Gig Review: Skarlett Riot, Fahran & Sertraline @ O2 Academy 2 Islington

Anyone looking for a quiet Monday night in London was in the wrong place if they headed for the O2 Academy 2 in Islington as Skarlett Riot, Fahran and Sertraline put on a fine show of energetic rock and metal.

Gig Review: Breather and Familiar Spirit @ Old Blue Last

I’m not one for claiming ‘the UK’s next big rock band’ and all that jazz, but last night we saw Brighton trio Breather play their first ever gig weeks after releasing their debut single – and boy were they impressive.

Gig Review: SHVPES, COVE, wars & Endea @ The Anvil, Bournemouth

Coming into Saturday night’s gig in Bournemouth I’d had a few words from one song stuck in my head for a few days: “I’ve got this morbid fascination.” So perhaps … Continue reading Gig Review: SHVPES, COVE, wars & Endea @ The Anvil, Bournemouth

Gig Review: Camden Rocks Festival – Part 2

Following on from the afternoon session of Camden Rocks Festival, which we covered here, the evening saw things get a whole lot heavier and sweatier as the day-long celebration of … Continue reading Gig Review: Camden Rocks Festival – Part 2

Gig Review: Camden Rocks Festival – Part 1

Thousands of people flocked to the north London borough of Camden for a feast of the finest emerging British rock, metal and punk talent at the annual Camden Rocks Festival … Continue reading Gig Review: Camden Rocks Festival – Part 1

Gig Review: Cove, Parting Gift & Greyhaven at Thousand Island

Emerging metal juggernaut Cove signed off their UK tour with a bang as three exciting new British bands put on a great show of rock meets full-on brutal metal at Thousand … Continue reading Gig Review: Cove, Parting Gift & Greyhaven at Thousand Island

Gig Review: ProgMetalMadness

We were treated to a feast of exciting up-and-coming bands from across the metal spectrum at all-day celebration of fringe metal music ProgMetalMadness at New Cross Inn on Sunday (25 … Continue reading Gig Review: ProgMetalMadness

Gig Review: Cypher16, Defences, Jack The Envious & Parabyss at O2 Academy Islington

On Friday night we headed down to the O2 Academy in Islington to see two of our favourite new bands Defences and Jack The Envious support the mighty Cypher16 alongside … Continue reading Gig Review: Cypher16, Defences, Jack The Envious & Parabyss at O2 Academy Islington

Gig Review: Divide, All Ears Avow, Kill The Ideal & One Last Thrill at 229 The Venue

Last night we were treated to a feast of exciting new British rock from Glasgow’s Divide, ably supported by All Ears Avow, Kill The Idea and One Last Thrill at 229 … Continue reading Gig Review: Divide, All Ears Avow, Kill The Ideal & One Last Thrill at 229 The Venue

Gig Review: Halflives, Finding Kate & Elswhere at The Black Heart

An evening of impressive female vocalists was topped off by the emergence of an exciting new rock band as Elswhere and Finding Kate provided support for Italian rockers Halflives at … Continue reading Gig Review: Halflives, Finding Kate & Elswhere at The Black Heart

Gig Review: Courage My Love & Chapter And Verse at Borderline

Last night we were treated to two great bands of contrasting rock styles as Courage My Love and Chapter And Verse took to Borderline in central London. This was my … Continue reading Gig Review: Courage My Love & Chapter And Verse at Borderline