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Skindred / Sonic Boom Six / Scare Tactics – O2 Academy, Liverpool – 15-12-18

There’s three things that I’ve fallen in love with during this latest Skindred tour. The venues, Skindred’s set-list and most importantly the exposure of new, raw talented bands. ‘I Saw The World Burn’ and ‘Mr.Shiraz’ are just two bands that have shone for me and tonight we had another. Scare Tactics …

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CKY / Sumo Cyco / Bullets And Octane – Live At O2 Academy 2, Liverpool – 08/12/18

Walking into a venue like the O2 Academy 2 in Liverpool for the very first time tonight made me realise just how lucky we are that certain bands feel the need to play these small, exclusive places in order to be close to their fans. This was definitely the case with …

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Blackberry Smoke – O2 Academy, Liverpool – 19th June 2016

Blackberry Smoke embarked on their European tour earlier this month, which included a small string of headlining UK shows and a spot on the Stone Free Festival line-up, alongside Alice Cooper, The Darkness, Apocalyptica and Therapy?. Planetmosh were lucky enough to gain access to last weekend’s show at Liverpool O2 …

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Trivium – O2 Academy Leicester, 26/3/16.

As the chords of Iron Maiden’s epic ‘Run to the Hills’ play as an intro, the impending Easter bank holiday means one thing, no one’s holding back. With the O2 being located in student land and this being Trivium‘s first outing to Leicester, it all adds up to one hell …

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Slayer, Anthrax, Kvelertak – 02 Academy, Birmingham – 27/11/2015

With a society very much stuck in the epic nature of the now, tonight’s Slayer/Anthrax/Kvelertak show has been labelled as the metal event of the year by many. In a 2015 where we have already been blessed with a Slipknot/Korn tour, a Megadeth/Lamb Of God Tour and a host of …

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Skindred – O2 Academy, Bristol, 12/11/15

Tonight is about respect. Not just for each other – which we’ll get to later – but also between band and punter. It’s well known to frontmen and women that if you can earn the respect of a crowd, they’ll be putty in your hands and do pretty much anything you …

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W.A.S.P. – O2 Academy, Glasgow – 18/09/2015

W.A.S.P. is one of those legendary heavy metal bands that is on most metalheads’ must-see list. With 10 UK dates in their current tour they are really hard to miss this time around. They are presenting long awaited new album “Golgotha” and return to Glasgow for the first time since …

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Billy Idol – O2 Academy, Glasgow – 13/06/2015

Despite the doors opening an hour later than advertised, when Billy Idol finally hit the stage, all was forgiven, as he played a stunning two hour set. From the punk era of Generation X hits hit “Ready Steady Go” through to his current stuff like “Postcards From The Past” via …

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Rival Sons, O2 Academy Glasgow, 30/3/15

Last night Rival Sons returned to Glasgow, only three months after their last gig here.  Back in December they played to a full O2 ABC, and this time around they made the step up to the bigger O2 Academy.  It was a typical miserable day, freezing wind, torrential rain and …

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THE TREWS announce Autumn tour dates supporting SUPERSUCKERS

The Trews announce five shows opening for American garage-rock Supersuckers throughout England this October. The concerts back the quartet’s acclaimed self-titled fifth album from last April and push past 1,000 the total number of shows the globe-trotting rock bruisers have headlined and performed with the Rolling Stones, KISS, Guns ‘N …

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Extreme, O2 Academy Glasgow, 5/7/2014.

Let’s go on a nostalgia trip……It was the early nineties, Bryan Adams was topping the charts all over the world with Everything I Do and on a rainy day in Glasgow he brought his Waking Up The World tour to Celtic Park, with Extreme as support.  I stood on the terraces …

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Rival Sons – O2 Academy 2, Birmingham – 10/06/14

One tall dude and his guitar is how I can briefly describe Jameson Burt, who is opening the night’s proceedings. Hailing from California, I can hear why Jameson was asked to join Rival Sons on tour. As I’m photographing during the first few songs I am focusing more on the …

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Fields of the Nephilim – O2 Academy Glasgow

The legendary Gothic rockers the Fields of the Nephilim travelled north of the border to join The Mission on their recent gig in Glasgow and PlanetMosh was there to capture the action.  

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Jägermeister Music Tour, o2 Academy Glasgow – 11/4/12

Tonight’s gig at the o2 Academy was going to be a belter Skindred. Therapy?, Black Spiders and local support from Yashin as part of the Jägermeister Music Tour.  At £5 a ticket plus the usual fee’s it’s the best bargain of 2012! Black Spiders are opening tonight which seems a bit …

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