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Joe Satriani’s G3 – Symphony Hall, Birmingham – 30th April 2018

Tonight was the final night of the G3 tour which has played around 70 dates in the US and UK. It's a celebration of the electric guitar, so as...

Leaves’ Eyes – The Dome, London – 28th April 2018

Almanac were up first. They're slightly unusual in that while having one male vocalist and one female vocalist isn't that strange these days, the way they work is. Rather...

Beth Hart – Corn Exchange, Cambridge – 24th April 2018

Support on Beth hart's current tour comes from The Kris Barras band. I've seen Kris Barras and his band play an electric set before, but tonight is my first...

Wayward Sons, Sheffield Academy 20th April 2018

On a  rare hot evening in April, what do you do? Yup, head off to a packed venue and check out the hype that is ‘Wayward Sons’  with  their...

Primordial – Islington Assembly Hall, London – 16th April 2018

When a tour contains two of the biggest band names in the metal scene, you know it’s going to be good. Primordial and Moonsorrow teamed up for the Heathens...

Testament – Koko, London – 4th April 2018

Tonight's gig was set to be a good one - not only were Testament headlining Koko, but they had Vader and Annihilator on the bill too, so it's no...

The Dead Daisies – Koko, London – 10th April 2018

First up tonight were The Amorettes. I've seen this all-female trio before and enjoyed their sets, but tonight was rather different - they've really lifted their performance a lot...

Black Aces and The Quireboys, The Picturedrome, 7th April 2018

Tonight, rock n roll was well and truly alive in the picturesque village of Holmfirth.  The Quireboys, currently touring their latest album ‘’White Trash Blues’’ have brought with them Australian rockers...

Epica – Rock city, Nottingham – 6th April 2018

Tonight's gig had an early start (normal for a Friday or saturday night at Rock city and many other venues these days), and with three bands on the bill...

Cellar Darling – Boston music rooms, London – 5th April 2018

Tonight was Cellar Darling's first London headline show, having previously only been here supporting Delain. The venue was a lot busier than I'd expected - if not sold out,...