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”
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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.”
Live review: ENTER SHIKARI at SWX Bristol – 19th February 2023
As part of their three month residency tour celebrating their new album A Kiss For The Whole World, British music icons Enter Shikari played their first of three Bristol shows over the next three months last night to a sold out SWX. Shikari are one band who have been going for absolutely ages, and allContinue reading “Live review: ENTER SHIKARI at SWX Bristol – 19th February 2023”
The 1975 brought their very best to Birmingham’s Resort’s World Arena. Here’s what we thought.
“This is getting too meta, I’m going to recognise you guys being here” Matty exhales as he addresses the 15,000 people gazing at him as he waltzes through the elaborate stage set up. Postmodernism and intertextuality being at the forefront of everything he does, his dedication to irony and his persona really does make himContinue reading “The 1975 brought their very best to Birmingham’s Resort’s World Arena. Here’s what we thought.”
Live review: Kate Rusby celebrating Christmas at The Forum, Bath
Kate Rusby is one of the most beloved singers and performers in the UK. She is known for her soulful renditions of traditional folk songs and her heartfelt ballads. To celebrate the festive season, she embarked on a Christmas tour this year. For her tour, Kate Rusby performed a range of traditional Christmas songs, classicContinue reading “Live review: Kate Rusby celebrating Christmas at The Forum, Bath”
Live review – Scouting For Girls at O2 Academy Bristol. 6/12/22
Celebrating their 15th Birthday as a band, British musical icons Scouting For Girls brought their circus of a show to Bristol’s O2 Academy for a night of feel good fun. This show sold out months ago, and judging by the queues outside before doors opened, people were excited for what the night had to bring.Continue reading “Live review – Scouting For Girls at O2 Academy Bristol. 6/12/22”
Live review: PET NEEDS – Dead Wax Birmingham – 6th December 2022
Hidden away in the depths of Digbeth, in Birmingham, is a pub with a small concert venue attached. The place in question is called Dead Wax, and something extraordinary will happen there, unbeknownst to everyone outside said venue. It’s a dark, cold, December evening, and stepping into Dead Wax is akin to receiving a warmContinue reading “Live review: PET NEEDS – Dead Wax Birmingham – 6th December 2022”