Samantha Fish s/b Wille and the Bandits @ KK’s Steel Mill, Wolverhampton.

0 6 mins 2 dys

The eminently talented and highly popular Samantha Fish returns to the Midlands to ply her trade of explosive blues rock. Since I last saw her she has changed her band line-up and her now regular touring band comprises Ron Johnson on bass, Matt Wade on […]

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0 7 mins 3 dys


Promoting their latest album, Rise, The Rasmus concluded their UK tour with a spectacular 2 hour gig in London at the O2 Kentish Town. The band performed with new guitarist Emilia ‘Emppu’ Suhonen and was supported by the Italian female-fronted Overlaps.  Overlaps were an excellent […]

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0 4 mins 4 dys

Cats in Space – The Engine Rooms, Southampton.

Cats in Space haven’t actually been around that long, formed in 2015 by guitarist/songwriter Greg Hart and drummer Steevi Bacon, they are unusual in that they are not a super group as such, they are a band of musicians who got together to write and […]

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0 8 mins 6 dys

Sepultura – O2 Ritz, Manchester

The O2 Ritz, Manchester is full tonight and the building is prepared for an intense night of Trash! Nothing could make the night better than kicking it off with New Orleans’ own Crowbar courtesy of the insane legend that is Kirk Windsteinand his ‘Troops of […]

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0 7 mins 6 dys

Anthrax & Municipal Waste – Manchester Academy

Anthrax, the world famous classic rock thrasher band that took over the 1980s have returned to Manchester for their 40th anniversary tour. (Well, 41st Anniversary technically) You can’t walk into Manchester Academy, without seeing a battle jacket. The doors opened at 7pm and the queue […]

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0 7 mins 6 dys

Hypocrisy with Septicflesh, The Agonist and Horizon Ignited @ The Institute 2, Birmingham.

If you don’t like Death Metal, go home now, because tonight the audience was exposed to four Death Metal and Melodic Death Metal bands hailing from Scandinavia, Greece and Canada. Swedish Death Metal merchants HYPOCRISY were touring Europe with several other bands in tow and […]

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9 mins 3 weeks

The Hunna – O2 Ritz, Manchester

The Hunna join us tonight at The O2 Ritz Manchester for their self-titled album tour! Already, when going into the venue, it’s boiling hot, even within the first act there’s people passing out in the crowd. Taking to the stage first is Manchester’s own Lucy […]

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11 mins 3 weeks

Billy Idol – The Roadside Tour 2022 – Resorts World Arena, Birmingham

For the last 40 odd years Billy Idol has been one of the two musicians that I’ve always wanted to photograph, an opportunity to photograph the other one will never happen, for that was the late great Freddie Mercury. Although the two of them are […]

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5 mins 3 weeks

Skid Row, Enuff Z’Nuff, Collateral, Y Plas, Cardiff.

What better way to start the weekend than a Friday night spent in the company of a few hundred Skid Row fans wanting confirmation that the band are rejuvenated with the arrival of new frontman Erik Gronwall and their new album ‘The Gangs All Here’. […]

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7 mins 4 weeks

Reckless Love with Collateral and The Treatment, The Engine Rooms, Southampton.

My phone started pinging just as I left the house, it had been pinging intermittently all afternoon giving updates of history unfolding at Balmoral, but the increase in frequency led me to look at my phone to discover that the only era most of us […]

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