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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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Interview – The Bronx

Before things got a little crazy in the Slade Rooms for the spetacle that is The Bronx live we were invited on to their tour bus to have a chat with Matt about the new record, birthday celebrations, the garage punk revival going on back in LA and their intense touring schedule. So The Bronx […]

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Interview – Motionless In White

Motionless In White are currently on tour with Asking Alexandria and I caught up with Chris and Ricky from the band prior to their show at the O2 Academy Birmingham later that evening. We talked about playing the UK, their fear of being kidnapped and their sometimes crazy fan base. So you’re touring with Asking […]

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Download 2018 Press Day

Our avid Download supporter and photographer/reviewer Chris attended the Download press day ahead of this years festival here are his […]

Joan As Police Woman @ Town Hall, 19th April 2018

As part of her current Damned Devotional tour, Joan Wasser, or as she is better known Joan As Police Woman, […]

Lisa Stansfield + Irit @ Symphony Hall , 17 April 2018

Our first heatwave of 2018 may not have started until the next morning, but from the beginning of this evening’s […]

Trivium + Code Orange + Power Trip @ 02 Academy, 17 April 2018

First up tonight, Dallas Thrashers Power Trip. Jumping straight into their latest album material ‘Soul Sacrifice’, from the outstanding ‘Nightmare […]

Love from Stourbridge @ O2 Academy, 14th April 2018

Tonight’s sold out show is a dual headliner featuring The Wonder Stuff and Ned’s Atomic Dustbin both of which made […]

Album Review – DMA’s – For Now

If you haven’t heard of DMA’s, then it won’t be long before you have. Their sophomore album “For Now” is […]