- 17 Mar 20
To celebrate St. Patrick's Day 2020, we're making all of Hot Press' archive available for free this month! So start swotting now – it's the only way you'll pass the exam, eh?
To make up for the pubs being closed, and gigs and parades cancelled, on this somewhat bizarre St. Patrick's Day, we're making all 43 whopping years of the Hotpress.com archive free-to-view so that you can self-celebrate in style!
From Abba, Adam & The Ants and All Tvvins to The Zutons, ZZ Top and Zerra 1, a huge volume of our interviews, reviews, columns, retrospectives, opinion pieces and photo galleries are there for the clicking.
If the choice is somewhat overwhelming – we're just shy of the 90,000 article mark – may we suggest that you do an author search for the late, extremely great Bill Graham and discover why he's the benchmark against which all other Hot Press journalists are measured. Not, we hasten to add, that we haven't continued to produce pen-slingers of the very highest pedigree. We have. They're all represented here too.
With a treasure trove of 4,491 articles, it's highly possible that U2 are the most written about artists in Hot Press history. Over the coming days we'll be pointing you in the direction of some of our most memorable encounters with the chaps...
With IDLES, Fontaines D.C., Hudson Taylor, David Keenan, Sam Fender, Dermot Kennedy, Billie Eilish, Fangclub, Sigrid and Walking On Cars all following in their cover star footsteps recently, the Hotpress.com archive is constantly expanding.
Meanwhile, don't forget that there's a fantastic, extensive range of back issues, annuals, Best ofs, signed covers and commemorative prints that can be ordered from https://shop.hotpress.com.
Troubled times these may be, but we hope you have a cracking St. Patrick's Day and that you and your loved ones remain safe and well...
Sláinte, Team Hot Press