Metal Gig Reviews

By Sam Savigny, 10th June 2019 Gig Reviews, News

Twelve years. That’s how long it has been since Tool last played in Europe. Twelve. Long. Years. In that time the UK has seen several changes of Prime Minister, the US has had three incumbent Presidents. Trump happened, Brexit happened, UK poverty levels have skyrocketed as have the numbers of… Read More »

By Sam Dignon, 4th June 2019 Festival News, Gig Reviews, News, Slam Dunk

It’s time once again for Slam Dunk to kick off the festival season. Returning to Hatfield house with its biggest line up yet, Slam Dunk looked set to get the season going with a bang and it did not disappoint. Whether it was the traditional pop-punk bands, NOFX’s Punk In Drublic festival or… Read More »

By Will Stevenson, 10th May 2019 Gig Reviews, News

After months of bubbling hype and a co-headline tour with Ducking Punches last November, Spanish Love Songs returned to Manchester’s Soup Kitchen with a victory lap for their breakthrough record, Schmaltz. Main support came in the form of the excellent Pkew Pkew Pkew (8), the Canadian punk band currently touring… Read More »

By Sam Savigny, 1st May 2019 Gig Reviews, News

A much heralded event awaits as American noise rock masters Daughters arrived at Brudnell Social Club for the Leeds stop on their current UK tour. Jessica93 (7) is a Parisian solo artist who pulls from myriad influences to create his eclectic sound. Whether it’s the programmed drum beats that hark… Read More »

By Simon Crampton, 1st May 2019 Gig Reviews, News

Much like the insect with which they share their name, Papa Roach are quite unstoppable. Having survived in the rock scene for 26 years they certainly have undergone more than a few changes in that time, yet they still retain a dedicated fanbase throughout. Tonight in Southampton is the first… Read More »