LIVE REVIEW: BOWLING FOR SOUP @ O2 ACADEMY BIRMINGHAM – 13.02.18

Texan punk-rockers Bowling For Soup take a trip around the UK for their ‘Get Happy’ tour, playing their coveted ‘Drunk Enough To Dance’ album in its entirety. The O2 Academy in Birmingham was bursting at the seams with fans, getting the chance to embrace a night of nostalgia with classic Bowling For Soup tracks alongside the band’s witty American humour. Continue reading “LIVE REVIEW: BOWLING FOR SOUP @ O2 ACADEMY BIRMINGHAM – 13.02.18”

REVIEW: SUMERIAN ALLIANCE TOUR @ 02 ISLINGTON ACADEMY LONDON – 15.09.16

With queues round the corner and a black sea of miscellaneous band-related t shirts, the atmosphere for tonight’s show was a community experience that was displayed throughout the crowd, from long before the beginnings of the show right into the final seconds. The clientele that is pulled to a Sumerian Alliance show is one dotted with occasional arrogance, slight knobbery and ignorance towards personal space, … Continue reading REVIEW: SUMERIAN ALLIANCE TOUR @ 02 ISLINGTON ACADEMY LONDON – 15.09.16

LIVE REVIEW: BETTER THAN NEVER @ O2 ACADEMY OXFORD – 13.08.16

Local shows have always been something I love being a part of. Tonight was one of those occasions where I have the honour of catching some rad bands along with seeing one of my main local bands perform their first headline show at the O2.   First to grace the stage were hard rock four piece, Silk Road. It’s been a while since I’ve had the pleasure … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: BETTER THAN NEVER @ O2 ACADEMY OXFORD – 13.08.16

MOOSE BLOOD @ THE ANVIL, BOURNEMOUTH (28/07/16)

Gigs in the middle of the afternoon are pretty unusual, especially for a band like Moose Blood. However, they still managed to sell out their 100 cap matinee show at Bournemouth’s Anvil. As soon as you walk down into the tiny, humid basement, you forget that it’s the middle of the afternoon and find yourself lost in a sea of incredibly devoted fans. Continue reading “MOOSE BLOOD @ THE ANVIL, BOURNEMOUTH (28/07/16)”

LIVE REVIEW: 2000 TREES FESTIVAL

Situated within the heart of the Cotswolds, 2000 Trees is the self-proclaimed home of the UK’s independent music scene – although largely this ethos rung true, a few of the bands were neither independent or from the UK. The small word that really stands out as important and factually infallible would be the word “home”. While claiming to be home to the small niche we … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: 2000 TREES FESTIVAL