Rival Sons And Black Stone Cherry - Live At The HMV Forum, London
Clash - almost 5 years
Do you like your rock music loud, hard and in-your-face? The way it should be played? Then this was the gig for you. The HMV Forum was packed out with a double bill of Kentucky metal band, Black Stone Cherry and LA ‘70s-style blues rockers, Rival Sons.
First up was the bunch from LA. They’ve enjoyed extended playtime with the single ‘Pressure and Time’ from their debut CD on the UK rock waves lately. Their gritty blues based rock is well suited for Jay Buchanan’s voice and screeching guitars of Scott Holiday. Joey Tempest (Europe) was spotted in the audience, seemingly having a rocking good time, and commented later that Rival Sons are the business. Drummer Miley had a jam-packed evening, set to support legends Steve Winwood and Roger Daltrey later the same night for their gig at the Royal Albert Hall, but this did nothing to prevent him giving his drums a good old fashioned pounding.
By the time they reached ‘Burn Down Los Angeles’, the crowd was clapping and stomping i