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Enter Shikari @ o2 Academy, 1 February 2019

What’s the best thing for a band to do between albums and tours? While this may be influenced by their position – i.e. they can’t actually afford to take an extended holiday and need to keep the wheels oiled and turning – it’s tremendously gratifying when almost anything happens during these in-between-y bits. What’s even […]

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2000 Trees Festival 2018 – Day Three

Our reviewer has made it to Day three. Hot days, sleepless nights, its been a non stop whirlwind. His highlights of day three: 1. Haggard Cat After seeing their set on Thursday on the roof of a bar then I thought it was only fair to check out their main stage set. Totally worth it. […]

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10 Unmissable Acts at 2000 Trees Festival 2018

We are on countdown to 2000Trees Festival 12-14th July and our reviewer Neale has his must see list ready. 10. Palm Reader The fast paced metalcore band have impressive tracks such as ‘Swarm’, can’t wait to see some chaos unfold in the tent they play. 9. Conjurer Another modern metal band who are thriving to […]

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Slam Dunk 2017 – 10 bands we can’t wait to see

Nothing heralds the arrival of festival season quite like a firmed-up line up for Slam Dunk 2017 and here at Birmingham Live we’re already salivating for the last weekend in May! As we start to plan our schedule, we thought we’d share some of the bands we definitely won’t be missing. Enter Shikari (Jägermeister Stage, […]

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Hevy Fest announces Enter Shikari as headliners

Big hitters Enter Shikari have been announced as the Saturday head-liners of Hevy Fest 2016, their first head-lining show promises to be huge. The boys from St Albans will be joined by Californian punk rockers The Bronx, the mighty Refused and the post-hardcore delights of La Dispute. They join Heart of a Coward, Arcane Roots, […]

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Enter Shikari + The Wonder Years + The King Blues @ The Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham 20th February 2016

Having cemented their place as one of the best live bands around over the last 13 years, Enter Shikari finally make the step up to playing arenas in their latest run of UK shows. Having seen them numerous times in different size venues, I don’t think there’s any doubt that they deserve to be playing […]

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Enter Shikari + Feed The Rhino @ Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, 18th February 2015

‘Abusing music’s worthless genre boundaries since 2003’ Enter Shikari‘s self-claimed tag-line has never been so true; having just released their fourth full length album The Mindsweep, to, yet again, critical acclaim from across the alternative music scene. This is an album that sees the St Albans boys combine all the best traits from their previous […]

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Enter Shikari + Young Guns + Tek One @ Wolverhampton Civic Hall – 20th March 2012

With their third album “A Flash Flood Of Colour” debuting on the UK Album Chart at number 4 and an extremely busy 2011 Enter Shikari are still writing songs and according to Zane Lowe songs like “Sssnakepit” are “the hottest in the world.” The range of influences from punk metal to electro dub is what […]

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Enter Shikari + Your Demise + Letlive @ Birmingham Academy, 15th October 2011

It’s been a while since Enter Shikari were last in Birmingham and tonight’s sold out gig at the academy promises to be one hell of night. It’s an early set for Letlive but the room is already pretty much at capacity with everyone eager to get a glimpse of their already legendary live show. Letlive […]

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Hippo Campus @ o2 Institute,18 February 2019

Since I last saw Hippo Campus play in Birmingham (supporting Modest Mouse in 2015), they have not returned to Birmingham, […]

Holy Holy – Tony Visconti and Woody Woodmansey @ Town Hall, 13 February 2019

When I last reviewed the Holy Holy show in 2015 link here I stated it was the best gig of the […]

Hanson @ Symphony Hall 11 February 2019

As someone who spent the 90’s making create-your-own Beatles scarves out of old curtains whilst my peers were crying over […]

Hoobastank + Buckcherry + Adelitas Way @ o2 Institute 10th February 2019

Tonight is bitterly cold again, no ice needed in our drinks, I’m not really sure what to be expecting from […]

Blue October play o2 Institute 22nd February

It has been a while but Blue October are returning to Birmingham later this month.  The Platinum-selling Texas-based band, are […]

The Murder Capital + The Cosmics + Bad Girlfriend @ Sunflower Lounge, 5th February 2019

The late pick-up on this gig combined with a very busy weekend meant that I was unprepared and unresearched for […]