Raising the Colours – Ex Skin and Jagged Edge Guitarists Launch Red, White and Blues

As one chapter closes, so another begins…

As classic rock stalwarts Skin bowed out in style, supporting the mighty Judas Priest on July 23 at High Voltage, there was no sense that this was the end of days. Guitarist Myke Gray is ready to launch his new project, the melodic, blues-rooted but insistently hard-driving Red White And Blues. And intriguingly, the band will unite both former vocalists Gray has worked with – the rich, emotional tenor of former Jagged Edge singer Matti Alfonzetti, and the full-blooded rock roar of Skin frontman Neville MacDonald, who also plays bass.

On August 20, Red White And Blues will make their Welsh festival debut with a much anticipated performance at the Steelhouse Festival, in Ebbw Vale, Gwent, alongside such names as the Quireboys, Black Spiders and Tigertailz. After that, they’ll head directly for the studio to lay down their first album. We spoke to Myke Gray to get the full lowdown on the new band, its extraordinary combination of talents, and the forthcoming show at the Steelhouse Festival:

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Incubus announce Cardiff date

After their sold HMV Forum show last month Incubus have announced a full UK tour for November, including a Cardiff date, as part of the IF NOT NOW, WHEN? WORLD TOUR.

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