Live Reviews

Steel Panther put the ‘gig’ in ‘giggle’ at Newcastle, with Wayward Sons

The way Steel Panther was ushered into the music scene back in 2007, or there roundabouts, as ‘The American version of The Darkness’ (at least in the UK). This was intriguing to rock fans because the concept of a throwback hard rock band with the Sunset Strip twist, albeit tongue-in-cheek, sounded like a wonderful idea. I don’t think anyone was ...

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Sylosis

Sylosis return to London with new album Cycle of Suffering

Finally, after three long years of waiting Sylosis return to performing live, starting off their come-back tour at London’s Islington Assembly Hall with main support from Dyscarnate. This tour will be also promoting Sylosis’ latest album Cycle of Suffering which fans have eagerly waited the last five years for. Let’s go! After an unfortunate twenty-minute technical delay, the night began with ...

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The HU

The Hu & Fire From The Gods share their messages of unity and peace

The Hu & Fire From The Gods recently played a sold out, electric show in Brighton sharing their messages of both unity and peace. Fire From The Gods are five guys from Austin, Texas who played their first ever UK shows this February 2020.   The venue ‘The Chaulk’ in Brighton has recently been re-branded and re-opened and some backstage ...

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The Wildhearts

The Wildhearts & Backyard Babies lift the spirit of rock and roll!

Unfortunately due to the show starting very early at O2 Ritz Manchester (doors were at 5PM and the band started at 6PM) myself and a load of fans were unable to see the legends that are CKY live – but we were in time for Backyard Babies to lift the spirit of rock and roll! Sweedish rock band Backyard Babies are ...

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Five Finger Death Punch

Five Finger Death Punch, Megadeth & Bad Wolves perform a phenomenal London show

On Friday 31st January 2020 there was lots going on in London, the streets were full of anti and pro brexiteers fashioning the various flags, for it was the night that the UK left the EU. It was also the night that President Trump faced acquittal in his impeachment trial. As we got closer to Wembley’s SSE Arena, the flags ...

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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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Mark Morton

Mark Morton plays acoustic set at Camden’s Underworld

As the cold winter months drag on and adjustments to life are made, those trying to get back into routine, those trying to better themselves etc, us music fans are usually working on which gig to get started with. On January 12th, we find ourselves with a lovely, gentle option down in Camden’s Underworld. Mark Morton is set to release ...

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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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Alter Bridge

Alter Bridge & Shinedown at the O2

December is the year where we all get swamped by gigs, it’s what makes the month that little more special, and it is always a great way to catch up with friends one last time before everyone suffers the struggles of huge hangovers and family gatherings the next few days offer, even more so when it is a huge gig. ...

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Sumo Cyco and As Sirens Fall tear Newcastle a new one to round off the year.

I’d like to start this review by saying it’s so refreshing to see so many bands touring the UK so close to Christmas. Most years December is a write-off but the live music scene has gone in a bizarre full-circle in terms of being most bands’ bread and butter. Which, for us fans, is a great thing. If you are ...

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