Tag Archives: Glasgow

Danko Jones, King Tuts Glasgow, 20/9/15

Everyone who knows anything about gig venues has heard of King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, the legendary Glasgow venue currently celebrating its twenty-fifth anniversary.  I’ve photographed and reviewed gigs in most of the venues around Glasgow but up till now King Tuts had remained the one that got away.  I …

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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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Halo Tora – Omni\One

@planetmosh reviews Omni\One by .@HaloTora on East End Records. If there’s one thing that can be said of a Glasgow crowd it’s that they’re honest.  Whether it’s a football crowd, a theatre audience or at a gig if you aren’t any good they’ll let you know.  As a reviewer I’ve …

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Nervosa – Audio, Glasgow – 15/08/2015

Thrash metal gig,headlined by Brazilian trio, which you could easily call a thrash metal girl power. For the first time Nervosa invading Glasgow. To make it even more fun, four local thrash metal bands were invited to make this Glasgow thrashathon, as it was called. The idea of seeing these …

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Aesthetic Perfection – Audio, Glasgow – 05/08/2015

Many bands love Glasgow. Aesthetic Perfection is no exception. Last year they were rocking The Classic Grand together with Faderhead, and they were back again, this year – to the Audio club. While people were slowly gathering in Audio, the first opening act, a local band called Advance started their …

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Dyorlich – Ivory Blacks, Glasgow. 18/7/15

Saturday at Ivory Blacks in Glasgow was a four band show, leading up to the debut headline gig from Dyorlich. First up on the night was three piece Psycho-Logic.  They were on very early and because of that the crowd hadn’t really filled out yet, but that didn’t stop them …

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Wilson – Right to Rise

A few months ago I went to see Wilson open for Halestorm in Glasgow’s legendary Barrowland Ballroom. I also got to meet and interview singer Chad Nicefield before the show and although he was feeling a bit under the weather he could not have been nicer or more giving of …

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We Are Harlot, Cathouse Glasgow, 16/6/15

Fresh from their Best New Band win at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards, We Are Harlot played a sold out gig at Glasgow’s Cathouse rock club on Tuesday night. There has been a huge buzz around this band, so I was more than keen to see what all the …

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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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Metal 2 the Masses Scottish Final, Glasgow, 29/5/15

Friday night was the final of the Scottish leg of Metal 2 the Masses, the prize a spot on the New Blood stage at Bloodstock Open Air festival. Six bands took the stage at Ivory Blacks in Glasgow city centre to battle it out under the watchful eye of M2TM …

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Theory of a Deadman, O2 ABC Glasgow, 26/4/15

Sunday night was the third time I’d seen Theory of a Deadman, having previously seen them open for Alter Bridge and Black Stone Cherry, and I’ve always thought they were good but that the short time a support act gets held them back from showing how good they really are.  …

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Afterlife – Ivory Blacks Glasgow, 24/4/15

Friday night in Glasgow saw the much awaited headline show from local boys Afterlife, almost exactly a year after I first saw them open for Bonafide at the Cathouse.  That gig marked the last gig I ever went to without earplugs, as I was deaf for four days afterwards.  This …

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Lordi – The Classic Grand, Glasgow – 27/03/2015

Friday night and Finnish monsters Lordi are in town. There were several reasons to go to this gig. One of them – curiosity. I admit, that was my reason, too. Who else if not them will definitely promise the hell of the show and pleasure for your eyes, in combination …

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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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Vader – Audio, Glasgow – 19/03/2015

Tuesday, the 19 of March at Audio club in Glasgow seemed to be Polish metalhead invasion checkpoint – both on stage and in the audience. Under the ‘Blitz! Europe In Fire 2015 Tour’ flag Vader, together with Hate and Shredhead are going through the Europe and brought solid and neck …

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Halestorm, Barrowland Glasgow, 6/3/15

Friday night in Glasgow was miserable, wet, raining and freezing cold, but none of the almost 2000 people who turned up to see Halestorm even noticed with some of them already forming a queue when I arrived at 5pm, two hours before the doors opened.  I was there to interview …

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Wilson Interview, Glasgow, 6/3/15

On Friday night Wilson opened up for Halestorm at the legendary Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow.  Before the show singer Chad sat down for a chat with me about their new record deal, touring, and Full Blast Fuckery.  Then we did a funny face selfie and he went off and did …

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The Cadillac Three, Cathouse Glasgow, 5/3/15.

Back in December when The Cadillac Three were last in the UK I was most upset when I didn’t get the chance to see them, so I was really excited when I got the chance to go along to the Cathouse in Glasgow on Thursday night to finally catch up …

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Covenant – The Classic Grand, Glasgow – 03/03/2015

Some things come awaited but still unexpectedly. That was happened to me with the Covenant gig in The Classic Grand, Glasgow. With the last minute confirmation I managed to miss the first opening act – Advance but was lucky enough to catch Glaswegian synth pop band Analog Angel and Swedish …

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