Tag Archives: Dublin

Sepultura – Academy Dublin 04/02/2014 – Photo Gallery

Sepultura returned to Dublin on a miserable Tuesday night. As the rain and wind battered the streets, Derrick, Andreas, Paulo Jr. and Eloy pummeled a sold out Academy into submission. The set was warmly received by the Irish Sepulnation and songs from new album ‘The Mediator Between Head and Hands …

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Children of Bodom / Napalm Death – Dublin, 10/10/13

There is a chill in the air in our nation’s capital on this grim Thursday evening. The first real signs that the Indian Summer is coming to a close are evident. How fitting that Children Of Bodom, the Warriors of the Northern Ice wastelands have arrived to break the necks …

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Psycroptic and support – The Pint, Dublin – 23/09/13

Monday Night in The Pint was the temporary home of Exhumer, Dyscarnate, Hour of Penance and Psycroptic. Although the line up was promising the turn-out was not all that great and I will have something to say about that too at the end. First up were Italian band Exhumer. Now, …

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Monsters Of Rot III – Letterbreen – 24 August 2013

Monsters Of Rot III flyer

The car park of a country pub in what we in this part of the universe refer to as ‘the arse-end of nowhere’ may seem an unusual location for an extreme metal event, but here we are:  in a tent, in the pissing rain, at the back of a pub …

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Scar Symmetry / Beholder / Bloodshot Dawn – The Pint, Dublin – 30th March 2013

The Pint venue has undergone a revamp. The owners and promoter have increased the size of the stage, invested in a quality lighting rig, improved the sound system, and spoiled us with air conditioning. All of these improvements have made the Pint THE best venue in Dublin for underground metal …

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SLASH Feat Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, Olympia Theatre, Dublin – 03rd & 04th March 2013

Dublin’s Olympia Theatre has welcomed many a famous performer on her stage during her reign as the Queen of the Irish Music Scene. For two nights, this Dame is being courted by one of Rock’s crown princes.  Each night, her balconies are bursting. Her ground floor is a seething mass …

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Paradigms – Dichotomy’s New Release.

Dublin metal band, Dichotomy, are due to release their eight track album, Paradigms, this coming Saturday 2nd March. This band has a great reputation when it comes to live performances both at local venues and around the country. A reputation that has seen them land support slots for big bands …

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Dropkick Murphys & Frank Turner photos – Vicar St, Dublin, Ireland 12/01/13

A selection of photos taken at the recent Dropkick Murphys  concert at Vicar St, Dublin, Ireland. Support on the night was from Frank Turner.   To read Mark’s gig review click here   Click to visit the Dropkick Murphys and Frank Turner official websites. %%wppa%% %%slide=544%%   Photos by Down …

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Vibe For Philo Photos, The Button Factory, Dublin – 4th Jan 2013

Some of the pictures I took at the amazing Vibe For Philo concert at The Button Factory in Dublin on the 4th January. To read my concert review click here Links: Official Vibe for Philo Website: http://www.vibeforphilo.com The Thin Lizzy Experience: http://www.thinlizzyexperience.com/home.cfm The Irish Lizzy Experience (Dubh Linn Boys): http://www.facebook.com/TheLizzyExperience Marc Leach Photography …

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Seasons Beatings 2, Dublin. 2 December 2012

Saturday 1st December was the second year Dublin was to be subjected to a beating. The dealer of this beating was Robbie McCabe of Eye Hate Tony Promotions. Seasons Beatings 2 was an all day gig with a long line-up of a variety of Irish metal bands. So, let me …

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Evile,Wolf and Animator review, 21st October, Dublin

For some people Sunday is a day of rest – the Sabbath if you will. A time to go to mass and light a few candles and throw a wink up to God so that nobody ever finds out about that one time…we all have that one time. Well, Sunday …

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Voivod and Doom, The Village, Dublin, Ireland 6th October 2012

Presented by Dublin Metal Events, this was Voivod’s first time in Ireland. The venue has a low stage and gave the opportunity to get up close and personal with this seminal band. Doom hit the stage to the intro tape of  “Reality Asylum” by Crass. Doom have been about on …

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The Womb to Waste Tour, Dublin, 22 September 2012

For one night only, Dublin Metal Events (DME) turned The Pint into a den of debauchery for Dying Fetus’ Womb to Waste tour. DME have always been able to deliver the goods when it comes to getting some of the most sought after bands to play in Dublin; so it …

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Eternal Helcaraxe – ‘Against All Odds’

When this black metal crew issued their sophomore EP, ‘To Whatever End’, in 2009, it was hailed as one of the best examples of the genre to emerge from the island of Ireland at the time. It was praise which was well-deserved, as it was an excellent slab of Celtic-tinged …

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Interview with Claire Percival of Dead Label!

Irish trio Dead Label! became the envy of bands all over the island of Ireland when they landed the prestigious opening slot for Machine Head’s only headlining shows outside Download – at Belfast’s Ulster Hall on May 28 and Dublin’s Olympia Theatre two nights later. As the young band gear …

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Visceral Attack – ‘Quick And Severe’

County Fermanagh, nestled in the south-western corner of Northern Ireland and in the elbow crook of its border, is the Province’s equivalent of the Lake District – a haven of quiet and tranquillity, a place of outstanding natural beauty which serves as a retreat away from the hustle and bustle …

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Celtachor interview

As they prepare to return north of the border in support of fellow Celts Darkest Era, and put the finishing touches to their debut full-length album, we catch up with Dubliners Celtachor to talk about ancient mythologies (and to learn a few words of Gaelic…) First of all, can you …

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Shattered Skies – Pianomation (E.P)

  Shattered Skies are a self confessed “groove metal” band from Wicklow, Dublin, Ireland. Drawing influences from bands as diverse as Meshuggah, Pantera, Nightwish and Nine Inch Nails they have successfully created a unique sound good enough to propel them to first place in the Got-Djent New Band competition which …

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Xerosun – Absence Of Light

This debut offering from Dubliners Xerosun actually came out in their Irish homeland back in 2010, to great acclaim on both sides of the border, but now has been picked up, re-packaged and given a worldwide release by Rising Records. And much deserved the development is, as this is – …

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