Live Reviews

Deaf Havana

Deaf Havana, with Hot Milk and LaFontaines at Albert Hall Manchester

Walking up to the Albert Hall Manchester, I notice a queue round the block of people, all there for one reason, to have a great time. I have never been to the Albert Hall before and if you haven’t either I urge you to go. It’s so beautiful inside. I just stood by the sound desk looking up at the ...

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Overkill

Overkills ‘Wings Over Europe’ Killfest Tour Lands In London

Whenever the top alternative big ones comes up, 99 times out of 100, Overkill is in there and for damn good reason. Not only have they just released their 19th studio album The Wings of War, but they have had an energy in their live shows that blows just about anyone else off the stage, The Wings Over Europe tour ...

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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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POD

POD, Alien Ant Farm & 68 at o2 Ritz Manchester

To open the night at 02 Ritz Manchester was noise punk band from Atlanta, 68. I have never listened to the noise punk genre before so had no idea what to expect from this duo, Josh Scogin on guitar and vocals and Niko Yamada on drums. The pair come on stage in full suits which was very unexpected and going ...

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Tyketto

Tyketto – Strength in Numbers 25th Anniversary tour, live!

Marking a quarter of a century for anything is a little special, but when you get an email that tells you your second album is hitting that milestone, well it’s usually good to celebrate it, and Tyketto fans quite simply wanted one thing, that album toured and played in full. Tyketto were obviously more than happy to oblige, taking it ...

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Stone Broken

Stone Broken’s Home Tour supported by Those Damn Crows and Dead Man’s Whiskey

With barely time to recharge camera batteries since the last gig at the O2 Islington, we found ourselves back in the venue for yet another impressive line-up of a completely different style to our last technical death metal adventure. Much like the last, it was set to be a packed out, entertaining show of the highest calibre and the pressure ...

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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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Decapitated

Decapitated kill the cult at the O2 Islington

It may well feel forever ago that Decapitated unleashed onto the World their monster of a release, Anticult, but with a thirst and new energy after the challenges that they have battled through, they have finally regrouped and brought the tour the album deserved to justice. It seems no matter how well you plan, things are never always in your ...

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Tragedy turn disco bangers in to metal anthems in Newcastle

When you pay for a cover or tribute band, you pretty much know what you’re going to get… all your favourite tracks from the band they are emulating. But this is not the case with Tragedy! The bands full title is ‘Tragedy: All Metal Tribute To The Bee Gees & Beyond’, yes you read that right… an METAL tribute to ...

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Good Charlotte

A career-spanning performance from Good Charlotte at London’s Alexandra Palace

For the last date on their Generation RX European tour, Good Charlotte go big. At London’s 10,000 capacity Alexandra Palace, this is one of their biggest UK shows to date. No pressure there, eh? A solid support bill is in place for the evening, a welcoming bill of four distinctly different rock acts. In particular, Boston Manor are probably one ...

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