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The Growlers + Mystic Braves @ 02 Academy 2, 24th May, 2017

Southern California based band The Growlers are part Seattle part San Diego. Or perhaps a better way to describe them is a part Liverpool part Brighton. The rock funk that steams from the band is undeniable, but so is their lighter more beach surf side. With their sixth album City Club released in 2016 the […]

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Chronixx plays the o2 Academy 27th May, 2017

Ahead of the highly anticipated release of his debut album Chronology, Jamaican Reggae sensation Chronixx – backed by his Zincfence Redemption Band, brings his Chronology tour to Birmingham on Saturday 27th May. Returning to the UK after 2015’s highly successful Reparation tour, which included the sold out annual ‘Summer series’ event at the world famous […]

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Gang of Youths play The Sunflower Lounge this Sunday

Birmingham Promoters continue to bring exciting and interesting bands to the city.  This weekend on 28th May, Gang of Youths with support from Demob Happy and Birmingham Live will be there to cover it. The five piece Sydney band, Gang of Youths, is considered as one of Australia’s most impressive live acts. Comprising members David Le’Aupepe, […]

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The Amazons – debut album review

After much anticipation, The Amazons release their self-titled debut album, and it doesn’t fail to deliver. After completing a recent sold-out headline tour, their live performance is particularly powerful and the question had to be asked how this would transcend in the studio, but there was no need to worry as they have achieved a […]

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Iron Maiden @ Barclaycard Arena, 21st May, 2017

Iron Maiden

While The Rolling Stones are the usual targets for ‘old bastard’ jokes and “this-is-it-surely”, Iron Maiden are nearly their heavy metal equivalent. Founder member and bassist Steve Harris once opined that he’d always thought the band would do 15 albums, only for Maiden to still continue their forward gallop into immortality by releasing their acclaimed […]

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Monster Magnet @ o2 Academy 2, 21st May, 2017

A few short minutes after London based opener for Monster Magnet, The Dust Coda leaves the stage, an army of amplifiers appear and psychedelic oil projections begin to dance across the walls of Birmingham’s O2 Academy 2. A strong turnout of old hippies, tripped out girls and battle-jacket-clad metalheads are clearly whet with anticipation, and […]

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Whiskey Myers + Buffalo Summer @ o2 Institute, 21st May, 2017

Promoting their fourth album, ‘Mud’, Whiskey Myers played Birmingham as part of a UK Tour. Supported by Buffalo Summer, the smaller Library part of the Institute venue is close to full when they played their excellent thirty minute set of rock with a tinge of blues. We often try to pigeon hole and make comparisons […]

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Simple Minds + The Anchoress @ Symphony Hall, 21 May 2017

If you thought that seeing Simple Minds’ “Acoustic” tour late on a Sunday evening at Birmingham Symphony Hall would involve sitting back and relaxing then you were wrong. By the end of the first chorus frontman Jim Kerr was out in the audience dancing with fans and the whole house were on their feet dancing. The […]

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Leftfield @ o2 Institute, 19th May, 2017

It is the 22nd anniversary of Leftfield’s seminal album Leftism and to celebrate one half of the duo, Neil Barnes, is performing the album live in its entirety with assistance from Leftfield studio engineer, Adam Wren. From the ticket sales, this has been a popular decision and at the Institute tonight, you are lucky to […]

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The Vamps @ Genting Arena, 19th May, 2017

A love of music starts somewhere. Many of us can attest to that; normally a passion for a certain band or style of music develops in our younger years. Huddled around records, around CD players, around itunes and spotify and youtube, our music tastes begin to shape. As we grow and mature so do our […]

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The Growlers + Mystic Braves @ 02 Academy 2, 24th May, 2017

Southern California based band The Growlers are part Seattle part San Diego. Or perhaps a better way to describe them […]

Chronixx plays the o2 Academy 27th May, 2017

Ahead of the highly anticipated release of his debut album Chronology, Jamaican Reggae sensation Chronixx – backed by his Zincfence […]

Gang of Youths play The Sunflower Lounge this Sunday

Birmingham Promoters continue to bring exciting and interesting bands to the city.  This weekend on 28th May, Gang of Youths […]

The Amazons – debut album review

After much anticipation, The Amazons release their self-titled debut album, and it doesn’t fail to deliver. After completing a recent […]

Iron Maiden @ Barclaycard Arena, 21st May, 2017

While The Rolling Stones are the usual targets for ‘old bastard’ jokes and “this-is-it-surely”, Iron Maiden are nearly their heavy […]

Monster Magnet @ o2 Academy 2, 21st May, 2017

A few short minutes after London based opener for Monster Magnet, The Dust Coda leaves the stage, an army of […]