Author Archives: Christopher James Ryan

Hello, My name is Chris Ryan I'm 27 and i am a photographer/Reviewer. I love going to gigs ride my motorbike, drink booze, game and of course take photographs. If you come to gigs you'll probably see me in the press pit being a nut job or sipping alcohol while writing up notes \m/
Wage War

Wage War, Ded and Thornhill played Manchester Rebellion

Wage War are back in the UK, performing a sold out show that’s so high in demand there was another 50 tickets added on the door which were quickly nabbed up. Support acts for the tour is upcoming metalcore band Thornhill and American heavy metal lads DED. Over the past 5 years Wage War have been making big waves in ...

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Motionless In White

Motionless In White hit banger after banger with the necessary evil and soft! Supported by Defying Decay & Skold

Motionless In White were back ashore the UK on the final leg of their tour and they kicked it off on a Sunday night in Manchester. Bringing along with them Bangkok alternative metal band Defying Decay and Swedish industrial metal band Skold. Defying Decay… holy shit! I instantly fell in love with these nutters. I can honestly say this band ...

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Theory of a Deadman

Theory of a Deadman with Dead Posey live in Manchester

Canadian rockers Theory of a Deadman (TOADM) are back in Manchester and despite the show being on a weekday, it felt like the weekend! It was a show full of emotion and drama but filled our hearts with meaning. For those who are unaware the band shorted their name to simply ‘Theory’ back in 2017 when sixth album Wake Up ...

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Airbourne

Airbourne and Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown run wild in Manchester

G’Day mate, tonight’s the night that the mighty Australian rock n roll machine Airbourne  are here for one thing only and that’s to have a good time! Bringing along with them two support acts Cellar Door Moon Crow and Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown. We arrived just in time for Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown, sadly missing the first act; ...

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Lacuna Coil

Lacuna Coil, Eluveitie, & Infected Rain play Manchester

Lacuna Coil are back more heavier than ever kicking off the UK leg of their tour in Manchester. Opening up this sold out show are heavy metal band Infected Rain from Moldovan. Honestly, I think the crowd were a bit stunned when this band started playing! We heard heavy riffs, powerful vocals which dominated the venue, grabbing everyone’s attention. Lead ...

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Royal Republic

Royal Republic: The Weekend-Man is permanently here!

The weekend man has arrived and it’s a sold out show! So it’s time to crank up the rock and roll and have a good time, you dig!? These majestic Swedes have bought along them Blackout Problems to help spread the joy or the good times! Blackout Problems have come from Munich Germany and for a band not known as well ...

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Third Eye Blind

Third Eye Blind reach a new level with Screamer – Live in Manchester

The boys are back in town! For those who don’t know who Third Eye Blind are, well let me tell you in a nutshell… they are an hugely underrated pop rock bands from the 90’s, despite a break in the 00’s they have been working hard in the music scene since 2009! Lead vocalist Stephan Jenkins is the only original ...

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Perturbator

Perturbator and Dan Terminus bring dark synthwave to Manchester Academy 2

Tonight as the venue transforms into something majestic and futuristic we venture deep into the electronic universe, and we discover unique artists in the synth electronica genre. I originally discovered this style of music by venturing into gaming soundtracks and then stumbled into this wonderful spectrum of music, I really do feel its ahead of its time! When I first ...

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UFO RAMzine

UFO with support from Tara Lynch, live at Manchester O2 Ritz

Tonight at this sold out show we are blessed to see UFO on their last ever tour after fifty years in the making (1969- 2019). It’s just crazy, but all good things must come to an end. What UFO have shown tonight is that no matter what your age is, as long as you love rock then tonight we’re in ...

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Godsmack

Godsmack Live In Manchester “We are going to play until we get kicked out” – Supported by Like A Storm

American hard rock legends Godsmack have arrived In the UK as part of their European tour. This was originally planned for autumn 2018 but due to personal reasons they had to postponed it. Now they’re back in full swing with a three day stop in the UK before venturing into Europe. We’re absolutely god-smacked that people still haven’t heard of this ...

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