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Sanguine – Club Academy, Manchester: 18th March 2016

It had been quite a pleasant day for mid March in Manchester when I headed to Club Academy to see Sanguine, our featured band for March (see here). This was to be the opening night of their UK tour supporting Mushroomhead and American Head Charge but after the latter had …

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The Jack Tars – Club Academy, Manchester: 3rd December 2015

On a wet and breezy day at the beginning of December a pirate ship bearing the Jolly Roger insignia sailed up Oxford Road and deposited The Captain (Sensible of The Damned) and his crew of brigands, Slim Jim Phantom (of Stray Cats), Chris Cheney (of The Living End) and Mike …

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Michael Monroe/Hardcore Superstar – Club Academy, Manchester, 12th October 2015

A veritable Smörgåsbord came to Manchester Club Academy last Monday. With Michael Monroe from Finland and his band, which brings together celebrated musicians who have played with such greats as Hanoi Rocks, New York Dolls, Dogs D’Amour and Danzig, to name but a few. I was anticipating some top notch …

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Gunzo – Club Academy, Manchester: 13th September 2015

As the nights start drawing in and evenings are getting dark earlier we head into a busy season for gig goers. The thirteenth, unlucky for some and what would otherwise, have been a quiet Sunday night in September, brought Gunzo to Club Academy in Manchester. Gunzo, not to be confused …

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Hardcore Superstar – Club Academy, Manchester: 14th March 2015

A small slice of Swedish rock came to Manchester last Saturday. Hardcore Superstar fresh from an appearance at Hard Rock Hell United in Wales on Friday 13th brought their ‘When We Touch The Sky Tour 2015’ to Manchester Club Academy. With Bonafide and NitroDive as support. The problem with playing …

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The Quireboys – Club Academy, Manchester, 15th October 2013

The Quireboys – Club Academy, Manchester, 15th October 2013

Having seen The Quireboys many times over the past twenty years, or so, I was looking forward to a night of good old Rock ‘n’ Roll when I headed down the stairs to Club Academy, Manchester. A venue which reminds me of a school dining hall, although there wasn’t a …

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Manchester Academy Heavy Rock & Metal Festival, 18th January 2013

Dusty Pop Entertainment presents a special event featuring 10 Manchester bands over two stages at the Manchester Club Academy on the 18th January 2013: MANCHESTER ACADEMY HEAVY ROCK & METAL FESTIVAL Featuring 10 of the North West’s most vibrant bands. Each ticket gains access to the two venues! Doors : …

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