All good things come to an end and, largely due to new work commitments and with somewhat of a heavy heart, the time has come for us to bring near-six years of GigRadar to a close.
Latest news and updates from across the British rock and metal world. Typically, festival line-ups and fun new initiatives.
The COVID-19 pandemic had a massive impact on businesses and industries all over the world, many of which are still struggling to stay afloat. Musicians, in particular, have endured a real struggle.
Throughout the current pandemic, life as we know it has drastically changed, and we’ve all had to adapt to a new ‘normal’. Consequently, the music industry is suffering badly, affecting artists and bands worldwide, alongside teams working behind the scenes, and many other areas of support.
A few years ago we headed along to see our friends in Defences play a gig at The Crowndale Club in Camden. The headline act that evening saw the six members of As Everything Unfolds pile onto the tiny stage and blow our minds, led by what we described as “the incredible vocals of Charlie Rolfe.”
Subscribe to our new music playlist, which we started back in June. Every week, we add a batch of new songs from new bands all over the world, some of which we’ve previously covered on the website but others that are even brand new to us.
Today, we have reached the milestone of the 1,000th article to be published on GigRadar. Since setting the site up from scratch in August 2016, we’ve covered new bands from all over the world and I’m pleased to say that numbers are only on the rise.
Two university students are on a mission to empower and support independent musicians. So we invited Josh Murphy and Lewis Daggers-Smith to write a guest blog on the Infinite Vibrations project.
It’s been a successful year of new music for GigRadar with 332 posts getting 32,972 views from 22,668 visitors and a 46.5% increase in views on 2018.
Month two of Remote Year took us to Lima, the capital city of Peru, which saw us encounter some debatable weather, another dodgy political situation, illness, mad roads, good food, and a disparate group dynamic.
Things are about to get a bit Freaky this Friday with the launch of Liverpool scrunge masters Mr Ted’s debut album El Dirty Sexy.
Last Saturday (24 August) I packed my bags and swapped life in the UK for what will (hopefully) be one year of travelling around the world.
We may pride ourselves on discovering the best new rock and metal talent around the world, but last night we mixed things up a little by heading to an EDM night in Santiago.