Monday, December 16, 2019


Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings: The Rose Theatre, Kingston Upon Thames – live review

Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings The Rose Theatre, Kingston Upon Thames 30th July 2014 Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings take to the stage at the Rose Theatre, Kingston...

Jo Harman & Company: Band On The Wall, Manchester – live review

Jo Harman has been working her way up the blues ranks across the UK and mainland Europe.Dom Walsh is a fan.

John Hiatt: Terms Of My Surrender – album review

Six quality John Hiatt album in ten years - this one is his bluesiest for a while. Craig Chaligne reviews.

How To Swim: Niagarama – album review

Closer All That We Wait For is pure pop genius, anthemic and compelling, a perfect cigarette-lighter-waving end to a very accomplished album.

Jack White: Lazaretto – album review

The new Jack White album is musical sunshine for healing the damaged soul says Katie Clare

The Ghost Wolves: Man, Woman, Beast – album review

Boy/girl, one string guitar garage snarl from Austin, Texas based The Ghost Wolves on Dead Boy Cheetah Chrome's new label.

Recent Ace Records Releases by Ian Johnston – May 2014

Ian Johnston brings us his latest round-up of recent vital releases from Ace Records, probably the best re-issue label in the world.

Rosie Bans: Be Bold – ep review

Scottish singer songwriter, Rosie Bans releases her debut EP. Louder Than War’s Paul Scott-Bates reviews.

The Blues Poetry Of Bukka White

Bukka White is one of the legends of the delta blues. Frank Bangay looks back on his career.

Alexander Tucker: Alexander Tucker – album review

There’s little doubt that Tucker is a clever chap

Eight Rounds Rapid: LossLeader – album review

Promising debut album from Southend R&B ruffians Eight Rounds Rapid who include in their number the son of Wilko Johnson.

Chicken Diamond: My Name Is Charles ‘Chicken’ Diamond – album review

French one man blues band Chicken Diamond winds up and releases his second album of raw alternative blues.





After All Christmas Party Featuring John Bramwell – live review

I am Kloot's John Bramwell was the highlight of After All's Christmas party at Lions Den Bar in Manchester on Friday night in aid of Musician Against Homelessness. Nigel Carr was there to witness one of the most memorable gigs of the year.  

Courteeners: Manchester Arena – live photo review

Courteeners Manchester Arena December 14th 2019 Louder Than War photographer Michael Bond, captured Courteeners at a packed...

Albums of The Year 2019 – the Top 50

Albums of The Year 2019 - the Top 50  as chosen by LTW Websites* regular...

Albums Of The Year 2019 – numbers 51 to 200

Albums Of The Year 2019 - numbers 51 to 200 as chosen by writers...

God Damn: Secret Lock Up Party, Minerva Works, Birmingham – live review

God Damn Minerva Works Birmingham December 7th 2019 God Damn return to an old haunt after a...