Event Reviews

The major rock and metal festivals and events …reviewed

Dan Patlansky with special guest Arielle, live review

Dan Patlansky with special guest Arielle, live review at The Brudenell Social Club Leeds, April 08 2022 Tonight sees a tale of two blues continents, with award-winning South African singer/rock-blues guitarist Dan Patlansky and Californian writer, guitarist, and vocalist Arielle. Both guitar meisters in their own right are finally out …

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Napalm Death, Buckley Tivoli – 12/03/22

1989 was the last time I witnessed a Napalm Death show live. Strangely enough it was Barney’s first gig for them at Manchester’s International 2. I spoke to Barney briefly about that night before tonight’s gig and he described that night as a disaster, but it was good enough for …

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Dead Harts-Black Coast-Hell Can Wait-Hellbound- Live Review- Stoke Underground-Planetmosh

Last minute gigs are always welcome, especially one of this calibre as a usual boring Thursday night at work was swopped for a cancelled gig in Cardiff that resulted in four amazing bands playing at the Underground in Stoke and they were that good they are now the new Fantastic …

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Ward XVI – Album Re-launch – Manchester Academy

It was a cold foggy December night. A night like so many and yet somehow different. There was a tension in the air. Excitement, trepidation even a small amount of fear. Why you may ask? The truth whether you want to hear it or not was that I was about enter the world of Ward XVI. I had been told there was darkness living in the Ward, unspeakable things in the dark corners. Would I make it out or was I to be trapped inside for an eternity of torment?

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Black Coast – Outworld Album Launch Review – Planetmosh

So Girls Aloud know about ‘The Sound Of The Underground’? I don’t think so after attending the Black Coast album Outworld launch just over a week ago and I wonder if the foundations of the Underground venue in Stoke are still above ground due to the metal maelstrom unleashed by …

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Acid Reign – Central Live Music Venue – Wrexham.

30 years ago Acid Reign played a gig in Wrexham. I lived less than a mile from the venue, was a massive fan and had money in my pocket. And yet I didn’t go. I’m not sure why not. Maybe I thought I’d catch them next time. As Homer (of …

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Crapfest 2021: Event Review

Well Crapfest! Once I’d finished embarrassing myself by walking into the wrong place, we entered EBGB's. I’d been told it was a sell out but wasn’t expecting the opening band to be playing to a packed basement. Ok no one had started actually jumping up and down but the vibe was definitely starting to build.

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The Damn Truth ‘Now Or Nowhere’ Livestream – review

The Damn

Eveniko Presents The Damn Truth – Now Or Nowhere Worldwide Record Release Experiment Livestream concert from a church in Montreal, Canada on Wednesday, June 9th  Montreal’s The Damn Truth delivers a truly memorable concert showcasing their new album Now Or Nowhere. Filmed in a church in Montreal. The band was …

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ATREYU ‘Carry The Fire’ Livestream – review


ATREYU  present ‘Carry The Fire’  two nights of Livestreams happening on November 20th and December 4th 2020 Californian nu-metal legends Atreyu bring the fire with an online exclusive, full stage production of not one but two live sets. The first show was determined by the fans and which songs they …

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Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes – Live at the O2 Academy, Brixton [Virtual Live Show Review with Melody VR]

Nothing quite beats the atmosphere of a live concert; the sweat-drenched walls, the chest-rattling bass lines and the ear-deafening screams of the crowd, but the recent Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes show, hosted exclusively on the Melody VR app (via smartphones and VR headsets), brought a truly immersive experience right …

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Anvil – Live Stream Metal Show Review

Anvil – Live Stream Metal Show Review – L’anti Bar And Spectacles, Quebec City, Canada, 4th July 2020. Anvil, the band that seems to tour non-stop! Unfortunately, Covid-19 put the brakes on the early leg of their 2020 Legal At Last tour but dates have been rescheduled and for those …

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Myke Gray feat Kim Jennett Live review Nightrain Bradford

Myke Gray

Myke Gray feat Kim Jennett Live review Nightrain Bradford, 29 February 2020 Keeping rock and roll truly alive on a cold, damp, snowy Saturday evening at Bradfords, Nightrain. Myke Gray featuring Kim Jennett arrive to play the penultimate date of their self-financed tour. There’s a decent crowd in the house. …

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