Team Member: Jess Powell

Jess Powell's Articles:

While She Sleeps, Counterfeit and Blood Youth live at O2 Institute, Birmingham!

It’s a dismal February evening in Birmingham but the frigid weather has done little to put off the Sleeps family who huddle between the barricades outside the O2 Institute. Once inside, Blood Youth are up first and so it falls to them to thaw out the gathering crowd. They kick the proceedings off with a […]

Asking Alexandria & Black Veil Brides live at Manchester’s Academy 1

Tonight saw Asking Alexandria and Black Veil Brides– with excellent support from German sextet To the Rats and Wolves – descend on Manchester. Outside the Academy 1 venue, fans queue eagerly for hours – a fair few sporting black face paint in homage to BVB. Whilst the need for increased security is understandable and necessary, […]

Lightblue- Paradise Lost

In previous years, Lightblue, a young quintet hailing from Cheltenham, were known as Sioux Falls. Relative newcomers to the scene, the band have nonetheless achieved an integration into their local scene, as well as having played well-known festivals such as 2000 Trees. Friday 8th December saw the release of their debut EP, Paradise Lost, through […]

In Hearts Wake – Ark

Released on 26th May 2017, In Hearts Wake’s fourth studio album Ark follows a triumphant tour supporting While She Sleeps and precedes an upcoming headline tour of the UK in October. Aside from the music itself, much can be said about the concept of the album. One thing that stands out, for example, are the […]


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