Tag Archives: Killing Joke

Killing Joke @ KK’s Steel Mill, Wolverhampton 8 August, 2019

30 years is a buggeringly long time for any musical act to keep itself from splitting or killing each other. With this in mind, how about 40? Not only this, but instead of spending those latter years doddering around playing occasional dates, or releasing underwhelming new crap with a soundalike singer and only one finger […]

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Killing Joke – Pylon

Every few years, with the state of Planet Earth sinking utterly beyond satire and parody in its Nineteen Eighty-Five-on-steroids ruination, a certain collective pauses to pass scathing comment upon it. This acidic dissent comes courtesy of Messrs Jaz Coleman, Martin ‘Youth’ Glover, Geordie Walker and Big Paul Ferguson, trading unclassifiable apocalyptic disco-metal as the legendary and […]

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Killing Joke @ o2 Institute, 31st October 2015

There are bands, and there are cults. There are concerts, and there are religious experiences. There are fanbases, and there are devout followers. There is an endless void, and there is Killing Joke. Those wise enough to make this distinction and spend All Hallows’ Eve crammed into Birmingham’s Institute enjoyed a rollicking set of the […]

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10 gigs you must see in Birmingham this October

The days are getting shorter, temperatures are dropping and there’s Halloween stuff in all the shops – you know what that means…gig season is back! October always hails the start of a frantic few weeks at the end of a calendar year when you’re spoiled for live music choices on an almost daily basis. The […]

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The Cult + The Mission @ O2 Academy, Birmingham – Saturday 15th September 2012

When this tour was announced it was announced as a UK arena tour. Three classic indie, alternative, rock, goth bands. The Cult, The Mission and Killing Joke. All on one bill. Wow! At The LG Arena – huh? Slightly confused by this – whilst The Cult and The Mission in their hey-day did indeed fill […]

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Killing Joke – MMXII

Having released the acclaimed ‘Absolute Dissent’ in 2010, Killing Joke release this latest album at just the right time. For over 30 years Killing Joke have been assaulting and pounding ears and the recent re-forming of Jaz, Youth, Paul and Geordie could not have come at a better time with charts full of manufactured pap […]

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Liam Gallagher @ Arena Birmingham, 12 November 2019

Bucket hats, Beer and Blokes. If there’s ever an artist that has an immediately recognisable and stereotypical fan-base it’s Liam […]

Lighthouse Family @ Symphony Hall, 11 November 2019

After an 18-year album hiatus, 90’s band Lighthouse Family are back on tour showcasing their new album Blue Sky in […]

Loyle Carner @ o2 Institute 9 November 2019

  Loyle Carner’s latest album goes by the name of ‘Not Waving, But Drowning’ – but right now he is […]

Larkins @ The Sunflower Lounge 6th November 2019

A sold out show at The Sunflower Lounge is always the sign of an artiste clearly on an upward trajectory, […]

Bears Den @ o2 Institute 4 November 2019

Is it irony or just filthy karma when your support band is called Flyte and they miss their flight..? Whatever fates purpose, Christoph […]

Catfish & the Bottlemen @ Birmingham Arena 4 November 2019

I have to admit that having seen Catfish play twice before (at the Institute and then the Academy in 2015 […]