Live Reviews

Zeal and Ardor

Zeal and Ardor at The Electric Ballroom – His command dominates as his intent glare stares through the centre of the crowd.

Following the release of Stranger Fruit, Zeal and Ardor have exploded from being a small, underground band, to a band that really are on the cusp of breaking into the mainstream. Their blend of gospel blues and black metal hasn’t come without its fair share of hate from elitists, but if you’re getting hate, clearly you’re doing something good. Currently ...

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Uli Jon Roth

Guitar wizard Uli Jon Roth enchants London

Spanning over five legendary decades, Uli Jon Roth‘s career is still constantly on the rise. This former Scorpions superstar started playing guitar at a very young age and his expertise and uniqueness has made him increasingly popular throughout the years. Since day one his classical roots have been blending with his rock ‘n roll style creating something beautiful and innovative, ...

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Uriah Heep

Return To Fantasy – The Legendary Uriah Heep Still Reign Supreme

Progressive hard rock lords Uriah Heep are still a musical force to be reckoned with as evidenced by last night‘s glorious performance at USF in Bergen, Norway. On the back of their excellent Living the Dream album, which is undoubtedly one of the highlights of the year, the band ploughed through an exhilarating 90-minute set in front of an ecstatic ...

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mc5 Micheal Monro

MC5 celebrate their 50th anniversary in style supported by an extraordinary Michael Monroe

Shepherd’s Bush Empire is filled with a sense of anticipation, two outstanding bands are about to rock this venue. Michael Monroe, the Finnish multi-instrumentalist who stole the glam punk scene with Hanoi Rocks and later kept on doing so with his own band, and of course MC5, American punk legends who are celebrating the fifty year anniversary of their first album ...

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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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Hands Off Gretel are the well-oiled alt-rock machine you never knew you needed

Venue: The Globe, Newcastle If you read a lot about newer bands, or bands ‘on the rise’, it might mention something to do with this fictional ‘new wave of classic rock’. Something I don’t really subscribe to. When did the ‘classic’ style of rock go away? Also, how can something be ‘new’ and ‘classic’ at the same time? It’s like ...

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Diamond Head

Diamond Head, Burnt Out Wreck, Saints of Sin, Neuronspoiler, Alteration – Four Sticks Weekender Four Sticks Weekender

Finding our way south of the river we see our way through the hustle and bustle of the capital’s maze of streets and tube lines to New Cross. Here a fantastic live venue with that cosy pub feel is embracing a three day live music festival of which we are lucky enough to enjoy the first day of. As with ...

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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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Glenn Hughes

For the first time since 1976 Glenn Hughes plays all the Deep Purple’s classics and his performance is second to none

Tonight the Electric Ballroom in Camden is filled with fans of all age groups who are gathered together to watch the former Deep Purple vocalist and bass player Glenn Hughes perform a Classic Deep Purple set, hence the name of this tour. The current frontman of supergroup Black Country Communion is well known for having constantly put out first class ...

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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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