Author Archives: Christopher James Ryan

Hello, My name is Chris Ryan I'm 25 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/
Corrosion of Conformity

Corrosion of Conformity bring their attitude to Manchester

Corrosion of Conformity are back and they’re back with a boot in the face! Vocalist and Guitarist Pepper Keenan is back pumping out the punk laden metal and it’s like he never left. I saw Corrosion back in 2014 at Hammerfest without Pepper and it didn’t feel right. Who knew shortly after there were talks of him coming back after all ...

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Corrosion of Conformity

Corrosion of Conformity return to the UK

Corrosion of Conformity return to the UK this week playing eight dates from south to north and between! They will be bringing with them Orange Goblin, Fireball, Ministry and Black Moth. If this doesn’t already wet your whistle then this next piece of news may just do the trick… Pepper Keenan (vocalist/guitarist) is performing with the band again! Their new ...

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The Amity Affliction

The Amity Affliction, The Plot In You, Dream State, Endless Heights – Manchester

Not too long after releasing their new album Misery The Amity Affliction return to the UK on a monster tour, bringing along three fantastic support bands The Plot In You, Dream State and Endless Heights. Opening up to a busy venue is alternative upbeat indie rock band Endless Heights, an Australian band who played in the UK earlier this year supporting Casey at ...

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bad wolves

Bad Wolves Live at O2 Ritz Manchester

Bad Wolves have been in the spotlight over the past few months highly due to their cover of The Cranberries ‘Zombie‘ which is a fantastic cover and is bloody fantastic to hear live too. But who are Bad Wolves? Where have they come from and what are their other tracks? Bad Wolves are a brand new supergroup featuring members Tommy Vext ...

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Don Broco

May Don Broco’s wacky dance moves be forever in your favour!

Live at Manchester Academy Straight out of Tokyo, Man With A Mission, blast us with hard-hitting rock stirred up with some nu-metal and a dose of electric to surge up the crowd with excitement. Adding to their uniqueness the band are dressed in what seems to be wolf masks, adding more fun to the set. They play some of their ...

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Gorillaz

Not all Gorillaz fans stick around for full set | Manchester 2017

Manchester Arena, 1st December 2017 Gorillaz have returned to the UK after 7 years, which is pretty much a million years, but it was well worth the wait! With the Launch of their new album Humanz, it will be an interesting night as it  has had mixed reviews. Lets not worry about that for now though as we hear tonight’s ...

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Third Eye Blind

Third Eye Blind Live in Manchester – “This is a motherf*cking rock band”

Third Eye Blind are back, touring around Europe giving the UK just two dates – London and then Manchester. Just like Stephen Jenkins (Lead Vocalist) promised back in 2015 on their last tour. Stephen also mentioned at that time that Manchester is his favourite place to visit and play which is always a good thing to hear! They brought with them ...

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3 Doors Down

3 Doors Down, Live Review from Manchester Academy with support from Pop Evil and The Fallen State

Returning to the UK, American rockers 3 Doors Down are back with several headline gigs bringing along with them Pop Evil another great American band and with a spice of brutishness The Fallen State join them. Tonight is going to be filled with nostalgia, rock and roll! Opening up tonight full of confidence, heavy rockers The Fallen State start up. The ...

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Theory of a Deadman Live at O2 Ritz Manchester

Theory of a Deadman are back in the UK for the first time in a few years and tonight they kick ass. With this they have two fantastic support acts, Forever Never and Royal Republic. Opening up the show Forever Never have returned to the stage, and it’s their third time here in Manchester. These confidant bunch are eager to ...

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Interview: Velvet Insane at The Engine Rooms Rock Night

The Swedes have arrived again, this time in the form of rockers, Velvet Insane. We caught up with the guys on their ‘Break Out of Sweden Tour’, which saw the band play shows across the UK and Japan. The band is made up of Jonas Eriksson (vocals),  Jesper Lindgren (guitar), Tobias Reimbertsson (drums), and Niklas Henriksson (bass). They are eager ...

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