Last month at the O2 Academy in Bristol brought legendary punk rockers The Damned, who were formed in the mid 70’s, and were back on tour with their brand new album Darkadelica which promises to be among their best. There was a large crowd eager to hear what’s on offer. The set kicked off withContinue reading “Live review: The Damned at O2 Academy Bristol, 14th April 2023”
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Live Review: The Skints and Gentlemans Dub Club – Marble Factory, 3rd March 2023
Last month at Marble Factory saw the return of The Skints in a co headline with Gentle-mans Dub Club, two of the UK’s reggae powerhouses. The opening act was the very capable Welsh-Jamaican Aleighcia Scott, who gets a good reaction from the crowd. They are suitably warmed up and ready for GDC, who enter theContinue reading “Live Review: The Skints and Gentlemans Dub Club – Marble Factory, 3rd March 2023”
Live Review: Vetna with Hexcut and theskyisthinaspaperhere. The Cube, 15/4/23
Last Saturday Vetna was supported by Hexcut and theskyisthinaspaperhere at the Cube Microplex, bringing with them the future of live electronic instrumentation. I arrived at the Cube around 6 pm after meandering into town. You could easily miss the non-profit nestled away off Bristol’s busier streets. Once a glass recycling centre and illegal gambling den,Continue reading “Live Review: Vetna with Hexcut and theskyisthinaspaperhere. The Cube, 15/4/23”
Live review: Stiff Little Fingers at O2 Academy Bristol – 9th March 2023
Stiff Little Fingers were formed in Belfast in 1977 at the height of all the trouble and this is where a lot of their song writing comes from. They are a hard rocking punk band that have been on the gig circuit for some 40 years. They came back at the O2 Academy in Bristol,Continue reading “Live review: Stiff Little Fingers at O2 Academy Bristol – 9th March 2023”
Live review: Deadwax with Hypothetics, The Crofters Rights, 31st March 2023
Celebrating the release of their brand new single, Northern Behaviour, these northern boys brought the first show of their run to Bristol’s legendary Crofters Rights, their first trip down south as a band. Opening the show was local boys Hypotechnics, who brought their indie-funk-punk style to the early and eager crowd. We were treated toContinue reading “Live review: Deadwax with Hypothetics, The Crofters Rights, 31st March 2023”
Live review: ENTER SHIKARI at SWX Bristol. 18th March 2023
First the worst, second the best?? Shikari’s second show (of their 3 show residency) at our beloved SWX radiated an electronic field of noise and euphoria. For all those in the pit, I’m sure It Hurts now, huh. I was absolutely ecstatic to be in the photo-pit for this show, trying not to let theContinue reading “Live review: ENTER SHIKARI at SWX Bristol. 18th March 2023”
Live review: Sleeping With Sirens at O2 Academy Bristol. 13th March 2023.
American rock band Sleeping with Sirens brought their ‘CTRL, ALT, DEL’ tour to Bristol’s O2 Academy on 13/03/23, before commencing on a nationwide tour around the UK. Fans of the acclaimed emo rockers were also treated to two alternative UK bands, Charming Liars and Static Dress, who opened the show before they shook up theContinue reading “Live review: Sleeping With Sirens at O2 Academy Bristol. 13th March 2023.”
Live review: Olivia Dean at Trinity Centre. 7th March 2023
Trinity centre was blessed by being the first stop on Olivia Dean’s sold out UK and Europe tour, and what a night! Queues of excited fans lined the streets of Bristol as they eagerly awaited the show despite the cold weather, which is truly a credit to the relationship that Dean has built with herContinue reading “Live review: Olivia Dean at Trinity Centre. 7th March 2023”
Live review: Hundred Reasons with Hell is For Heroes – O2 Academy Bristol, 2nd March 2023.
Celebrating the release of their new album Glorious Sunset, the UK’s own Hundred Reasons brought their show to Bristol’s O2 Academy, for a show that was originally supposed to happen nearly 2 years ago. Being 15 years since the last new album, this show was already set to be a big one, and the soldContinue reading “Live review: Hundred Reasons with Hell is For Heroes – O2 Academy Bristol, 2nd March 2023.”
Live review: Dream State at Exchange Bristol, 20th February 2023.
An exceptional scope of post hardcore with a dash of modern rock, Dream State supplies a range of heavy tracks with a sprinkle of pop punk influence. After seeing a few semi recent line up changes, vocalist Jessie Powell has big boots to fill, so put on your walking boots, we’re going for a hardcoreContinue reading “Live review: Dream State at Exchange Bristol, 20th February 2023.”