Live review: Less Than Jake with Skinny Lister, Toasters and Millie Manders and The Shutup – 8/4/22

For the penultimate night of their UK tour, Florida favourites Less Than Jake brought their kick-ass show to the O2 Academy Bristol for a night of punk-ska fun! With another three support bands on the bill, we knew we would be in for a good night! Opening the show was Millie Manders and The Shutup,Continue reading “Live review: Less Than Jake with Skinny Lister, Toasters and Millie Manders and The Shutup – 8/4/22”

Live review: PET NEEDS with Berries and Oxbowlake – 02/04/22

As part of the last night of their mini UK tour and their last show on home soil for 4 months, East Coast Punk Rockers PET NEEDS came to the Louisiana to play a sell-out show in front of a crowd of absolute madness! Before the show, we chatted to Johnny about all things music.Continue reading “Live review: PET NEEDS with Berries and Oxbowlake – 02/04/22”

Live review: Shed Seven and The Lottery Winners – O2 Academy Bristol, 27/03/22

Like most gigs at the moment, this was rescheduled from last year, when they should have been playing in Bristol for their traditional Shed-cember show. Although not at their normal time of year, it was still a blast of a show for everyone involved. Opening the show was The Lottery Winners, and if you’ve seenContinue reading “Live review: Shed Seven and The Lottery Winners – O2 Academy Bristol, 27/03/22”

Live Review – Paul Draper with Love Amongst Ruin. The Fleece Bristol 16/03/22

Touring his well-reviewed new album, Cult Leader Tactics, frontman of Mansun Paul Draper bought his show to Bristol’s legendary music venue The Fleece. The show was opened by Love Amongst Ruin (or the front half of), playing a semi-stripped back acoustic style set. They played a selection of their music from over the years, butContinue reading “Live Review – Paul Draper with Love Amongst Ruin. The Fleece Bristol 16/03/22”

Live review: Neck Deep at O2 Academy Bristol – 25/02/22

After however many times rescheduling their gigs, Welsh Pop-Punk band Neck Deep finally made it to Bristol to play an awesome show for the last night of their tour. To say these guys pulled out all the stops would be an understatement. For this show, there was three support acts, certainly the most I’ve everContinue reading “Live review: Neck Deep at O2 Academy Bristol – 25/02/22”

Live review: Wolf Alice with Matthew Maltese at O2 Academy Bristol – 23/02/2022

I don’t think it’s an understatement to say that Wolf Alice are one, if not the, biggest bands in the UK right now. Another band that has just gone from strength to strength recently, they played a sold out show at the O2 Academy Bristol this week, and we were lucky enough to catch themContinue reading “Live review: Wolf Alice with Matthew Maltese at O2 Academy Bristol – 23/02/2022”

Live review: Yard Act with Baba Ali at Exchange Bristol – 21/02/2022

Over the last year, British post-punk band Yard Act have gone from strength to strength, going from playing little basement stages to selling out venues across the country in a short space of time. We managed to catch them at Exchange Bristol earlier this week, and this is what we thought. The show was openedContinue reading “Live review: Yard Act with Baba Ali at Exchange Bristol – 21/02/2022”

Live Review: Palace at 02 Academy Bristol with Billie Marten. 5th February 2022

On a cold, slightly damp Saturday evening in the heart of Bristol, who would have known what a special night we were in for. With the release of their new album Shoals last month, these boys brought their tour to the 02 Academy in Bristol for a night of good music, with support from BillieContinue reading “Live Review: Palace at 02 Academy Bristol with Billie Marten. 5th February 2022”

Live review and photos: The Darkness with Massive Wagons. O2 Academy Bristol – 07/12/21

After the release of their new album Motorheart earlier this year, it was only appropriate for a UK tour to follow, with a massive 22 shows, all within the UK, supported by rock favourites Massive Wagons. We caught the show when they played at The O2 Academy in Bristol. With only one opener for aContinue reading “Live review and photos: The Darkness with Massive Wagons. O2 Academy Bristol – 07/12/21”

Live review: Electric Litany with No Feathers and Nossiennes – Exchange Bristol 13/11/21

Fresh on their first ever UK tour, London based Electric Litany brought their experimental mix up of sounds to the Exchange Basement stage for a Saturday night of good music and good times. Opening the show was the fabulous No Feathers. A local band, these guys got the small, albeit lively, crowd warmed up andContinue reading “Live review: Electric Litany with No Feathers and Nossiennes – Exchange Bristol 13/11/21”