Elkie Brooks’ Pearls is an intimate look at one of Britain’s finest female singers at work performing with a band comprised of great friends and world class musicians. Elkie’s many hit singles have endured to the present day, with pop standards like ‘Don’t Cry Out Loud’, ‘Sunshine After The Rain’, ‘Pearl’s A Singer’, ‘Lilac Wine’, ‘Fool If You Think It’s Over’ and ‘No More The Fool’.
Guitarist Ray Fenwick “recalls Touring” with The IAN GILLAN BAND in the 70’s was a wild affair, both on and off stage..In the best traditions of Rock n Roll we courted our fair share of controversy, but come Showtime we turned into a tight professional outfit, performing our own unique brand of rock music. It was on 14th May 1977, in front of a full house at The Rainbow, Theatre, London we were promoting the ‘Clear Air Turbulence’ album. Chris Blackwell the label owner was there that night checking out his “investment”.
Staind dove into bleaker recesses than ever before and surfaced with their heaviest and most hypnotic album to date, STAIND, their self-titled, seventh studio album. The multi-platinum Massachusetts hard rock outfit Aaron Lewis, Mike Mushok, and Johnny Old School” April pushed itself to the very brink.