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Interview – Gabriella Jones

What did you do in your teens then folks? For Birmingham’s Gabriella Jones her answer could include impressing crowds at festivals such as Wireless, Isle Of Wight Festival and Hard Rock Calling, as well as playing support slots for Beyonce, Bryan Adams, Jay-Z, Pink, Bon Jovi and Roxy Music! We caught up with Gabriella at […]

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Letlive. Exclusive Interview

Los Angeles post-hardcore band Letlive. have had a pretty amazing 2013, culminating with Rock Sound magazine naming their album, The Blackest Beautiful, Album Of The Year. We caught up with founder and frontman Jason Aalon Butler ahead of their recent gig at The Rescue Rooms in Nottingham for a quick chat. BL – So, what’s […]

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Night Verses Interview

Night Verses have been causing quite a stir with their debut full length, Lift Your Existence. The album, released in mid-2013, has seen rave reviews across the board and, with the band themselves citing influences as diverse as Tool, Isis, Fiona Apple, At the Drive-In, Opeth, Björk, Deftones and DJ Shadow, they’ve created a sound […]

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Lonely The Brave Interview & Review @ Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton – Tuesday 1st October 2013

As years goes by there are always one or more ‘up and coming artists’ or ‘the next big thing’, those terms get used so much that they start to lose meaning. Sometimes though they can be right and standing watching Lonely the Brave soundcheck in Wolverhampton, I can see why the music press has been singing […]

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Interview – Dog Is Dead

The first mention I ever heard of Dog Is Dead, I was inclined to believe that my ubercultured friend was confused about the title of the popular book and theatre play The Curious Incident Of the Dog in the Nighttime. After a little clarification from her and some facepalming from me, I was introduced to […]

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Interview – Mallory Knox

Thanks to Sam and Mikey for taking the time out to talk to Birmingham Live. You started out on your tour with Don Broco last night, how did the first night go? M: It was crazy! We’ve played Norwich a few times before and it’s always been okay, but last night was the first time […]

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Interview – Your Demise

Tonight Your Demise are headlining Birmingham Academy 2 but before the inevitable carnage begins I sat down with Oz for a quick chat about the latest album The Golden Age, touring and their new ep Cold Chillin’. You’re a week into your headline tour, how have the shows been going so far? They’ve been going […]

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Interview – Kodaline

After dancing along the periphery of the music industry for some time, Kodaline have finally taken the plunge to growing acclaim, drawing comparisons to Dry The River, Bon Iver and even Coldplay. As they launch into 6 months of touring, I popped along to have a chat with a softly spoken Stephen Garrigan and a […]

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Interview – Letlive

We were invited into Letlive’s dressing room for a quick chat with Ryan and Jeff before they head on stage to support the almighty Deftones. They’ve been hard at work touring intensively and writing their highly anticipated follow up to Fake History and although we didn’t get much gossip on the new record they have […]

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Interview – Don Broco

Brumlive’s Lucy Pryor caught up with Rob, Tom and Simon from Don Broco at the start of their recent UK tour Thanks for taking the time out to talk to Birmingham Live! You started out on your headline, nationwide tour last night in Norwich, how did your first night go? R- It was amazing!! I […]

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Lenny Kravitz @ Arena Birmingham 20 June, 2018

The venue has been made into a more intimate affair for tonight’s performance by moving the stage far forward which […]

Hollywood Vampires @ Genting Arena 16th June, 2018

The Hollywood Vampires, are a ‘supergroup’ formed in 2015 by Alice Cooper and Joe Perry, with the added celebrity of […]

Waxahatchee @Hare and Hounds, 15th June 2018

As we walk into the main room at the Hare and Hounds tonight, the opening song by Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield […]

NOFX @ o2 Institute, 14 June 2018

During the walk into Digbeth this evening, it seemed The Kerryman had changed from an Irish pub to a punk […]

Gary Barlow @ Symphony Hall, 14 June 2018

“Tonight we’ve gotta live for these days!” An evening with Gary Barlow at the Birmingham Symphony Hall definitely sounds like […]

Brother Firetribe @ Actress and Bishop 12 June, 2018

My first time in the Actress & Bishop to find there is a downstairs small stage and upstairs room. The […]