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Gojira @ O2 Academy Birmingham, 29 June 2019

The between-album tour is a funny old thing – standing separate from the usual purposes of touring, i.e. new album promotion, Gojira affixes an excitable grin and proclaims “We’re baaaaack! …for some reason!” Only the deathliest dullards would have an issue with this, obviously, as such tours are never to be expected and are a pleasant […]

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Download Festival 2016’s line-up just got bigger. WAY bigger.

As a pre-Christmas treat, an already exciting Download Festival 2016 bill got even more tempting with the addition of more than 30 bands to the weekend. Bands have been added to all three days of the Donington weekend, which takes place from 10-12 June 2016. The Amity Affliction, Counting Days, Fort Hope, Gutterdammerung, Havok, Killswitch […]

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Gojira @ Manchester Academy 2 – 7th November 2012

Let’s start this review with a bold statement… In my honest opinion, Gojira are currently the best metal band on the planet. Big words, I know, but each time they release an album, and especially every time I witness their live performances, my belief in that statement only grows stronger. Tonight, in Manchester, the French […]

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Gojira + The Safety Fire @ Birmingham Academy 2 – 26th June 2012

Arriving in Birmingham just one day after the release of the fifth album, L’Enfant Sauvage, French metal titans Gojira have packed Academy 2 with 600 fans eagerly anticipating a band renowned for its spectacular performances. As the band themselves say “there are no half measures”. For the time they’re on stage, around 70 minutes this […]

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Gojira + The Eyes Of A Traitor + Pilgrimz @ Birmingham Barfly – 11th March 2009

Tonight’s night of Metal comes from the “best of a bad bunch of Birmingham venues”, the basement of The Barfly. Conditions seem to differ at The Barfly from gig to gig, so let’s see what’s in store… The first band on the bill are Pilgrimz, from Copenhagen, Denmark. The venue is half filled, which I […]

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In Flames + Gojira + Sonic Syndicate @ Birmingham Academy – 28th September 2008

I managed to arrive at the Academy a little too early tonight and found myself milling around in the queue that had formed outside, with hundreds of fans all eagerly awaiting entry to the gig. Everyone seemed in good spirits and having chatted to several of the crowd there seemed to be a clear split […]

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Bloc Party + whenyoung + Liz Lawrence @ o2 Academy, 13th July 2019

If you are a keen reader of music magazines and blog posts you may have read recently that indie is […]

Barn on the Farm, Best Set Sunday- Kawala

Sunday is always the day of struggle at music festivals. Not only are you tired and smelly, but you have […]

Godiva Festival Saturday, 6th July 2019

As the sun struggled to peek its rays through the clouds, it looked as though the second day of Godiva […]

Barn on the Farm, Best Set Saturday- Indoor Pets

Saturday at Barn on the Farm was a nice, cool afternoon full of music. About midway through the day band […]

KISS @ The Arena Birmingham, 9 July 2019

KISS are the champions of the stadium rock show, a title that they refuse to relinquish. Yet the time has […]

Barn on the Farm Sunday, 7th July, 2019

The final day of the festival awakens with the warm sun, drying out the rain soaked ground. As tired zombie […]