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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 come to bring the circus to a close, hence their final End Of The World tour. Prior to the gig, Birmingham is awash with KISS fans, adorned in make-up and merchandise, eagerly awaiting the extravagant […]

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KISS @ Barclaycard Arena, 28th May 2017

Since their inception in the early 1970s, KISS has fully embraced a flamboyant live show suited; tonight is no different. As the eminent phrase “You wanted the best, you got the best. The hottest band in the world … KISS” blares out around the arena, there is a rousing cheer from the near sell-out crowd. […]

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Kiss @ LG Arena, 5th May 2010

Right on time, the lights go down, the crowd start to warm up and the large screens show Google earth zooming in on the LG Arena followed by footage of Kiss walking through the backstage area, heading for the stage. Over the speakers comes the infamous statement, “You wanted the best, you got the best. […]

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Album Review – Bloodhound “Fragile Skeleton”

Hailing from Hull and raised on Grunge, three-piece Bloodhound cite their influences from a dizzying array of sources: from Alice […]

Album Review – Ida Mae ‘Live in Memphis EP’

Live in Memphis is the follow up to Ida Mae’s debut studio album ‘Chasing Lights’ which has been nominated for […]

INME @ Redrum, Stafford 22nd January, 2020

Following a strong opening set from Between Static & Silence, it fell to Haggard Cat to provide main support ahead […]

New Model Army @ o2 Institute, 10th January 2020

A somewhat delayed gig, due to illness, New Model Army finally played the second city to promote last years ‘From […]

Saving Grace + The Rails @ Town Hall, 22nd December 2019

And so, to the final gig of the year (for me) and come to that matter the final gig of […]

UB40 @ Arena Birmingham, 21st December 2019

All-time favourites and loved worldwide UB40 returned to Birmingham for their Christmas Hometown Show, bringing together people of all ages […]