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The Lovely Eggs play the Sunflower Lounge next Monday

A great way to round off the bank holiday weekend as The Lovely Eggs are in Birmingham. The Lovely Eggs have been selling out venues across the country without the help of management, booking agent or record label support. And true to form they return with their fourth self-produced and self-recorded album This is Our Nowhere a title […]

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Mobb Deep kick off tour at 02 Academy Birmingham

Queensbridge Hip Hop duo Mobb Deep are rocking up in the UK as part of their “20 Anniversary Tour.” The “Infamous Mobb Deep tour” includes eight UK dates with a very special opening UK show in Birmingham at the O2 Academy on May 1st. The tour will be an anniversary of 20 years since “The […]

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The Sword + Lonely Kamel @ Wolverhampton Slade Rooms – 6th January 2013

After a quiet period for gigs over Christmas and New Year, it’s good blow those cobwebs away and to to start the 2013 gig season off with something loud, epic and nonsense-free. And tonight, Wolverhampton gets not one, but two bands who rise to the occasionally perfectly. Tonight’s main support, Lonely Kamel, are playing their […]

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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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Eddie Vedder & Glen Hansard @ Hammersmith Apollo, London – 30th July 2012

As the original frontman of one of the planet’s most popular rock bands, who have recently celebrated their 20th anniversary, you’d think Eddie Vedder might appreciate some time off in between filling arenas with Pearl Jam. Yet here he is, filling venues as a solo artist (this is the first of two sold out nights […]

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Rob Zombie + Marilyn Manson’s “Twins Of Evil” Tour To Hit UK

Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie have extended their recently announced co-headlining “Twins of Evil” tour – arguably the most exciting rock tour this year – to take in four arena shows in the UK. Debauchery, theatrics, ghoulish imagery, and a full-on assault on all the senses are what’s in store for fans, as part of […]

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POLIÇA – UK Tour Coming to HMV Institute

Poliça’s UK tour is coming to Birmingham HMV Institute’s Temple Room on Fri 22 March POLIÇA have rapidly become one of the years most talked about bands after a whirlwind SXSW. Drowned In Sound named them band of the festival and they were favourites for many others including The Times and The Telegraph. Recent single […]

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Kate Nash + Brigette Aphrodite @ The Hare & Hounds, Birmingham – 17th April 2010

As angry clouds of volcanic ash sweep across the country from our dear friends in Iceland (presumably in part-payment for the £400 gazillion they owe us?), an (at times) equally angry Kate Nash is doing likewise, bringing her all new Riot Grrrrllllllllll act to the Hairy Hounds. I can’t believe it’s been three years since […]

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John Mayer @ Wolverhampton Civic Hall – 19th January 2010

Being a big John Mayer fan for a long time it was a great pleasure to be able to finally get to one of his gigs. The anticipation had set in earlier in the day and I was “up for it”. Awesome seats, 3rd row middle balcony gave a great view of the stage. I’ve […]

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Killswitch Engage + In Flames + Every Time I Die + Maylene and the Sons of Disaster @ Birmingham Academy – 1st December 2009

Given the strength of the lineup this year, the Taste of Chaos is particularly tasty; four top quality bands playing a fantastic selection of metal – what more could you ask for? Opening things up are southern rockers Maylene and the Sons of Disaster, who are one of those criminally underrated and under-appreciated bands that […]

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Wolf Alice + Superfood @ o2 Institute, 16th November, 2017

If Wolf Alice were looking to project an image of established rockers, they certainly succeeded. During a concert that ebbed […]

Brooke Bentham – “This Rapture” EP released 17 November

Before you read this and listen to Brooke Bentham’s latest release “This Rapture”, if you haven’t already I need you […]

Morrissey – Low In High School LP

Some thirty years ago Morrissey famously sang about dead people who had “loves and hates, And passions just like mine”. […]

Run the Jewels + Danny Brown @ O2 Academy, 14th November, 2017

If you are familiar with both of these artists you will understand why I was so excited to attend this […]

Deaf Havana + Black Foxxes + Decade @ Kasbah Coventry, 14 November 2017

Norfolk band Deaf Havana, formed in 2005, have changed their style considerably over the years, going from pop-punk to a […]

Alice Cooper + The Mission @ Arena Birmingham, 14th November, 2017

Despite his age, Alice Cooper still tours regularly with his traditional shock rock show and tonight he has the support […]