Tim Smith of the ‘Cardiacs’ needs our support


Some of you may remember the ‘Cardiacs’ supporting ‘Marillion’ in the early 80’s. I asked them to join us after seeing them play in a club in London and was blown away by their unique style of music.They had some tough gigs in front of our crowd but always stayed the distance and went for it every night turning heads … Read More

Interview with Great Music Stories on the album and Reviews from December 2017 ‘Clutching at Straws’ tour


Recorded interview with various Marillo members and others with Great Music Stories on the album plus more reviews from the December 17 tour. http://greatmusicstories.com/…/feature-interview-clutching…/ Louder Than War – http://louderthanwar.com/fish-leamington-live-review/ National Rock Review – http://www.nationalrockreview.com/…/fish-wylam-brewery-newc… Uber Rock – http://www.uberrock.co.uk/…/19920-fish-manchester-o2-ritz-9… Midlands Rocks – http://www.themidlandsrocks.com/fish-leamington-assembly-s…/ Metal Talk – http://metaltalk.net/columns_s…/johnny_main_fish_glasgow.php Devils Gate Media – http://devilsgatemedia.com/review-fish-o2-abc-glasgow/ Musipedia Of Metal – http://musipediaofmetal.blogspot.co.uk/…/a-view-from-back-o…   Get Ready to Rock … Read More

Hansa Studios: By The Wall 1976-90 SKY ARTS January 10th


Screening January 10th on Sky Arts the film about Hansa Studios by Mike Christie that Steve Rothery, Chris Kimsey and myself were interviewed for in Berlin last year.I’ve been looking forward to seeing the finished movie for a while and will definitely be watching this. Here’s the trailer! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_6MPZCXaO0&feature=youtu.be

Happy New Year from Lurgy Land


Slightly late but I just wanted to wish you all an outrageously happy New Year and hope you had a fine and chilled out Christmas. Thanks for all your support on so many levels in 2017 and for attending that great run of UK shows that brought a testing year to a close in style and smiles. The day after … Read More

Summer Open Airs 2018


I can now confirm the first 3 open airs I’ll be playing next Summer. There are more under negotiation to hopefully be confirmed in the next month or so but I’m glad to announce this first batch so soon after the successful UK tour. First up at the moment is ‘Wacken Festival‘ in Germany – not sure of which day … Read More

Lazuli support for UK tour cancelled

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Regret to announce the Lazuli support gig is cancelled as are all their shows with me in London and Cambridge. Domi, their singer has been struck down with a bad illness and is on his way to a French hospital tonight. It’s a very sad parting and we are all disappointed that they can’t continue. My shows are unaffected and … Read More

The Debacle of Leamington Updates


As most of you know last night in Leamington was a clusterfuck regarding the weather and I want to try and explain what happened and what is happening. We managed to make it down from Manchester but left early at 10am to make sure we got there. We obviously knew it would be tough going but were surprised to discover … Read More

A right royal faux pas !


So looking forward to going to the Hydro in Glasgow to see ‘Queen’ tonight. Spike had organised VIP tickets and passes, car parking in the venue sorted, stepson excited about meeting up with the band, everything locked in. 11 o’ clock last night I get a text from Spike “did you make it? Where are you?” Completely screwed up the … Read More

Extra tickets available for London Islington Academy


Just received notice from the promoter that there are 40 more standing tickets going on sale for all 3 nights In London at the Islington Assembly Rooms and 20 more seats just on the Sunday Tickets on sale via Eventim and the venue website