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Red Hot Chili Peppers at the O2 Arena

After seeing Red Hot Chili Peppers earlier this year at Reading Festival, I was hoping for a spectacular night – and I got what I came for. BABYMETAL graced us with their strange, but amazing presence before the magic of the Chili’s. I was surprised when I heard BABYMETAL would be supporting RHCP, but excited […]

JPNSGRLS – Nice N Sleazy, Glasgow

Starting the night were Sunny Devils. They provide a stripped back sound with great vocals, even if he was not really pushing his voice (either that or he was just that good). The drums are too soft at times but due to stripped back sound, you can’t have metal drum thrashes. Simple but elegant guitar […]

Will Varley @ Wedgewood Rooms Portsmouth

Half way through his biggest headline tour to date, folk singer song-writer Will Varley headlines the Wedgewood Rooms in Portsmouth. There was only one support at this show and it came from seven piece folk band Cocos Lovers. Cocos Lovers took to the stage not long after the doors opened. They opened with some slower […]

The Amity Affliction @ Norwich Waterfront

Australian metalcore band The Amity Affliction concluded their UK tour in Norwich last night (10/12/2016) with a very impressive send off. The night opened with support from Wage War, a metalcore four piece from Florida. After an inspirational speech about mental health, the only time he took a break from running around the Waterfront’s stage, […]

Elessar @ 2 Pigs, Cheltenham

First up is Cheltenham alt-rockers Halfway To Nowhere. The young quartet do a good job of opening the show. There are some good moments and they show some promise. Second, we have Renegade Twelve. The East Anglian quintet are the heaviest band of the night and combine face-melting riffs with great vocals. Next sees Speaking […]

Gangstagrass @ The Borderline, London

Tonight, in London is going to be interesting. Tonight is the night we witness a collective of two genres that normally wouldn’t mix, and here it is, in The Borderline in the heart of London’s West End. As we enter the venue, support act Rodney Brannigan’s a Texan living in London is already on stage […]

Black Stone Cherry @ Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall would be the last venue you would expect to see a hard rock band perform. The people of Glasgow witnessed an electrifying rock concert. One which will resonate through the Concert Hall walls for the ages In the middle of their UK tour. Black Stone Cherry sold out the Glasgow Royal […]

Mummy, Puppy, Demob Happy & Big Spring @ Brooklyn Bowl London

Team Walf and Brooklyn Bowl Rising Rocks presented a brilliant lineup showcasing four of the best up and coming alternative rock bands in the UK. First on the bill was Mummy, a sludge/stoner rock four piece. The band came on to a still gathering crowd, with little response. However once they started playing more people […]

Lacuna Coil @ The Garage, Glasgow

Kicking the night off was Genus Ordinis Dei. The first thing that hit me about them was the Brilliant rhythmic drumming. There were layered with good heavy guitars with plenty of meaty rifts. As a metal band they used a backing track effectively and was not over used to the point where I was cursing. They […]

Alter Bridge @ Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff

Alter Bridge are a band that you can be sure will put on a good show. After releasing latest album The Last Hero in October, anticipation was high for their UK tour. We hit up the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff to see if the quartet can still live up to the hype. First up is […]

Pierce the Veil @Great Hall, Cardiff

Pierce the Veil fans have been waiting a long time for the band to release a new album and finally got their wish earlier this year when Misadventures dropped. Each track on the record is arena worthy and built up the excitement ready for the Misadventures World tour, of which the UK leg kicked off […]

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