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While She Sleeps @ o2 Institute 6 February, 2018

Hailing from Harrogate, melodic hardcore band Blood Youth opened proceedings to a growing crowd at the O2 Institute on Tuesday, playing tracks from both of the bands EP’s as well as debut album ‘Beyond Repair’ released last year on Rude Records. Songs such as ‘Failure’, ‘Closure’ and ‘24/7’ see the crowd getting involved early on […]

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2000 Trees Festival 2016, Day 3, 9th July 2016

Showing great staying power and resilience Brumlive’s Hannah Sebestjanowicz (HS) and Dave Musson (DM) continue their coverage the 2000 Trees Festival 2016, with a day 3 of the 10th anniversary event. I’ll admit it, I’m tired, hayfever totally kicked my ass yesterday so after making sure I have taken my anti-histamines and packed a mountainload of tissues I’m […]

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Less than two months to go until 2000trees festival!

If you go down to the woods in July, you’re sure of a big surprise. No, not teddy bears eating sandwiches on gingham blankets, a load of great bands playing the 2000trees festival! The festival takes place at Upcote Farm, near Cheltenham, from 7-9 July and this year sees the smashing weekend event turn 10 […]

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The Kerrang! Tour feat. New Found Glory + The Blackout + letlive. + While She Sleeps @ Birmingham Academy – 16th February 2012

The Kerrang! tour is a massive date in the calendar for rock fans and this year was anticipated to be one of the best ever with Sum 41 and New Found Glory on the same bill, however opinions were divided due to the untimely withdrawal from Sum 41. There was controversy due to The Blackout […]

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Asking Alexandria + Of Mice & Men + While She Sleeps @ Birmingham Academy2, 3rd May 2011

While She Sleeps are a strange addition to this line-up, their metal tinged hardcore much more guttural and rough around the edges than the highly polished and produced sound of the other bands. However they take the stage by storm, it’s clear there’s a few people here that are already fans. Hitting the crowd with […]

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Sylosis + Bleed From Within + While She Sleeps + Anterior @ HMV Institute, 19th February 2011

Unfortunately, I am too late to catch most of Anterior‘s set, walking in just in time for their last song. It seems to have a focus on beefy metal riffs and lots of guitars solos. Their sound is pretty powerful, and they’re very tight but the crowd don’t seem too enthusiastic towards to it. The […]

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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 […]