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Tom Geddes

Tom Geddes

Former Music Columnist (2011-2012).

Preview: Bloodstock Festival

A small, tight-knit festival where, if you like the music, you’re bound to run in to somebody you know at every turn.

Preview: Download Festival

Loud, crammed and for the most part jolly, though there may be a few more shouts of “SLAYER!!!” at 5am.

Live: Thin Lizzy + Interview with Jean-Paul Gaster of Clutch

“No Phil Lynott, no Thin Lizzy.” The classic rockers visit Manchester to prove everybody wrong, and bring the storming Clutch with them.

Live – Candlefest (w/Orange Goblin Interview)

Candlelight Records showcase their roster in Manchester, but does it work. Also, Tom Geddes talks to Orange Goblin.

Live – Turbowolf

Frantic keyboard heavy rockers Turbowolf smashed it up with Hawk Eyes, but not before chatting to Tom Geddes

Album: Turbowolf – Turbowolf

Big release for stunning live band Turbowolf, but can their debut album live upto expectations?

Column: Baby, Baby, Baby… Ohh Wait, Maybe Not.

Music Editor Tom Geddes takes a look at whether anybody comes away from Justin Bieber’s baby scandal without looking terrible.

Live: The Answer @ Academy 3

They may have supported rock and roll legends AC/DC in the past but how are this Irish quartet faring in the present?

Live: Volbeat @ Academy 2

Danish rockabilly quartet, Volbeat, more than make up for last year’s tour cancellations.

Album: Anthrax – Worship Music

Thrash legends make a blistering return with their 10th studio album.

Album: Sungrazer – Mirador

A simultaneously relaxing and exciting album from Dutch stoner/psychedelic 3-piece, Sungrazer.

Column: Loutallica

Is this worst possible collaboration album in the history of mankind?

Sonisphere Festival 2011

Tom Geddes gives a quick rundown of the highs and lows of this year’s Sonisphere, as headlined by Metallica, Biffy Clyro and Slipknot.

High Voltage Festival 2011

Judas Priest, Slash and Dream Theater, to name but a few, graced the stages at this year’s High Voltage but who impressed Tom Geddes and your dad the most?