maiden, Kiss and System Of A Down. Back in January we…

INTERVIEW: Mathew Ajjarapu The Devonns

PREMIERE: The Devonns new single – Tell Me

Today The Devonns premiere a brand new track Tell Me exclusively via Gigslutz. Mathew Ajjarapu from the band expounds further the background on the track: “There’s a really great radio show here in Chicago that used to be on 93.1…

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Bugeye – Don’t Stop new single

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Bugeye – Don’t Stop new single

Disco-punks Bugeye are teasing their debut album with the release of new single Don’t Stop, via independent label Reckless Yes on 28 February 2020.  Ferocious in their DIY spirit and having drawn comparisons to Sleater-Kinney, been described as a mash-up…

INTERVIEW: The Pale’s Matthew Devereux

INTERVIEW: The Pale’s Matthew Devereux

As Dublin band The Pale set about marking 30 years in the business in 2020, and the recent release of thirteenth album Merciful Hour they head back to the UK for a handful of dates – their first in years. …

REVIEW: Peter Green – The End Of The Game re-release

REVIEW: Peter Green – The End Of The Game re-release

50 years ago Peter Green released his first solo album within little time of him leaving behind what was at the time a bestselling group Fleetwood Mac. Esoteric Recordings have remastered and expanded The End Of The Game essaying this…

REVIEW: Hanging Stars - A New Kind Of Sky

REVIEW: Hanging Stars – A New Kind Of Sky

With a mixture of folk, country and psychedelia Hanging Stars return with a formidable long player that shimmers and shines on Crimson Crow records. Consisting of songwriter, singer and guitarist Richard Olson, Sam Ferman on bass, Paulie Cobra on drums,…