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MaYaN – Dynamo, Eindhoven – 9th February 2019

Tonight’s support act for this special MaYaN show was Dutch My Propane. They released their new album, “Antidote” just over a week before the show, so this was basically an album launch show for them. Their songs are fairly long, especially when played live, so their 40 minute set consisted …

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Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls First Direct Arena, Leeds Sunday 27 January 2019

Jimmy Eat World and Grace Petrie join Frank Turner’s Be More Kind Tour at First Direct Arena Leeds Grace Petrie is a mighty fine folk singer from Leicester, she has written eight albums to date and tonight she feels very privileged to be asked to be part of Frank Turner’s Be …

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Black Tree Vultures – Interview

UK heavy rockers  have just dropped a stunning new single and video for Bitter – https://youtu.be/5bc8AEVlUHY , which has been taken from their hugely anticipated self-titled EP, which arrives on Friday 19th April. We had a chat with the guys and got to know them a little…..   What is …

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SKID ROW O2 Academy, Sheffield, Wednesday 23rd January 2019

The rock and roll bus rides into town tonight with not one but four great bands. Big guns Skid Row are joined by hard rock glamsters Backyard Babies, you could think this is a nostalgia trip of the 80s but keeping it fresh is Sweden’s’ H.E.A.T and UK band Vega, …

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Desert Clouds – Interview

UK rockers DESERT CLOUDS release their new album ‘Nothing Beyond The Cage’ on 18th January, we asked the guys to introduce themselves:   What is the full band line-up, who plays what?   David Land: Guitar and Vocals, Val L. Wallace: Guitar and Vocals, Julius “Little Eagle” Caesar: Bass, Andrea …

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Last Great Dreamers – The Corporation, Sheffield – 9th December 2018

Sunday night at The Corporation, Sheffield and Last Great Dreamers are putting on a Christmas show with special guests  Leeds own Boomville which features guitarist Mark Yates of Terrorvision fame.  And they’ve also brought along with them compere and comedian Pete K Mally. It’s not every day you have a compere …

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HRH Vikings – Academy, Sheffield – 1st & 2nd December 2018

This was the first HRH Vikings event. Like HRH Metal, CROWS and Sleaze, it’s held at an O2 Academy venue rather than a holiday camp. Despite being the first one, it’s proved popular with the place being busy right from the start of the first day. With headliners Turisas and …

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Crapsons Interview – The Skerries, Bangor, North Wales – 30th December 2018

Tonight I had the absolute pleasure of meeting and chatting to Andy & Mike AKA Crapsons before their gig at The Skerries, Bangor. Two cracking guys who gave me a good and informative insight into their first year as a band, together with their future plans and aspirations going forward. …

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Crapsons / Uncle Peanut / Spam Javelin / Dilation – The Skerries, Bangor, North Wales – 30/12/18

I’ve always believed that it is vital to review and support up and coming talent whenever I can. Tonight at The Skerries in Bangor, North Wales I witnessed four solid reasons why I continue to do it. I also took the opportunity at this gig of chatting with Mike & Andy from …

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Uriah Heep – Rock City, Nottingham – 15th December 2018

Tonight’s gig had an early start due to the 10pm curfew to allow the regular club night to happen afterwards. Sometimes it’s actually quite nice to have an early finish, and given the crowd tonight is slightly more mature than for most of the gigs held here, an early finish …

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Black Stone Cherry – Arena, Birmingham – 11th December 2018

In recent years Black Stone Cherry have been going from strength to strength and these days are headlining arena tours. A Black Stone Cherry gig is always something to look forward to, but on this tour the support makes it even more of an event. Opening the shows is Monster …

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Massive Wagons – Waterloo Music Bar, Blackpool.

All the gigs I’ve been to in 2018 met their Waterloo at the Waterloo Music Bar on Friday 22nd December 2018, a date that will be forever etched in my memory as this little gem of a venue was packed to the rafters with four sets of high octane rock …

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The Last Band review at The Parish Huddersfield, 7th December 2018 by Alex English

The Last Band by Alex English

High energy metal rockers The Last Band are pumped up and ready for action tonight at The Parish in Huddersfield. Before their set, I had the opportunity to grab an interview with The Last Band singer Coffe Blood. Chatting with singer Coffe Here’s an excerpt of some of the question’s …

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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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Wolfsbane – Tivoli, Buckley.

Tonight at the Tivoli was a night of two twenty five year anniversaries the first of which was seeing Wolfsbane here again for the first time since that time gap. Their fans, known as HMS or Howling Mad Shitheads turned up last night in full voice and mine is shot …

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The Alarm – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds – 6th December 2018

Mike Peters of The Alarm by Alex English for Planetmosh

Tonight The Alarm played the Brudenell Social Club with support from Ryan Hamilton & The Harlequin Ghosts and Julia Othmer.  Julia Othmer, a one-woman show with her piano, and all the way from sunny California opens tonight’s show. With sultry gravelly vocals Julia tell’s stories on how her songs came to …

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Satan – The Lounge, London – 24th November 2018

Saturday the 24th marks the 5 year anniversary of Retribution Alive and what best way to celebrate than having a big party with various DJs in the multi-floored Lounge, as well as Satan headlining a London show, along with Toledo Steel, Primitai and Ai Force. Even though it was an …

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Night Flight Orchestra – Underworld, London – 30th November 2018

Gates open at 6.00 and the promising flight of the Night Flight Orchestra in London is finally on track. The opening act, Black Mirrors came on stage at 7.15. The Belgian rockers brought their Indian feathers on stage and under the dim lights they set the atmosphere for boarding on …

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Nightwish – Arena, Birmingham – 10th December 2018

Tonight is the second of three UK arena shows for Nightwish on their Decades tour. It’s a sign of how they’ve grown in recent years as their last proper UK tour was in Academy venues, whereas this year they’ve already played Bloodstock and are doing three arena shows. The turnout …

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