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Parkway Drive @ Nottingham Arena, 31 January 2019

On a cold night in Nottingham, we visit a pretty big venue for acts of this genre and people arrived in their flocks to see this one. The Australian deathcore band Thy Art Is Murder were first in line to tackle the crowd. With frontman CJ stating early on, ‘For the next 30 minutes, you […]

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Parkway Drive + Heaven Shall Burn + Northlane + Carnifex @ Nottingham Rock City, 15th December 2014

Tonight Parkway Drive treated a sold out Rock City crowd to a show that surely demonstrates to all of the haters and critics that metalcore is far from dead. Their choice of guests for the evening was… interesting. Starting out as all good evenings should, with a healthy dose of Death Metal courtesy of Carnifex, […]

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Parkway Drive + Emmure @ The Ballroom, Birmingham – Wednesday 14th November 2012

Metalcore was never a genre of music designed to fill arenas. It’s always felt more suited to sweaty dives than anything with a sponsor’s name over the door. But now, one band threatens to take this extreme form of music to the masses. That band is Parkway Drive. Tonight though, the Australians are playing the […]

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Parkway Drive + The Ghost Inside + Miss May I + Confession @ HMV Institute – 8th April 2012

As the majority of the UK gorges themselves silly on Easter chocolate, a few thousand have escaped the clutches of the Easter bunny and have filled out Birmingham’s HMV Institute to almost breaking point as Confession, Miss May I, The Ghost Inside and the almighty Parkway Drive entertain the masses on this fine Sunday evening. […]

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The Imperial Never Say Die! Tour 2010: Parkway Drive + Comeback Kid + Bleeding Through + Emmure + Your Demise + War From A Harlot’s Mouth + We Came As Romans @ Birmingham Academy, 31st October 2010

It’s All Hallows’ Eve, and a night of music is waiting for me at the Academy. The Imperial Never Say Die! Tour 2010 features 7 bands, and at £16 a ticket, is amazing value for money! The doors opened at 5pm, and the curfew is 11pm. It’s going to be a long night… Typically for […]

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Parkway Drive + Despised Icon + Winds of Plague @ Manchester Academy, 26th April 2010

Byron Bay’s Parkway Drive have been storming their way through the hardcore scene for some time now but have only recently started to make a major impression in the UK. Tonight’s packed house at Manchester’s Academy confirms that they have now truly arrived and they deliver a set which more than seals the deal. First […]

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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 […]