Crescendo Festival in France 2016

By Stuart Smith IO-Earth hit the stage next and we’d already had a good chat with their leader and guitarist Dave Cureton and a beer with their engineer in the nearby Skooby Doo bar. The band is from the UK and have three studio and a live album to their name. This is...

Live Review Peel

By Richard Thompson While they have always merited praise in the past, tonight IOEarth really do sound like the real deal. Their spacious and sendory-grabbing atmospherics become almost spiritual on a certain level, like the staggering title track of their latest...

Classic Rock Live Review Peel

Classic Rock Presents Prog Magazine Live Review Peel by Richard Thompson There’s a genuine buzz around IOEarth at the moment and it’s easy to see why this Birmingham-based band, led by guitarist Dave Cureton and keyboardist Adam Gough, are gaining such...

RoSfest USA Performance 2012

By Thomas Arena  I knew NOTHING about this band, never heard a note of their music before, and now I’m left wondering why, what a surprising show! I was expecting something between a neo and symphonic act, still more song based than anything. Instead we got some...