Live review: Holly Humberstone at O2 Academy Bristol. 22/11/2022

As part of her biggest ever headline tour, rising pop-rock star Holly Humberstone stopped off at Bristol’s O2 Academy to play the first show of this tour. First show of the tour and first show with a band, Holly made it clear to us she was nervous, but who can blame her? She opened herContinue reading “Live review: Holly Humberstone at O2 Academy Bristol. 22/11/2022”

Live review: Jamie T with 86TVs, Cardiff University Great Hall. 21/11/2022.

Jamie T is certainly an artist who has made a massive name for himself over the last year. Although he has been making music since 2007, his latest album The Theory of Whatever went straight to Number 1 in the UK album charts when it was released back in July this year. After playing aContinue reading “Live review: Jamie T with 86TVs, Cardiff University Great Hall. 21/11/2022.”

Live review: Wet Leg at O2 Academy Bristol, 14/11/2022

After going absolutely MASSIVE post-lockdown, Isle Of Wight indie band WET LEG brought their circus of a show to Bristol’s O2 Academy, for their third visit to the city in just over a year. This was also the first run of the UK leg of their debut, self-titled album tour. Opening the show was LavaContinue reading “Live review: Wet Leg at O2 Academy Bristol, 14/11/2022”

Live review: Blossoms at O2 Academy Bristol 11/11/22

With a sentimental place in my heart after seeing this band way back in 2016 in a small venue deep in Bournemouth, it was an absolute pleasure to see them again now, as the fully fledged indie pop sensation that they are. With my late teens soundtracked by their self-titled debut album, they really doContinue reading “Live review: Blossoms at O2 Academy Bristol 11/11/22”

Live review: The Pretty Reckless with The Cruel Knives – Bristol. 1/11/22

Tonight’s support came from The Cruel Knives, a 4 piece hard rock/alternative rock band from the UK who are a perfect fit for a warm up act with their crashing drums and thundering bass and shrieking guitars and powerful vocals. After a short break, The Pretty Reckless appear onto a dark stage to the soundContinue reading “Live review: The Pretty Reckless with The Cruel Knives – Bristol. 1/11/22”

Live review: The Lightning Seeds with Badly Drawn Boy, Cheese and Grain, Frome. 29/10/22

Saturday night at the Cheese and Grain in Frome The Lightning Seeds in the third date of their month long tour. This gig sold out weeks ago so I knew the crowd were expecting a good show. Tonight’s support came in the form of Badly Drawn Boy (aka Damon Gough) who rose to fame inContinue reading “Live review: The Lightning Seeds with Badly Drawn Boy, Cheese and Grain, Frome. 29/10/22”

Live review: Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls – O2 Academy Bristol 13/10/2022

For the penultimate show of this leg of Frank Turner’s Never Ending Tour of Everywhere, Frank brought his entourage to Bristol’s O2 Academy for a sold out night of legendary music. Before the show, I had the pleasure of chatting to Frank and Johnny from Pet Needs about both their new albums, the tour andContinue reading “Live review: Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls – O2 Academy Bristol 13/10/2022”

Live review: The Menzingers with Joyce Manor and Sincere Engineer. Roundhouse London 08/10/2022

After over 2 years away, US rock band The Menzingers came back to the UK, stopping off at London’s Roundhouse to play their biggest ever headline show to date. Seeing the amount of associated band top around Camden that day, I knew we were in for a big one. The show was opened by SincereContinue reading “Live review: The Menzingers with Joyce Manor and Sincere Engineer. Roundhouse London 08/10/2022”

Live review: Geese with L’Objectif – Rough Trade Bristol – 29th June 2022

As part of their much anticipated UK tour, American punks Geese hit up Bristol’s record store and live music venue Rough Trade for a night of loud and angry music. Opening the show was L’Objectif, from Leeds. These guys are certainly jumping on the indie-rock hype train that is currently sweeping the UK – andContinue reading “Live review: Geese with L’Objectif – Rough Trade Bristol – 29th June 2022”

Live review – Mayday Parade with Real Friends and As It Is – Marble Factory Bristol – 01/06/22

Celebrating the 11th Anniversary of their self-titled album, Mayday Parade brought their show to Bristol’s Marble Factory for a night of emo madness with some familiar faces. Opening the show was As It Is, who opened the show straight away with lots of energy and excitement. There were certainly a few passionate fans at theContinue reading “Live review – Mayday Parade with Real Friends and As It Is – Marble Factory Bristol – 01/06/22”