Live Reviews

Live Review: Therapy? – Triggerfinger – in Brighton

Everyone needs some Therapy?! As some of you may know the Threapy? Disquiet Tour has not had a smooth start due to Andy’s illness, therefore it has really started at the Concorde2 in Brighton 31th March. The Concorde 2 team delivered a smooth experience to both the audience and the musicians both sound and light wise. The first guest on ...

Read More »

Live Review: Ashestoangels & 48 Hours, Think Tank, Newcastle

Anyone who has been to Think Tank in Newcastle will know it is a unique little venue that attracts all kinds of acts. Just a couple of weeks ago Wednesday 13 played here and in a matter of weeks, so will indie outfit Lisbon. It’s not unusual for Think Tank to have a few bands in one night, and this ...

Read More »

Review: Bonafide – Live at the Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton

Nice Boys Don’t Play Rock ‘n’ Roll. We all know that. Fortunately for us (though) all the way from the lower end of dirtier Sweden — Malmö in fact — Bonafide has arrived on these shores these last weeks to save us from moderation and to rescue us from the tedium of our daily toil. We are grateful for their ...

Read More »

Photos: Fozzy – The Dirty Youth – Malrun – in Wolverhampton

Malrun Danish modern metallers Malrun opened the show with heavy guitar riffs and melodic harmonies. Check out their most recent video for ‘Cycle of Abuse‘ here – you will not be dissapointed! The Dirty Youth The Dirty Youth are a band that we are very excited about at the moment. They will soon releases their new album ‘Gold Dust’ and it ...

Read More »

Photoset: GUN – The Wild Lies – Klasside – in Wolverhampton

Photo-set includes: Klasside, The Wild Lies, and GUN Klasside Klasside are a midland-based alternative band combining elements of rock, funk, rap and folk into a melodic, modern sound. Check them out here. The Wild Lies Are you craving some Hard Rock with that oh so hard to re-create 80’s feel!? – Look no further then The Wild Lies! These High ...

Read More »

Review: Enter Shikari in Manchester

Can you hear the war cry!!?” It’s been a great night with three fantastic acts supporting Enter Shikari – Fathrerson, Allusondrugs and Feed The Rhino. Feed The Rhino After a suspense intro the band members come on stage one by one – to a very warm welcome from the crowd. Lee Tobin (lead singer) comes out and yells “Manchesteeeeeeer!!” and ...

Read More »

Photoset: The Answer + Bad Touch + The Picturebooks @ The Institute Library, Birmingham

The Picturebooks Bluesy German duo The Picturebooks consist of Fynn Claus Grabke (vocals/guitar) and Philipp Mirtschink (drums). They recently signed to the highly regarded LA psych/stoner imprint Riding Easy, they released their first album for the label, entitled ‘Imaginary Horse’, in late 2014 in the US and here they are now on tour with The Answer to promote the forthcoming UK release of the record. Listen to The Picturebooks ‘Your Kisses Burn Like Fire’ here. ...

Read More »

Live Review: Hardcore Superstar at Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton

The Slade Rooms are an appropriate home for Hardcore Superstar. After all — they are part Sweet, part MUD and part Aerosmith… so they should consider Noddy and his crew as part of their shared family tree. The Swedes are smart dogs too! So they started with ‘Fox on the Run’ as an intro. The show began with the effervescencing ‘We ...

Read More »

Takedown Festival 2015

It’s not scorching here at Southampton Uni today, but the rain is keeping off and the sun is just resting behind the clouds. Optimum festival weather. For regulars to the festival there’s a feeling of being reunited with an old friend. For newcomers, there’s almost awe at the intimacy this festival holds. Either way, everyone is eager to begin… (District ...

Read More »

Live Review: Wednesday 13, Think Tank, Newcastle

In the modern rock era, it is hard to find bands that still believe in the theatrical side of live performances. I can count on one hand how many bands deliver a true spectacle every time they play live: Slipknot, Rammstein, Marilyn Manson, Steel Panther and tonight’s act- Wednesday 13.  Incorporating the the visual with the sound, creating characters, making ...

Read More »