Gig Review: wars, Acres, Create To Inspire & He Is Legend at Boston Music Room

Last night (Friday) we witnessed one of the best, most energetic nights of metal you’re likely to see in London, including three fantastic up-and-coming British metal bands. We headed down to Boston Music Room, in Tufnell Park, to check out Rugby rockers wars opening up for south coast five-piece Acres, Essex’s Create To Inspire and the…

Gig Review: Esprit d’Air, Lightscape, Bexatron & These Thousand Hills

We were treated to great performances from four bands across the wide spectrum of rock and metal as Esprit d’Air and Lightscape were joined by Bexatron and the impressively heavy These Thousand Hills at the O2 Academy 2 in Islington on Friday night. First up was Sussex six-piece These Thousand Hills, who challenged the dimensions of…

Gig Review: Eva Plays Dead, Sumo Cyco and Devilskin at Camden Underworld

On a day that will be remembered in history for all the wrong reasons, three female-fronted rock bands from across the globe gave Londoners an evening to remember for all the right reasons. Last night England’s Eva Plays Dead, Canadian rockers Sumo Cyco and the fiendish New Zealand band Devilskin put on a special display…

Gig Review: LoveLess, Kidbrother, Chapter & Verse and Empire

We were treated to an absolute feast of up-and-coming rock last night as LoveLess, Kidbrother, Chapter and Verse and Empire put on a show to remember at 229 The Venue, in London, last night. At risk of sounding like my mother, the one main thing I’m taking away from last night’s gig is “loud.” Writing…

Introducing: Self-proclaimed best band in the world, The Blend

Devon rockers The Blend believe they are the catalyst for a well overdue change in the music industry. It’s safe to say the band, who proclaim themselves “the best band in the world” on their Facebook page, aren’t lacking in confidence or self-belief. Further fueling those claims is the fact that drummer Francis Whitley has been…

Gig Review: Truckfighters, Deville & Dot Legacy at O2 Academy

When you go to a gig headlined by ‘the best band that’s ever existed’ according to Josh Homme, you suspect you’re going to be in for a good night. And the awesome Truckfighters delivered on that impressive acclaim along with fellow Swedish band Deville and the incredible French rockers Dot Legacy at the O2 Academy in Islington on Friday evening. The gig…